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#BBCtrending: Military Tactics in US 'War Zone'
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Police, Violence, War Zone, Ferguson, Missouri, USA )

- 7 hours ago -
After the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police in the US state of Missouri, and the violence that followed, questions have arisen about the police reaction.
Kew's Green Medicine
Offbeat  (tags: Healthcare, Green medicine, Plants, Kew, UK )

- 7 hours ago -
Many beautiful plants have the power to help human health - but at the same time, can also be potentially harmful
Taiwan's 'Vanishing Canyon' Erasing Quake Record
Science & Tech  (tags: Geologists, earthquakes, environment, Canyon, Taiwan )

- 19 hours ago -
The tall rock formation pictured in the centre of the gorge disappeared in one hour during a 2012 flood, Geologists say the Daan River, which floods regularly and violently, will wipe the gorge off the map in 50 years.
Getting to Grips With Depression
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Mental, Health, Depression )

- 19 hours ago -
Swinging through the air on a rope might seem like the last thing you would want to do if you were feeling down. But for the leggings-clad crew at a trapeze class on the outskirts of London, it is both body and mind that benefit.
The 62 Areas Where Houses Are Less Affordable Than London
Business  (tags: business, economy, property market, UK )

- 19 hours ago -
House prices in the Cotswolds are 19 times higher than local wages, London is the most expensive place to buy a home in the UK, right?, Not exactly.
Thatcher and Hodgkin: How Chemistry Overcame Politics
Offbeat  (tags: Chemistry, Politics, Thatcher, Hodgkin )

- 19 hours ago -
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dorothy Hodgkin's Nobel Prize, a play - The Chemistry Between Them - has been written, looking at her friendship with Margaret Thatcher. Its creator Adam Ganz describes their ongoing mutual respect.
Elephant Poaching Deaths Reach Tipping Point in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Study, Animals, Elephants, poaching deaths, Africa )

- 1 day ago -
Africa's elephants have reached a tipping point: more are being killed each year than are being born, a study suggests.
Feds Say Red Light Camera Vendor Bribed Chicago Official to Boost City Surveillance System
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Intelligence, Law, Scandal, USA )

- 1 day ago -
The former CEO of a red light camera vendor and a former Chicago official were indicted last week on federal corruption charges for a decade-long bribery scam during which the city became a poster child for the surveillance cameras in the US.
Michael Baden: Michael Brown 'Shot Multiple Times'
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Shooting, Ferguson, Missouri, USA )

- 1 day ago -
The unarmed black teenager killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, on 9 August was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a medical examiner has said.
Star Dust Brought to Earth Originated Beyond Our Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: Japan, NASA, Science, Space, USA )

- 1 day ago -
NASA's Stardust robotic mission which gathered samples from the flyby comet Wild 2 and brought them to Earth in 2006 has proven to be a success, with scientists saying some particles it collected originated from outside our solar system.
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