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    • A Condom-Free Male Contraceptive Takes a Step Closer After Successful Trial in Monkeys

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
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    A condom-free form of male contraception is a step closer after the gel successfully passed a year-long trial in primates.

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    • This AI Can Spot Skin Cancer as Accurately as a Doctor

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The artificial intelligence was trained on an image database of 129,000 images and performed as well as trained medical professionals.

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    • China Says It Will Finish 'Super Supercomputer' Prototype This Year

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    An exascale computer is capable of 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 calculations per second.

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    • Microsoft's Open-Source Sim Will Let You Crash Self-Driving Cars

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The Aerial Informatics and Robotics Platform is available to download on GitHub.

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    • China Is Creating Its Own State-Funded Wikipedia

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
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    The Chinese Encyclopaedia will have around 300,000 entries around 1,000 words long.

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    • NASA Discovers 'Extraordinary' System of Seven Earth-Sized Exoplanets That Could Host Life

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The planets all have a similar size, mass, and density to Earth as well as having the potential to have liquid water on the surface.

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    • UK's Largest Self-Driving Car Tests are Coming

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    The Autodrive trials comprise of an emergency vehicle warning technology, intersection collision warning, and in-vehicle signage.

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    • 3D Mapping Uncovers Extra Layer of Tectonic Plates

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The movement of the plates may be able to explain a series of 'globally unique' earthquakes.

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    • Holding AI to Account: Will Algorithms Ever Be Free From Bias If They're Created by Humans?

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Algorithms and machine learning are increasingly being used to make more decisions - how should this be approached?

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    • 2018 May Be the Year We Finally Find Signs of Alien Life

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Astrophysicist Michel Mayor discovered the first exoplanet orbiting a Sun-like star. He is speaking at the Starmus IV festival in June in Trondheim, Norway.

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    • Neanderthal Teeth Reveal They Ate Woolly Rhinos and May Have Used Plants as Primitive Painkillers

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Despite being humanity's closest relatives, Neanderthals have a reputation of being brutish beasts. Analysis of preserved DNA from hardened plaque in a number of our ancestors' teeth may challenge at least some of these claims.

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    • MI6, MI5 and GCHQ 'Unlawfully Collected Private Data for 10 Years'

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 4 mins
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    GCHQ, MI5 and MI6 unlawfully gathered 'Bulk Communications Data' and 'Bulk Personal Datasets'.

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    • Artificial Robotic Heart Muscles Keep Pigs Alive After Heart Attack

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Harvard University and the Boston Children's Hospital have created a soft robotic sleeve that fits around the heart and can force blood to be pumped around the body, without ever touching it.

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    • Adidas Is Selling a Limited Number of 3D-Printed Runner Shoes. We Tried Them Out

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A limited number of the 3D-printed running shoes are on sale in London and Tokyo.

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    • Is VR Really the 'Magic Pill' We Need to Treat Mental Health Conditions?

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 5 mins
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    University of Oxford researchers analysed 285 previous mental health and VR studies as part of a meta-study.

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    • What Is the Internet of Things?

    • By: Matt Burgess
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    From hairbrushes to scales, consumer and industrial devices are having chips inserted into them to collect and communicate data.

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    • WTF? Swearing Makes You Physically Stronger

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 3 mins
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    In tests, people exerted more power after they had been swearing.

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    • Snooper's Charter is Going to Court: Liberty Successfully Crowdfunds Its Legal Challenge

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The human rights group says 'bulk' surveillance powers shouldn't be allowed.

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    • Codebreakers Will Return to Bletchley Park in 2018

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 3 mins
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    More than 70 years since the end of world war two, codebreakers are set to return to Bletchley Park. A new free school for 16-19 year olds is planned to be opened on the site.

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    • IBM Crams 30 Billion Switches Onto a Chip the Size of a Fingernail

    • By: Matt Burgess
    • Narrated by: Dan Morgan
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Using nanosheets, IBM has created transistors for a 5nm chip.

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