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Paul Nurse: 'Research needs free movement to thrive'

Thu, 2016-06-30 08:55
Sir Paul Nurse says UK science will suffer unless any post-Brexit agreement allows the free movement of people.
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Amazon fires: Humans make rainforest more flammable

Thu, 2016-06-30 07:04
Human disturbances are putting the Amazon rainforest at greater risk of fire, say researchers.
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Amazon fires: how we make rainforest more flammable

Thu, 2016-06-30 03:10
Human disturbances are making the Amazon rainforest 'more flammable' say researchers.
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Cameron urged to ratify climate deal before quitting as PM

Wed, 2016-06-29 22:17
Prime Minister David Cameron is being urged to ratify the Paris climate agreement before leaving office.
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Automated amphibian teaches us to walk

Wed, 2016-06-29 22:15
Scientists in Switzerland have created a robotic salamander that mimics the gait of the ancient amphibian in great detail.
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Nasa tests its most powerful booster yet

Wed, 2016-06-29 05:05
Nasa has conducted a second round of test on a booster which is designed to send human beings deep into space.
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World class science 'will endure' in UK after Brexit

Wed, 2016-06-29 04:29
The UK Science Minister, Jo Johnson, says that world class research will "endure" following the Brexit.
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Ancient birds' wings preserved in amber

Wed, 2016-06-29 03:26
Two wings from birds that lived alongside the dinosaurs have been found preserved in amber.
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Helium discovery a 'game-changer'

Tue, 2016-06-28 19:56
Scientists say they have found a large helium gas field in Tanzania, amid concerns global supplies are running out.
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Inside Porton Down

Tue, 2016-06-28 12:08
Dr Michael Mosley investigates Britain's most secretive and controversial military research base, Porton Down, on its 100th anniversary.
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EU referendum: UK science wakes up to new future

Fri, 2016-06-24 22:15
UK science must fight to make sure it is not an after-thought as Britain renegotiates its relationship with the EU, say research leaders.
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Buenos Aires to shut scandal-prone zoo

Fri, 2016-06-24 10:34
The mayor of Buenos Aires announces his administration has taken over the running of the city's zoo after a series of scandals.
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Scientists hungry to deliver food system paradigm shift

Fri, 2016-06-24 00:02
Eight universities across northern England join forces to form a scientific powerhouse at the launch of a five-year, £16m global food research programme.
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Rise of border fences hampers wildlife movements

Thu, 2016-06-23 09:50
The growth of border fences in Central and Eastern Europe in recent years is a "major threat" to wildlife, according to a new study.
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Frog rescue: Last hope for endangered amphibian

Thu, 2016-06-23 09:08
How a shipping container became a last sanctuary for one of the world's most endangered amphibians, the mountain chicken frog.
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Solar Impulse on track for Seville landing

Wed, 2016-06-22 23:20
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, is aiming to complete its Atlantic crossing on Thursday with a landing in Seville.
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Diesels more polluting below 18C, research suggests

Wed, 2016-06-22 14:00
Pollution from many popular diesel cars is much worse when it is colder than 18C outside, new research suggests.
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'Last breath'

Wed, 2016-06-22 09:59
In June 1997, astronauts on the Russian space station Mir faced disaster after the worst collision in the history of manned space flight.
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Warmer winters play important role in EU emissions drop

Wed, 2016-06-22 09:58
Milder winters have contributed to a significant drop in greenhouse gas emissions across the EU over the past quarter of a century.
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Tim Peake: 'I saw flames outside the window'

Tue, 2016-06-21 22:47
British astronaut Tim Peake describes his dramatic journey home to Earth from the International Space Station.
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