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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…


Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say
…-skilled science jobs will also be created, Mrs May is to pledge. Speaking… and science correspondent James Gallagher says Mrs May's plans do chime with excitement… within medical science about the potential of using data and AI. But our…


New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern takes stage as hologram
… of science fiction or used to get dead celebrities back to the stage. Remember when… world has caught up with science fiction a bit since then. Perhaps the most famous…


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…


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


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.…