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Secret of a sperm's success

BBC Nature news - Mon, 20/03/2017 - 01:46

How a sperm manages to reach the fallopian tubes is clear at last, scientists say.

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SpaceX Dragon capsule returns to Earth

BBC Nature news - Sun, 19/03/2017 - 18:45

The SpaceX Dragon capsule returns to Earth after its mission to the International Space Station.

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Hi-tech tribe

BBC Nature news - Sun, 19/03/2017 - 01:35

How a remote community in Guyana is using cutting-edge software and equipment against deforestation.

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Buzz Aldrin launches VR plan to get humans to Mars

BBC Nature news - Sat, 18/03/2017 - 08:06

The second man to set foot on the Moon, launches a virtual reality movie detailing his plan to get humans to Mars.

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Baby pygmy hippo in debut splash

BBC Nature news - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 14:25

Taronga Zoo's baby pygmy hippopotamus - the first born in seven years - has made its first public appearance.

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Can dolphins reveal why whales strand?

BBC Nature news - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 12:33

Researchers in the US are working with dolphins in an effort to work out why closely related whale species in the wild strand themselves on land.

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Etna escape: 'Pelted with hot debris'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 11:26

Science correspondent Rebecca Morelle describes her violent encounter with Europe's most active volcano.

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Device promises injections without needles

BBC Nature news - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 10:10

A computerised system for injecting medicine without using needles has won an innovation award at the South by SouthWest Interactive technology conference in Austin, Texas.

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'Narcissistic' bird wins internet fans in Australia

BBC Nature news - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 08:55

A bird that watched its own reflection for hours becomes the subject of internet fun.

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Black tide

BBC Nature news - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 02:32

Fifty years ago, the supertanker the SS Torrey Canyon hit rocks off the coast of Cornwall, spilling more than 100,000 tonnes of crude oil. But it was the clear-up operation that led to the real environmental disaster.

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Scientists play 'geological genealogy'

BBC Nature news - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 00:33

Researchers trace the parental history of Canadian rocks to a time just after Earth's formation.

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North Face widow Tompkins donates land for Chile parks

BBC Nature news - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 17:09

Chile signs a historic deal with Kristine McDivitt Tompkins to create a "network of national parks”.

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'Boaty McBoatface' loaded for Friday departure

BBC Nature news - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 16:49

The UK's favourite yellow submarine is set to leave port for the Antarctic.

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Climate change: Biofuels 'could limit jet contrails'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 15:22

Chase planes flying behind a jet are providing new insights into aircraft pollution.

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Mount Etna: BBC crew caught up in volcano blast

BBC Nature news - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 15:21

Volcano watchers suffer cuts, bruises and burns as an explosion pelts them with hot rocks and steam.

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Germany to push for carbon price at G20

BBC Nature news - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 13:14

Germany will use its G20 Presidency to nudge world leaders towards a global price on carbon, say officials.

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Hans Rosling, population expert: Five last thoughts

BBC Nature news - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 02:56

In his last BBC interview, the statistician highlighted five key ways demographics are shaping the world.

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No let-up in Cyprus bird poaching

BBC Nature news - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 02:46

Record numbers of songbirds are still being killed on a British military base in Cyprus.

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Captivating science

BBC Nature news - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 01:43

The art of science - captivating scientific images from the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards.

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Opening the skies to children in Kenya

BBC Nature news - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 01:41

Astronomer Susan Murabana takes a telescope round Kenya to enthuse schoolchildren.

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