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Researchers warn that if the methane levels keep increasing at current rates, it will be very difficult to limit global warming to 2°C... [Read More]
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Carl Guyenette has turned musician Jeff Wayne's 70's concept album into two hours of immersive terror – by putting all the tech at the service... [Read More]
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NASA chose Maxar Technologies to build the power and propulsion element of the Gateway lunar space station, which will be an outpost for going to... [Read More]
Tags: NASA - Maxar - Gateway
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It turns out that tiny fish are crucial to supporting larger animals on and around a healthy coral reef... [Read More]
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Face recognition technology is being rolled out across the world, but activists and politicians are starting to push back on creeping surveillance... [Read More]
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The rate of people dying from stroke in England decreased by 55 per cent between 2001 and 2010, according to an analysis of 800,000 patients... [Read More]
A shape-shifting drone can switch between flying and driving to fit through small gaps or get past rough terrain... [Read More]
Tags: Drone - small - gaps
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Wondering how to vote in the EU elections? We've rounded up what the parties have to say on the biggest issue in science. [Read More]
Painted watermelons adorn the walls of several ancient Egyptian tombs, and now DNA analysis has revealed what their flesh would have looked and tasted like... [Read More]
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A shape-shifting drone can switch between flying and driving to fit through small gaps or get past rough terrain... [Read More]
Tags: Drone - small - gaps
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DNA is more important to a child's personality, exam results and future income than the way they are brought up – but that's good news,... [Read More]
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The makeup of the moon shows that the young sun rotated slower than other similar stars, leaving the early solar system relatively calm so life... [Read More]
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A long-term study in the UK suggests that in urban areas, populations of birds that use bird feeders have increased while those of other species... [Read More]
Tags: Putting - bird - feeder
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DNA analysis has revealed that leaves found on an ancient Egyptian mummy came from a domesticated watermelon with sweet, red flesh just like modern varieties... [Read More]
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Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and... [Read More]
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There is a 1 in 20 chance that runaway carbon emissions could result in a 2-metre sea level rise, which would have "profound consequences for... [Read More]
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Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate... [Read More]
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Pluto may harbour an ocean that's kept liquid by an extra layer of gas molecules trapped in the ice at the base of its frigid... [Read More]
Tags: Pluto - ocean - layer
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Around 90 per cent of people are fooled by this physical illusion. It tricks the mind into thinking that three objects together are lighter than... [Read More]
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Two sabre-toothed cat skulls have holes in them that precisely match the cats' famously long canine teeth, suggesting rival cats bit through the bone... [Read More]
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