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Unique meteorite from asteroid smash-up

Wed, 2016-06-15 01:46
Scientists identify a completely new type of meteorite that likely originated in a huge asteroid collision some 470 million years ago.
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'Biblical' moth influx threatens to devastate crops

Tue, 2016-06-14 22:00
Scientists have learned that cabbage and cauliflower crops could potentially be "devastated" by an infestation of moths from continental Europe.
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Up close with the Titanic's sunken sister

Tue, 2016-06-14 16:55
The BBC dives more than 100 metres underwater in a submarine to see the wreck of the Britannic in the Aegean, where it sank in 1916.
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Baboons return to Tbilisi zoo

Tue, 2016-06-14 09:29
The zoo in Georgia's capital Tbilisi has been slowly re-populating with animals, after flooding last year killed nearly half of its former residents.
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El Niño likely to boost CO2 in 2016

Tue, 2016-06-14 01:34
A big spike in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels means the greenhouse gas is about to pass a symbolic threshold.
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Spread of human disease from animals mapped

Mon, 2016-06-13 21:19
Scientists say they have developed a better way to predict how diseases such as Lassa fever jump from animals to humans.
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Would Brexit compromise the future of UK science?

Mon, 2016-06-13 20:58
Leading scientists have been particularly vocal in arguing against the UK leaving the European Union. But how would Brexit really affect UK science, asks Tom Feilden.
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Solar Impulse flies over night-time New York

Sat, 2016-06-11 18:05
A plane powered only by the sun travels to New York City for a photoshoot at the Statue of Liberty, ahead of crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
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Nobel prize winners warn leaving EU poses 'risk' to science

Sat, 2016-06-11 12:01
A group of 13 Nobel prize-winning scientists warn leaving the EU poses a "key risk" to British science.
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Extraterrestrial honour for UK astronaut Tim Peake

Sat, 2016-06-11 07:30
Astronaut Tim Peake is recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
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Light pollution 'affects 80% of global population'

Sat, 2016-06-11 04:08
More than 80% of the world's population lives under light-polluted skies, a study suggests.
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Petra, Jordan: Huge monument found 'hiding in plain sight'

Fri, 2016-06-10 19:47
Archaeologists using satellite imagery discover a huge, ceremonial monument at the Petra World Heritage site in southern Jordan.
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Hummingbird moths colonise UK

Fri, 2016-06-10 17:45
A hummingbird-like moth may have colonised the UK, according to conservationists.
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China's giant glass bridge hit with sledgehammer

Fri, 2016-06-10 09:00
BBC Click smashes one of the panels on the world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge to see how safe it is.
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Experiment 'turns waste CO2 to stone'

Fri, 2016-06-10 04:12
Scientists think they have found a smart way to constrain carbon dioxide emissions - just turn them to stone.
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Government criticised over flood plans

Thu, 2016-06-09 10:00
The government is failing to do enough to protect communities at risk of flooding and needs to do more long-term planning, MPs say.
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Names proposed for chemical elements

Thu, 2016-06-09 08:08
Nihonium, moscovium, tennessine, and oganesson are the names proposed for the four new chemical elements added to the periodic table in January.
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VIDEO: The science behind 'three-person babies'

Thu, 2016-06-09 07:56
Using DNA from three people to create a baby is safe, according to a major research study, by scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre at Newcastle University.
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VIDEO: Tim Peake set to return to Earth

Thu, 2016-06-09 06:05
Six months after Tim Peake blasted off to the International Space Station, he is preparing for his return to Earth.
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VIDEO: Tim Peake: 'I miss the feeling of rain'

Thu, 2016-06-09 03:44
British astronaut Tim Peake has been on the International Space Station for nearly six months, where the climate is unsurprisingly constant.
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