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Holi: The Festival of Colour

March 13, 2012, noon

The Hindu 'Festival of Colour' sees participants cover themselves and others in bursts of vibrant dye to mark the approaching season.

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Men are not losing their genes

March 6, 2012, noon

Many scientists believe that the Y chromosome will eventually lose all of its genes – though recent research contradicts this theory...

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Heart attack burger

Feb. 27, 2012, noon

A diner at 'The Heart Attack Grill' has actually suffered a heart attack while eating a burger, known as the 'Triple Bypass Burger'.

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European ladybirds in decline

Feb. 20, 2012, noon

The introduction of harlequin ladybirds to Europe is driving the decline of native European ladybirds, reports a new study.

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Lego man sent to space

Feb. 13, 2012, noon

Two teenagers have shown that you don't need vast amounts of money to travel outside Earth's atmosphere.

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In search of the Higgs Boson at the Large Hadron Collider

Jan. 30, 2012, noon

Twig interviews Tom Whyntie, a researcher on the Large Hadron Collider, about the potential discovery of the elusive Higgs Boson.

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Microbes for Mars

Jan. 20, 2012, noon

Scientists have discovered bacteria which can survive in extreme conditions similar to those found on Mars.

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Following the Sun

Jan. 18, 2012, noon

Research has revealed one possible truth behind the story of Viking 'sunstones'.

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Shadow on the Moon

Jan. 4, 2012, noon

December 2011 gave us the last total lunar eclipse until 2014.

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A small scale solution for making giant batteries

Dec. 20, 2011, noon

Researchers have created a material that could help make large-scale long life batteries a reality.

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