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Nasa seeks experiment ideas for Europa lander

BBC Nature news - Thu, 18/05/2017 - 15:58

Nasa is seeking the best ideas for experiments to fly on a mission that will land on Jupiter's moon Europa.

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Treasure trove of new plant discoveries revealed

BBC Nature news - Thu, 18/05/2017 - 02:50

Almost 2,000 plants new to science have been identified in the past year, but many are at risk.

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Recycling nightmares - but can packaging be improved?

BBC Nature news - Thu, 18/05/2017 - 00:55

Much of the packaging we put in the recycling bin ends up in landfills, but a design competition backed by Prince Charles is aiming to tackle the issue.

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Florida man tries to kiss rattlesnake; gets bitten

BBC Nature news - Wed, 17/05/2017 - 22:50

"One boy said: I'm going to kiss it in the mouth," the snake's owner said.

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Paris climate deal is 'lifeline' for world's poorest countries

BBC Nature news - Wed, 17/05/2017 - 21:39

The countries most vulnerable to climate change say the rapid implementation of the accord is key to their survival.

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A creepy solution

BBC Nature news - Wed, 17/05/2017 - 13:17

What are the options for tackling antibiotic resistance?

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Rare 'lefty' snail left on the shelf

BBC Nature news - Wed, 17/05/2017 - 08:04

Rare left coiled snail, Jeremy, has been rejected by potential mates and is now stuck in a love triangle.

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Cities need 'hedges as well as trees' for environment

BBC Nature news - Wed, 17/05/2017 - 00:06

Scientists suggest smaller plants are better at absorbing air pollution around tall buildings.

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Snail's DNA secrets unlocked in fight against river disease

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/05/2017 - 18:18

Scientists have decoded the genome of a snail involved in the spread of a deadly parasitic disease.

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Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/05/2017 - 11:58

A leaked letter throws doubt on the legal basis for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind.

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Remote island has 'world's worst' plastic rubbish density

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/05/2017 - 08:54

The uninhabited Pacific island is littered with 37.7 million pieces of plastic debris, scientists say.

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Sesame project opens in Jordan

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/05/2017 - 03:08

Meet the scientist behind one of the biggest science projects in the Middle East.

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Turning goats into water: A solution for the desert

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/05/2017 - 02:06

How an entrepreneur is bringing water to the deserts of Pakistan by using goats as currency.

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Rare Mexican porpoise faces 'imminent extinction'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/05/2017 - 02:01

A fishing ban extension is said to be the best hope for the world's most endangered marine species.

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Inmarsat rides SpaceX Falcon into orbit

BBC Nature news - Tue, 16/05/2017 - 00:57

The London-based satellite operator puts up a fourth spacecraft in its global broadband network.

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Swansea uni studies Wales' waves and tides with 30m tank

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/05/2017 - 20:04

Swansea University researchers are using the models to understand how best to use tidal power.

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Iguana chase wins Bafta for Planet Earth II

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/05/2017 - 12:41

The iguana chase won Planet Earth II the Bafta for Must-See Moment.

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Dinosaur asteroid hit 'worst possible place'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/05/2017 - 12:10

How different Earth's history might have been if the space rock had struck a different location.

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Killer whales swim past Orkney fishing boat

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/05/2017 - 11:28

A pod of orcas make several close passes of a fishing boat off the coast of Orkney.

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Could these mini reactors replicate the power of the Sun?

BBC Nature news - Mon, 15/05/2017 - 08:09

Tokamak Energy thinks its mini fusion generators will allow the company to test ideas faster than their competitors.

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