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AUDIO: CT scan reveals mummies' faces

BBC Nature news - Fri, 11/04/2014 - 15:52

The British Museum has been using CT scanners to reveal the faces of Egyptian mummies.

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RSPB Scotland's Dolphinwatch is back!

RSPB news - Fri, 11/04/2014 - 14:30

This weekend sees the launch of Dolphinwatch; helping people in Aberdeen see one of the UK's most impressive wildlife spectacles.

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VIDEO: The films making science captivating

BBC Nature news - Fri, 11/04/2014 - 14:20

David Reid travels to the Cern institute in Switzerland to find out how film-makers are helping to make science stories more accessible to the public.

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Airbus wins major weather prize

BBC Nature news - Fri, 11/04/2014 - 11:19

The competition to manufacture the next generation of Europe's most important series of weather satellites is won by Airbus Defence and Space.

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Cities on frontline of climate change struggle

BBC Nature news - Fri, 11/04/2014 - 03:19

Cities on frontline of climate change struggle

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Call to review pet rabbit protection

BBC Nature news - Fri, 11/04/2014 - 02:01

Pet rabbits need better legal protection in the UK, according to an animal welfare researcher.

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Doctors implant lab-grown vagina

BBC Nature news - Fri, 11/04/2014 - 01:45

Four women have had new vaginas grown in the laboratory and implanted by doctors in the US.

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UN set to warn over 'dash for gas'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 11/04/2014 - 00:06

The United Nations is likely to warn governments that a "dash for gas" will not solve climate change, the BBC's Roger Harrabin reports.

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VIDEO: Close-up: Sub ready to locate MH370

BBC Nature news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 23:22

Specialists are preparing the submarine which will be used when the general location of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane in the Indian Ocean is identified.

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VIDEO: Below deck of Syria chemical destroyer

BBC Nature news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 22:51

Time is fast running out for Syria to hand over its chemical weapons stocks, the international body in charge of their destruction says.

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Flies manoeuvre like fighter jets

BBC Nature news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 19:10

New research shows that when a threat comes into view fruit flies make split-second turns reminiscent of those made by fighter jets.

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Pickles increases energy policy role

BBC Nature news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 18:39

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has staged a minor coup over coalition energy policy.

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The 100 most distinct and rare birds

BBC Nature news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 17:31

Scientists list the world's most distinctive and endangered birds.

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VIDEO: Lucky turtle gets prosthetic fin

BBC Nature news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 17:24

A turtle in Israel which lost two limbs has been given a designer prosthetic dorsal fin.

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Enjoy an 'eggcellent' Easter weekend at Sandwell Valley nature reserve

RSPB news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 13:14

On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 April, RSPB Sandwell Valley nature reserve will be hosting an 'eggcellent' weekend of wild themed Easter activities.

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Aberfoyle Osprey season off to a flying start

RSPB news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 11:28

Spring has got off to a flying start at Aberfoyle Ospreys with the arrival of not one but three ospreys on the nest.

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Challenge to Titanic sinking theory

BBC Nature news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 10:23

UK scientists have challenged the idea that the Titanic was unlucky for sailing in a year when there were an exceptional number of icebergs in the North Atlantic.

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Curbing wind energy to push up bills

BBC Nature news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 02:15

Researchers say that plans to restrict wind farms to the seas around Britain will require significantly larger subsidies.

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'Millions wasted' on flu drug

BBC Nature news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 01:56

Hundreds of millions of pounds have been wasted on Tamiflu, a drug for flu that may work no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis says.

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'RoboClam' could anchor submarines

BBC Nature news - Thu, 10/04/2014 - 01:33

A new burrowing robot for anchoring miniature submarines has been developed, inspired by the Atlantic razor clam.

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