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Europe's 'largest science festival' unveils programme
…The world's longest-running science festival will explore the wonder…. The Edinburgh International Science Festival is making Life, the Universe and Everything… in the capital. The events, at what organisers describe as Europe's largest science festival…


Silpho Moor 'UFO bits' found in Science Museum archive
… unearthed after being hidden away for decades in a Science Museum archive. In 1957…


Techniquest science centre to open in Wrexham town centre
…A new science and discovery centre is to open in Wrexham town centre…


Hao Jingfang: China's award-winning science fiction writer
… Award for science fiction. She tells the BBC a lot of her stories originate from…


Police use DNA to sketch image of abandoned baby's mother
… a suspect in a 2001 cold case. How does it work? But the science behind the technology…


How to escape from a lion or cheetah - the science
…Scientists say in the final stages of the hunt, it isn't about "high speed" The antelope can never out-run the cheetah, but it can survive the chase if it twists and turns sharply at the last minute. That's the finding of a study that…


Citizen science bags five-planet haul
…A discovery by citizen scientists has led to the confirmation of a system of five planets orbiting a far-off star. Furthermore, the planets' orbits are linked in a mathematical relationship called a resonance chain, with a pattern that is…


2017 in science...
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Scotland's first Newton Room to be created in Caithness
… young people to take an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths…. The Science Skills Academy and Highlands and Islands Enterprise are also supporting…


Mobile World Congress: Lurgan teenagers to attend major tech event
… to engage with interactive activities and presentations related to science, technology… was organised by Catalyst Inc, Northern Ireland's independent science park. The pupils…