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US and Russian space agencies to work on new moon-orbiting space...

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The internet rules international relations

Katherine Pye outlines the influence of the internet revolution on global politics.

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Playing God since 10,000 BCE

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The UK education system needs to evolve

Mark Roper argues that an understanding of evolution is vital to modern society, and that schools must adapt to reflect this.

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