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The European Space Agency releases a short scifi movie to promote its audacious bid to land on a comet next month.
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
Campaigners start legal action to prevent the government from capturing a family of wild beavers.
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.
Skywatchers in North America are treated to the final eclipse of the year.
Egyptian hieroglyphs seen in a new light
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
A toddler from next-door Guinea who lost a parent to the disease has tested positive.
The two trials will run separately in Liberia and Sierra Leone and involve different designs to ensure at least one produces usable information.
There is no evidence that Ebola has been passed, as colds or flu sometimes are, by touching surfaces that someone else touched after sneezing into their hand.
Flu season will bring a virus that spreads far faster than Ebola, and will kill thousands.
Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain said his country had already promised more aid than any other in Europe to fight Ebola in West Africa, but said, “we need other European countries to do more.”
People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.