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Why are we running out of courgettes?

January 19, 2017 - 3:53am
Bad weather in Italy and Spain is significantly increasing the price of vegetables across northern Europe
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BBC Breakfast presenters meet 'Orangu-cam'

January 19, 2017 - 2:11am
The Breakfast team have been monkeying around with one of the stars of new series 'Spy in the Wild'.
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Robotic sleeve 'hugs' failing hearts

January 18, 2017 - 7:05pm
US scientists develop a robotic sleeve that can help hearts pump when they fail to work properly.
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Trump's EPA nominee Scott Pruitt grilled on oil company ties

January 18, 2017 - 4:06pm
Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, has faced some tough questioning at his confirmation hearing.
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Primates facing 'extinction crisis'

January 18, 2017 - 1:20pm
Primates are facing an extinction crisis, according to researchers who have found that 60% of species are under threat.
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Galileo satellites experiencing multiple clock failures

January 18, 2017 - 11:53am
The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe's Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate.
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Climate change: Data shows 2016 likely to be warmest year yet

January 18, 2017 - 9:39am
Temperature data for 2016 shows it is likely to have edged ahead of 2015 as the world's warmest year.
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DNA-testing smartphone aims to tackle drugs resistance

January 18, 2017 - 9:22am
A smartphone attachment that analyses DNA could help improve cancer and tuberculosis treatments.
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Moth with 'golden flake hairstyle' named after Donald Trump

January 18, 2017 - 5:42am
The moth, which has a wingspan of just over a centimetre, was discovered in California.
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Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund

January 18, 2017 - 4:26am
The payment to the UN Green Climate Fund was announced three days before Donald Trump takes office.
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IVF: First three-parent baby born to infertile couple

January 18, 2017 - 12:53am
A technique designed to help parents affected by genetic disorders is used to tackle infertility.
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Aeolus wind mission heads for test and launch

January 17, 2017 - 7:44pm
UK engineers finish the assembly of a wind-observing satellite that meteorologists expect to have a major impact on weather forecasts.
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Babies remember their birth language - scientists

January 17, 2017 - 6:51pm
Babies learn language in the early months of life, and retain this knowledge, say scientists.
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Drone footage shows huge Antarctic ice crack

January 17, 2017 - 2:55pm
Aerial video shows a huge ice crack which is forcing British Antarctic Survey staff to leave their base.
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Last man to walk on the Moon, Gene Cernan, has died

January 17, 2017 - 1:50am
Documentary maker reflects on the life of astronaut Gene Cernan, following his death.
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Concerns over first snow and common leopards found in same area

January 16, 2017 - 7:02pm
Video footage showing snow leopards and common leopards sharing the same habitat causes alarm.
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Gene Cernan, last man to walk on Moon, dies aged 82

January 16, 2017 - 4:36pm
US astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17, has died, his family and Nasa announce.
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Venus wave may be Solar System's biggest

January 16, 2017 - 1:16pm
A giant wave in the atmosphere of Venus may be the biggest of its kind in the Solar System.
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Trump team moving away from supporters on climate science

January 16, 2017 - 11:46am
The incoming Trump administration accepts far more of the research on climate change than many of their political supporters, say British scientists.
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Ice crack to put UK Antarctic base in shut-down

January 16, 2017 - 10:38am
The British Antarctic Survey is pulling all staff out of the space-age Halley base in March because of a big crack in nearby ice.
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