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Waterproof Jackets Tried and Tested - BBC Focus Magazine
 
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Ian Taylor and Steve Sayers of BBC Focus Magazine test four waterproof jackets using a spray gun and a bucket! To subscribe to this popular magazine click here https://www.subscribeonline.co.uk/bbc-magazines/subscription.cfm?mag=FOC2&cmp=FOYT09
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Tim Peake interview with BBC Focus Magazine
 
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We interview British astronaut Tim Peake before his historic mission aboard the International Space Station. Here's a taster of what to expect in the full interview, which will feature in the Christmas issue of BBC Focus Magazine - on sale 10 December 2015 http://www.sciencefocus.com/feature/astronauts/tim-peake-im-taking-teacup-space Follow us: Twitter - https://twitter.com/sciencefocus Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/sciencefocus Google Plus - https://plus.google.com/+ScienceFocus Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/ScienceFocus/
BBC Focus Magazine - Augmented Reality Issue
 
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BBC Focus Magazine - Augmented Reality Issue
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Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia interviewed by BBC Focus magazine
 
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For Wikipedia's 10th anniversary, Louise Ridley from BBC Focus magazine spoke to founder Jimmy Wales about the future of Wikipedia and its relationship to scientific research: should students cite Wikipedia, what are the next big innovations in information sharing - and how often does he edit his own Wikipedia page?
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UK iPad Unboxing by BBC Focus Magazine
 
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UK iPad Unboxing by BBC Focus Magazine To Subscribe to the magazine go to http://www.bbcfocusmagazine.com/subscribe
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BBC Focus magazine iPad app
 
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The interactive iPad edition of BBC Focus magazine includes the best content from the print version, plus exclusive behind-the-scenes videos, interviews with experts and interactive graphics. If you already subscribe to the print edition, you can access the interactive version for free -- just download the app and sign in with your subscriber details. Focus Magazine for iPad http://itunes.apple.com/app/focus-magazine/id397996242?mt=8
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Microwave experiments PART 2 - BBC Focus Magazine
 
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Watch the BBC Focus Magazine team put household objects in a microwave all in the name of science
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Exploding Head Syndrome
 
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We talk to professor Brian Sharpless about a little-known sleep disorder called Exploding Head Syndrome and the research that hopes find a treatment. Listen to the full interview here: http://www.sciencefocus.com/article/mind/science-focus-podcast-exploding-head-syndrome More Science Focus Podcasts: http://www.sciencefocus.com/sciencefocuspodcast
BTS meet Graham!! - BBC
 
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SUBSCRIBE to the OFFICIAL BBC YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2IXqEIn LAUNCH BBC iPlayer to access Live TV and Box Sets: https://bbc.in/2J18jYJ K-Pop sensation, BTS, introduce themselves to Graham Norton and speak about their new album, Love Yourself: Answer. Graham's guests tonight are veteran comedian, actor and writer Whoopi Goldberg, The Fall and Fifty Shades star Jamie Dornan, Oscar-nominated actress and star of Gone Girl Rosamund Pike and singer and actor Harry Connick Jr. With music from South Korean boyband BTS, who perform Idol. Watch #TheGrahamNortonShow on the BBC: https://bbc.in/2pP3FUP The Graham Norton Show | Series 24 Episode 3 | BBC
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Adventures in brain enhancement
 
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This week, we chat to author David Adam about his adventures in brain enhancement, finding out whether smart drugs and electrical brain stimulation could really be a shortcut to a sharper, more focused mind. Listen to the full interview here: http://www.sciencefocus.com/article/science-focus-podcast-adventures-brain-enhancement More Science Focus Podcasts: http://www.sciencefocus.com/sciencefocuspodcast
Focus - Live on BBC TV - 72, 73, 74, 76 (Remastered)
 
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Audio Remastered by BrunoSamppa, 2017 Correct Credits and Tracklist: 1 - Sylvia (van Leer) 2 - Excerpt from "Eruption" / Hocus Pocus (van Leer, Akkerman) 3 - Excerpts from "Anonymus II" (van Leer, Akkerman, Ruiter, van der Linden) 4 - Hamburger Concerto (van Leer, Akkerman) 5 - La Cathedrale de Strasbourg (van Leer) 6 - Sneezing Bull (Catherine) 7 - Angel Wings (Catherine) Medley: 8 - Excerpts from "Eruption" (van Leer, Barlage, Akkerman, Nobel, van der Linden) 9 - Hocus Pocus (van Leer, Akkerman) Performances taken from: The Old Grey Whistle Test / Special "In Concert" http://www.focustheband.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Focus-the-band-197272485986/
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How emotions are made
 
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We chat to neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett about what happens in our brains when we create emotions, how to control them, and what this means for the future of artificial intelligence. Listen to the full interview here: http://www.sciencefocus.com/article/science-focus-podcast-how-emotions-are-made More Science Focus Podcasts: http://www.sciencefocus.com/sciencefocuspodcast
Remembering Professor Stephen Hawking
 
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We chat to four people who spent time with Professor Stephen Hawking, the Galaxy’s best-known scientist, to find out more about his life, his work, and his legacy. Listen to the full interview here: https://www.acast.com/science-focus-podcast/remeberingstephenhawking-thegalaxysbestknownscientist More Science Focus Podcasts: http://www.sciencefocus.com/sciencefocuspodcast
BBC Focus Issue 314 - Something's Wrong With Gravity
 
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SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://www.sciencefocus.com/subscribe In the new issue of #BBCFocus magazine: Something’s wrong with gravity - What if the force that holds the Universe together doesn’t exist? Solving the plastic problem - We investigate the innovative technology that could clean up our oceans. Extreme weather: will we ever see it coming? Thirty years after the Great Storm of 1987, we find out why weather is so hard to predict. How memory works - Scientists have been untangling the mysteries of memory for centuries. Can robots create art? Meet the AI artists that can create beautiful and original masterpieces. Q&A - How much does the Earth’s atmosphere weigh? Are chin dimples hereditary? Why do some people love horror films? Plus Eye opener - Fabulous images from around the world. Discoveries - Get the latest science news here. Innovations - The coolest tech we’ve seen this month. PLUS: Turntables on test. Helen Czerski - This month, Helen looks for rainbows in a chunk of ice. Out there - All the best science-y activities to enjoy over the coming weeks. Crossword - Give your brain a workout. My life scientific - We talk to Dr Andrew Digby, who is in charge of an innovative project to save the world’s weirdest parrot.
How to create a bottled cloud
 
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There is nothing mystical about clouds. In fact, it is perfectly possible to make your own cloud in a used drinks bottle. It might not be as massive as a 500,000kg white cumulus cloud, but at least you won’t have to go paragliding to get up close and personal. For full instructions and safety notes follow this link: http://www.sciencefocus.com/diy-science
RENTY & ROOBENSTEIN ON BBC ONE FOOTBALL FOCUS "ASHLEY IS A LIAR!"
 
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The future of humanity with Michio Kaku
 
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This week, we speak to theoretical physicist Michio Kaku about the future of humanity, how we’re going to terraform Mars, why the modern space race will change life on Earth, and why aliens probably won’t bother to destroy us. Listen to the full interview here: http://www.sciencefocus.com/article/science-focus-podcast-future-humanity-michio-kaku-interview More Science Focus Podcasts: http://www.sciencefocus.com/sciencefocuspodcast
BBC Focus Issue 290 - Dawn of the GM Baby
 
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In the January 2016 edition of BBC Focus Magazine: drone racing, the fallout from Dieselgate, a preview of the year 2016 in science and technology, and will we be able to beat disease before we are born?
Inside the BBC Focus iPad app
 
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A peek inside the award-winning iPad app for Focus magazine, the BBC's science and technology monthly. Download the app here: http://goo.gl/fOiGK3
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BBC Focus Issue 302 - Earth’s Final Frontier
 
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Specialist Magazine of the Year winner at the Digital Magazine Awards 2016 SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://www.sciencefocus.com/subscribe Earth’s final frontier - Meet the scientists exploring the least-known regions beneath the ocean surface. Where your gut instinct comes from - Did you know you have a second brain in your stomach? No, really, you do… and it does a lot more than you think. This is why we dance - Every human society we know about enjoys dancing. But why is that? How our Solar System formed - A brief history of the collection of one star and eight planets that we call home. The future of evolution - Are human beings still evolving? We most certainly are… Q&A - Why do we dream? Why are gases invisible? Do identical twins think alike? Eye opener - Fabulous pictures from around the planet. Discoveries - Scientific breakthroughs and discoveries, PLUS: 2016’s biggest science stories. Innovations - The latest technology news, PLUS: our guide to this year’s must-have Christmas pressies. Helen Czerski - The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year. So why isn’t it also the coldest? Robert Matthews - Why being fit beats being slim. Robin Ince - To beard or not to beard, that is the question. Out there - Cool science-y stuff to do this month, PLUS: visit Vienna with Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter. Crossword - Get that grey matter in gear! My life scientific - With physicist and world-leading snowflake expert Ken Libbrecht.
Gambia bbc interview
 
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Returning journalist about the new president
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BBC Focus Magazine - Summer 2018
 
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The Summer issue of BBC Focus is here! It features fabulous images from around the world, the best science books and activities to look forward to this month, the latest technology, gadget and science news and much more! To purchase your BBC Focus magazine subscription visit https://www.isubscribe.co.uk/BBC-Focus-Magazine-Subscription.cfm and save up to 38%
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Microwave Experiments PART 1 - BBC Focus Magazine
 
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Watch the BBC Focus Magazine team put household objects in a microwave all in the name of science
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In Search of the Shadow Universe | Focus February 2014 issue
 
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Inside the February 2014 issue of BBC Focus Magazine, why a hidden universe of dark matter could exist right under our noses
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BBC Focus Issue 294 - Here Come The Nano Medics
 
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Coming soon to a GP near you: micro machines that will climb into your body, detect disease and cure it before you even know you're ill. Find out more: http://www.sciencefocus.com/issue/here-come-nano-medics Also in the May issue of BBC Focus magazine: David Attenborough - We talk beavers, zoos and space exploration with the much-loved broadcaster on the eve of his 90th birthday. Our future on Mercury - Mars is the favoured planet for exploration. But could Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun, offer us more opportunities than the Red Planet? Where next for wearables? - They track our activity, monitor our sleep and map our daily lives. But what else can we look forward to from wearable tech? Busting the myths of modern life - Everyone knows that sugar makes kids hyperactive, mice love cheese and MSG is bad for you. But is there any truth behind these claims? The hunt for the missing half of the Universe - We’ve been combing the cosmos for antimatter for nearly a century, so where is it all hiding? How do we know… how the human brain works? - While our understanding has improved over the centuries, we still haven’t fully got to grips with the organ between our ears. Q&A Is there life in the clouds How much saliva do we produce in a lifetime Do stars have a size limit Plus Discoveries - This month’s top science news, plus all things tech in ‘Innovations’. Robin Ince - What can we learn from cannibalism? Robert Matthews - The trouble with geniuses. My Life Scientific - Jocelyn Bell Burnell on science and sexism. Helen Czerski - Why do cakes go hard and biscuits go soft? Out There - The best science books, television programmes and day trips. PLUS: Visit Manchester with Prof Matthew Cobb.
BBC FOCUS MAGAZINE
 
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I WILL BE WORKING THERE
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DIY pinhole camera made and tested by BBC Focus magazine
 
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Focus Art Editor Steve Sayers tests out the Hole-On Ex. A cardboard pinhole camera kit that you build yourself.
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BBC Focus tests a self-parking car blindfolded
 
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Daniel Bennett reviews the Ford Kuga's automated parking system. To read the full review, as well as the latest in cutting-edge science & technology, check out the April 2014 issue of BBC Focus magazine.
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BBC Focus Magazine tests Tesla's new Autopilot feature
 
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BBC Focus Magazine editor Daniel Bennett gets his hands behind the wheel of a Tesla Model S, and then takes them off to test the brand new Autopilot feature, a firmware update that allowed drivers completely hands-free driving. Follow us: Twitter - https://twitter.com/sciencefocus Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/sciencefocus Google Plus - https://plus.google.com/+ScienceFocus Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/ScienceFocus/
BBC Focus Issue 300 - How Technology Is Rewiring Your Brain
 
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From GPS to social media, we rely on technology to run our lives – but is that a risky strategy? Find out more in the new issue of BBC Focus magazine: http://www.sciencefocus.com/issue/how-technology-rewiring-your-brain Subscribe here: http://www.sciencefocus.com/subscribe Also in this month's issue: Can we end cancer? Detailing the latest advances in the war against this most insidious of killers. Why dogs are better than cats - A dog is man’s best friend, they say – and it turns out owning one could have health benefits, too. Wi-Fi speakers - We take a look at some of the best wireless speakers around, with models to suit all occasions. How do we know… ? Delving into the weird world of particle physics and the nature of matter itself. Are we getting more violent? - War rages in the Middle East, while terrorist attacks are rising across Europe. But it’s not all bad news… Q&A - Why do joints crack? Who owns the Moon? How do Inuits get their five-a-day? Eye opener - Astounding pictures from around the planet. Discoveries - All of this month’s best science news. Innovations - The tech that’s getting us excited. Helen Czerski - The great microwave mystery. Robert Matthews - Coming soon: personalised medicine. Robin Ince - Why do people believe in ghosts? Out there - The best books, TV shows and days out to enjoy this month. PLUS: Explore Stockholm with marine botanist Ellen Schagerström. Crossword - An angry unit of speech, say (9). My life scientific - Helen Pilcher gets in the mood for dancing with psychologist Dr Peter Lovatt.
BBC Focus Issue 308 - Is Anything Good For You Any More?
 
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SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://www.sciencefocus.com/subscribe In the new issue of #BBCFocus magazine: Is anything good for you any more? The internet is stuffed with confusing information about food. Dr Michael Mosley and Dr Saleyha Ahsan from Trust Me, I’m A Doctor are here to help. The sound of progress - How Abbey Road, the world’s most famous recording studio, is expanding its technological horizons for the 21st Century. Lost and found - Bella Bathurst lost her hearing; Vanessa Potter’s sight disappeared. Both their senses later returned. They tell us their stories. Connecting to the wood-wide web - Hidden beneath our feet is a network of fungi that plants use to ‘talk’. Jeff Forshaw and Brian Cox’s guide to the cosmos - In part 3 of our exclusive series, Jeff Forshaw and and Brian Cox look at the symmetry of particle physics. Q&A - How do chameleons change colour? Can a fright turn hair white? Is AI stealing jobs? How do corals eats? Plus: Discoveries - All of this month’s biggest science news. Innovations - Our pick of the best tech and gadgets to hit our desks this month. PLUS: rugged speakers on test. Helen Czerski - Why tyres are quieter on wet roads. Out there - All the best science-y stuff to do this month. Crossword - Our tricky science-themed crossword will get your grey matter churning. My life scientific - Helen Pilcher has a chat with dinosaur expert and keen brewer Dr Andrew Farke.
BBC Focus Issue 296 - The Last Great Enigma Of Our Solar System
 
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On 4 July 2016, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will complete its 2.8 billion-kilometre journey to the king of the Solar System, Jupiter, where it will look beyond the upper layers, right into the planet’s heart. But what will it find? Find out more: http://www.sciencefocus.com/magazine/bbc-focus-magazine/current-issue Also in the July issue of BBC Focus magazine: Where are all the clones? This year marks 20 years since Dolly the sheep captured the nation’s hearts. But why aren’t we overrun with clones today? 10 weirdest things evolution left in your body Why do we have wisdom teeth? Why do we get goosebumps? It’s all down to evolution. Reaching new heights Frank Lloyd Wright first proposed a mile-high skyscraper 60 years ago. But could we build one today? Are my genes to blame if my jeans don’t fit? Over 60 per cent of UK adults are now overweight or obese. But is it because of our lifestyles, or can we blame our podginess on our parents? Every second counts Our cycling journo pits himself against... erm... himself in a battle to become the most efficient thing on two wheels. How do we know... how animals perceive the world? It’s taken scientists a long time to establish how animals’ senses work, and they’re still making discoveries today. Space Q&A special This month, we answer all your cosmic conundrums in our 26-page space special: Does zero-g affect sleep and dreaming? What does Martian water taste like? Could we ever detect other universes? Plus Discoveries - All of the best news from the world of science this month. Innovations - The tech that’s getting us excited. Robin Ince - Can science explain why we love festivals? Robert Matthews - Just because quantum theory is weird, it doesn’t mean weirdos should hijack it. Helen Czerski - Making glass from sugar Out there - This month’s best books, TV shows and day trips. PLUS: Visit Tokyo with Tomoko Nakanishi. My life scientific - Hannah Fry chats to Helen Pilcher about maths, Formula 1 and her dog Molly.
BBC Focus Issue 306 - Why We Need To Go Back To The Moon
 
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SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://www.sciencefocus.com/subscribe In the new issue of #BBCFocus magazine: Back to the Moon - A human last set foot on the Moon in December 1972. Five scientists explain why it would be a good idea to go back there soon. Antisocial network - Do social networks do what they say on the tin, or are they actually making us more antisocial? Neuroscientist Dr Dean Burnett examines the evidence. The genetic goldrush - Apps and services offering DNA-based advice on everything from planning a workout to choosing a wine are increasingly common. Kat Arney finds out more. Jeff Forshaw and Brian Cox’s guide to the cosmos - In Part 1 of our new series, Brian Cox and physicist Jeff Forshaw ponder the baffling idiosyncrasies of the space-time continuum. Q&A - Why is the human brain so big? What is the deepest lake on Earth? Do elephants really never forget? What’s the dodo’s closest surviving relative? Plus Eye opener - Stunning images from around the world. Discoveries - All of the month’s biggest science news. Innovations - The Range Rover Velar, must-have gadgets and the new BlackBerry. Helen Czerski - Sunshine, the sea and split ends. Out there - The best books, TV shows and days out. Crossword - Our tricky science-themed crossword will get your grey matter churning. My life scientific - Helen Pilcher talks to forensic psychologist and author Kerry Daynes.
Joelle Hatem - Focus Magazine
 
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Foucs Magazine fashion shoot - Automne 2009
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BBC One HD "Football Focus" (Retro Titles 06/10/18)
 
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Nicely tweaked version of some former titles of the sport magazine programme "Football Focus" which is shown on BBC One HD in the UK. This special one-off was to celebrate 60 years since the "Grandstand" programme was launched on the BBC. Football Focus was originally a strand within that compilation sports programme.
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BBC Focus iPad app
 
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BBC Focus Magazine is my go-to magazine for all this technology and science-related which is why I'm so happy that it is available as an app. I love being able to read their content no matter where I am. I Do Not Own the Copyrights for this video.
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BBC Focus Issue 292 - How We'll Keep The Lights On
 
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Post-Fukushima, is there a future for nuclear power? The technology’s moved on, but can public concerns about safety be assuaged? Find out more: http://www.sciencefocus.com/issue/how-we-ll-keep-lights-on Also in the magazine: Where the wild things are Thanks to drones, GPS trackers, and other high-tech devices, we now know more about animals’ movements than ever before. Building a planet on Earth We can’t send a spaceship inside a gas giant like Jupiter to see what goes on there, so can we recreate the same conditions here on Earth? A bunch of scientists are giving it a go… More than a load of hot air? Some 80 years on from the Hindenburg disaster, and with reducing CO2 emissions a priority, is it time for airships to make a comeback? Your future smart home Nest thermometers and internet fridges are only the start: every part of your home can now get a high-tech makeover (if you want it to). Could your driverless car choose to kill you? Autonomous vehicles are built with safety firmly in mind – but sometimes that might not turn out to be in the driver’s best interests. How do we know… how to predict the weather? A brief history of weather forecasting, and how this once hit-and-miss enterprise has become a far more exact science. Plus Discoveries - This month’s most important science news, plus all things tech in Innovations. Robin Ince - What can monkey selfies teach us about animal intelligence? Robert Matthews - On the importance of ‘unfashionable’ science. Helen Czerski - How tiny little seedlings manage to fight their way out of the ground. Out There - The best science books, TV and days out. PLUS: Explore Dublin with Aoife McLysaght. My Life Scientific - with Prof Chris Stringer Q&A Why isn’t everyone afraid of heights? Do insects sleep? Where do seedless grapes come from?
BBC Focus Issue 307 - Where Does Time Come From?
 
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SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://www.sciencefocus.com/subscribe In the new issue of #BBCFocus magazine: *Where time comes from* - Prof Richard Muller wants to peer into colliding black holes to learn all about time. *The robots that can learn* - Could robots soon start learning and thinking for themselves? Better get John Connor on speed dial… *Should we let pandas go extinct?* Zoologist Jules Howard delves into the conservation of these iconic bears. And it turns out that not everything is black and white. *What you need to know before you get into a driverless car* - Driverless cars aim to make the roads safer, but when will the tech be given the green light? *Jeff Forshaw and Brian Cox’s guide to the cosmos* - In Part 2 of our series, Brian Cox and physicist Jeff Forshaw tackle the bizarre world of subatomic particles. *Q&A* - Are wood-burning stoves eco-friendly? How do salmon find their way home? Will time ever end? Eye opener - Stunning images from around the planet. Discoveries - All of the month’s best science news. Innovations - Airbus’s flying car concept, the dark web, smartwatches for elephants, and more. Helen Czerski - What cooked spinach can tell us about chlorophyll. Out there - All the best science-y stuff to do this month. Crossword - Our tricky crossword will give your grey matter a workout. My life scientific - Helen Pilcher catches up with Anthropocene expert Jan Zalasiewicz.
BBC Focus Issue 293 - Wonders of the Drone Age
 
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Unmanned aerial vehicles are helping us to explore exciting environments for the first time, including the Amazon rainforest and huge Vietnamese caves. Find out more @ http://www.sciencefocus.com/issue/wonders-of-drone-age *Also* The allergy fallacy - Studies suggest that in many cases, it’s time to stop worrying about gluten and lactose, and tuck into a cheese sandwich. Making waves - From gravitational waves and gamma-ray bursts to black holes and neutron stars, deep space is home to some very strange phenomena. Survival of the fittest - A look at the ways in which humans have adapted to the most extreme conditions on Earth. Is porn warping our brains? - How does viewing pornography affect the brain and alter human behaviour? A flag for planet Earth - With Earth Day looming on 22 April, we consider what our planet’s flag might look like. Reader survey - Tell us what you think of BBC Focus magazine and you could win £100 of Amazon vouchers! Understand forensic science - Fighting crime with science is an enduring meme. But what do forensic scientists actually do? *Plus* Discoveries - This month’s top science news, plus all things tech in ‘Innovations’. Robin Ince - We all love to laugh, but why do we do it? Robert Matthews - Why BMI is so much BS. My Life Scientific - Edzard Ernst. Helen Czerski - The shampoo in your bathroom is constantly shifting in a swirling waltz. Out There - the best science books, television programmes and day trips. PLUS: Explore San Francisco with Katy Huff. *Q&A* Why are some people hairier than others? Why does garlic give you bad breath? How fat do you have to be to stop a bullet?
BBC Focus Issue 304 - Life After Man
 
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Specialist Magazine of the Year winner at the Digital Magazine Awards 2016 SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://www.sciencefocus.com/subscribe Life after man - Many experts believe that our days on Earth are numbered. We take a look at how the planet will change in the days, months and years following our demise. The viruses that made us human - HIV, flu and chicken pox. Viruses are horrible, right? Not necessarily – in fact, many may have shaped our genes and evolution. How to keep your brain sharp - Brain expert Rita Carter takes a look at the methods that can make you smarter. Should we worry about asteroids? We’re fascinated by the threat of doom raining down on us from the skies. But are asteroids really anything to worry about? How do we know what’s at the centre of the Earth? It’s taken centuries for scientists to establish what’s at our planet’s core. Clue: there aren’t any monsters… Q&A: What causes middle age spread? Why do cats have whiskers? Could a computer conduct an orchestra? Plus Discoveries - all of this month’s biggest science news. Innovations - behold our round-up of the greatest gadgets from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Helen Czerski - Why don’t aeroplanes always leave fluffy white trails in the sky? Out there - The best books, TV shows and days out. Follow Science Focus on: Twitter https://twitter.com/sciencefocus Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sciencefocus Google+ https://plus.google.com/+ScienceFocus Pinterest https://uk.pinterest.com/ScienceFocus/
BBC Focus Issue 305 - Surviving Space
 
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Specialist Magazine of the Year winner at the Digital Magazine Awards 2016 SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://www.sciencefocus.com/subscribe Surviving space What are the risks experienced by humans who visit space, and how could we solve these problems? Your quantum brain - Quantum physics is weird. But some research suggests that it could help us decipher the organ between our ears. Miracle microbes - Bacteria aren’t just the culprits behind nasty infections and tummy upsets. These microbes could also help us cure illness, tackle wildfires, clear landmines, and more. There’s something in the air - The news has been filled with stories of our cities’ filthy air. Are things really that bad? Understand water - More than 70 per cent of our planet is covered in water, and sometimes we forget just what a weird and wonderful substance it is. Q&A: Can any plants live without sunlight? Why do we shrink as we age? Does sucking your thumb really ruin your teeth? What is dark energy? Plus: Discoveries - All of this month’s biggest science news. Innovations - Our pick of the best tech and gadgets to hit our desks this month. Helen Czerski - Why LEDs pulse. Out there - The best books, TV shows and days out. Crossword - Our tricky science-themed crossword will get your grey matter churning. My life scientific - Helen Pilcher sits down for a chat with conservationist and bee expert Prof Dave Goulson. Follow Science Focus on: Twitter https://twitter.com/sciencefocus Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sciencefocus Google+ https://plus.google.com/+ScienceFocus Pinterest https://uk.pinterest.com/ScienceFocus/
BBC Focus Issue 298 - Are You A Genetic Superhero?
 
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Some of you (yes, you!) could hold the key to fighting genetic diseases. Find out more in the new issue of BBC Focus magazine: http://www.sciencefocus.com/issue/are-you-genetic-superhero Also in the September issue: The most extreme jobs in science - Science isn’t all about lab work. How do crocodiles, poo and bugs take your fancy? Coming to a supermarket near you: synthetic steak - With the world’s population soaring, should we be growing meat in the lab? How safe is your plane? - Jetting off on your hols? Check out the testing each plane experiences before its first flight. How do we know Nessie doesn’t exist? - Sorry, Scotland. There really isn’t a monster lurking in Loch Ness. But we wish there was! Is city life killing us? - Cities are great for socialising and working, but maybe you should consider a change of scenery... UHD TV: buyer’s guide - Treat your eyeballs to out-of-this-world colour and resolution. Q&As - Why don’t some people have rhythm? Is a liquid planet possible? Could you survive a bear attack? Plus Discoveries - All of the best news from the world of science this month. Innovations - The tech that’s getting us excited. Helen Czerski - Why isn’t the sea see-through? Robert Matthews - The emissions scandal. Robin Ince - Suffer from insomnia? Robin feels your pain. The number games - Give your brain a workout. Out there - The best books, TV shows and days out to enjoy this month. PLUS: Visit Prague with Jan Konvalinka. My life scientific - Helen Pilcher talks snoozing with sleep scientist Alice Gregory. Recommend a friend to subscribe to BBC Focus magazine for a free £5 Amazon UK voucher: https://www.buysubscriptions.com/BBC-focus/BBC-focus-refer?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buya-powa-facebook-focus_Brand
BBC Focus tests US iPad before UK launch
 
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BBC Focus tests US iPad before UK launch To subscribe to the magazine click here http://www.bbcfocusmagazine.com/subscribe
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Cuppy Chats To BBC Focus On Africa
 
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Girl-about-town and newly revealed Nigerian Tourism Ambassador, Cuppy took time out her busy schedule to chat to Sophie Ikenye on BBC's 'Focus on Africa' programme. The DJ and student discussed work-life balance and also parental support.
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#PMLIVE: 'BBC FOCUS ON AFRICA' IN UGANDA
 
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Urban TV today hosted BBC's Sophie Ikenye, who is in Uganda with a team from the BBC to broadcast live from Uganda for the week from 23rd to 27th January, about Africa. Sophie, speaking to Urban TV, called on the youth to take the lead by empowering themselves and coming out to showcase their ideas. DiusWalugembe has more…
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BBC Focus Issue 291 - The Biggest Ever Hunt For Alien Life
 
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A major new search for extraterrestrial life is getting underway… but what are we going to do if we actually succeed? And indeed, is it even a good idea to be looking at all? Get the #NewBBCFocus in shops from 4th February 2016. http://www.sciencefocus.com/issue/biggest-ever-hunt-alien-life