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Epic discovery bolsters 'Big Bang' theory
Study by US-led team which has identified gravitational waves could set stage for understanding how the universe began.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 21:06 GMT
New York University ends China dissident role
Institution says it had only guaranteed Chen Guangcheng and his family, who sought sanctuary in US, one year of study.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2013 10:08 GMT
Indian-American teen wins spelling title
New Yorker becomes sixth youth of South Asian heritage to win coveted spelling bee trophy in last six years.
Last updated: 31 May 2013 11:53 GMT
Sharp bee decline 'linked to pesticides'
Pesticides may be contributing to declining population of bees, which pollinate a third of mankind's food.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2013 05:34 GMT
A Greek tragedy
The sense of powerlessness, of being bossed around by bigger and richer neighbours has emboldened Greece's far right.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2012 15:27 GMT
What is the 'God particle'?
A brief explanation of what the Higgs boson particle is and how researchers are trying to find it
Last updated: 04 Jul 2012 09:58 GMT
'Faster than light' physicist steps down
Italian's mistaken claim that neutrinos may travel faster than light contradicted Einstein's theory of relativity.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2012 19:45 GMT
Possible error mars neutrino breakthrough
Physicists in Italy say faulty equipment may have led to miscalculations in timing faster-than-light particles.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 20:09 GMT
The non-communicable disease paradox
Severe symptoms of poor health are declining, even as chronic diseases such as cancer and diabetes are on the increase.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2012 12:19 GMT
Scientists claim to break speed of light
Finding by CERN team, if confirmed, could overturn Einstein's theory of relativity and fundamental rules of physics.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2011 21:02 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The grand failure of Israeli hasbara
Indonesia: Prabowo's last stand
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
Why are Palestinian voices excluded?
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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