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Rare giant panda cub born at Vienna zoo - mother's fourth

Mon, 2016-08-08 22:29
Another giant panda cub is born at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo - the fourth time that mother Yang Yang has conceived naturally.
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China launches first mobile telecoms satellite from Beijing

Sun, 2016-08-07 17:39
China launched its first mobile telecommunications satellite, to establish a network serving large swathes of the world.
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Disappointment for LHC physicists

Sat, 2016-08-06 01:04
A physicist speaks to BBC2's Horizon programme as a tantalising discovery recedes into the background of data from the Large Hadron Collider.
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New particle hopes fade as LHC data 'bump' disappears

Sat, 2016-08-06 01:01
Results from the Large Hadron Collider show that a "bump" in the machine's data, previously rumoured to represent a new particle, has gone away.
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Badgers may not spread TB to cattle through direct contact

Fri, 2016-08-05 09:11
New research suggests that badgers do not transmit TB to cattle by direct contact.
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Rocks tell story of China's great flood

Fri, 2016-08-05 04:01
Geologists have found evidence for an ancient megaflood which they say could be the mythical flood at the dawn of the first Chinese dynasty.
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Men may have evolved better 'making up' skills

Fri, 2016-08-05 03:18
An analysis of sports events suggests men may be better at reconciliation after conflicts which could give them advantages in the workplace.
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Hidden Degas portrait revealed

Thu, 2016-08-04 23:09
A hidden portrait by the French Impressionist painter Edgar Degas has been revealed using powerful x-rays, scientists report.
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China farewells Jade Rabbit Moon rover

Thu, 2016-08-04 15:25
China's Jade Rabbit says a final goodbye and shuts down forever, after 31 months exploring the Moon, far outliving its predicted lifespan.
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Brain's thirst circuit 'monitors the mouth'

Thu, 2016-08-04 09:11
Scientists observe activity in the mouse brain which can explain why we get thirsty when we eat, and why cool water quenches thirst more quickly.
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Moon Express cleared for lunar landing

Thu, 2016-08-04 04:21
Moon Express becomes the first private firm to win US approval for an unmanned mission to the moon.
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Vibrations bring still photos to life

Thu, 2016-08-04 03:26
Photographs in which still objects can be manipulated are developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
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Vibrations bring still photos to life

Thu, 2016-08-04 03:25
Photographs in which still objects can be manipulated are developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Why are crying babies so hard to ignore?

Thu, 2016-08-04 03:00
A neuroscientist explains why Donald Trump found a crying baby at his rally so distracting.
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China's elevated bus: Futuristic 'straddling bus' hits the road

Wed, 2016-08-03 19:26
The 2m-high Transit Elevated Bus took its inaugural test run in the streets of Hebei, much to the amazement of Chinese citizens.
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'Science gives us hope in a turbulent world'

Wed, 2016-08-03 15:24
Professor Brian Cox talks to the BBC about how why science can give us hope in a turbulent world.
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The deadly trade around exotic fish

Wed, 2016-08-03 12:22
Emily Voigt devoted three years of her life and visited fifteen countries in search of the rare Asian arowana.
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Two rare snow leopards born at Twycross Zoo

Wed, 2016-08-03 10:30
Two Amur snow leopards - believed to be the world's rarest big cat - are born at Twycross Zoo.
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Research head urges UK to seize Brexit opportunity

Tue, 2016-08-02 21:52
The man who has taken charge of UK research funding says Brexit presents scientists with an opportunity.
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Crowd dynamics

Tue, 2016-08-02 12:12
The World Music Festival, Womad, hosted a science pavilion this year, but are such initiatives successful?
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