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London's dirty air: How bad is it?

January 24, 2017 - 7:42pm
How do scientists assess the scale of dirty air across the UK and just how dangerous is the air that we breathe?
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Cats may be as intelligent as dogs, say scientists

January 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Cats are as good as dogs at certain memory skills and may be just as smart, say scientists.
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Trump backs Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines

January 24, 2017 - 4:51pm
President's support for Keystone XL and Dakota Access proves he is a climate threat, critics say.
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London pollution: 'Very high' air pollution warning alert

January 24, 2017 - 4:28pm
A "very high" air pollution warning has been issued for London for the first time under a new alert system.
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Extra letters added to life's genetic code

January 24, 2017 - 11:58am
Scientists have created bacteria that thrive using an expanded "genetic alphabet".
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Five in final stretch of Moon race

January 24, 2017 - 10:45am
The Google-sponsored race to put a privately funded spacecraft on the Moon has just five teams left in the competition.
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'Warrior of high status' was buried at Scottish Viking site

January 24, 2017 - 6:44am
The excavation of a rare, intact Viking boat burial in western Scotland has been set out in detail for the first time.
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Fire brigade help Yorkshire Wildlife Park give polar bear dental check-up

January 24, 2017 - 2:13am
South Yorkshire Fire Brigade were called in to assist in giving a polar bear a dental check-up.
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Rare bat born by C-section in San Diego Zoo

January 24, 2017 - 12:12am
A Rodrigues fruit bat has been born by C-section at San Diego Zoo.
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Flood prevention being ignored - MPs

January 23, 2017 - 6:06pm
Ministers accused of not tackling concerns over home insurance, building rules and planning.
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Quentin Willson encouraging the use of electric cars

January 23, 2017 - 5:12am
Motoring journalist Quentin Willson calls for cheaper and simpler prices to encourage the use of electric cars.
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Gator aid

January 23, 2017 - 4:23am
Texan Christy Kroboth used to have a quiet job in a dentist's surgery. Now she spends her time jumping on animals many times her size - and taping their jaws tightly shut.
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Fire of Australia: The return of the world's finest uncut opal

January 23, 2017 - 1:44am
The opal dubbed the Fire of Australia is back on public display after 70 years in a safe deposit box.
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Cambridge scientists consider fake news 'vaccine'

January 22, 2017 - 11:10pm
Concern at fabricated stories on websites prompts a psychological study to help people spot fake news.
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Project aims to grow a 'city of trees'

January 21, 2017 - 8:40am
A project aims to plant three million trees - one for every man, woman and child - in Greater Manchester over the next 25 years.
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Roger Harrabin: World v Trump on climate deal?

January 20, 2017 - 6:50pm
As the new president settles in, much of the world reaffirms its commitment to the Paris agreement.
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Gore 'hoping for best' from Trump over climate

January 20, 2017 - 7:25am
Ex-US Vice President Al Gore, who has made a new climate change film, says he thinks campaigners will "win" the debate.
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Larsen ice crack continues to open up

January 19, 2017 - 7:55pm
The crack in Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf that looks set to spawn a giant iceberg has spread a further 10km.
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Ants use Sun and memories to navigate

January 19, 2017 - 11:02am
Scientists say ants can plot a route home even when travelling backwards.
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'Lost kingdom' linked to Galloway

January 19, 2017 - 10:38am
Archaeological research at a site in Galloway suggests it may have been at the heart of a "lost kingdom" from the Dark Ages.
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