Posts Tagged ‘BBC’

University opens without any teachers

Monday, June 19th, 2017

University opens without any teachers

British spies can turn people’s phones on & off using “Smurfs”

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

 5 Oct 2015

#BBCPanorama
British spies can turn people’s phones on & off using programme called “the Smurfs”, @Snowden tells @BBCPanorama http://bbc.in/1FSGiy5 – BBC News

 

UK red squirrels carry ‘a form of leprosy’ – scientists

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

11 November 2016

The effects of the disease can be seen on the squirrel's ear and muzzleImage copyrightCATHERINE CLARK
Image captionThe effects of the disease can be seen on the squirrel’s ear and muzzle

British red squirrels are infected with two different strains of the bacterium that causes leprosy, according to a study.

Leprosy was thought to have died out in the UK in medieval times, but these recent discoveries confirm that red squirrels carry the disease.

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37949557

Riding along in Uber’s self-drive car in San Francisco

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
Riding along in Uber’s self-drive car in San Francisco

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-

The colossal African solar farm that could power Europe

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
(Credit: Getty Images)
The colossal African solar farm that could power Europe
By Sandrine Ceurstemont
29 November 2016
 http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20161129-the-colossal-african-solar-farm-that-could-power-europe