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Pompeii victim crushed by boulder while fleeing eruption

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 04:24
Archaeologists find a man who, fleeing the initial Vesuvius eruption, was hit by a giant boulder.

New motor neurone brace makes 'substantial difference'

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:07
One patient had "no doubt" that the Sheffield-designed collar had improved his quality of life.

Waterspout emerges from Florida storm

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 01:08
Strong winds from Storm Alberto have caused a small waterspout in a swimming pool in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Waterspout emerges from Florida storm

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 01:08
Strong winds from Storm Alberto have caused a small waterspout in a swimming pool in Panama City Beach, Florida.

'Antarctica is my office'

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 16:33
Jon Tyler is an Antarctic guide, showing scientists how to survive the extreme environment.

'Antarctica is my office'

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 16:33
Jon Tyler is an Antarctic guide, showing scientists how to survive the extreme environment.

Are captive dolphins 'happy'?

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 17:01
Scientists have tried to measure how dolphins at a French marine park feel about their environment.

Are captive dolphins 'happy'?

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 17:01
Scientists have tried to measure how dolphins at a French marine park feel about their environment.

Dolphin 'happiness' measured by scientists in France

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 16:33
Animal welfare researchers measure how captive dolphins feel about their environment.

Dolphin 'happiness' measured by scientists in France

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 16:33
Animal welfare researchers measure how captive dolphins feel about their environment.

Moonwalkers

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 12:21
Read the experiences of the four surviving astronauts to have set foot on the lunar surface.

Moonwalkers

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 12:21
Read the experiences of the four surviving astronauts to have set foot on the lunar surface.

England could have new national parks in Gove review

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 04:08
Environment Secretary Michael Gove launches a review of the country's protected landscapes.

England could have new national parks in Gove review

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 04:08
Environment Secretary Michael Gove launches a review of the country's protected landscapes.

Alan Bean, moon-walking astronaut and artist, dies aged 86

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:32
The fourth man to walk on the Moon became an accomplished painter, finding inspiration in space.

Alan Bean, moon-walking astronaut and artist, dies aged 86

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:32
The fourth man to walk on the Moon became an accomplished painter, finding inspiration in space.

Hawaii volcano: How many people do volcanoes kill?

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 16:31
Red-hot rivers of lava and clouds of ash can be deadly - but death by volcano is not inevitable.

Hawaii volcano: How many people do volcanoes kill?

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 16:31
Red-hot rivers of lava and clouds of ash can be deadly - but death by volcano is not inevitable.

Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson readies himself for space

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 17:04
The UK entrepreneur puts himself through a gruelling training programme so he can rocket to space.

Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson readies himself for space

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 17:04
The UK entrepreneur puts himself through a gruelling training programme so he can rocket to space.