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DNA hints at earlier human exodus from Africa

BBC Nature news - Thu, 22/09/2016 - 15:25

Evidence for an early exodus of modern humans from Africa may have been detected in living humans.

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See what a button battery can do to a child's throat

BBC Nature news - Thu, 22/09/2016 - 11:32

Medical correspondent Fergus Walsh demonstrates what can happen if a button battery gets lodged in a child's throat, after a warning from surgeons over the dangers.

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China space station to fall to Earth in 2017

BBC Nature news - Wed, 21/09/2016 - 14:48

China's first space station is expected to fall back to Earth in the second half of 2017, amid speculation authorities have lost control of it.

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Search on for the Asian hornet queen

BBC Nature news - Wed, 21/09/2016 - 14:06

How the government is trying to trace nests of invasive hornet which kills honey bees

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Heritage Lottery Fund grant gives nature a home in Cambridgeshire

RSPB news - Wed, 21/09/2016 - 13:50

A £120,000 project to provide new homes for nature is nearing completion at RSPB Fen Drayton Lakes, in Cambridgeshire.

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Wildlife charities welcome decision that protects rare Broads wildlife

RSPB news - Wed, 21/09/2016 - 13:02

Butterfly Conservation, Plantlife, and the RSPB welcome decision to end water abstraction that threatened wildlife at Catfield Fen nature reserve.

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Fearnley-Whittingstall on ivory trade 'ban'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 21/09/2016 - 12:47

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall says trading ivory not verified as antique should be banned

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Vets warn people against buying 'flat-faced' dogs

BBC Nature news - Wed, 21/09/2016 - 02:13

The British Veterinary Association warns would-be dog owners to think twice before buying breeds with fashionably "flat-faced" features - because of growing concerns for their welfare.

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Watching films releases 'natural painkiller'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 21/09/2016 - 00:40

Watching a tragic film could have an unexpected benefit in triggering a feel-good chemical, research suggests.

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Bangkok: Monitor lizards overrun Lumpini Park

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 17:41

A park in Bangkok has been overrun by monitor lizards.

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Meet Earth's indestructible micro-beast

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 17:15

Meet the planet's hardiest animal - the tardigrade - that has just revealed a genetic secret that could help protect human cells.

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Survival secret of 'Earth's hardiest animal' revealed

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 17:08

A gene from an almost indestructible microscopic creature could provide "radiation shield" for human cells, scientists find.

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Bouncing deer spotted by walker on beach in Poole

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 16:24

A deer has been filmed bouncing along a beach in Poole Harbour.

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Invasive Asian Hornet spotted in Britain for first time, experts confirm

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 16:23

An invasive hornet that kills honey bees is spotted in Britain for the first time, experts confirm.

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Should you keep your cat on a lead?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 14:09

Dr Peter Marra explains why pet cats should not be allowed to roam free.

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French MP inquiry calls for abattoir video cameras

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 12:52

A parliamentary inquiry recommends video monitoring to tackle abuses in abattoirs, after secretly filmed videos shocked the French public.

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Teleportation step toward quantum internet

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 12:37

Physicists have set a new bar for quantum teleportation - transferring information from one place to another without anything physically travelling between the locations.

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Anglo-Saxon 'palace' found at Rendlesham near Sutton Hoo site

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 10:24

Archaeologists believe they have found a lost Anglo-Saxon royal palace about four miles (6km) from one of Britain's best known finds.

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Green spaces worth £2.2bn to public health in England

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 00:56

Outdoor exercise delivers an estimated £2.2bn of health benefits to adults in England each year, a study suggests.

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China embarked on wind power frenzy, says IEA

BBC Nature news - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 00:56

China has been building two wind turbines every hour, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has told BBC News.

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