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Epic India leopard rescue photo wins award five years later

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 02:56
In a rare instance, Indian villagers and forest officers worked together for hours to save the animal

First gene-editing in human body attempt

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 01:40
Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.

Singapore welcomes rare blue macaw parrots

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:39
Singapore and Brazil are working together to bring two blue macaw species back from near-extinction.

Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts?

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:45
A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.

Which cities could suffer as ice melts?

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:27
A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.

Europe steps in to cover US shortfall in funding climate science

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:11
French and UK governments say they will make up for any shortfall in funding for a global science body.

SSTL to build Canadian satellite constellation

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:05
Vancouver-based UrtheCast contracts UK firm SSTL to build a series of satellites to image Earth every day.

Nearby planet is 'excellent' target in search for life

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 05:04
Astronomers have found a cool, Earth-sized planet that's relatively close to our Solar System.

Climate's magic rabbit: Pulling CO2 out of thin air

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:02
Can technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere really help prevent dangerous climate change?

Trump team looks for alternative approaches to Paris pact

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:32
President Trump's climate adviser says that the US is looking to revive a Bush-era climate forum.

'Climate change is affects everything'

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:11
People in Vunidogoloa had to move 2km (1.24m) inland, and say climate change is to blame.

Green planet

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:07
The United Arab Emirates' Mars research programme is turning its attention to date palm trees.

Press print

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:02
The Swedish hi-tech firm at the forefront of using 3D printing to create human ears, noses and other body parts.

Stranded orca refloated in New Zealand

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:57
Volunteers and military personnel worked together to help return the killer whale to the ocean.

Into the woods: The Japanese way to beat stress

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:49
One army veteran suffering from PTSD says Forest Bathing is helping him sleep.

Singing protest at pro-coal UN event

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 17:27
US officials were arguing for the continued use of coal at a UN meeting in Bonn, Germany.

Why do people still think the Earth is flat?

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 16:56
This social media community has come together for the first time in North Carolina to discuss their shared belief.

'World's oldest wine' found in 8,000-year-old jars in Georgia

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 14:47
Pottery found near Tbilisi shows wine-making was taking place 8,000 years ago, scientists say.

Venus and Jupiter conjunction: Sky-watchers witness dawn display

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 07:46
Enthusiasts across the UK share their photos of the two brightest planets appearing together.

Antarctica's warm underbelly revealed

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 06:08
Scientists make the most detailed map yet of the heat rising under the ice sheet from rocks below.