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VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:27:42 GMT
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. 
VIDEO: Doctor on sister's Ebola death  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:48:33 GMT
Dr Olivet Buck died after contracting Ebola while treating patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone. 
AUDIO: Nigeria's vibrant media industry  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:37:15 GMT
How Nigeria's media industry could become one of the world's most vibrant 
VIDEO: Halal lipstick launches in India  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:49:00 GMT
Religious women in India who want to wear make-up no longer have to struggle to find products that suit their faith. 
U-boat found with ship it sank  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:44:55 GMT
U-boat found off US coast with ship it sank 
Slumbering lions win top photo prize  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:24:49 GMT
Slumbering lions win top photo prize 
Total names new heads after boss dies  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:51:58 GMT
Oil giant Total appoints a new chief executive and new chairman to replace Christophe de Margerie who died in a plane crash in Moscow on Monday. 
Japan's exports jump in September  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:06:24 GMT
Japan's trade deficit edges higher in September despite exports growing at their fastest pace in seven months. 
Audi claims self-drive speed record  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:29:19 GMT
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version. 
Students build Oculus Moon robot  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:26:05 GMT
US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize. 
Bush calls comeback 'extraordinary'  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:11:13 GMT
Singer Kate Bush says her recent run of 22 comeback concerts was "one of the most extraordinary experiences" of her life. 
Kesha denied Dr Luke sex claims in 2011  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:15:52 GMT
US singer Kesha said her long-term producer Dr Luke never had sex with her, nor gave her drugs, in a deposition given three years ago. 
Physics reveals how nature sparkles  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:15:57 GMT
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines. 
Wind farms outstrip nuclear power  Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:07:59 GMT
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says. 
Male genes linked to early death  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:51:47 GMT
The male Y sex chromosome may have a role in prolonging men's lives and fighting cancer, according to a study. 
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Pentagon Says It Will Investigate Stray Arms Drop Over Syria  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:36:00 -0400
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WHO emergency team holds Ebola talks  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:02:48 GMT
Syria air force steps up strikes  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:50:20 GMT
Total plane crash driver 'got lost'  Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:57:12 GMT
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