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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
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
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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