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Bats 'tricked' into flying into buildings

BBC Nature news - Fri, 08/09/2017 - 01:25

Scientists warn of potential hazards from modern structures with large expanses of glass or mirrors.

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Hurricane Irma: Eye of the storm passes Hispaniola

BBC Nature news - Thu, 07/09/2017 - 22:04

The International Space Station and an advanced weather satellite capture the deadly hurricane over Earth.

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'No fire risk' with new lithium batteries

BBC Nature news - Thu, 07/09/2017 - 13:18

Lithium-ion batteries that are resistant to exploding or catching fire have been developed by scientists.

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Down on the body farm

BBC Nature news - Thu, 07/09/2017 - 01:51

Would British forensic science benefit from having its own outdoor laboratory to study human decomposition?

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Research grants 'boost jobs and growth'

BBC Nature news - Thu, 07/09/2017 - 01:15

A national study shows that R&D grants to firms significantly boosts growth and creates jobs.

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Two-pilot glider team sets altitude record

BBC Nature news - Wed, 06/09/2017 - 14:37

The unique Perlan 2 glider reaches over 54,000ft in the skies above Argentina.

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Ministers want 'ambitious' post-Brexit research deal

BBC Nature news - Wed, 06/09/2017 - 13:52

Options for collaboration between research communities post-Brexit will be set out in a government paper.

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Households 'need help to get warmer home'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 06/09/2017 - 07:36

England’s householders get a raw deal over insulating their homes to save on energy bills, researchers say.

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Meteor bursting into flames caught on camera.

BBC Nature news - Wed, 06/09/2017 - 06:51

A home security camera caught the moment a meteor over Canada burst into flames.

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Bid to rescue Ben Nevis weather data

BBC Nature news - Wed, 06/09/2017 - 04:33

Help is sought to digitise a unique set of records gathered on top of the UK's highest mountain.

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Swansea Uni study: African wild dogs 'sneeze to vote'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 06/09/2017 - 01:15

The animals hold "social rallies" and choose when to hunt via a sneezing ballot, a study finds.

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Life after Earth

BBC Nature news - Wed, 06/09/2017 - 00:44

In September 1991, eight scientists sealed themselves inside a giant greenhouse for two years. Linda Leigh was one of them.

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Nasa shares video of Hurricane Irma viewed from space

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 18:59

The Category 5 storm is making landfall over the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean.

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Lentils: 'First UK commercial crop' harvested

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:43

A supplier is working with farms in Hertfordshire, Hampshire, Suffolk, Sussex and Wiltshire.

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Scientists and astronauts join forces to create world's deepest coral farm

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 07:42

Scientists from Florida International University have teamed up with Nasa to create the world's deepest coral farm in an effort to tackle the decline of coral reefs.

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Northern lights linked to North Sea whale strandings

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 00:27

Scientists connect the solar storms behind the Aurora Borealis to the deaths of 29 whales in the North Sea.

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How to create a digital copy of dinosaur fossils

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 00:19

Palaeontologists are turning to technology to preserve dinosaur fossils.

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Voyager 1 at 40: Scientists 'amazed' 1970s space probe still works

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 00:15

The Voyager 1 space probe was launched 40 years ago and continues to send back data from interstellar space.

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Memorial held for green campaigner

BBC Nature news - Mon, 04/09/2017 - 15:23

Around 200 members of family and colleagues attended a memorial for Stephen Tindale.

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ISS crew return to Earth

BBC Nature news - Sun, 03/09/2017 - 09:38

The three-person crew of Peggy Whitson, Jack Fischer and Fyodor Yurchikhin have landed safely in Kazakhstan.

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