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World's loneliest frog finds a possible mate

15 hours 7 min ago
The world's loneliest frog, known as Romeo, finds friends (and a possible date) after water frogs found in the wild.
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World's 'loneliest' frog gets a date

15 hours 50 min ago
Scientists find a Juliet for water frog, Romeo, once thought to be the last of his kind in the world.
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Cern plans even larger hadron collider for physics search

15 hours 51 min ago
The Future Circular Collider could be Europe's £20bn successor to the existing Large Hadron Collider.
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China's Moon mission sees first seeds sprout

Tue, 2019-01-15 21:08
The seeds, inside a sealed container, are the first plants ever grown on the Moon's surface.
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Concerns over increase in toxic brine from desalination plants

Tue, 2019-01-15 01:39
Operations to extract fresh water from the sea are now producing 50% more of this salty effluent than expected.
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Watch how air pollution moves across Europe

Mon, 2019-01-14 23:26
See an animation showing the concentration and movement of nitrogen dioxide through the atmosphere.
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Government promises 'bold new goal' to tackle dirty air

Mon, 2019-01-14 10:34
Ministers hail the UK's "world leading" pollution plan, but green groups call it a missed opportunity.
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James Watson: Scientist loses titles after claims over race

Mon, 2019-01-14 01:28
Nobel Prize-winning scientist James Watson has repeated remarks about race and intelligence.
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Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping

Mon, 2019-01-14 01:17
Readers, who pressed for the change, can compost or put the new packaging in their food waste bin.
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The women fighting fast fashion waste

Sun, 2019-01-13 10:02
Claire and Emily run a hub that empowers people to turn their old clothes into new ones.
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Mathematician Sir Michael Atiyah dies aged 89

Sat, 2019-01-12 22:38
The former Cambridge professor had received the highest honour in his subject - a Fields Medal.
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Spektr-R: Russia's only space telescope 'not responding'

Sat, 2019-01-12 22:17
Spektr-R has stopped receiving commands from Earth, Russian astrophysicists say.
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SpaceX launch completes Iridium satellite refresh

Sat, 2019-01-12 03:16
The $3bn refurbishment of the original sat-phone network will help transform air-traffic surveillance.
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Giant hi-tech tomato glasshouse set to produce millions of the fruit

Sat, 2019-01-12 03:07
The facility is set to produce 150 million tomatoes a year, helped by red LED lights and bees.
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Would you give bats a home in your fridge?

Sat, 2019-01-12 01:59
Zoologists in Belarus are helping the flying mammal to get some sleep during hibernation season.
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Chang'e-4: China Moon probes take snaps of each other

Fri, 2019-01-11 23:23
A Chinese rover and static lander put on the far side of the Moon take pictures of each other.
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Ella Kissi-Debrah 'pollution' death: Backing for new inquest

Fri, 2019-01-11 21:56
Attorney general backs new look at whether air pollution was to blame for nine-year-old girl's death.
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Essex little owls win wildlife photographer's affection

Fri, 2019-01-11 19:11
"I love their facial expressions," says wildlife cameraman Russell Savory.
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How dynamite became a million dollar idea

Fri, 2019-01-11 10:09
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how dynamite became a million dollar idea.
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South Africa sniffer dog intercepts 116kg of rhino horn

Fri, 2019-01-11 04:03
The haul, worth more than $1.3m (£1m), is one of the largest seized in South Africa in recent years.
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