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Tim Peake's capsule goes on display at Science Museum

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 03:53
UK astronaut Tim Peake talks about returning to space as the capsule that carried him to the ISS goes on display.

Tim Peake's capsule goes on display at Science Museum

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 03:24
The capsule that carried Tim Peake to and from the International Space Station goes on display at London's Science Museum.

Northumbria University 'life-threatening' caffeine test fine

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 08:57
University is fined £400,000 after students are given 100 times too much caffeine in an experiment.

Trump's 'control-alt-delete' on climate change policy

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 08:47
Are the Trump team's actions on climate and energy the opening shots in a war on knowledge?

London's dirty air: How bad is it?

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 18:42
How do scientists assess the scale of dirty air across the UK and just how dangerous is the air that we breathe?

Cats may be as intelligent as dogs, say scientists

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 17:00
Cats are as good as dogs at certain memory skills and may be just as smart, say scientists.

Trump backs Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:51
President's support for Keystone XL and Dakota Access proves he is a climate threat, critics say.

London pollution: 'Very high' air pollution warning alert

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:28
A "very high" air pollution warning has been issued for London for the first time under a new alert system.

Extra letters added to life's genetic code

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 10:58
Scientists have created bacteria that thrive using an expanded "genetic alphabet".

Five in final stretch of Moon race

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 09:45
The Google-sponsored race to put a privately funded spacecraft on the Moon has just five teams left in the competition.

'Warrior of high status' was buried at Scottish Viking site

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 05:44
The excavation of a rare, intact Viking boat burial in western Scotland has been set out in detail for the first time.

Fire brigade help Yorkshire Wildlife Park give polar bear dental check-up

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 01:13
South Yorkshire Fire Brigade were called in to assist in giving a polar bear a dental check-up.

Rare bat born by C-section in San Diego Zoo

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 23:12
A Rodrigues fruit bat has been born by C-section at San Diego Zoo.

Flood prevention being ignored - MPs

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:06
Ministers accused of not tackling concerns over home insurance, building rules and planning.

Quentin Willson encouraging the use of electric cars

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 04:12
Motoring journalist Quentin Willson calls for cheaper and simpler prices to encourage the use of electric cars.

Gator aid

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 03:23
Texan Christy Kroboth used to have a quiet job in a dentist's surgery. Now she spends her time jumping on animals many times her size - and taping their jaws tightly shut.

Fire of Australia: The return of the world's finest uncut opal

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 00:44
The opal dubbed the Fire of Australia is back on public display after 70 years in a safe deposit box.

Cambridge scientists consider fake news 'vaccine'

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 22:10
Concern at fabricated stories on websites prompts a psychological study to help people spot fake news.

Project aims to grow a 'city of trees'

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 07:40
A project aims to plant three million trees - one for every man, woman and child - in Greater Manchester over the next 25 years.

Roger Harrabin: World v Trump on climate deal?

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 17:50
As the new president settles in, much of the world reaffirms its commitment to the Paris agreement.