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Giant whale shark caught on camera by US divers

BBC Nature news - Thu, 13/04/2017 - 16:37

Diver Keith Brock and his wife capture a rare close-up video of the shark off the east coast of the United States.

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Early dinosaur relative walked like a croc

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/04/2017 - 18:00

A new fossil suggests an early relative of dinosaurs had some features we associate today with crocodiles and alligators.

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Science solves the mystery of shoelaces coming undone

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/04/2017 - 11:54

Scientists from the University of California in Berkeley have figured out why.

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Meet the man taking Armagh's temperature

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/04/2017 - 06:41

The end may be in sight for one of the world's longest-running series of manual weather records.

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Mystery of why shoelaces come undone unravelled by science

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/04/2017 - 04:08

The authors say the research can be applied to other structures, such as DNA.

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New shrimp species named after Pink Floyd

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/04/2017 - 00:02

A team of prog-loving scientists made a pact to honour their favourite band, Pink Floyd.

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Volcanic eruption captured by drones in Guatemala

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/04/2017 - 18:38

Violent volcanic eruptions in Guatemala are captured by drones for the first time.

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Should we mine on the ocean floor?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/04/2017 - 18:03

British scientists have announced what they are calling an "astonishing" discovery deep in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Is Komodo dragon blood the key to new antibiotics?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/04/2017 - 16:16

Scientists find a compound based on a molecule in dragon blood helps heal infected wounds in mice.

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Scientists to use 'car wash drill' on Khumbu glacier

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/04/2017 - 14:30

Climate change scientists aim to become the first team to drill into the world's highest glacier.

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England nature plan 'lacking policies'

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/04/2017 - 08:15

A 25-year government plan sets out a bold vision for nature in England, but campaigners say it lacks specific policies.

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Climate change scientists' bid to drill Everest glacier

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/04/2017 - 06:17

Scientists will use a "car wash-adapted" drill in a world-first bid to cut through the world's highest glacier.

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Ocean tech: Robot sea snakes and shoal-swimming subs

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/04/2017 - 00:12

A robot sea snake that could one day "explore the Titanic" makes its debut at an ocean expo.

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Ancient walker

BBC Nature news - Mon, 10/04/2017 - 19:09

It's not a household name, but an ancient amphibian found in the Scottish borders fills a crucial period in the evolutionary record.

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Poultry in England allowed outside as anti-bird flu measures relaxed

BBC Nature news - Mon, 10/04/2017 - 17:54

They had been kept indoors to protect them from an infectious strain of bird flu.

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New fiver is not so indestructible - if you know how

BBC Nature news - Mon, 10/04/2017 - 12:31

A Nottingham chemistry professor takes a hammer to the tough new plastic fiver.

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Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef damaged

BBC Nature news - Mon, 10/04/2017 - 10:52

Scientists say coral bleaching has damaged the World Heritage site for two years in a row

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Damage to Great Barrier Reef 'unprecedented'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 10/04/2017 - 01:59

Coral bleaching has hit two-thirds of Australia's Great Barrier Reef within two years, surveys show.

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Delivery delay

BBC Nature news - Sat, 08/04/2017 - 23:45

See the animals born since the world's been watching for April the giraffe to give birth

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'Inhaling knowledge in the library'

BBC Nature news - Sat, 08/04/2017 - 14:13

Scientists at University College London are working on a project to capture aromas for their historic value.

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