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Exploring dementia through art and science
…It is like watching an awakening. Baton in hand, an elderly resident of a care home in north London is "conducting" a trio of professional musicians, a broad smile on his face. Like the other residents in the room, he has advanced…


Afrofuturism: Why black science fiction 'can't be ignored'
Science fiction has long been criticised for its lack of racial diversity… of colour from science fiction offers up an interesting paradox. How can a genre… inspired by science fiction and afrofuturism," she told BBC Radio 1 in March. "Telling…


Can the science of autophagy boost your health?
…A little-known scientific process is being hailed as the new way to lose weight, look younger and prolong life. Autophagy is a natural regeneration process that occurs at a cellular level in the body, reducing the likelihood of contracting…


How a spider jumps on its prey - science has the answer
…Kim the regal jumping spider has been trained to jump on demand Scientists have trained a spider to jump on demand. The diminutive arachnid, which they nicknamed Kim, can leap six times her body length from a standing start. Humans only…


Crane operator's view of Cambridge's changing skyline
…, which is being built at the city's science park.…


Boy caught in Glasgow science centre escalator
… at the Glasgow Science Centre (GSC). The emergency services were called after his foot… a call today at 1216 hours to attend an incident at Glasgow Science Centre. "We… was transported to the Royal Hospital for Children." Glasgow Science Centre said…


London displays Mercury mission
… this year has gone on show at London's Science Museum. BepiColombo is due to blast off… Space Agency's senior science advisor.…


Mercury probe replica on show
… this year has gone on show at London's Science Museum. BepiColombo is due to blast off… with our science correspondent Jonathan Amos.…


Copy of BepiColombo Mercury mission goes on display
… this year has gone on show at London's Science Museum . BepiColombo is due to blast off…, the Science Museum's space curator. How to build a mission to Mercury The BepiColombo… senior science advisor. "The problem with that is that you would pick up so much…


How science GCSEs in England are changing
…The way GCSE papers in England are graded is changing for physics, chemistry and biology. Students will be graded numerically on a scale from 9 to 1.…