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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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Fossils show Hobbits shrank 'rapidly'

Thu, 2016-06-09 03:11
Researchers discover fossils that suggest the famous Hobbit species shrank on the Indonesian island of Flores within the space of 300,000 years.
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VIDEO: Kayaker's close encounter with shark

Thu, 2016-06-09 02:18
A kayaker has filmed a close encounter with a 23ft (7m) basking shark off the south coast of the Isle of Man.
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Rise of mammals 'earlier than thought'

Wed, 2016-06-08 18:43
Mammals began to flourish well before the end of the dinosaur age, a new study finds.
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Global origins of local food favourites

Wed, 2016-06-08 17:53
Italy's tomatoes and Thailand's potent chillies, although closely associated with these nations, have their historical roots elsewhere, a study reveals.
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VIDEO: Drone footage shows NZ whales from above

Wed, 2016-06-08 08:50
Footage of Bryde's whales feeding has been caught on camera.
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