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Schools should have 'no idling zones', Public Health England chief says

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 04:05
A review by public health chiefs also calls for charges for cities across the UK to cut air pollution.

Climate change: Pledge to cut emissions from dairy farms

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 01:48
A dairy firm is promising to make its farms carbon-neutral by 2050 in a move described as "ambitious".

Galleonosaurus dorisae: New dinosaur discovered in Australia

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 21:33
Based on its teeth, Galleonsaurus would have been a herbivore and belonged to the ornithopod family.

Wildlife World Zoo: Jaguar attacks selfie-taker

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 08:56
Zoo officials warn that barriers are "there for a good reason" after a woman is injured.

Bristol project aims to cut plastic waste from takeaways

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 17:32
A project in Bristol is trying to help takeaways solve their plastic container problem.

SpaceX Dragon demo capsule returns to Earth

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 07:50
The SpaceX Dragon capsule completes its demonstration flight with a splashdown in the Atlantic.

SpaceX: Dragon capsule splashes down after ISS mission

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 07:06
SpaceX's capsule has splashed down after a week-long test mission to the International Space Station.

Moment SpaceX Dragon capsule undocks from ISS

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 03:51
The unmanned commercial test vehicle will splash down in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday afternoon.

Government's worries over backdoors in Huawei’s 5G tech castle

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 23:52
One potential problem with next-gen mobile technology may have more to do with castles than you’d expect.

Trail-blazing gardening women of Kew

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 19:31
The first female gardeners at Kew had to garden in bloomers, but in other ways were ahead of their time.

Ash dieback: Deadly tree fungus spreading 'more quickly'

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 19:10
Millions of diseased trees near buildings, roads and railways will have to be cut down, it is warned.

Hunterston B: Pictures show cracks in Ayrshire nuclear reactor

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 18:09
New images show cracking in the bricks which make up the core of nuclear reactors at Hunterston B Power Station.

Students with a food waste problem

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 18:06
How easy is it to reduce our food waste? Two students have been finding out.

Dragon in graphics

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:02
How Elon Musk's Crew Dragon spaceship goes to, and returns from, the International Space Station.

US Civil War-era tunnels and buildings found under Alcatraz prison

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:19
Civil War-era fortifications have been discovered just below the prison's recreation yard, a study shows.

Treasure trove of new insects discovered on island

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 07:31
Meet Yoda, one of 103 new insect species discovered in remote forests on the island of Sulawesi.

Cern cuts ties with 'sexist' scientist Alessandro Strumia

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 07:06
The world-famous lab cuts ties with a scientist who said women were less able at physics than men.

Climate change: Rain melting Greenland ice sheet 'even in winter'

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 07:01
The sheer volume of ice covering Greenland means its fate has global repercussions.

Climate change: Which airline is best for carbon emissions?

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 05:31
New analysis suggests EasyJet is doing a better job of reducing emissions than its airline rivals.

Climate change: Government deal to boost offshore wind

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 05:20
A deal between the UK and the wind industry will ensure 30% of electricity comes from offshore wind by 2030.