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Dan McKenzie recalls science revolution
…In 1967, Dan McKenzie published a paper in the journal Nature called "The North Pacific: An Example of Tectonics on a Sphere" with Robert Parker, another Cambridge University graduate. It is credited with being one of the key pieces of…


The portable science kit entrepreneur
…Millions of school children in Africa lack the equipment that makes the teaching of scientific subjects come alive. Inspired by her own experience in the system, one young entrepreneur in Durban, South Africa, has created an economical kit…


Grimsby teacher who invited pupils to punch him banned
… the profession indefinitely. Michael Harrison, 47, an "experienced" science teacher, made… in 1990 as a "leader" for science, stepping down from the role 23 years later…


'It's not rocket science'
…Rihanna talks to us about diverse shades of foundation for Fenty Beauty. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for…


Rihanna on diverse make-up: 'It's not rocket science'
…We spoke with Rihanna about the response to her make-up brand's diverse foundation range. Industry analyst Basma Khalifa explains why Fenty Beauty is causing a stir in the make-up world.…


IRA Belvoir Park science labs bomb targeted NI justice
… forensic science labs at Belvoir Park in south Belfast was targeted. The IRA considered… by the IRA bomb at the NI science lab in Belvoir Park. Archive footage. But the bomb had… and reports were stored. "The main impact was that you weren't actually doing the science


Science committee chairman urges parties to nominate women MPs
…The chairman of the Commons Science Committee has issued a plea for female MPs… its job of scrutinising government science policy. Science Minister Jo Johnson… of the science committee, there had not been enough volunteers from MPs to fill all…


Why fatbergs present challenges for us all
…A difficult and disgusting operation to clear London's largest "fatberg" from a London sewer raises a number of issues about our approach to waste disposal. Fatbergs are not natural - they are creatures of the modern age - and the…


Young women in Southampton encouraged to work in Stem
…Young women are being empowered to consider a career in science, technology…


Glasgow scientists launch teacake into space
… experiment. The launch was carried out by a team at Glasgow Science Centre (GSC), aimed… at sparking people's "imagination" in science and technology. A camera attached… to come back to Earth. 'Beloved' The science centre is promising another video next…