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The horrific consequences of rubber's toxic past

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 16:10
The appalling treatment of Congo's rubber workers led to the world's first photographic human rights campaign.

Greta Thunberg speech: French MPs boycott teen ‘apocalypse guru’

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 14:48
The teen activist is ridiculed by some French MPs ahead of her speech to parliament.

Tokyo 2020: Meet the Olympic and Paralympic robots

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 09:55
With a year to go until the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, meet the robots that will be used on site at the events.

Nasa Moon lander vision takes shape

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 04:17
Nasa has outlined more details of its plans for a landing craft that will take humans to the Moon's surface in the 2020s.

Chris Kraft: Key Apollo 11 director dies days after anniversary

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 03:39
Chris Kraft was Nasa's first flight director and played a critical role in the first Moon landing.

'Important' Iron Age settlement found at Warboys dig

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 16:40
Roman and early Saxon finds were also discovered at the settlement, which was previously unknown.

'Restore UK bogs' to tackle climate change

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 09:23
Restoring peat moors degraded by farming may prove a relatively inexpensive way of tackling climate change.

Chandrayaan-2: India launches second Moon mission

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 03:23
The $150m Chandrayaan-2 is aiming to become the first space mission land on the Moon's south pole.

The Silicon Valley space race

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 18:29
The battle between two billionaires vying to take us to the Moon and beyond.

Why 3D printing could be key to a Moon base

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 16:21
Construction materials, ceramics and food could all one day be printed on the lunar surface.

Teen kayaker clocks up 100 miles in Norfolk Broads clean-up

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 19:39
Will Darling has paddled more than 100 miles in his search for rubbish.

Would this burger tempt you to eat meat?

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 16:43
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?

Women in science: Smashing glass ceilings and glass walls

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 16:20
From pushing boundaries to defying stereotypes - five women who are breaking barriers in science.

Moon landing: How Jodrell Bank tracked Apollo 11 and a Russian probe

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:54
An engineer at Jodrell Bank says he could hear every word from Apollo 11's famous mission.

Where were you when man first landed on the Moon?

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:48
Fifty years on, the 03:56 AM TV moment that was out of this world.

The final 13 minutes before the Moon landing

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:43
The minutes before landing were tense, as fuel ran low and connections were lost between the lunar module and mission control

How Apollo 11 brought humanity together

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:40
An endeavour which was born out of conflict ended by bringing the entire world together, at least for a moment.

Algae bio-curtains: Architects' radical solution to capture carbon

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:01
Scientists and architects in London have developed 'bio-curtains' to act as an alternative to urban trees.

River Stour runs dry in drought in Constable Country

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:06
The Environment Agency takes steps to refill a river featured in some of the UK's best-loved paintings.

Russia alarmed by large fall in bee populations

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 07:13
Pesticides are blamed for Russia's mass bee deaths, while French honey production is also down.