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South Africa sniffer dog intercepts 116kg of rhino horn

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:03
The haul, worth more than $1.3m (£1m), is one of the largest seized in South Africa in recent years.

Signals from space: Five theories on what they are

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 07:50
Mysterious cosmic signals have been picked up. What are they and where do they come from?

Quantum: Handover for fully flexible satellite

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 06:06
UK engineers complete the build of a novel software-defined telecoms satellite called Quantum.

Anak Krakatau: Finnish radar satellite eyes tsunami volcano

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 06:05
The innovative ICEYE radar spacecraft views the changing shape of the collapsed volcano.

Climate change: Will insect-eating dogs help?

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 16:01
A pet food manufacturer says switching to a dog food made of soldier flies will protect the environment.

Blue tooth reveals unknown female artist from medieval times

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:08
Rare paint particles found in the teeth of a medieval nun indicate that she was an unknown illustrator of sacred texts.

Mysterious radio signals from deep space detected

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 10:11
A telescope picks up bursts of radio waves from a distant galaxy, shedding light on an astrophysical puzzle.

Longleat koala Wilpena put down after kidney disease

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 03:09
Wilpena was one of five koalas to arrive from Australia as part of a conservation programme.

'New' apple and pear varieties found in Wales

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 17:05
About 200 trees were DNA-tested to find and preserve unrecorded varieties unique to Wales.

Climate change: 'Right to repair' gathers force

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 16:34
EU and US states are to introduce laws helping people to mend appliances that break down.

Climate change: Which vegan milk is best?

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 16:10
With sales of vegan foods on the rise, check the environmental impact of plant-based milks.

Report: US 2018 CO2 emissions saw biggest spike in years

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 10:15
Following three years of decline, US carbon emissions spiked in 2018, according to new research.

The 210ft fatberg lurking in Sidmouth sewer

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 02:54
Take a look at the 210ft (64m) mass of congealed fat and rubbish clogging up Sidmouth's sewers.

Why more female penguins are washing up dead in South America

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 16:55
Female Magellanic penguins are more likely to become stranded in South America because they travel further.

Incredible 'sea monster' skull revealed in 3D

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 05:55
Face-to-face with the marine reptile that swam the ancient seas 200 million years ago.

India scientists dismiss Einstein theories

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 03:38
Speakers at a major conference have been criticised for making irrational claims based on Hindu mythology.

Winter birds thrill Norfolk wildlife photographers

Sat, 01/05/2019 - 01:51
"We haven't seen many this winter so it's no wonder these have caught people's attention."

No sign of 'distressed sperm whale' in loch

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 07:40
The sperm whale was reported to be tangled up in rope when it was first spotted earlier this week.

Chang'e-4: Chinese rover now exploring Moon

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 06:42
A Chinese robotic rover is getting its wheels dirty after rolling off its landing craft and onto the lunar surface.

Walking and howling with wolves

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 04:39
The Travel Show's Christa Larwood takes two wolves for a stroll and learns how to howl with them.