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SpaceX scrubs rocket recovery launch

January 6, 2015 - 5:24de la mañana
US company SpaceX has postponed an experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform.
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Age of stars is pinned to their spin

January 5, 2015 - 9:47de la tarde
Astronomers prove they can accurately tell a star's age from how fast it spins, after measuring the spin speed of stars more than a billion years old.
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SpaceX to attempt rocket recovery

January 5, 2015 - 7:19de la tarde
California's SpaceX company will take the unusual step of trying to land part of its Falcon rocket after it launches a cargo mission to the space station on Tuesday.
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Common cold 'prefers cold noses'

January 5, 2015 - 6:46de la tarde
The virus behind the common cold is much happier in a cold nose, US researchers show.
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The people pushed out of Ethiopia's fertile farmland

January 5, 2015 - 6:04de la tarde
The people pushed out of Ethiopia's fertile farmland
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VIDEO: Could 'salt potatoes' create revolution

January 5, 2015 - 1:21de la tarde
A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered that potatoes can grow in earth fed by salty sea water prompting hopes that previously unusable land could be used for agriculture.
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2014 confirmed as UK's warmest year

January 5, 2015 - 10:22de la mañana
Last year was the UK's warmest since records began in 1910, the Met Office has said.
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Philae comet lander eludes discovery

January 5, 2015 - 7:54de la mañana
The precise location of the Europe's Philae comet lander continues to evade detection despite an intense imaging campaign by the Rosetta satellite.
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US cities see rape kit results

January 4, 2015 - 6:15de la tarde
The striking results of testing old rape kits
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VIDEO: 80-metre wind turbine collapses

January 3, 2015 - 12:30de la tarde
An 80-metre wind turbine has collapsed on a mountainside near Fintona in County Tyrone.
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Constipated goldfish operated on

January 2, 2015 - 5:10de la mañana
A goldfish lover pays a North Walsham vet £300 to operate on his constipated pet.
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Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

January 2, 2015 - 3:03de la mañana
Most types of cancer can simply be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study suggests.
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New home for cocoa quarantine

January 1, 2015 - 6:57de la tarde
A bigger and better clearing house for all the world's new cocoa varieties opens in the UK at the University of Reading.
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New frog 'gives birth to tadpoles'

December 31, 2014 - 1:18de la tarde
A species found on an Indonesian island has become the first frog ever seen giving birth to tadpoles, rather than laying eggs.
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Nasa to hack 'amnesiac' Mars rover

December 31, 2014 - 5:44de la mañana
The Mars rover Opportunity is suffering from memory loss - but Nasa thinks a software hack may save it.
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What science stories will be big in 2015?

December 31, 2014 - 3:29de la mañana
A year of speed, space, soil and big bangs ahead
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VIDEO: New Year Honour for hedgehog carer

December 31, 2014 - 3:01de la mañana
Many people on the New Year's Honours list are familiar faces, but the vast majority of those named are more used to living out of the spotlight.
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Knighthood for 'father of Viagra'

December 30, 2014 - 4:31de la tarde
Two chemists, one who started research on Viagra and one YouTube celebrity, along with a former NFU president, are knighted in the New Year Honours.
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VIDEO: Why is there a science skills gap?

December 30, 2014 - 5:20de la mañana
The BBC's Steph McGovern is looking at the skills shortages facing employers in Britain.
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Science: Best long reads of 2014 (part two)

December 29, 2014 - 6:17de la tarde
More of the year's best reads from the BBC science team
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