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Nuclear power - yes please?

Nuclear power - yes please? Creative commons image JohnGreyTurner under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 May 2009
Are we coming to terms with nuclear power - or is a push for reactors masking a need to reduce consumption?

Copenhagen is the last chance to save the world

Copenhagen is the last chance to save the world Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Mar 2009
As we approach the Copenhagen climate conference, Joe Smith suggests that we put too much emphasis on single events

Will the cold winter check the spread north of global warming species?

Will the cold winter check the spread north of global warming species? Copyrighted image Copyright: M E Dodd
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Mar 2009
As global warming species have been gradually spreading north, Mike Dodd asks if they'll now be vulnerable to a cold winter?

Jimmy on the Evolution Megalab

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Jimmy on the Evolution Megalab Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Feb 2009
How can a common snail, found in parks and gardens everywhere, show evolution in progress - and help track climate change? Jimmy Doherty explains.

Breaking Science: Brown clouds, injured neurons, acupuncture...

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Breaking Science: Brown clouds, injured neurons, acupuncture... Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 25 Jan 2009
Brown clouds, injured neurons, acupuncture for headaches and does watching TV really make you short-sighted?

Predict and provide (and pollute)

Predict and provide (and pollute) Creative commons image Graeme Walker under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Jan 2009
Joe Smith considers the environmental cost of a third runway at Heathrow airport

Breaking Science: Stress, fish, financial success...

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Breaking Science: Stress, fish, financial success... Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 18 Jan 2009
Important fish, can finger length predict success and are daddy long-legs all that venomous?

Methane and me

Methane and me Copyrighted image Copyright: Vince Gauci
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Dec 2008
Vince Gauci can often be found measuring methane emissions from wetlands. He explains what he's up to.

Breaking Science: Ice, testing the genders, unruly crowds...

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Breaking Science: Ice, testing the genders, unruly crowds... Copyrighted image Copyright: photos.com
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 27 Nov 2008
Academic differences between the genders, icebergs and climate change, robot lizards and are crowds as unruly as they seem?

From hothouse to icehouse

From hothouse to icehouse Creative commons image MuseumWales/Paul Pearson - Cardiff University under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2008
Why did the earth go from hothouse to icehouse? Pallavi Anand explains the mystery of the ice age during the Cenozoic period