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'Tinder for cows' matches livestock in the mood for love

13 Feb 2019

PETERSFIELD, England A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle. | Video

The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

12 Feb 2019

FALMOUTH, England Can robots be creative? British gallery owner Aidan Meller hopes to go some way towards answering that question with Ai-Da, who her makers say will be able to draw people from sight with a pencil in her bionic hand. | Video

'Cheating' gorillas show clever puzzle-solving

04 Dec 2018

BRISTOL, England Gorillas at a zoo in England have demonstrated a distinctly human trait while attempting to solve a new puzzle game - cheating. | Video

'Frog ladders' help critters escape death-trap drains

08 Nov 2018

WARWICK, England A small group of British conservationists are installing mesh- covered ladders in roadside drains to save trapped amphibians from certain death. | Video

Hunt the malaria bug - a new game for sniffer dogs

31 Oct 2018

LONDON In a lab room, two-year-old springer spaniel Freya bustles along a row of vials positioned on stands, sniffing each for signs of disease. | Video

Deep sea robots reveal mineral riches in the abyss

23 Sep 2018

BERGEN, Norway From the safety of their research vessel, scientists are exploring one of Earth's last frontiers - the sea floor - to discover more about valuable minerals vital in the manufacture of smartphones. | Video

Aston Martin unveils 'sports car for the skies' at airshow

18 Jul 2018

FARNBOROUGH, England James Bond would love it. Aston Martin, maker of the luxury sports cars favored by the fictional British spy, has now come up with a futuristic personal aircraft it has dubbed "a sports car for the skies". | Video

Motion-capture tech could help tennis stars avoid injury

29 Jun 2018

COVENTRY, England What do Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have in common? Sure, they're all tennis champions but each has also struggled with serious injury. | Video

Giant sloth vs. ancient man: fossil footprints track prehistoric hunt

26 Apr 2018

BOURNEMOUTH, England Scientists have uncovered evidence of ancient humans engaged in a deadly face-off with a giant sloth, showing for the first time how our ancestors might have tackled such a formidable prey. | Video

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