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Sniffing out cancer

We delve into the mystery behind the science of canine high-powered scent detectors and ask if dogs can smell cancer.

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Smoking out the truth

Are health claims for the new generation of e-cigarettes true, or are they a smokescreen?

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Voice box

'Voice message banking' lets ALS patients speak in their own voices even after they lose the ability to talk.

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The frozen zoo

Examining technology that could potentially bring animals back from extinction.

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Inside the CSI

We explore how new techniques in forensic science can influence the ways we solve crimes.

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Phil’s Peruvian adventure

TechKnow's entomologist contributor goes on a journey of scientific discovery, tracking spiders in the Peruvian Amazon.

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NASA's lab in the sky

NASA's flying science lab cruises the skies over fracking fields and oil rigs to measure their impact on climate change.

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Colony collapse

We explore high-tech methods to artificially inseminate honey bees, which are dying in record numbers.

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Bulletproof classroom

Using technology developed for the battlefield, bulletproof backpacks and whiteboards make their way into classrooms.

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Heart in a box

We investigate a new device that allows hearts and other organs to live outside the body.

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NASA's lab in the sky

NASA's flying science lab cruises the skies over fracking fields and oil rigs to measure their impact on climate change.

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Bulletproof classroom

Developed for the battlefield, bulletproof backpacks and whiteboards make their way into children's classrooms.