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Airbus UK to build satellite to monitor Sun storms

11 hours 14 min ago
The spacecraft will give earlier warnings of conditions that produced the recent auroral lights.
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UK breakthrough could slash emissions from cement

12 hours 1 min ago
Scientists from Cambridge University find an ingenious way to decarbonise one of the world's most polluting materials.
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Climate change made UK's waterlogged winter worse

Wed, 2024-05-22 16:05
One farmer in Lincolnshire told the BBC that a third of his farm could not be planted in time this year.
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US says Russia likely launched anti-satellite weapon

Wed, 2024-05-22 14:22
The Russian satellite launched last week may be capable of attacking other satellites, the Pentagon says.
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Isle of Wight-size iceberg breaks from Antarctica

Wed, 2024-05-22 03:11
Another big iceberg breaks from in front of the UK's Halley research base - the third in three years.
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Eagles changed migration route to avoid Ukraine war

Tue, 2024-05-21 23:20
Scientists believe they avoided perils including artillery fire on their way to their traditional breeding ground.
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Top scientists urge action against faeces in rivers

Tue, 2024-05-21 09:06
A team of Royal Academy of Engineering scientists say the risk from human faeces is increasing.
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Electric pulses may ease paralysis after broken neck

Tue, 2024-05-21 01:00
One patient who lost movement in her hand can now use it to scroll on a smartphone.
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Water firm criticised over 'scary' outbreak

Sat, 2024-05-18 11:29
One man describes the condition as "probably the worst ailment" he has had in his adult life.
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More Northern Lights soon as Sun storms strengthen

Sat, 2024-05-18 10:01
Another spectacular light show could come within two weeks as Sun storms reach 11-year high.
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More Northern Lights soon as Sun storms strengthen

Sat, 2024-05-18 10:01
Another spectacular light show could come within two weeks as Sun storms reach 11-year high.
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Pacific squid flashes its huge attack 'headlights'

Thu, 2024-05-16 16:08
Watch video of the super-fast Dana squid as it flashes its immense light-emitting organs.
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Scientists solve mystery of ancient 'tree of life'

Thu, 2024-05-16 02:34
The iconic trees evolved on Madagascar 21 million years ago and later spread to other countries.
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UK right to protect puffins threatened post Brexit

Wed, 2024-05-15 12:46
The endangered puffin - one of Britain’s most iconic seabirds - is at the centre of a battle over the UK’s post Brexit freedoms.
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The illicit trade with China fuelling Mozambique's insurgency

Wed, 2024-05-15 09:12
Illegal shipments of rosewood continue and some of the profit ends up with jihadists, research says.
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Untreated sewage illegally pumped into Windermere

Wed, 2024-05-15 09:06
Millions of litres of raw sewage was pumped into one of the UK's most famous lakes after a fault.
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Last summer hottest in 2,000 years, ancient trees reveal

Wed, 2024-05-15 01:01
Clues hidden deep in their trunks shows just how unprecedented last year's heat was.
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UK farmers must grow more fruit and veg, warns PM

Tue, 2024-05-14 21:35
A new national food security report finds the UK is too reliant on imports of fruit and vegetables.
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27 new wild swimming sites for England - but are they clean?

Mon, 2024-05-13 11:04
Twenty-seven new sites have been designated for summer pollution monitoring.
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27 new wild swimming sites for England - but are they clean?

Mon, 2024-05-13 11:04
Twenty-seven new sites have been designated for summer pollution monitoring.
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