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How the Great Barrier Reef was saved in the 1960s

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 17:01
The conservationists who campaigned to prevent mining and oil drilling on Australia's coral reef.

How interchangeable parts revolutionised the way things are made

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 16:32
One man's desire to create the perfect gun profoundly changed manufacturing.

Climate change: Emperor penguin 'needs greater protection'

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 16:11
The Antarctic icon could lose more than half its population by 2100, say scientists.

Nobel prize in physics goes to cosmic discoveries

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 02:55
Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries about the Universe.

How Misha the Bristol polar bear changed zoos forever

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 00:17
The Russian circus polar bear brought to live at Bristol Zoo who helped change zoos.

How do you breathe less pollution on school run?

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 18:12
Going on foot, by bike or by car? Three Sheffield families took part in a test to find out.

'Ozone hole vigilance still required'

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 16:00
It may be the smallest ozone hole in three decades but scientists are warning against complacency.

Saturn overtakes Jupiter as planet with most moons

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 10:14
Jupiter had been the "moon king" for some 20 years.

Genome-edited bull passes hornless gene to calves

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 10:03
Researchers produce cattle that lack horns, meaning they cannot use them to injure other animals or humans.

Butterflies, birds and zebras: The magic of animal motion

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 07:25
Shortlisted entries for the Royal Society of Biology Photography Competition.

Drax: Block on power station development overruled

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 04:50
The Planning Inspectorate had ruled against new gas-fired turbines on climate change concerns.

How cells sense oxygen wins Nobel prize

Mon, 10/07/2019 - 04:12
British scientist Sir Peter Ratcliffe shares the 2019 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.

Milky Way's centre exploded 3.5 million years ago

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 13:19
A cataclysmic energy flare started near the massive black hole in our galaxy, a new research says.

Goshawks: The rare bird of prey returns to the New Forest

Sat, 10/05/2019 - 16:23
The number of rare goshawks in the New Forest has doubled in the last eight years.

How do you choose a Nobel Prize winner?

Sat, 10/05/2019 - 16:17
The Nobel Prizes are amongst the most prestigious awards in a variety of fields, so how do you win one?

Transhumanism: How far would you go for a body upgrade?

Sat, 10/05/2019 - 16:17
Meet the "transhumanists" who are pushing the boundaries of technology to implant chips and more into their bodies.

Cardiff Half Marathon: Worry over environmental impact

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 17:52
Organisers of the Cardiff Half Marathon have taken measures to reduce the event's carbon footprint.

Hampshire farmers join Extinction Rebellion climate protest

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 16:31
They want to highlight the fact they are one of the industries worst affected by climate change.

Climate change: Polarstern icebreaker begins year-long Arctic drift

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:33
The research vessel is spearheading the biggest ever scientific expedition at the North Pole.

Honey fungus secrets fall to science

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 19:25
Citizen scientists have helped shed light on a type of fungi that can spread underground for miles.