People power

Aug. 26, 2014, 3:15 p.m.

A sweat-powered battery could charge your mobile phone or MP3 player - while you work out!

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232 teeth extracted from 17-year-old boy

Aug. 26, 2014, 2:42 p.m.

Doctors in Mumbai have extracted 232 teeth from a teenage patient.

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World cup winners and losers

Aug. 26, 2014, 2:32 p.m.

Hard work, team dynamics, luck, and even biology can impact who wins the 2014 World Cup.

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Doubts cast on Big Bang breakthrough

Aug. 26, 2014, 2:17 p.m.

A recent discovery about the origins of the Universe has been thrown into doubt by fresh analysis.

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The self-driving car

June 5, 2014, 10:06 a.m.

Google reveals plans to put new driverless cars on the road within a year.

Watch Logic: Bayesian Robots to find out more about how robots use Bayes’ theorem to learn about the world around them.

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Rock-Paper-Scissors Tactics Revealed

May 13, 2014, 1:41 p.m.

What’s the best way to win at rock-paper-scissors? A new study has uncovered hidden patterns in the way people play this simple game.

Watch The Prisoner’s Dilemma to learn more about game theory.

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Mysterious “bio-duck” sound identified

May 2, 2014, 1:56 p.m.

A sound detected by sonar has been identified as the call of the minke whale. Watch Migration: Predation to find out more about the migratory patterns of whales.

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Cosmic inflation followed Big Bang

March 23, 2014, 12:56 p.m.

There's new evidence that the Universe underwent super-rapid expansion in the moments immediately after the Big Bang.

Watch Big Bang: The Evidence to find out why scientists are investigating the cosmic background radiation to learn more about the origin of the Universe.

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3D printing used to rebuild face

March 14, 2014, 1 p.m.

A UK-based medical team has used 3D printing technology to rebuild a patient’s face.

Watch Metals in Medicine to find out why titanium is used to replace body parts.

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Jade Rabbit re-awakens

Feb. 18, 2014, 1:09 p.m.

In the last few days Jade Rabbit on the Moon rover has been able to transmit signals back to Earth, suggesting its mission isn’t over just yet.

Watch Fly me to the Moon to find out how rockets are launched into space – and onwards to the Moon!

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