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VIDEO: £135k to move voles: Money well spent?

March 31, 2015 - 12:21pm
£135,000 was spent relocating water voles so work could begin dredging two Somerset rivers in 2014.
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LHC fixes glitch, prepares for beams

March 31, 2015 - 10:05am
The short circuit delaying the restart of the Large Hadron Collider has been fixed, after a blast of high current melted the metal particle responsible.
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US makes climate pledge to UN

March 31, 2015 - 8:27am
The US has pledged to tackle climate change by cutting its carbon emissions 26-28% by 2025.
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New renewables break capacity bar

March 31, 2015 - 7:28am
New renewable generating capacity broke the 100GW barrier in 2014, equivalent to the entire fleet of nuclear power plants in the US, a UN report shows.
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Ants in space grapple with zero-g

March 31, 2015 - 2:09am
A study finds that ants on board the International Space Station still use teamwork to search new areas, despite falling off the walls of their containers for up to eight seconds.
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Indian monsoon's past analysed

March 30, 2015 - 8:59pm
Fossils from the ocean floor are yielding clues to the Indian monsoon millions of years ago.
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VIDEO: The secret language of whales

March 30, 2015 - 6:44pm
Researchers at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington say whale communication depends on jaw movements and the methods these mammals use to catch food.
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Is fibre key to connecting Africa?

March 30, 2015 - 5:17pm
Is fibre key to connecting Africa?
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VIDEO: Taste testing desert's solar plant water

March 30, 2015 - 4:25pm
A new multimillion dollar project that uses solar power to treat underground saline water is offering a ray of hope in south east Pakistan.
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Solar aeroplane lands in China

March 30, 2015 - 11:37am
Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, lands in Chongqing, China, to complete leg five of its attempt to fly around the world.
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Mercury 'painted black' by comets

March 30, 2015 - 10:59am
The mystery of Mercury's dark surface can be explained by a steady dusting of carbon from passing comets, research suggests.
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Medieval eye remedy 'kills MRSA'

March 30, 2015 - 8:14am
A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, scientists say.
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VIDEO: How porpoises use sound to hunt

March 30, 2015 - 12:07am
Researchers in Denmark have discovered that porpoises can adjust the beams of sound they use to hunt.
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Porpoises use 'sound searchlights'

March 29, 2015 - 6:12pm
Porpoises finely adjust the size of the beams of sound they use to hunt - using sound like a searchlight to trap their prey, a study finds.
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VIDEO: Solar plane takes off in Myanmar

March 29, 2015 - 5:58pm
The Solar Impulse 2 plane has departed from Mandalay in Myanmar as part of its round-the-world flight, Kasia Madera reports
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Graphene light bulb set for shops

March 28, 2015 - 12:46pm
A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.
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VIDEO: A year in space: Soyuz docks at ISS

March 27, 2015 - 10:09pm
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has docked at the International Space Station carrying three astronauts, two of whom are due to spend a record 12 months there.
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Duo begin year-long space trip

March 27, 2015 - 7:53pm
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.
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What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?

March 27, 2015 - 7:49pm
What are the justifications for the £4bn Large Hadron Collider?
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What drives people to murder-suicide?

March 27, 2015 - 6:13pm
What drives people to murder-suicide?
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