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Space Mission’s Comet Crash

Space Mission’s Comet Crash

The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission comes to a crashing end.

Rest Test

A year-long investigation into the worlds resting habits concludes, what do most people consider to be restful activities and do these vary from country to country?

H.G Wells

It’s 150 years since his birth. Best known as an influential science fiction author, we look back on his little know work in science fact.

Lionfish Zapper

A robot designed to control populations of invasive lionfish affecting Atlantic ecosystems and coral reefs.

Irish Giants

New genetic work has established a link between people of Northern Irish origins with the genetic disorder, pituitary gigantism and real giants of old.


Controversial tests from the 1980s using embryo cells to treat the neurodegenerative disorder have been re-examined, and now form the basis for new studies looking at ways to treat the disease in younger people.

Presented by Gareth Mitchell with comments from David Robson of BBC Fu