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This is why those lynx are shrieking

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:36
A pair of Canada lynx have been caught on camera "screaming" at each other.

Grace mission launches to weigh Earth's water

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:17
The joint US-German Grace satellites go into orbit to monitor Earth's most important resource.

Grace mission launches to weigh Earth's water

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:17
The joint US-German Grace satellites go into orbit to monitor Earth's most important resource.

'Rare' birth of live reindeer twins in Cairngorms

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 06:12
Previously twins born in the herd in the Cairngorms have been stillborn or died shortly after birth.

'Rare' birth of live reindeer twins in Cairngorms

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 06:12
Previously twins born in the herd in the Cairngorms have been stillborn or died shortly after birth.

Air pollution plans to tackle wood burners

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:44
Critics of the government proposals say they put too much responsibility on local councils.

Air pollution plans to tackle wood burners

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 01:44
Critics of the government proposals say they put too much responsibility on local councils.

'Living fossil' giant salamander heading for extinction

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:21
The world's largest amphibian is in "catastrophic" decline, with probably only a handful left in the wild.

'Living fossil' giant salamander heading for extinction

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:21
The world's largest amphibian is in "catastrophic" decline, with probably only a handful left in the wild.

Malaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadly

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:20
A genetic study reveals the secrets of how malaria evolved to be a killer of humans.

Malaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadly

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:20
A genetic study reveals the secrets of how malaria evolved to be a killer of humans.

Fatal confusion

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:05
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.

Fatal confusion

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:05
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.

PM will pay to have 'full association' with EU research

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 08:55
The Prime Minister makes the strongest commitment yet to "fully associate" the UK with the EU's £68bn research programme post-Brexit.

PM will pay to have 'full association' with EU research

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 08:55
The Prime Minister makes the strongest commitment yet to "fully associate" the UK with the EU's £68bn research programme post-Brexit.

Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations begin in DR Congo

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:05
Some 4,000 vaccines are being used to try to stop an outbreak that has killed at least 26 people.

Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations begin in DR Congo

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:05
Some 4,000 vaccines are being used to try to stop an outbreak that has killed at least 26 people.

China launch will prep for Moon landing

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:12
China has launched a relay satellite to prepare for a Moon rover mission planned for later in the year.

China launch will prep for Moon landing

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:12
China has launched a relay satellite to prepare for a Moon rover mission planned for later in the year.

A baby elephant surprised zoo keepers

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 05:58
A baby elephant surprised zoo keepers after being born to a mum whose pregnancy they thought had failed.