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17 September 2014
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Could Professor Jose Torero's fire protection system have saved the Twin Towers?
Future fire fighters
Can computers be trusted to save lives in an emergency? Vote now
The man who built the Twin Towers
Leslie Robertson shares his experience of 9/11
Watch a short version of the programme
Using computing power to tackle infernos
Are we Alone in the Universe?
The search for alien life is 50 years old, but a planet has been discovered that could support life.
Prof. Regan's supermarket secrets
Prof. Regan tests the scientific claims of supermarket products
How to live to 101
A few isolated communities seem to hold the secrets to long life.
How to make better decisions
Lifting the lid on the business of human choices in an exclusive guide to making better decisions.
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