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Indonesia haze: Why do forests keep burning? A smoky haze has blanketed the region, an annual phenomenon that affects millions of people.
Faster pace of climate change is 'scary', former chief scientist says The UK should advance its climate targets by 10 years, says the UK’s former chief scientist.
Wasps: If you can't love them, at least admire them They get a bad press compared with bees and beetles, but wasps are truly remarkable creatures.
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Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming It's the most powerful greenhouse gas you've never heard of, and levels in the atmosphere are soaring.
The Science of Behaviour Change Behavioural science has found that we don’t always act rationally or in our best interest, and simply being told what we need to be doing doesn’t work.
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Q&A: The Science of Behaviour Change What's the most effective intervention? How does age factor into beheaviour change? What will the science of behaviour change look like in ten years? Our panel of experts reply to audience questions.
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Research on postmen's testicle warmth wins Ig Nobel Fertility experts find that the left testicle is warmer, but only when a man has his clothes on.
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Q&A: The Radioactivity of Space - Frances Staples Do smokers get exposed to more radiation than astronauts? D future Martian colonists need radioactivity protection? Frances Staples answers audience questions following her talk.
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LEP: a pioneering accelerator Celebrating 30 years of a giant LEP for humankind!
The Large Electron–Positron collider was switched on in 1989.
Thirty years ago, the Large Electron–Positron collider (LEP) saw its first collisions. Designed to study the recently discovered W and bosons, ...
James Lovelock shares his secrets behind inventing and predictions for the future James Lovelock, originator of Gaia theory, inventor of the electron capture detector (which made the detection of CFCs and other pollutants possible) and part of the early NASA missions to put a man on the moon.
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How Apollo 11 made it to the moon and back Getting humans to the Moon and back was a carefully choreographed journey, with the landing on the lunar surface just one part of the historic Apollo 11 mission carried out by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Narrated ...

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