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Snails decide using 'two brain cells'

Fri, 2016-06-03 19:31
Snails use two brain cells to make "complex decisions", a team of scientists finds.
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Flat lens promises revolution in optics

Fri, 2016-06-03 19:08
A flat lens made of paint whitener on a sliver of glass could revolutionise optics, its US inventors say.
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Astronomers probe below Jupiter's clouds

Fri, 2016-06-03 12:17
US astronomers have managed to peer deep into the atmosphere of Jupiter using a radio telescope here on Earth.
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Plastic in sea 'like fast food for fish'

Fri, 2016-06-03 08:49
Young fish become hooked on eating plastic in the seas in the same way that teenagers prefer unhealthy fast food, researchers say.
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Nepal drains dangerous Everest lake

Fri, 2016-06-03 01:06
Nepal's army begins work to drain rising waters in a lake near Everest, one the highest projects of its kind.
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First two Slovenian 'dragon eggs' hatch

Thu, 2016-06-02 21:25
Following a four-month wait, the clutch of eggs belonging to a curious Slovenian cave salamander has started to hatch.
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Temple to face charges over dead tigers

Thu, 2016-06-02 19:16
Thai authorities says they will press charges against the controversial Tiger Temple, after 40 dead cubs were found during a raid on the site.
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King Tut's knife 'made from meteorite'

Thu, 2016-06-02 19:00
A dagger entombed alongside the mummy of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun was made with iron that came from a meteorite, researchers say.
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MPs sound alarm on neglected soils

Thu, 2016-06-02 11:32
MPs warn that continued soil degradation risks putting some of the UK’s most productive agricultural land beyond profitable use within a generation.
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VIDEO: Meet science's most famous insect

Thu, 2016-06-02 04:25
The scientific mystery behind one of British science's most famous insects has finally been solved.
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Pluto's 'beating heart' explained

Thu, 2016-06-02 03:35
The spectacular, flat landscape that dominates the left side of Pluto's icy "heart" can now be explained, say scientists.
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Textbook moth's dark secret revealed

Thu, 2016-06-02 03:05
Scientists unravel details of the famous mutation that turned moths black during the industrial revolution.
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World's longest rail tunnel opens

Thu, 2016-06-02 00:37
The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel is officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work.
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UK's 'oldest' hand-written document found

Wed, 2016-06-01 21:01
Roman tablets discovered during excavations in London include the oldest hand-written document ever found in Britain, archaeologists say.
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University responds to missed aurora

Wed, 2016-06-01 19:35
Aurora Borealis watchers switch from using detection equipment in England to kit in Scotland after missing spectacular displays in March.
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VIDEO: Peake: Spacewalk my finest moment

Wed, 2016-06-01 16:20
While Tim Peake has been in space he has handed out Brit Awards, run the London Marathon, and even done a spacewalk.
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Green energy surges to record levels

Wed, 2016-06-01 10:52
The world added far more renewable energy sources than fossil fuels in 2015, with developing countries overtaking richer nations on green spending.
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Holyrood to debate full fracking ban

Wed, 2016-06-01 09:29
MSPs will vote on whether to impose a full ban on fracking as part of an environment debate at Holyrood.
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Swiss Gotthard rail tunnel - an engineering triumph

Wed, 2016-06-01 09:19
The world's longest, deepest rail tunnel just opened
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Asteroids 'dumped water in molten Moon'

Wed, 2016-06-01 05:38
Water found deep in the Moon was delivered when icy asteroids splashed into magma oceans 4.3 billion years ago, a study suggests.
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