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UK animal experiments fall by 5% - annual figures

BBC Nature news - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 10:14

Home Office annual figures show that animal experiments in the UK fell by 5% in 2016.

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Timelapse of museum's new star attraction

BBC Nature news - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 06:33

Which creature is taking the place of Dippy the dinosaur?

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Blue whale takes centre-stage at Natural History Museum

BBC Nature news - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 05:01

Move over Dippy - Earth's biggest animal is now the star attraction at the Natural History Museum.

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Gif and image written into the DNA of bacteria

BBC Nature news - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 00:31

Images and a short film are inserted into bacteria DNA and recovered with 90% accuracy.

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Swansea tidal lagoon review head Charles Hendry 'hopeful'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 17:29

It is six months since an independent review backed a planned £1.3bn tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay.

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Splitting the atom

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 13:07

The government is about to set out its position on membership of Europe's nuclear regulator after Brexit.

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Do the oceans need new rules?

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 12:08

Why are scientists are worried about the open seas?

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Giant iceberg splits from Antarctic

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 09:49

A block of ice a quarter the size of Wales calves from the eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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'Make new rules' to save the oceans

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 01:15

New rules are urgently needed to protect the open seas, scientists warn.

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Can a robot help solve the Atlantic's lionfish problem?

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 00:53

The invasive lionfish poses a number of threats in the Atlantic Ocean – can it be stopped by a robot?

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Lark or night owl? Blame your ancestors

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 00:52

Our ancestors could be to blame for the wide variety of human sleeping habits, from larks to night owls.

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Do you live in the world's laziest country?

BBC Nature news - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 00:50

Scientists use smartphones to track and rank activity levels around the world.

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Big cash boost for UK satellite sector

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 22:08

The UK government formally announces a more-than-£100m investment in new satellite and rocket test facilities.

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First teleportation to low-Earth orbit

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:28

China teleports first object from the ground to satellite

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Fusion wait

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:50

We will have to wait until the second half of the century for fusion reactors to start generating electricity, experts have announced.

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Mesmerising video of a whale playing with dolphins

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 06:14

A whale appears to play with a pod of dolphins off the coast of Western Australia.

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First vaccine shows gonorrhoea protection

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:27

The World Health Organization sees developing a vaccine as vital in stopping "super-gonorrhoea".

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Zoo keepers

BBC Nature news - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:07

Galaxy Zoo is one of the most successful citizen science projects ever conceived. We look back at what it's achieved over 10 years.

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Fossil sheds light on bird evolution after asteroid strike

BBC Nature news - Mon, 10/07/2017 - 20:30

Newly-discovered fossil suggests birds evolved very rapidly after the dinosaurs went extinct.

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Shells record West Antarctic glacier retreat

BBC Nature news - Mon, 10/07/2017 - 15:26

The remains of tiny marine organisms document the wind-driven, warm-water melting in West Antarctica.

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