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Big whales have stretchy nerves

May 5, 2015 - 2:26am
Scientists discover one of the secrets of how the world’s biggest whales engulf their own weight in water and food: the nerves in their big jaws are incredibly stretchy.
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Voyage to the north through ramparts of ice

May 5, 2015 - 2:05am
Expedition that paved way for understanding the Arctic
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VIDEO: Measuring the effects of pollution on children

May 5, 2015 - 12:05am
A multimillion pound study has been launched to assess the impact of the environment on the health and development of children.
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VIDEO: Tour of Norwegian Arctic science ship

May 4, 2015 - 11:30pm
David Shukman takes a look around the bridge, sleeping quarters and laboratories for a taste of life on board the Norwegian Arctic research vessel Lance.
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The man who cut out his own appendix

May 4, 2015 - 5:41pm
The surgeon who cut out his own appendix
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Astronauts watch Star Wars in space

May 4, 2015 - 9:18am
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station celebrate Star Wars Day with a movie pick that may surprise some fans.
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Climate drives new era in Arctic sea

May 4, 2015 - 1:48am
Changes in the Arctic Ocean are so profound that the region is entering what amounts to "a new era", according to Norwegian scientists.
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Arctic mission monitors ice shift

May 3, 2015 - 3:27pm
Monitoring how ice cover is changing in the far north
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VIDEO: Arctic research from an ice-bound boat

May 3, 2015 - 3:15pm
David Shukman reports from a research vessel deliberately wedged into the arctic ice pack.
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VIDEO: How 3D scans are helping solve crimes

May 3, 2015 - 2:06am
Detectives from the West Midlands are using 3D technology to provide juries with microscopic evidence, previously beyond the reach of forensic testing.
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Wildlife drop 'may empty landscape'

May 1, 2015 - 5:01pm
About 60% of the world's largest herbivores are at risk of extinction, according to research by an international team.
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Why some quakes are worse than others

May 1, 2015 - 4:28pm
Why is it that two apparently similar earthquakes can have such different outcomes in terms of the number of people killed and the damage that results?
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VIDEO: Election 2015: Environmental issues

May 1, 2015 - 7:40am
Environment Analyst, Roger Harrabin has been looking at how the parties say they plan to tackle environmental issues in the countryside.
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Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts again

May 1, 2015 - 6:41am
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupts for the third time in eight days, sending a large plume of dark grey smoke and ash into the air.
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Song heralds new bird's arrival

May 1, 2015 - 2:05am
The distinctive song of a secretive and elusive bird in central China helps researchers to describe it as a new species to science.
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Step forward for quantum computing

May 1, 2015 - 1:50am
Scientists have made progress towards correcting the errors that are expected to arise in quantum computing.
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Tesla unveils battery to power homes

May 1, 2015 - 12:38am
US electric carmaker Tesla Motors unveils batteries that can power homes and businesses in a bid to expand beyond its vehicle business.
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Animals need 'airspace reserves'

April 30, 2015 - 8:14pm
Areas of airspace where human use is restricted could help to protect billions of animals, scientists say.
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Heatwaves 'more likely' in England

April 30, 2015 - 8:11pm
England is set for more record-breaking warm years like 2014, say scientists.
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The migration of the eagle hunters

April 30, 2015 - 5:05pm
The migration of the eagle hunters
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