Science in Action

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The BBC brings you all the week's science news.

Scientists look for radioactive traces to confirm North Korea’s H-bomb claims
Reflections on the top science news of the year: Rosetta and Pluto, Ebola and more
Science on the ISS Dec. 18, 2015
Science on the International Space Station
Detailed observations from the surface of Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt
The latest climate change science at Biosphere 2 research facility
After the mining dam burst in Brazil, we look at environmental implications of toxic mud
New models show that Antarctic ice sheet loss may be overestimated. .
The close proximity of the new rocky planet will allow detailed studies of its atmosphere
Environmental and health disaster in SE Asia caused by illegal forest fires and El Niño
Electric eels use high voltage zaps to find, stun, track, and manipulate their prey
How well is India doing on the world science stage?
A quadriplegic man moves a robotic arm by thinking; How the latest designs inspired by nature could improve solar panels and make plane wings more flexible; Scientists have been monitoring ice levels in Antarctica amid concerns that if it melts, sea...
Mind Reading Robotics May 21, 2015
A quadriplegic man moves a robotic arm by thinking about beer
Inflammatory response gene expression changes with the seasons; Digitally recreating destroyed Mosul Museum artefacts; Computers that take over the wheel when truck drivers are tired; Digitally zooming in on the tree of life...
Effect of seasons on our genes may explain why some illnesses are aggravated in winter
The destructive power of the Nepalese earthquake; How insects are helping to solve murders and reveal human history; Exploring the acoustics of underwater icy environments; Why stones might be the next in line to gain a protected regional status...
Seismologists report on the unusual shaking during the Nepalese earthquake
How science can help the rescue efforts after the Nepal earthquake; Artificial light is impacting marine ecosystems; Flooding in the Amazon; Bees being used to deter elephants...
Bees have been shown to prefer some harmful neonicotinoid pesticides in their diet; Roland Pease looks far into the future to see if Moore's Law can be beaten with the likes of DNA computers, neural networks and quantum computing; Has selective...
25 SciA: 25 year of Hubble April 16, 2015
25 years of Hubble; Asteroid impact; Ultra-haptics; Robot Chefs; Madagascan Rosewood...