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David Aaronovitch presents in-depth explainers on big issues in the news.
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Global experts and decision makers discuss, debate and analyse a key news story.
Brilliant solutions to the world’s problems. We meet people with ideas to make the world a better place and investigate whether they work.
Explorations in the world of science.
Rory Cellan-Jones on the latest stories in the tech world.
We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.
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