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Hen Harrier event at RSPB reserve calls for action to save Hen Harriers

RSPB news - Thu, 04/08/2016 - 10:41

The UK's down to three active hen harrier nests. We're calling for urgent action to stamp out illegal persecution.

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Hen harrier chicks tagged at home of UK Submarine Service

RSPB news - Thu, 04/08/2016 - 10:39

Two young hen harrier chicks have been satellite tagged at an MoD base in Argyll as part of a national RSPB project.

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China farewells Jade Rabbit Moon rover

BBC Nature news - Thu, 04/08/2016 - 06:25

China's Jade Rabbit says a final goodbye and shuts down forever, after 31 months exploring the Moon, far outliving its predicted lifespan.

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Brain's thirst circuit 'monitors the mouth'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 04/08/2016 - 00:11

Scientists observe activity in the mouse brain which can explain why we get thirsty when we eat, and why cool water quenches thirst more quickly.

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Moon Express cleared for lunar landing

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/08/2016 - 19:21

Moon Express becomes the first private firm to win US approval for an unmanned mission to the moon.

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Vibrations bring still photos to life

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/08/2016 - 18:26

Photographs in which still objects can be manipulated are developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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Vibrations bring still photos to life

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/08/2016 - 18:25

Photographs in which still objects can be manipulated are developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Why are crying babies so hard to ignore?

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/08/2016 - 18:00

A neuroscientist explains why Donald Trump found a crying baby at his rally so distracting.

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Two rare Amur leopards born at Twycross Zoo

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/08/2016 - 10:39

Two Amur leopards - believed to be the world's rarest big cat - are born at Twycross Zoo.

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China's elevated bus: Futuristic 'straddling bus' hits the road

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/08/2016 - 10:26

The 2m-high Transit Elevated Bus took its inaugural test run in the streets of Hebei, much to the amazement of Chinese citizens.

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'Science gives us hope in a turbulent world'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/08/2016 - 06:24

Professor Brian Cox talks to the BBC about how why science can give us hope in a turbulent world.

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The deadly trade around exotic fish

BBC Nature news - Wed, 03/08/2016 - 03:22

Emily Voigt devoted three years of her life and visited fifteen countries in search of the rare Asian arowana.

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Last chance to see Bassenthwaite ospreys up-close

RSPB news - Tue, 02/08/2016 - 16:50

Visitors to Bassenthwaite have just a few weeks left to get up close to the lake's popular family of ospreys.

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Research head urges UK to seize Brexit opportunity

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/08/2016 - 12:52

The man who has taken charge of UK research funding says Brexit presents scientists with an opportunity.

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Crowd dynamics

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/08/2016 - 03:12

The World Music Festival, Womad, hosted a science pavilion this year, but are such initiatives successful?

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Last woolly mammoths 'died of thirst'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/08/2016 - 02:39

One of the last known populations of woolly mammoths became extinct because of a lack of drinking water, a study concludes.

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Slow-motion replays can distort criminal responsibility

BBC Nature news - Tue, 02/08/2016 - 02:27

Slow-motion replays of crimes in courtrooms may be distorting the outcomes of trials, according to US research.

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New bug recorded for first time in Scotland

RSPB news - Tue, 02/08/2016 - 01:01

A new bug has been officially recorded in Scotland for the first time after being discovered by an RSPB Scotland volunteer.

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'Hacking nerves can control disease'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/08/2016 - 15:09

Controlling human nerve cells with electricity could treat a range of disease including type-2 diabetes, a new company says.

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Dartmoor lynx returned to zoo after weeks on run

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/08/2016 - 14:51

A lynx that escaped from Dartmoor Zoo is back in his pen after more than three weeks on the run.

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