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The patch unplugging premature babies

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 02:49
A team at Northwestern University developed a wireless patch that monitors the vitals of premature babies.

Wetland mud is 'secret weapon' against climate change

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:03
Muddy, coastal marshes could store more carbon as sea levels rise, scientists reveal.

Fracking: Government guidance 'unlawful' rules High Court

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 09:08
A judge ruled that the government had failed to take into account the latest scientific evidence.

Nasa InSight probe: Mars 'mole' hits blockage in its burrow

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 07:03
The Insight probe's efforts to drill down below the surface of Mars appear to have hit some stony obstructions.

Climate change: Satellite fix safeguards Antarctic data

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 06:07
Scientists ensure the constant monitoring of the White Continent will continue unbroken into the 2030s.

Hayabusa-2: Movie shows moment of asteroid landing

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 08:08
A movie captured by Japan's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft shows the moment it touched down on an asteroid.

Chlorinated chicken: How safe is it?

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 04:44
Is there any evidence that US meat products are less safe than UK products?

Bird extinctions 'driven' by global food trade

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 01:10
A study reveals growing impacts on wild bird species from forestry, farming and palm oil production.

Climate change: California wildfires 'can now happen in any year'

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 13:01
Wet winters are no longer a guide to the severity of wildfires in California, a new study suggests.

WWF accused of funding guards who torture and kill in poaching war

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 11:40
The global conservation charity says it is commissioning an independent review into the claims.

Brexit Britain will be 'lost in space'

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 07:36
One of the UK's most successful space entrepreneurs says Brexit will do immense harm to industry.

The women too scared of climate change to have children

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 05:11
These women from BirthStrike took the decision because they're so scared for the future of life on Earth.

CEFAS scientists create first UK map of shipping 'noise'

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 00:23
Scientists want to evaluate the potential effects of sound "hotspots" on marine life.

Northern white rhinos: could science save the sub-species?

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 17:00
After the death of the last male northern white rhino, scientists are looking at new ways to revive the sub-species on the brink of extinction.

Inside the SpaceX Dragon capsule that has docked on the ISS

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 13:06
ISS astronauts have a look inside the unmanned capsule, which has been designed for commercial travel.

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with space station

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 06:24
America's new astronaut capsule successfully completes the latest task in its demonstration mission.

SpaceX: Nasa astronaut capsule demo takes to the skies

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 07:34
SpaceX has launched a capsule designed to carry people from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Climate change: Angela Merkel welcomes school strikes

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 06:31
Students' mass walkouts to demand action have sparked a debate over school attendance in Germany.

Gateway Moon station: Canada joins Nasa space project

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 05:15
PM Trudeau announces $1.4bn (£1.2bn) for a Nasa space station to help land humans on the Moon.

SpaceX astronaut capsule demo for Nasa lifts off

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 03:04
America takes the first step towards launching astronauts from home soil again after a gap of eight years.