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'Molar Berg': Getting a measure of Antarctica's big new iceberg

1 hour 4 min ago
Scientists use satellites to run the rule over the White Continent's latest mega-berg.
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Bezos floats 'national team' to build Moon lander

2 hours 15 min ago
Four aerospace firms will team up in a bid to build a lunar landing system.
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How liquid air could help keep the lights on

Tue, 2019-10-22 23:15
The UK will build the first ever liquid air energy storage plant, based on an idea from a backyard inventor.
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How space affects women and men differently

Tue, 2019-10-22 09:48
BBC Radio 5 Live speaks to a space gynaecologist about the impact of space travel on female astronauts.
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Neanderthal 'glue' points to complex thinking

Tue, 2019-10-22 06:44
A Neanderthal tool from the Netherlands bears traces of ancient "glue".
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Female astronauts answer questions from orbit after spacewalk

Tue, 2019-10-22 05:47
US astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch answer questions about their all-female space walk.
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Climate change: Peatlands 'turning into carbon sources'

Tue, 2019-10-22 03:33
Scientists call for urgent action to prevent peatlands drying out and releasing vast stores of carbon.
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Prime editing: DNA tool could correct 89% of genetic defects

Tue, 2019-10-22 01:00
New technology - called prime editing - is like a "genetic word processor" able to re-write DNA.
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Dementia in football: Ex-players three and a half times more likely to die of condition

Tue, 2019-10-22 00:55
Former professional footballers are three and a half times more likely to die of dementia than people of the same age range in the general population, according to new research.
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Are electric cars as 'green' as you think?

Mon, 2019-10-21 19:36
The lithium powering electric vehicles is found deep beneath the salt flats of Argentina
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Black hole scientist Dr Katie Bouman on trolling and teamwork

Mon, 2019-10-21 09:00
Dr Katie Bouman's photo of the moment she saw her first black hole image went viral - but it wasn't all good.
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Nasa Mars 2020 Mission's MiMi Aung on women in space

Sat, 2019-10-19 09:50
At 16, MiMi Aung travelled alone to the US for an education. Now she's a project lead on Nasa's Mars mission.
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European SolO probe ready to take on audacious mission

Sat, 2019-10-19 06:43
A UK-assembled European spacecraft aims to take the closest ever pictures and movies of the Sun.
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Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir in all-women spacewalk

Fri, 2019-10-18 22:52
Two female astronauts are making history with the first ever all-women spacewalk.
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Satellites to monitor whale strandings from space

Fri, 2019-10-18 08:50
Scientists are developing the techniques to spot mass stranding events from orbit.
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Why a brainless yellow 'blob' that can learn is mystifying scientists

Fri, 2019-10-18 01:50
A yellow organism, which looks like fungus but acts like an animal, has gone on display at a Paris zoo.
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Extinction Rebellion protesters dragged from Tube train roof

Fri, 2019-10-18 01:20
Extinction Rebellion says it will "take stock" of the reaction to the action for future protests.
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Plastic pollution: how plastic bags could help save the planet

Thu, 2019-10-17 09:00
Family of inventor says they were designed to be reused to stop trees from being destroyed.
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Climate change: Boris Johnson to chair new committee

Thu, 2019-10-17 07:38
A committee is set up to push climate action but critics point to delay on environment policy.
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Why this woman hates to hear about 'big bad wolf'

Thu, 2019-10-17 04:51
The leashed beasts may look like large powerful dogs, but they still have the wild heart of a wolf.
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