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Can we bring cells back to life?

Bringing cells back to life

Read the story of one company who is trying to make limb regeneration and reanimation a possibility

How paddle shifting works

How paddle shifting works

How some cars can change gear directly from the steering wheel with no need for a clutch or a gear stick

B9RDTE The dog Laika in the Sputnik 2 second artificial satellite A still from the film The First Soviet Earth Satellites 1957

Animal astronauts

Meet Laika – the first animal in orbit – and the other 9 space pioneering species that paved the way for human spaceflight.

Memory metal

Memory metal

How military vehicles of the future will be protected from missiles and bombs

Mars: episode 2 Grounded

Mars: episode 2

Read our preview of ‘Grounded’ as National Geographic’s new space show returns

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Fixing broken genes

New technology that could fight ageing and cure previously incurable diseases

Bionic Hands

Bionic hands

The new multi-functional bionic hands from Newcastle University that could be a game-changer in prosthetic technology

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Are you cut out for space travel?

People will soon be setting off for Mars. Do you think you’d make a fine space explorer/astronaut? Take the quiz to find out!

SolPad solar energy

The SolPad

A smart-energy computer that will make your house a sustainable and connected home