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Graphene light bulb set for shops

BBC Nature news - 5 hours 55 sec ago

A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.

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VIDEO: A year in space: Soyuz docks at ISS

BBC Nature news - Sat, 28/03/2015 - 05:09

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has docked at the International Space Station carrying three astronauts, two of whom are due to spend a record 12 months there.

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Duo begin year-long space trip

BBC Nature news - Sat, 28/03/2015 - 02:53

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.

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What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?

BBC Nature news - Sat, 28/03/2015 - 02:49

David Shukman explores the justifications for the £4bn "atom smasher" buried under Geneva.

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What drives people to murder-suicide?

BBC Nature news - Sat, 28/03/2015 - 01:13

What drives people to murder-suicide?

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Osprey nest activities "unethical and unacceptable"

RSPB news - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 17:49

A spokesman for RSPB Scotland said: "We regard the current activities around the osprey nest as unethical and unacceptable. Even if they are within the law, they must stop immediately.

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Greens ‘want 1% of GDP for science’

BBC Nature news - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 16:32

A pledge by the Greens to double science funding contrasts with the statements offered by five other party leaders, answering a call to set out their policies on science.

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VIDEO: Eels journey from Bermuda and back

BBC Nature news - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 10:27

Millions of eels have been arriving in the south-west of England having travelled thousands of miles from the Sargasso Sea near Bermuda.

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'Cat litter mix' closed nuclear site

BBC Nature news - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 02:35

A team of experts says a mixture that included organic cat litter forced the closure of the only underground nuclear waste repository in the US.

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Polar ice shelf thinning speeds up

BBC Nature news - Fri, 27/03/2015 - 00:52

Eighteen years of satellite data reveal an acceleration in the thinning of many of Antarctica's floating ice shelves.

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China's 'magic bunny' goes viral

BBC Nature news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 23:39

China's endangered Ili Pika goes viral

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Dark matter flits through collisions

BBC Nature news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 21:31

A long-running study shows dark matter coasts unscathed through galactic collisions, betraying a ghostly lack of interaction with the known Universe.

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River health revealed in 'shocking' figures

BBC Nature news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 20:47

Just 17% of England's rivers are judged to be in good health, according to "shocking" Environment Agency figures.

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Environment groups face severe cull from budget cuts

RSPB news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 17:40

Environment and heritage organisations in Northern Ireland today received confirmation of the scale of the budget cuts, with Department of Environment (DoE) cutting its Natural Heritage Grants programme by 100%.

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Gardeners of West Sussex control the future volume of the dawn chorus

RSPB news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 17:25

January's Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of West Sussex's gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits.

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Surrey gardeners key to boosting threatened birds

RSPB news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 17:13

January's Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of Surrey's gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits

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Gardeners of the garden of England key to birds' recovery

RSPB news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 16:57

January's Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of Kent's gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits

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Hampshire's gardens are the new conservation front line

RSPB news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 16:47

January's Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of Hampshire's gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits

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Birdwatch highlights the importance of East Sussex's gardens for birds

RSPB news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 16:39

January's Big Garden Birdwatch highlight the importance of East Sussex's gardens to the future of house-sparrows, starlings and blue tits

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Berkshire's gardens more important for birds than ever

RSPB news - Thu, 26/03/2015 - 16:17

January's Big Garden Birdwatch results highlight the importance of Berkshire's gardens to the future of house-sparrows, starlings and blue tits

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