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A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2014 06:11 GMT
China plans world's largest supercollider
Chinese scientists are designing a particle-smashing collider so massive it could encircle a city.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2014 08:14 GMT
Whisky purveyors weigh in on Scotland vote
Spirits are high in Scotland's 'Whisky Capital of the World' with one distillery thirsty for independence.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2014 13:54 GMT
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
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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