Mosquitos battle dengue fever

Oct. 3, 2014, 1:24 p.m.

Researchers will release 40,000 mosquitos in a bid to reduce cases of dengue fever in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

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Volcanoes Threaten Air Transport

Sept. 5, 2014, 2:42 p.m.

Volcanic activity in Iceland and Papua New Guinea threaten worldwide travel disruption.

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People power

Aug. 19, 2014, 9:32 a.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

July 31, 2014, 2:25 p.m.

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

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World cup winners and losers

July 11, 2014, 8:55 a.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

June 26, 2014, 4:53 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, 9:25 a.m.

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

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Rock-Paper-Scissors Tactics Revealed

May 13, 2014, 1:35 p.m.

What’s the best way to win at rock-paper-scissors?

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Mysterious “bio-duck” sound identified

May 1, 2014, 1:30 p.m.

A sound, detected by sonar, has been identified as the call of the minke whale.

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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.

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