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UK's longest-lasting patch of snow melts away

BBC Nature news - Mon, 02/10/2017 - 09:14

The UK's hardiest snow patch melts for what is thought to be only the seventh time in 300 years.

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Leicester space scientist wins BBC Two astronaut show

BBC Nature news - Sun, 01/10/2017 - 21:08

Suzie Imber, who beat 11 people to the prize, is "excited" she could "one day end up in space".

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Bali volcano: What is it like waiting for an eruption?

BBC Nature news - Sat, 30/09/2017 - 11:31

More than 100,000 people have fled their homes as they wait for Bali's Mount Agung to erupt.

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Bloodhound supersonic car fires up Eurofighter engine

BBC Nature news - Fri, 29/09/2017 - 18:07

The British-led project to build a 1,000mph car reaches a key milestone in its development.

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Iconic kiwi could be extinct in 50 years

BBC Nature news - Fri, 29/09/2017 - 15:07

New Zealand's forest used to be home to millions of kiwi. Now there are only 68,000 left.

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Elon Musk: Rockets will fly people from city to city in minutes

BBC Nature news - Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:49

The entrepreneur says his new rocket could fly people from London to New York in 29 minutes.

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The portable science kit entrepreneur

BBC Nature news - Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:46

Creator of ChemStart, Bathabile Mpofu, takes hands-on scientific experiments into schools in South Africa.

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Tsunami drives species 'army' across Pacific to US coast

BBC Nature news - Fri, 29/09/2017 - 02:44

Hundreds of Japanese species have been found on US coasts, swept there by the deadly 2011 tsunami.

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Europe plans Sentinel satellite expansion

BBC Nature news - Thu, 28/09/2017 - 17:58

The process begins of scoping new spacecraft for the Sentinel Earth observation network.

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Will this rover succeed in exploring the Moon's surface?

BBC Nature news - Thu, 28/09/2017 - 17:23

A team in Bangalore has entered the Google Lunar X Prize to land a rover on the Moon.

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Embryo: Precise 'chemical surgery' performed

BBC Nature news - Thu, 28/09/2017 - 14:01

Sir Paul Nurse says this kind of technique could be done in the UK.

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'Virtual flu'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 28/09/2017 - 13:45

A major citizen science project will spread virtual flu with the aim of understanding how to stop the real thing.

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New species of giant rat discovered on the Solomon Islands

BBC Nature news - Thu, 28/09/2017 - 11:50

Four times larger than regular rodents, a large, tree-dwelling rat has been found in the Pacific.

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DNA surgery on embryos removes disease

BBC Nature news - Thu, 28/09/2017 - 05:57

A Chinese team corrected the potentially fatal blood disorder beta-thalassemia.

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Environmentalists: UK's Antarctic islands need protection

BBC Nature news - Thu, 28/09/2017 - 01:00

Conservationists push the UK to make its remote South Sandwich Islands a protected sanctuary.

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Gravitational wave hunters bag fourth black-hole detection

BBC Nature news - Wed, 27/09/2017 - 17:34

Ripples in the fabric of space-time are sensed again - this time using three different laser systems.

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Blue Planet 2 producer promises a 'real life Pixar' from underwater sequel

BBC Nature news - Wed, 27/09/2017 - 16:03

The BBC is going under the waves with David Attenborough in a second series of Blue Planet, which was first shown in 2001.

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'Giant wombats made annual migration'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 27/09/2017 - 14:14

Diprotodon, an extinct Ice Age marsupial of Australia, would trek long distances each year for food.

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Climate change: Ministers should be 'sued' over targets

BBC Nature news - Wed, 27/09/2017 - 06:58

The ex-chief scientist says the government should be made to enshrine a zero-emissions target in law.

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Nasa's mission to 'touch the Sun'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 27/09/2017 - 03:50

The Parker Solar Probe is going to be the first spacecraft to journey deep into the Sun's atmosphere.

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