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Surfing gets sustainable with first recyclable wetsuit

18 Sep 2019

LONDON Surf culture often prides itself on an affinity for nature. But there's a dirty secret hiding in many surfers' cupboards - old wetsuits. | Video

Surfing gets sustainable with first recyclable wetsuit

18 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 18 Surf culture often prides itself on an affinity for nature. But there's a dirty secret hiding in many surfers' cupboards - old wetsuits.

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth's volcanoes

17 Jul 2019

OXFORD, England Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Apollo astronauts could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth more accurately. | Video

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition

05 Jun 2019

OXFORD, England Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot. | Video

'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

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