Science

 
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/ Positive People, Science

19 Mar 2015

 

Professor Dame Carol Robinson, the first female professor of chemistry at Oxford University, talks to Robin Yapp about the important role of women in academia, and issues of gender equality in the field of science

 
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/ Conservation, Environment, Science

16 Mar 2015

 

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is planning to work harder on disseminating its research to international scientists to fulfil its goal of targeting global challenges such as climate change

 
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/ Arts, Culture, Science

23 Feb 2015

 

Tom Lawson talks to Robin Ince, comedian and co-host of BBC Radio 4's award-winning The Infinite Monkey Cage, on how comedy is bringing science to a wider audience

 
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/ Health, Science

06 Feb 2015

 

Since 1987 more than 500,000 US citizens have received hearts, livers, kidneys and other donated organs that have extended their lives, according to new research

 
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/ Health, Science, Technology

05 Feb 2015

 

Child amputees in the developing world are to sample the latest technology in custom-made prosthetics after a Canadian NGO receives more than £50,000 in government funding

 
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/ Body & Mind, Health, Innovation, Science, Wellbeing

11 Dec 2014

 

A paralysed man in Poland is slowly learning to walk again thanks to a breakthrough medical procedure

 
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Environment, Science

12 Nov 2014

 

Scientists believe the discovery could provide a bee-friendly alternative to neonicotinoid pesticides

 
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/ Science

08 Jul 2014

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a ‘self-healing’ plastic that could one day allow objects from cracked mobile phone screens to meteor-battered space probes to automatically repair themselves

 
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/ Environment, Science

19 Jun 2014

 

China has agreed to share scientific knowledge with Nepal on the effects of climate and environmental changes on the Tibetan plateau in order to spur sustainable development

 
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/ Science

23 Dec 2013

 

As Nasa’s rover Curiosity seeks to answer the question ‘Is there life on Mars?’, scientists elsewhere have found the first evidence of a planetary body outside our solar system that was potentially capable of having once sustained life

 
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/ Science

17 May 2013

 

A team of scientists has developed a groundbreaking microchip that could help millions of visually impaired people regain their vision

 
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/ Arts, Science

06 Dec 2011

 

Advances in our knowledge and understanding of animal sentience are compelling us to reconsider our prejudices toward animals

 

Draft UN Declaration on Planetary Boundaries published

 
 

/ Science, Sustainable Development

01 Dec 2011

 

A group of development and sustainability experts, scientists and lawyers have developed a draft UN Declaration on Planetary Boundaries

 

A blueprint for human flourishing

 
 

/ Science, Spirit

01 Dec 2011

 

Joanne Theaker discovers the concept of ‘human givens’