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Wiskundemeisje Ionica Smeets in Zomergasten
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Smeets laat tijdens deze uitzending verschillende fragmenten zien waaronder een fragment uit Alan and Marcus Go Forth and Multiply (BBC Horizon, 2009) waarin de Britse wiskundige Marcus du Sautoy de comedian Allan Davies laat kennismaken met de ...

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New to nature: No 130 Anniella grinnelli

Guardian Science - Sun, 2014-08-17 00:05
A legless lizard in California is the latest example of a 'cryptic species' Continue reading...






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Homo floresiensis: scientists clash over claims 'hobbit man' was modern human with Down's syndrome

Guardian Science - Sun, 2014-08-17 00:04
Tiny skeleton from Indonesia's Flores island is unique ancient species, insist researchers Continue reading...






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How corpse brain scans help the living

Guardian Science - Sun, 2014-08-17 00:03
The deceased are making a comeback by helping to improve imaging technology Continue reading...
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How DNA barcodes can beat the wildlife traffickers

Guardian Science - Sat, 2014-08-16 19:04
Researchers in Wales are using cutting-edge techniques to catalogue species from tiny sections of genetic material. And these DNA 'barcodes' are now being used to catch plant and animal smugglers worldwide Continue reading...






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True facts about anglerfish

Guardian Science - Sat, 2014-08-16 11:27
To the female anglerfish, the human male is a very loud, annoying and unnecessarily complicated pair of gonads. Continue reading...






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Surprise! Mathematical model reveals unexpected findings on happiness

Guardian Science - Sat, 2014-08-16 10:00
According to a new study, experiencing joy when you least expect it is the greatest boost to wellbeing Continue reading...






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Jupiter and Venus will align almost completely on Monday night

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-08-15 21:28
The closest conjunction of Venus and Jupiter since 2000 will be visible from even fairly low vantage points Continue reading...






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Race for the monopole: where we're looking for it

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-15 18:00
In a decades-long quest, researchers have hunted for evidence of monopoles – magnets with just a north or south pole – from the moon to the bowels of the Earth






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Esports: Boot camps give gaming teams the vital edge

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-15 18:00
Pro gaming is such big business that top teams approach competition like athletes do, even setting up training camps where gamers work out and bond






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Today on New Scientist

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-15 17:30
All the latest on newscientist.com: water from toilet to tap, first interstellar dust, robot swarm forms, esports, asteroid bombardment and more






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Peter Williams obituary

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-08-15 17:27
Director who oversaw the Wellcome Trust's growth and success Continue reading...






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Beetles so bright, you gotta wear shades

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-15 16:33
These beetles have scales that make them whiter than paper. No human technology can match their brilliance using such thin material






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New Books Party: books received this week

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-08-15 15:07

What good is a weekend without a good book to read? Take a look at these books -- hot off the presses -- that you may enjoy!

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Earth's early life endured long asteroid bombardment

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-15 13:00
Massive asteroids may have pounded Earth for a billion years longer than we thought – with early life forms suffering periodic melting of the surface






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Ebola outbreak: the vaccine and 'secret serum' explained

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-08-15 12:20
Could the serum contain the spread of the disease? Is the vaccine dangerous? An immunologist gives us the lowdown

Tackling the Ebola epidemic in west Africa: why we need a holistic approach Continue reading...






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Medals, Mork and the media - blogs roundup

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-08-15 12:19

Posts on our network this week included a tribute to Yoshiki Sasai, a look at one wolfs incredible journey across Europe, and a poignant reminder that suicide and depression are not selfish

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Feedback: Plumbing to be proud of

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-08-15 12:00
Papering over some differences, Platonists deny patentability, paradoxical numbers' plethora and more (full text available to subscribers)






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Harvards 1,000 Kilobot swarm demonstrates the future of robotics

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:46

A new system has replicated the hive mind with over 1,000 simple robots collaborating without human control

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