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Electric solution for Mexico's roads

BBC Nature news - Sat, 11/03/2017 - 02:06

Hector Ruiz has made it his mission to convert cars in Mexico City to run on electricity.

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Video captures moment plastic enters food chain

BBC Nature news - Sat, 11/03/2017 - 01:51

A video captures the moment plankton ingest a plastic microfibre.

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Great Barrier Reef suffers unprecedented second year's bleaching

BBC Nature news - Fri, 10/03/2017 - 21:41

Scientists say there hasn't been enough time for the corals to recover from damage in 2016.

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Ebola vaccine shows promise for gorillas and chimps

BBC Nature news - Fri, 10/03/2017 - 14:01

A trial suggests that an Ebola vaccine could protect gorillas and chimps from the deadly disease.

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Clean air design

BBC Nature news - Fri, 10/03/2017 - 02:21

Russian architect Alexei Umarov thinks his HyperFilter building could be a pollution solution.

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Can city 'smellfies' stop air pollution?

BBC Nature news - Fri, 10/03/2017 - 02:21

Could smelly maps linked to the odours of a city play a role in fighting dirty air? Our environment correspondent Matt McGrath follows his nose.

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Machines v hackers

BBC Nature news - Fri, 10/03/2017 - 01:33

Security could increasingly rely on smart machines that spot cyber threats rather than on humans.

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Robber fly: Hunting secrets of a tiny predator

BBC Nature news - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 19:15

The mid-air hunting strategy of a tiny fly the size of a grain of rice has been revealed by an international team of scientists.

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Baby chimp thriving after rescue from traffickers

BBC Nature news - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 19:08

We revisit Nemley Junior who was freed from wildlife traffickers in Ivory Coast after a BBC News investigation.

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Robber fly: Hunting secrets of a tiny predator revealed

BBC Nature news - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 18:32

A tiny robber fly the size of a grain of rice has an advanced hunting strategy, researchers discover.

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Here comes the pollution pram

BBC Nature news - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 16:47

The scheme hoping to help parents steer their little ones away from exhaust fumes.

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Oldest croc eggs discovered in dinosaur nest

BBC Nature news - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 15:58

The oldest crocodilian eggs known to science have been discovered in the cliffs of western Portugal.

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Watching the scratching bear is good for you

BBC Nature news - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 15:00

Research from the University of California has found that watching nature programmes, such as Planet Earth II, is good for you.

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DNA provides window into early Aboriginal history

BBC Nature news - Thu, 09/03/2017 - 06:43

Scientists use hair to locate where distinct groups lived in Australia up to 50,000 years ago.

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Gravitational waves pioneer Ronald Drever dies

BBC Nature news - Wed, 08/03/2017 - 21:30

Scottish physicist Ronald Drever, one of the architects behind the discovery of gravitational waves, has died at the age of 85.

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Neanderthals 'self-medicated' for pain

BBC Nature news - Wed, 08/03/2017 - 19:24

Neanderthals dosed themselves with painkillers and possibly penicillin, according to a study of their teeth.

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How to super-size your memory, according to science

BBC Nature news - Wed, 08/03/2017 - 19:23

You can super size your memory to make it more like the brain of a world memory champion, a scientific study suggests.

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Budget 2017: Robotics, driverless cars and 5G to get UK funds

BBC Nature news - Wed, 08/03/2017 - 15:04

The chancellor promises £270m to put the UK at the forefront of ground-breaking technologies.

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Malta's Azure Window collapses into the sea

BBC Nature news - Wed, 08/03/2017 - 14:02

The popular limestone arch was featured on the first episode of Game of Thrones and several films.

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Invasive snakes threaten forests on Pacific island of Guam

BBC Nature news - Wed, 08/03/2017 - 11:59

The Brown tree snakes that have almost wiped out bird populations on Guam may also be damaging its tropical forests.

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