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Why are we running out of courgettes?

BBC Nature news - Thu, 19/01/2017 - 10:53

Bad weather in Italy and Spain is significantly increasing the price of vegetables across northern Europe

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BBC Breakfast presenters meet 'Orangu-cam'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 19/01/2017 - 09:11

The Breakfast team have been monkeying around with one of the stars of new series 'Spy in the Wild'.

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Robotic sleeve 'hugs' failing hearts

BBC Nature news - Thu, 19/01/2017 - 02:05

US scientists develop a robotic sleeve that can help hearts pump when they fail to work properly.

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Trump's EPA nominee Scott Pruitt grilled on oil company ties

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 23:06

Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, has faced some tough questioning at his confirmation hearing.

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Primates facing 'extinction crisis'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 20:20

Primates are facing an extinction crisis, according to researchers who have found that 60% of species are under threat.

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Galileo satellites experiencing multiple clock failures

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 18:53

The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe's Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate.

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Climate change: Data shows 2016 likely to be warmest year yet

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 16:39

Temperature data for 2016 shows it is likely to have edged ahead of 2015 as the world's warmest year.

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DNA-testing smartphone aims to tackle drugs resistance

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 16:22

A smartphone attachment that analyses DNA could help improve cancer and tuberculosis treatments.

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Moth with 'golden flake hairstyle' named after Donald Trump

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 12:42

The moth, which has a wingspan of just over a centimetre, was discovered in California.

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Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 11:26

The payment to the UN Green Climate Fund was announced three days before Donald Trump takes office.

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IVF: First three-parent baby born to infertile couple

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 07:53

A technique designed to help parents affected by genetic disorders is used to tackle infertility.

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Aeolus wind mission heads for test and launch

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 02:44

UK engineers finish the assembly of a wind-observing satellite that meteorologists expect to have a major impact on weather forecasts.

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Babies remember their birth language - scientists

BBC Nature news - Wed, 18/01/2017 - 01:51

Babies learn language in the early months of life, and retain this knowledge, say scientists.

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Drone footage shows huge Antarctic ice crack

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/01/2017 - 21:55

Aerial video shows a huge ice crack which is forcing British Antarctic Survey staff to leave their base.

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Last man to walk on the Moon, Gene Cernan, has died

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/01/2017 - 08:50

Documentary maker reflects on the life of astronaut Gene Cernan, following his death.

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Concerns over first snow and common leopards found in same area

BBC Nature news - Tue, 17/01/2017 - 02:02

Video footage showing snow leopards and common leopards sharing the same habitat causes alarm.

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Gene Cernan, last man to walk on Moon, dies aged 82

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/01/2017 - 23:36

US astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17, has died, his family and Nasa announce.

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Venus wave may be Solar System's biggest

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/01/2017 - 20:16

A giant wave in the atmosphere of Venus may be the biggest of its kind in the Solar System.

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Trump team moving away from supporters on climate science

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/01/2017 - 18:46

The incoming Trump administration accepts far more of the research on climate change than many of their political supporters, say British scientists.

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Ice crack to put UK Antarctic base in shut-down

BBC Nature news - Mon, 16/01/2017 - 17:38

The British Antarctic Survey is pulling all staff out of the space-age Halley base in March because of a big crack in nearby ice.

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