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Jupiter Great Red Spot has deep roots

BBC Nature news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:22

Nasa's Juno probe begins to unlock the workings of the mighty storm that has raged on Jupiter for over 150 years.

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Interstellar asteroid checked for alien technology

BBC Nature news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:51

A project searching for life in the cosmos will scan the first interstellar asteroid for signs of alien technology.

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'Face of climate change'?

BBC Nature news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:34

Images of a starving Canadian bear go viral - but all may not be as it appears.

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Dracula ticks in amber tell ancient blood-sucking tale

BBC Nature news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:20

Feathered dinosaurs were covered in ticks just like modern animals, according to fossil evidence.

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Climate change: Trump will bring US back into Paris deal - Macron

BBC Nature news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:35

But the French leader says he will not agree to a demand that America's terms should be negotiated.

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Golden eagle migration out of sync with climate change

BBC Nature news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 02:56

Adult golden eagles are unable to shift the timing of their migration, a North American study shows

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'Worrying alarm call' for world's birds on brink of extinction

BBC Nature news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 01:09

Seabirds such as the kittiwake are being pushed to the brink of extinction, say conservationists.

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Pacific 'baby island' is natural lab to study Mars

BBC Nature news - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 19:12

A newly emerged volcanic island will help trace the Red Planet's water history and the search for life.

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US flood risk 'severely underestimated'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 19:04

More than three times as many Americans are at risk of having their homes flooded than federal maps show.

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The world's youngest island

BBC Nature news - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 16:04

Scientists think Hunga Tunga Hunga Ha'apai might hold clues on where to look for life on Mars.

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Irish DNA map reveals history's imprint

BBC Nature news - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 16:01

Scientists have unveiled a detailed genetic map of Ireland, revealing subtle DNA differences that may reflect historic events.

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Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

BBC Nature news - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 14:34

Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years.

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Mt Hope installed as 'UK's highest peak'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 11/12/2017 - 01:42

Scientists re-measure the tallest mountains in the Antarctic territory claimed by Britain.

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Australian town driven batty by flying foxes

BBC Nature news - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 12:55

Residents of an Australian town are being overwhelmed by thousands of flying foxes.

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Collecting in the clouds

BBC Nature news - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 01:37

Collecting in the clouds: Remembering the British plant-hunters who diced with death to discover plants

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Plastic planet

BBC Nature news - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 01:09

More and more waste plastic is ending up in our oceans. How big is the problem and why is plastic such a threat?

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The 'Godfather of Coral' who's still diving at 72

BBC Nature news - Sat, 09/12/2017 - 01:16

Charlie Veron's been diving for 50 years and has discovered more than 20% of the world's coral species

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Narwhal escape: Whales freeze and flee when frightened

BBC Nature news - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 21:08

Narwhals show a "costly" response to threats, raising concerns over how they will respond to increased human contact.

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US firm picks UK for weather satellites

BBC Nature news - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 19:36

Orbital Micro Systems' demonstration weather satellite should pave the way for a network in the sky.

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Researchers find 'oldest ever eye' in fossil

BBC Nature news - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 13:31

The remains of the extinct sea creature include an early form of the eye seen in many of today's animals.

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