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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:16:00 +0000Israel's Bonus says lab-grown bones successfully transplanted. Jim Drury reports.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:18:00 +0000Researchers at the universities of Newcastle and Northumbria want to render traditional building foundations obsolete. They're working on engineering individual cells that react to changes in the environment and strengthen the soil around them, potentially making concrete-filled trenches unnecessary. Jim Drury reports.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:53:00 +0000A new mobile unit could help slash the cost of breast cancer screenings dramatically for women around the globe.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:37:00 +0000Surgeons in Chile are using a new type of surgery based on magnetic properties, meant to be far less invasive than current laparoscopic procedures. Stuart McDill reports.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:34:00 +0000Researchers have uncovered a previously unknown stage of brain development in newborn babies that could answer questions about human cognition and lead to new insights about neurological diseases such as autism and schizophrenia. Ben Gruber reports.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:12:00 +0000Several early stage clinical trials are now testing new drug and antiviral combinations that could help patients keep HIV in check. Gavino Garay reports.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:39:00 +0000The app teaching people over the age of 40 to take off their reading glasses and see clearly again within a matter of months, if they have the discipline for a rigid training program. Stuart McDill reports.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:27:00 +0000A new surgical robot is delicate enough to perform eye operations with more accuracy than human hands, according to the developers. Matthew Stock reports.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:47:00 +0000An airbag that inflates when an elderly person begins to fall could help keep them avoid serious injury, while preventing high treatment costs, according to its developers. Jim Drury reports.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:00:00 +0000Faced with a barrage of lawsuits from workers demanding benefits and recognition as employees, some gig-economy firms are looking to legislation to settle the issue.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:16:00 +0000Researchers in Belgium are developing a sensitive 'electronic nose' that can detect pesticides and nerve gas in very low concentrations, using substances they call "microscopic sponges." Matthew Stock reports.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:30:00 +0000Students at the University of Washington in Seattle have invented a device that generates electricity from open flames to charge phones and similar small devices. Elly Park reports.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:02:00 +0000A 'Mud Dragon' fossil, revealed when workmen building a high school in southern China blasted the ground with dynamite, shows dinosaurs thrived on the eve of their destruction. Jim Drury reports.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 19:01:00 +0000Scientists develop a sweat-analysing microfluidic device that sticks to the skin during exercise and delivers real-time health information to the wearer. Matthew Stock reports.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 01:36:00 +0000"URB-E" hopes to fill the transportation space between driving and walking with an innovative, foldable, electric bike that offers a bridge to the "last mile." John Russell reports.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:05:00 +0000Researchers in Singapore are running a trial of self-driving mobility scooters aimed at helping people move across short distances. Nathan Frandino reports.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:20:00 +0000The Folding Phoropter is a low-cost and easy-to-assemble eye test to quickly spot refractive errors, the largest cause of avoidable visual impairment in the developing world. Matthew Stock reports.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 01:21:00 +0000A satellite that is expected to revolutionize weather forecasting launches from Cape Canaveral on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:25:00 +0000A bicycle helmet made from paper could be the answer to the problem of cyclists riding rental bikes around the world without protective headwear. Roselle Chen reports.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:46:00 +0000Light therapy could help avoid colony collapse disorder in bees, which some scientists say threatens much of the world's food supply. British scientists are developing a simple, inexpensive infrared light treatment that could reinvigorate ailing colonies. The research also offers hope for people suffering from early stage macular degeneration. Jim Drury reports.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:11:00 +0000Scientists are using modern genetic technology to breed yeast strains that promote the best brewing characteristics -- in the quest for the perfect beer. Matthew Stock reports.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 19:30:00 +0000Researchers observe wild chimpanzees using long branches to 'fish' for algae, displaying problem-solving skills to reach the nutrient-rich food source growing on the stream beds in Bakoun, Guinea. Jillian Kitchener reports.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:23:00 +0000Rats have been filmed using tools to retrieve food in a Japanese laboratory. As Nathan Frandino explains, it's the first time rodents have been shown demonstrating tool use.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:58:00 +0000Animatronic dinosaurs at one of the UK's oldest theme parks are being given a new lease of life after being fitted with a Raspberry Pi, using cognitive computing technology. Matthew Stock reports.