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Video captures moment plastic enters food chain

March 10, 2017 - 6:51pm
A video captures the moment plankton ingest a plastic microfibre.
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Great Barrier Reef suffers unprecedented second year's bleaching

March 10, 2017 - 2:41pm
Scientists say there hasn't been enough time for the corals to recover from damage in 2016.
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Ebola vaccine shows promise for gorillas and chimps

March 10, 2017 - 7:01am
A trial suggests that an Ebola vaccine could protect gorillas and chimps from the deadly disease.
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Clean air design

March 9, 2017 - 7:21pm
Russian architect Alexei Umarov thinks his HyperFilter building could be a pollution solution.
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Can city 'smellfies' stop air pollution?

March 9, 2017 - 7:21pm
Could smelly maps linked to the odours of a city play a role in fighting dirty air? Our environment correspondent Matt McGrath follows his nose.
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Machines v hackers

March 9, 2017 - 6:33pm
Security could increasingly rely on smart machines that spot cyber threats rather than on humans.
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Robber fly: Hunting secrets of a tiny predator

March 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
The mid-air hunting strategy of a tiny fly the size of a grain of rice has been revealed by an international team of scientists.
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Baby chimp thriving after rescue from traffickers

March 9, 2017 - 12:08pm
We revisit Nemley Junior who was freed from wildlife traffickers in Ivory Coast after a BBC News investigation.
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Robber fly: Hunting secrets of a tiny predator revealed

March 9, 2017 - 11:32am
A tiny robber fly the size of a grain of rice has an advanced hunting strategy, researchers discover.
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Here comes the pollution pram

March 9, 2017 - 9:47am
The scheme hoping to help parents steer their little ones away from exhaust fumes.
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Oldest croc eggs discovered in dinosaur nest

March 9, 2017 - 8:58am
The oldest crocodilian eggs known to science have been discovered in the cliffs of western Portugal.
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Watching the scratching bear is good for you

March 9, 2017 - 8:00am
Research from the University of California has found that watching nature programmes, such as Planet Earth II, is good for you.
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DNA provides window into early Aboriginal history

March 8, 2017 - 11:43pm
Scientists use hair to locate where distinct groups lived in Australia up to 50,000 years ago.
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Gravitational waves pioneer Ronald Drever dies

March 8, 2017 - 2:30pm
Scottish physicist Ronald Drever, one of the architects behind the discovery of gravitational waves, has died at the age of 85.
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Neanderthals 'self-medicated' for pain

March 8, 2017 - 12:24pm
Neanderthals dosed themselves with painkillers and possibly penicillin, according to a study of their teeth.
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How to super-size your memory, according to science

March 8, 2017 - 12:23pm
You can super size your memory to make it more like the brain of a world memory champion, a scientific study suggests.
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Budget 2017: Robotics, driverless cars and 5G to get UK funds

March 8, 2017 - 8:04am
The chancellor promises £270m to put the UK at the forefront of ground-breaking technologies.
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Malta's Azure Window collapses into the sea

March 8, 2017 - 7:02am
The popular limestone arch was featured on the first episode of Game of Thrones and several films.
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Invasive snakes threaten forests on Pacific island of Guam

March 8, 2017 - 4:59am
The Brown tree snakes that have almost wiped out bird populations on Guam may also be damaging its tropical forests.
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Lighthouse city

March 7, 2017 - 6:15pm
How Stockholm is getting smarter by going greener.
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