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    Think small to solve big problems. That, in a nutshell, is the promise of nanotechnology. In this barely visible world, batteries charge 100 times faster and drugs go straight to their targets in the body. Discover some of these nano breakthroughs and how what you
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    Earth may not be rare after all. New data from NASA´s Kepler mission suggests that the universe is chock-a-block with planets. More than a thousand new possible planets have just been found, and more than fifty of these might be suitable for life. Ready for
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    It´s the perennial dream: build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door. We go to San Jose´s famed Tech Museum to learn what it takes to turn a good idea into a grand success. Remember the Super Soaker squirt
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    You´re right: it´s a show about ESP. And, correct again: we´re excited about the publication of a paper that claims precognition exists. You´ve already divined what our paranormal investigator says about the paper, whether the statistics that it cites are significant, and what the editor-in-chief
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    We all hear about research discoveries, but what about what scientists don´t find? Tune in for a round-up of eureka moments that have yet to come, such as the hunt for the dark energy of the universe and the search for the elusive elementary particle
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    It´s the star of our solar system, but much about the Sun is still mysterious. Find out what a new NASA mission to our favorite fireball might discover about its super-hot outer regions. Also, why the most common stars in the galaxy don´t shine thanks
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    In this episode, journey back in time to learn about Ediacaran Fauna, a diverse group of organisms that lived in the world’s oceans about 580 million years ago. We´ll meet Dickinsonia rex, a sort of living bathmat without eyes or a mouth, and other strange
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    Random is as random does… makes sense doesn´t even that anyway in tune hear to randomness how lives rules. Brain chaos the drives, restoration role of help insight ecology may into randomness the, numbers sense of make statistics can´t why we or, ants not seem
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    ENCORE The march of computer technology continues. But as silicon chips and search engines become faster and more productive –“ can the same be said for us? The creator of Wolfram Alpha describes how his new "computational knowledge engine" is changing –“ and improving –“
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    ENCORE It´s always an adventure to go digging in Seth´s storage locker –“ who knows what we´ll find … In this imposing pile of paraphernalia, tucked between boxes of socket wrenches and old 45s, we stumble upon the hunt for extrasolar planets, the evidence for
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