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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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Baking soda 'sponge' to capture carbon

Tue, 2016-05-31 20:03
Scientists in California are testing a spongy material made with the key ingredient of baking soda as means of capturing carbon emissions.
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Officials seize tigers from Thai temple

Tue, 2016-05-31 13:20
Wildlife authorities in Thailand are removing tigers from a controversial Buddhist temple after accusations of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse.
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Zoo defends Harambe gorilla shooting

Tue, 2016-05-31 07:44
The director of Cincinnati zoo says he would do the same again after a gorilla, into whose enclosure a child fell, was shot dead.
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Crocodile snatches woman night swimmer

Tue, 2016-05-31 00:15
A woman is feared dead after a crocodile attack in Australia's Daintree National Park.
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Backlash over gorilla killing at US zoo

Mon, 2016-05-30 15:04
The killing of a gorilla at a zoo in the US city of Cincinnati after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure triggers outrage on social media.
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VIDEO: Can baking soda save the world?

Mon, 2016-05-30 09:17
US researchers are testing a key ingredient of baking soda as a means of capturing carbon dioxide.
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Zoo gorilla shot as boy falls into moat

Sun, 2016-05-29 17:37
Zoo officials shoot dead a gorilla after it grabbed a four-year-old boy who fell into its enclosure in the US city of Cincinnati.
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Eve the Jurassic sea monster

Sun, 2016-05-29 15:41
Piecing together the bare bones of a sea reptile that swam at the time of the dinosaurs.
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Alma telescope peers into space

Sun, 2016-05-29 09:38
Alma telescope peers into space from Chile
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VIDEO: Onboard camera captures rocket landing

Sat, 2016-05-28 19:53
An onboard camera has captured the successful landing of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, returning from space after launching an Asian communications satellite.
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Cooling technologies become red hot

Sat, 2016-05-28 06:23
Sainsbury's is trialling new food-cooling technologies that promise to be more eco-friendly than current alternatives.
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VIDEO: Ice blocks make fridges less 'stupid'

Sat, 2016-05-28 06:22
Roger Harrabin visits a factory in Wales that is using ice to make fridges more economical.
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Geologists re-visit giant Zion landslide

Fri, 2016-05-27 22:17
US scientists produce their most precise date yet for the colossal landslide that shaped the big red canyon running through what is now Zion National Park.
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DNA 'tape recorder' to trace cell history

Fri, 2016-05-27 21:11
Researchers invent a DNA "tape recorder" that can trace the family history of every cell in a body.
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Australia removed from UN climate report

Fri, 2016-05-27 18:00
All references to climate change's impact on World Heritage sites in Australia are removed from a UN report after a government request.
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VIDEO: A haven for endangered water voles

Fri, 2016-05-27 16:54
The water vole has become Britain's most endangered mammal, but a project in Worcestershire is trying to reverse the decline.
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Flexi-space room expansion suspended

Thu, 2016-05-26 22:56
A halt is called to the deployment of a new, expandable "room" on the International Space Station when it fails to open up as expected.
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VIDEO: Did Neanderthals create stone rings?

Thu, 2016-05-26 20:53
Stone rings thought to be created by Neanderthals have been found in France
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