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And here is tonight's conflict forecast...
Computer models that are used to predict political change have been around for a while.  The availability of online news reports and faster computers has led to conflict simulations with promising levels of accuracy. Are we about to enter an era of unprecedented political forecasting?

Making every shower an electrical storm
Here's something residents of cloudy northern Europe should appreciate: a way of using rain to generate power.  Scientist's at the Atomic Energy Commission in Grenoble, France have shown the piezoelectric materials, which generate voltage in response to mechanical force, can be made to produce useful amounts of electrical power when hit by falling rain.

Bianca Nogrady is a freelance science and medical writer and also a broadcaster for New Scientist magazine.

Direct download: Wammo_and_Bianca_Nogrady_27_03_08.mp3
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