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Unmasking organised crime networks with data

Military software engineers have developed a program that can predict the social structures of street gangs. Philip Ball explains how it could help fight crime.<p>One of the big challenges in fighting organised crime is precisely that it is organised. It is run a bit like a business, with chains of …

New York State

Voyager: A long, long trip into the unknown

Whether or not Nasa’s Voyager has become the first object to leave our solar system, Quentin Cooper wants to know what will happen if it meets extraterrestrial life?<p>Are we there yet? Don’t know. Are we there yet? Don’t know. Are we there yet? Don’t know.<p>Thankfully there are no small children aboard …

Astronomy

The teenage scientist revolutionising cancer detection

Pancreatic cancer 's high death rate is partly blamed on the difficulty of early detection. Teenage scientist Jack Andraka has come up with a cheap and simple way to test for it.<p><i>Over the next month, we’re celebrating technology and innovation in a new series called Bright Sparks. As part of the</i> …

Cancer

How Cold is Space?

If you could travel from world to world, from star to star, out into the gulfs of intergalactic space, you’d move away from the warmth of the stars …

60 billion alien planets could support life, study suggests

Though only about dozen potentially habitable exoplanets have been detected so far, scientists say the universe should be teeming with alien worlds that could support plant life. The Milky Way alone may host 60 billion such planets around faint red dwarf stars, a new estimate suggests.<p>Based on data …