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Chandrayaan-3: How important are India's Moon mission findings?

Tue, 2023-09-19 09:53
A former Nasa scientist decodes the significance of the discoveries made by the lunar lander and rover.
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'This could be the holy grail to replace palm oil' - research team

Mon, 2023-09-18 21:50
An Edinburgh food research team produces a lower-fat alternative aimed at cutting palm oil dependence.
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Antarctic sea-ice at 'mind-blowing' low alarms experts

Sun, 2023-09-17 09:00
Missing winter sea-ice signals changes in Antarctica that could be "absolute disaster for the world", scientists say.
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Major UK methane greenhouse gas leak spotted from space

Sat, 2023-09-16 10:47
In a first for the UK, the methane was detected by satellite, bringing hope for curbing the greenhouse gas.
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UK butterfly numbers at highest level since 2019

Fri, 2023-09-15 12:01
But scientists warn that some species could decline in the long term due to habitat loss.
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Astronomy Photographer of the Year: See the winning images

Fri, 2023-09-15 04:43
Winning images of the amazing parts of our Universe go on display in London.
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England's rarest species to get £14.5m funding boost

Thu, 2023-09-14 10:32
More than 60 projects receive £14.5m for habitat restoration for butterflies, bats and birds.
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Colombia deadliest country for environmentalists - report

Wed, 2023-09-13 09:16
A study shows 60 environmental activists were killed in Colombia in 2022 out of 177 murdered worldwide.
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Tantalising sign of possible life on faraway world

Tue, 2023-09-12 22:36
Nasa's James Webb Telescope may have discovered a molecule thought only to be produced by life.
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Government may have broken law over sewage - watchdog

Tue, 2023-09-12 19:55
It is being investigated for allowing excessive sewage into England's rivers and seas.
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Geologists sample lava from Kilauea as it erupts

Tue, 2023-09-12 09:14
Scientists in Hawaii got up close to the active volcano to study its latest eruption
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Robots are trained to help revive coral reefs

Tue, 2023-09-12 09:04
Researchers are experimenting with robots to help speed up the restoration of coral reefs.
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Dolly the Sheep creator Ian Wilmut dies aged 79

Mon, 2023-09-11 23:42
Creating the world's first cloned mammal was arguably one of the greatest scientific achievements of the 20th Century.
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Lough Neagh: What does future hold for UK's largest freshwater lake?

Sat, 2023-09-09 15:49
A summer of blue-green algae caused havoc, with bathing bans and pondweed complicating matters.
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Climate change: UN calls for 'radical' changes to stem warming

Sat, 2023-09-09 00:00
A review of action on climate since the Paris agreement calls for an end to fossil fuels without carbon capture.
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Orford Ness: Robotic 'dog' surveys ex Cold War site in National Trust first

Fri, 2023-09-08 15:02
Drones and a robot called Spot survey off-limits laboratories at a former arms test site.
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Hurricane Lee may become first category five storm of Atlantic season

Fri, 2023-09-08 09:47
The storm has rapidly gained strength in the Caribbean from category one status earlier on Thursday.
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Urban oases combine roof gardens and solar panels

Fri, 2023-09-08 09:22
Combining solar panels and a roof garden is a tricky and costly engineering task.
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Has Australia cleaned up its act on climate?

Fri, 2023-09-08 02:28
Elected last year, PM Anthony Albanese vowed to haul his laggard nation from the "naughty corner".
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UK rejoins EU science research scheme Horizon

Thu, 2023-09-07 17:05
UK-based scientists and institutions will have access to the £85bn fund from today.
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