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Unfounded fear?

Mon, 2016-07-11 09:17
Radiation levels in the Pacific are almost back to their pre-Fukushima levels (except around Fukishima itself), and are expected to have fully recovered by 2020.
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Researchers make 'first discovery' of Philistine cemetery

Mon, 2016-07-11 02:09
Archaeologists in Israel say they hope the discovery of a Philistine cemetery will shed new light on the mysterious migrant people.
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Dig to uncover rare undisturbed Bronze Age burial

Sun, 2016-07-10 03:50
An archaeological dig is under way on what experts say is a very rare undisturbed Bronze Age burial mound in Lancashire.
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New arrivals reach International Space Station

Sun, 2016-07-10 01:05
Russian, American and Japanese astronauts enter the International Space Station.
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Should homeopathy be used on animals?

Fri, 2016-07-08 23:20
The Victoria Derbyshire programme discusses the controversial use of homeopathy by vets as more than 2,300 people sign a petition calling for the treatment to be banned.
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Artificial stingray is 'living robot'

Fri, 2016-07-08 22:39
Scientists have designed a robotic stingray powered by light-activated muscle cells.
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Mutant mice become 'super sniffers'

Fri, 2016-07-08 21:52
Scientists have mutated mice to turn them into "super sniffers", in research aiming to create a new generation of tracker animals.
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Vets: Ban the use of homeopathy in animals

Fri, 2016-07-08 15:51
About 1,000 of the UK's vets sign a petition calling for a ban on homeopathy being prescribed to animals.
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No more fish in the sea

Fri, 2016-07-08 09:34
Foreign fishing vessels operate illegally off the coast of Guinea, depleting its fish population and destroying marine life. Despite the economic and social consequences of illegal fishing, the Guinean government has failed to police its waters because it doesn't have money to operate surveillance equipment, as the BBC's Tamasin Ford reports.
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The final image sent by doomed Japanese Hitomi satellite

Thu, 2016-07-07 23:32
A doomed Japanese satellite managed to capture a spectacular view of a cluster of galaxies 250 million light years away just before it died, scientists reveal.
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Giant panda cub tries to find his feet

Thu, 2016-07-07 21:37
A month-old male giant panda cub in Belgium's Pairi Daiza wildlife park is growing fast and gaining weight - but still not quite standing up.
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Cautious green light for fracking

Thu, 2016-07-07 18:32
The government’s climate change advisors have given a cautious green light to fracking in the UK.
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UN: Global fish consumption per capita hits record high

Thu, 2016-07-07 18:15
Global per capita fish consumption passes the 20kg per year mark for the first time, but natural marine resources continue to be overfished, UN data shows.
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Conservation heartbreak for endangered bird

Thu, 2016-07-07 15:57
How a celebrated milestone for the spoon-billed sandpiper turned to sadness.
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Sea worm fossil gives clues to 'common ancestor'

Thu, 2016-07-07 09:52
Fossils of a sea worm that lived on the ocean floor about 500 million years ago are giving new insights into how early creatures evolved.
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Ewe win again

Wed, 2016-07-06 08:53
In July 1996, scientists in Scotland created the world’s first animal cloned from an adult cell
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Has the LHC discovered a new particle?

Wed, 2016-07-06 03:59
After its much heralded re-start last year, has the Large Hadron Collider found a new particle?
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Japanese knotweed web advice 'confusing'

Tue, 2016-07-05 19:48
Gardeners searching the web for advice on the best way to tackle Japanese knotweed are likely to find confusing and contradictory advice, a study says.
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Warming unlikely to limit chances of UK soggy summers

Tue, 2016-07-05 19:03
Random shifts in the paths of Atlantic storms during the summer are more responsible for changes in temperatures than greenhouse gases, according to a new study.
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Juno probe enters into orbit around Jupiter

Tue, 2016-07-05 14:12
The US space agency's Juno probe puts itself in orbit around Jupiter, ready to undertake a survey of what lies beneath the giant planet's obscuring clouds.
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