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Why are Mexican nuns breeding a rare salamander? Could they save this remarkable species?
How do rich and poor live together side by side? Mesmerising real-life London encounters.
Illuminated snails dancing, sculpted ash trees and music playing for 1000 years.
Illuminated snails dancing, sculpted volcanoes and music playing for 1,000 years.
Huey Morgan travels to New York to examine the enduring appeal of blind musician Moondog.
Stuart Maconie celebrates the golden age of the music press interview.
Matthew Sweet looks at how commuting has changed the world.
Can you match the musician to the music journalist’s quote?
The moment Israel declared its independence, recalled by the last two surviving witnesses.
William Crawley explores the decline of the Catholic church's authority in society.
Plants can do much more than we might think. So is it wrong to eat them?
What will an opt-out organ donation system really mean for the families asked to consent?
Do you know your dermabrasion from your exfoliation? Take this beautiful quiz to find out
Sathnam Sanghera on the battle for the turban in Enoch Powell's constituency.
Claudia Hammond follows the 'vet with two brains' before, during and after brain surgery.
Rajesh Mirchandani goes on an exploration of coincidence.
Lauren Laverne explores how artists treat the relationship between mums and sons.
Bridgitte Tetteh writes about an issue affecting single black women.
Ian Marchant investigates hair loss and why so many men (and some women) care so much.
Adam Rutherford explores the 20-year legacy of a paper linking the MMR vaccine and autism.
A portrait of artistic director Dawn Walton as she leads a revolutionary theatre programme
American satirist Joe Queenan explores cunning.
Is it okay to kill insects in the name of science? Adam Hart explores the issues.
Can we cure the most common form of leukaemia? Simon Cox reports.
Has the stigma of illegitimacy died out? Caroline Flint MP finds out.
Lyse Doucet meets the redoubtable Afghan politician and diplomat Shukria Barakzai.
What is going on inside Gerald Scarfe's brain?
Lyse Doucet meets Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first elected female head of state.
View amazing images of VR worlds.
Artist Roger Hiorns has always been fascinated by the idea of burying planes.
View pieces created in the American military detention centre at Guantanamo Bay.
Fifty years after his murder, how much do you know about the US civil rights hero?
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