Archive for September 24th, 2017:

‘We are planning weekly rocket launches’

The small satellite industry is the fastest growing part of the space sector “and they all require launch” says New Zealand’s Rocket Lab boss Peter Beck. His firm aims to disrupt the established space sector by launching its commercial satellite-carrying rockets once a week. Find out more at The Disruptors #thedisruptors @BBCMoney Producer: Adrienne Murray;

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How business is driving the new space race

The space race of the Cold War pitted the world’s two superpowers against one another to explore what lies beyond Earth. Now anyone with enough money and enterprise can get there. But this new race isn’t between countries – it’s between companies. Find out more at The Disruptors #thedisruptors @BBCMoney Producer: Philippa Goodrich; Reporter: Tim

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UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos

Image copyright Kathy Niakan Image caption The genetic machinery needed to modify the DNA is injected into the embryo The blueprint for life – DNA – has been altered in human embryos for the first time in the UK. The team at the Francis Crick Institute are unravelling the mysteries of the earliest moments of

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