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Chemistry of love: Using pheromones to find your match

March 26, 2014 - 6:05pm
Using pheromones to find your match
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Tweeting astronaut on Space tech

March 26, 2014 - 5:45pm
What's it like to tweet from Space?
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How climate change will acidify the oceans

March 26, 2014 - 5:03pm
Volcanic vents show how sea life can be harmed by rising CO2
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Beaked whale is deep-dive champion

March 26, 2014 - 3:22pm
Cuvier’s beaked whales are likely to be the most extreme divers among marine mammals, able to go nearly 3km down and hold their breath for more than two hours.
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The disruptive power of 3D printing

March 26, 2014 - 2:10pm
Is 3D printing a threat to big business and the environment?
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Small icy asteroid has ring system

March 26, 2014 - 12:05pm
The asteroid Chariklo is the smallest object yet found in the Solar System to display rings of orbiting material.
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Icy body found orbiting far from Sun

March 26, 2014 - 12:03pm
Scientists identify a large new object in the outer reaches of our Solar System that comes no closer than about 12 billion km to the Sun.
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AUDIO: Titchmarsh 'angry' at nature policy

March 26, 2014 - 10:23am
Alan Titchmarsh says he is "angry" that successive governments do not plan enough for the future.
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'Male' kangaroo has baby in Siberia

March 26, 2014 - 6:30am
A kangaroo in a Siberian zoo who was thought to be male surprises everyone by delivering a baby.
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Salamanders shrink as home heats up

March 26, 2014 - 5:58am
Salamanders living in the eastern US have shrunk in size in response to climate change, researchers say.
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VIDEO: 'A deep misunderstanding of genetics'

March 26, 2014 - 5:23am
Prof Steve Jones says Boris Johnson shows a "deep misunderstanding of genetics" when he talks about cornflakes.
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Scientists film inside a flying insect

March 26, 2014 - 5:00am
Scientists use powerful X-rays to film the minuscule muscles inside an insect's body that power its flight.
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Cutting-edge methods in MH370 search

March 26, 2014 - 4:54am
Working out the final path of flight MH370
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Space station crew delayed in orbit

March 26, 2014 - 4:37am
A rocket carrying US and Russian astronauts to the International Space Station has to delay docking for almost two days because of a technical hitch.
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VIDEO: Footage from inside a flying insect

March 26, 2014 - 4:08am
Scientists use powerful x-rays to film the minuscule muscles inside a flying insect.
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Pony contraceptive scheme at risk

March 26, 2014 - 3:06am
The first trial of its kind in the UK to use contraception on hill ponies is at risk of failing, a charity says.
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Living materials could grow products

March 26, 2014 - 2:42am
Bacterial biofilms with "smart" properties could be the basis of greener manufacturing, scientists say.
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VIDEO: Teen photographer's love for animals

March 25, 2014 - 6:09pm
The teen who reminds us we're not the only species on Earth
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VIDEO: Soyuz spacecraft bound for ISS

March 25, 2014 - 5:42pm
A Soyuz spacecraft has been launched in Kazakhstan bound for the International Space Station.
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Danish zoo kills four healthy lions

March 25, 2014 - 11:49am
A zoo in Denmark that provoked outrage after putting down a healthy giraffe, has killed a family of four lions to make way for a new young male lion.
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