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'Lack of water' killed last woolly mammoths

Tue, 2016-08-02 11:39
One of the last known populations of woolly mammoths became extinct because of a lack of drinking water, a study concludes.
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Slow-motion replays can distort criminal responsibility

Tue, 2016-08-02 11:27
Slow-motion replays of crimes in courtrooms may be distorting the outcomes of trials, according to US research.
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'Hacking nerves can control disease'

Tue, 2016-08-02 00:09
Controlling human nerve cells with electricity could treat a range of disease including type-2 diabetes, a new company says.
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Dartmoor lynx returned to zoo after weeks on run

Mon, 2016-08-01 23:51
A lynx that escaped from Dartmoor Zoo is back in his pen after more than three weeks on the run.
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'Amazing' waterspout off Suffolk coast

Mon, 2016-08-01 20:46
A whirling column of air and water mist provides a stunning sight off the Suffolk coast.
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Banking Britain's brains: The story of a scientific resource

Mon, 2016-08-01 20:34
Researchers and donors tell the story of how your brain tissue can help with medical research.
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Dissecting brains for medical research

Mon, 2016-08-01 20:26
Dr Laura Palmer shows us what happens inside a brain bank and and explains why such donations are vital.
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Pokemon Go 'transformed teenager's life'

Mon, 2016-08-01 17:48
A mobile phone game that has caught the attention of the world also appears to have caused a breakthrough with autism sufferers, as the Victoria Derbyshire programme finds out.
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MH370 was flown into water, says Canadian air crash expert

Mon, 2016-08-01 15:18
One of the world's leading air crash investigators tells Australian TV he believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately flown into the sea.
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Gibraltar caves reveal Neanderthals' secrets

Sun, 2016-07-31 17:29
The cave systems at the base of the rock of Gibraltar have just received UNESCO world heritage status, in recognition of the rich insights they bring to the study of Neanderthals.
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May had objections to Hinkley Point, says Cable

Sat, 2016-07-30 22:58
Theresa May had "objections" to a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point during the days of the coalition, says the then Business Secretary Sir Vince Cable.
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Lettuce towers and office block farms - is this the future?

Sat, 2016-07-30 18:19
Towers of lettuce and pak choi, or a three-storey farm in an office building - could this be the future of farming?
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Hinkley Point: EDF's UK boss 'confident' of go ahead

Sat, 2016-07-30 12:05
The boss of EDF in the UK says he is confident the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will be built, despite the government delaying its approval.
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New Yorkers flock to foul flower

Sat, 2016-07-30 11:13
A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.
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Drop in little terns numbers concerns RSPB

Sat, 2016-07-30 09:19
The RSPB is concerned after the number of little terns nesting in the UK's biggest colony dropped by almost half.
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Plastic bag use plummets in England

Sat, 2016-07-30 09:11
Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p levy on them was introduced, government data suggests.
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Heavy lifting

Sat, 2016-07-30 05:51
Andy Green looks at the logistics involved in getting the Bloodhound supersonic car to South Africa next year so that it can begin its assault on the world land speed record.
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Lava pictures from 'smiling' Hawaiian Kilauea volcano eruption

Fri, 2016-07-29 21:21
The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has erupted, however the volcano appears to be "smiling"
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Australia plans new co-ordinates to fix sat-nav gap

Fri, 2016-07-29 19:17
Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).
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Civic pride 'can help sustain urban biodiversity'

Fri, 2016-07-29 17:44
The establishment of community gardens in inner city areas can boost social and ecological wellbeing, suggest researchers.
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