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2013-01-28 10:15:08     BBC News - 'Quantum smell' idea gains ground

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21150046

A controversial theory that the way we smell involves a ... effect has received a boost, following experiments with ...
It challenges the notion that our sense of smell depends ...
Instead, it suggests that the molecules' vibrations are ...

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2011-12-14 09:54:26     BBC News - 3D voyage from cinema screen to cereal box

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13702953

3D voyage from cinema screen to cereal box
Katia Moskvitch By Katia Moskvitch Science and technolog ...
3D Nestle Rio campaign A 3D bird from the film Rio comes ...
Still not very used to having a full-size car jump out a ...
... s of a jewellery firm De

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/Channels/cognition and art/digital light
/Channels/physicality

2013-03-24 07:15:23     BBC News - A Point of View: Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21876120

The Turk, engraving from 1789
Continue reading the main story
Crowd-sourcing comets (LJ)
Mary queen of maths (Lisa Jardine)
... rate hoax had its own sense of genius, says Adam Gopnik.

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2011-06-03 07:43:06     BBC News - A wild ride to the Faroe Islands

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/from_ou.../9498953.stm

On display, I spotted a book written by one of the Briti...
It was entitled Kansha - The Land of Maybe - which it se ...
Back at the airport I told Magni Arge, the chief executi ...
"Kansha means more than maybe," he explained.
... and respecting their a

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time

2011-10-30 08:30:15     BBC News - About Time: The science of telling the time

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12787502

Time zones sometimes seem positively eccentric, affected... political, geographical and social changes in the real w...
But as irregular as they are, if you want to divide the ...
Our science reporter Rebecca Morelle has been finding ou ...

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/Channels/HCI stuff/time

2013-09-01 21:04:56     BBC News - Abraham Maslow and the pyramid that beguiled business

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23902918

Abraham Maslow and some examples of pyramids inspired by...
Continue reading the main story
Health Check
Herrings - good to eat, not to inhale
... s satisfied, the desire to fulfil the next set kicks in.

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2010-04-27 08:25:13     BBC News - Adobe abandons iPhone code tools

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8639240.stm

In mid-April, Adobe released software called Creative Su... contained translation tools that automatically turn Flas... programs that run on the iPhone.
Shortly before the release, Apple updated the terms and ...
The revised terms placed strict restric

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/Channels/techie/iPhone

2011-06-18 14:55:13     BBC News - African jitters over blogs and social media

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13786143

African governments are turning to more sophisticated te... internet sites and bloggers who they perceive to be a th...
That is the conclusion of The Committee for the Protecti ...

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/Channels/digital economy
/Channels/economy and politics

2011-05-21 09:02:19     BBC News - Amondawa tribe lacks abstract idea of time, study says

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13452711

An Amazonian tribe has no abstract concept of time, say ...
The Amondawa lacks the linguistic structures that relate ...
The study, in Language and Cognition, shows that while t ...
The idea is a controversial one, and further study will ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/slow and time
/Channels/HCI stuff/time

2013-02-13 23:44:03     BBC News - Black Hornet spycam is a 'lifesaver' for British troops.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21450456

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/Channels/HCI stuff/internet of things

2011-03-17 06:13:46     BBC News - Can libraries survive in a digital world?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_o.../9421996.stm

"Communities need libraries more than they ever have don... are in a superb position to help [during difficult econo...
"People who say 'we don't need libraries because it's al ...

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/Channels/digital economy
/Channels/open access
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2012-03-06 19:24:29     BBC News - Can you build a human body?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17235058

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/Channels/physicality

2011-01-06 15:32:37     BBC News - Can you count the packets of crisps?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12127631

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/Channels/statistics

2012-09-25 08:10:48     BBC News - Chinese families' worldly goods in Huang Qingjun's pictures

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19648095

Amid China's tumultuous dash to become rich, one man's p...
Huang Qingjun has spent nearly a decade travelling to re ...
The results offer glimpses of the utilitarian lives of m ...
But seen more closely, they also show the enormous socia ...
Elderly Chi

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/Channels/cognition and art/space and place

2013-01-30 12:52:39     BBC News - Computer science part of English Baccalaureate

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21261442

Computer science is going to become part of the English ... of the measures used in school league tables in England.
It will be included as one of the science options that c ...

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/Channels/education/CS education

2011-06-03 07:38:42     BBC News - Creating Cumbria's musical hill

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13602686

Five hundred musical instruments, powered only by the wi...
The sound made by the instruments, some conventional and ...
French composer Pierre Sauvageot, along with French grou ...
He explains how it works and how his team went about ins ...
"Harmonic F

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/Channels/just fun

2010-05-29 16:22:18     BBC News - Creative minds 'mimic schizophrenia'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/10154775.stm

Creativity is akin to insanity, say scientists who have ... the mind works.
Brain scans reveal striking similarities in the thought ...
Both groups lack important receptors used to filter and ...
It could be this uninhibited processing that allows crea

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/Channels/cognition and art/brain-stuff
/Channels/cognition and art/creativity

2012-09-06 10:55:41     BBC News - Denmark pioneers hi-tech graveyard memorials with QR code

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19267930

Carrying a posy of bright flowers, Dorthe Frydenlund str...
Mrs Frydenlund is among those pioneering a novel way to ...
Nestling amongst the colourful plants and vases is a sto ...
Mrs Frydenlund's 14-year-old son Nikolai has a smartphon ...
... ph of h

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/Channels/physicality

2012-04-15 17:45:27     BBC News - Dual-focus contact lens prototypes ordered by Pentagon

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-17692256

The Pentagon has put in an order for prototype contact l... users a much wider field of vision.
The lenses are designed to be paired with compact heads ...
Much bulkier HUDs are already deployed by the US Army an ...

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2013-03-09 16:47:04     BBC News - EU Commission launches 'grand coalition' to tackle IT shortage

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21668166

The European Commission has launched a "grand coalition"... region's IT skills shortages.

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/Channels/education/CS education

2012-10-31 19:31:46     BBC News - Europe's oldest prehistoric town unearthed in Bulgaria

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20156681

A photo provided by the Bulgarian National Institute of ...
Continue reading the main story
Related Stories
Ancient sites spotted from space
... 00 years before the start of ancient Greek civilisation.

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/Channels/heritage and museums

2011-07-26 08:57:45     BBC News - Fragmented sleep 'harms memory'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-14279123

Broken sleep affects the ability to build memories, a st... suggests.
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Science findi ...
The Stanford University found disrupting sleep made it h ...

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/Channels/cognition and art/dreaming
/Channels/cognition and art/memories-for-life

2011-01-06 20:44:20     BBC News - Furore over 'censored' edition of Huckleberry Finn

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12126700

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/Channels/cognition and art/language
/Channels/education

2012-06-12 07:49:45     BBC News - Geek chic: When fashion meets technology

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17551859

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/Channels/design
/Channels/physicality

2011-03-02 09:14:52     BBC News - Graduates - the new measure of power

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12597811

At the beginning of the last century, the power of natio... measured in battleships and coal.
In this century it's as likely to be graduates.
There has been an unprecedented global surge in the numb ...
Among the developed OECD countries, graduation rate

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/Channels/digital economy

2011-05-21 21:30:59     BBC News - Hard to explain how bad economic crisis is, says Cable

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-13480971

Business Secretary Vince Cable says it has been a challe... government to explain to the public how bad a state the ...
He told the Guardian the country was poorer because of t ...
Britain is no longer one of the "price-setters" in world ...
"We have ha

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/Channels/economy and politics

2011-03-02 08:56:10     BBC News - Harvard researcher rejects Google's 'personal attack'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12241395

Harvard researcher rejects Google's 'personal attack'
Google logo Google is under investigation by the Europea ...
Continue reading the main story
Related stories
... onal attacks" to distract people from its own behaviour.

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2013-01-19 09:48:33     BBC News - Has chip and pin had its day?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21085738

Ross Anderson, an academic in the Computer Laboratory at...
"It's a complete non-starter," he told the BBC.
"You can't just change all the systems because you come ...
He does however agree that there are "significant risks" ...
"I personally won't use

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/Channels/digital economy

2014-02-18 16:48:47     BBC News - Honeycomb book hive celebrates library's 400th anniversary

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-26152634

The Book Hive The honeycomb installation interacts with ... past triggering sensors to make the books rustle

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/Channels/just lovely

2012-01-07 10:20:05     BBC News - HTML 5 new target for cybercriminals

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16005053

Some of the threats for the coming year are lower-tech -... stickers placed over the QR codes used by firms to allow...
QR codes typically appear on posters. Once scanned with ...
Train stations, for example, use QR codes to allow passe ...
But cybercr

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/Channels/HCI stuff/mobiles
/Channels/physicality

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