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The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.
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Cutting-edge methods in MH370 search

March 26, 2014 - 4:54am
Working out the final path of flight MH370
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Space station crew delayed in orbit

March 26, 2014 - 4:37am
A rocket carrying US and Russian astronauts to the International Space Station has to delay docking for almost two days because of a technical hitch.
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VIDEO: Footage from inside a flying insect

March 26, 2014 - 4:08am
Scientists use powerful x-rays to film the minuscule muscles inside a flying insect.
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Pony contraceptive scheme at risk

March 26, 2014 - 3:06am
The first trial of its kind in the UK to use contraception on hill ponies is at risk of failing, a charity says.
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Living materials could grow products

March 26, 2014 - 2:42am
Bacterial biofilms with "smart" properties could be the basis of greener manufacturing, scientists say.
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VIDEO: Teen photographer's love for animals

March 25, 2014 - 6:09pm
The teen who reminds us we're not the only species on Earth
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VIDEO: Soyuz spacecraft bound for ISS

March 25, 2014 - 5:42pm
A Soyuz spacecraft has been launched in Kazakhstan bound for the International Space Station.
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Danish zoo kills four healthy lions

March 25, 2014 - 11:49am
A zoo in Denmark that provoked outrage after putting down a healthy giraffe, has killed a family of four lions to make way for a new young male lion.
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VIDEO: Inside a rain measuring radar

March 25, 2014 - 10:49am
The BBC's Science Editor David Shukman takes a look at how rain in the air is calculated through a radar system.
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Climate report aims to blossom in Japan

March 25, 2014 - 8:56am
Can a big climate report blossom in Japan?
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UK's future climate to be all sorts

March 25, 2014 - 5:59am
UK's fickle forecasts to remain
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£310m invested in UK wind turbines

March 25, 2014 - 4:20am
Manufacturing giant Siemens and the UK's Associated British Ports are to invest a total of £310m in UK wind turbine factories, creating 1,000 jobs.
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Why black boxes can't always provide the answers

March 25, 2014 - 3:56am
Why black boxes can't always provide the answers
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VIDEO: Fracking plans spark oil well warning

March 25, 2014 - 12:54am
The UK must learn from leaks and poor monitoring at existing onshore oil and gas sites before any expansion of shale gas "fracking", scientists have warned.
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Monster turtle fossils re-united

March 24, 2014 - 8:35pm
Two halves of a fossil bone found more 160 years apart finally allow scientists to scale one of the biggest sea turtles that ever lived.
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Orphan oil well warning for fracking

March 24, 2014 - 8:31pm
Plans to expand shale gas fracking in the UK must learn from leaks and poor monitoring at existing onshore wells, scientists say.
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Dissent over key climate report

March 24, 2014 - 8:26pm
Senior researchers and government officials gather in Japan to agree a critical report on the impact of global warming.
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Learning from 'ghosts of megafauna'

March 24, 2014 - 4:58pm
Scientists assess the ecological consequences of a megafauna-depleted world and what, if anything, should be done about the loss of Earth's biggest animals.
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AUDIO: Deep sea mining 'worth £150bn' to UK

March 24, 2014 - 9:22am
Deep sea mining could provide the UK economy with a "great deal" of mineral resources and wealth, a marine biologist claims.
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Flower planting to halt bee decline

March 24, 2014 - 1:55am
Wildflowers are to be planted in Monmouthshire to increase pollination and help reduce the decline of bees.
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