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Flames from an exploding battery were put out in less than half a second during tests.
Prince Charles co-authors a book for adults in the style of the well-known children's series.
SpaceX successfully launches a rocket, its first mission since an explosion in September.
The US SpaceX rocket company resumes operations after a launch pad explosion in September.
The trade in caged birds poses a risk to native species if birds manage to escape, research suggests.
Plans for a £1.3bn tidal lagoon off Swansea are backed in a government-commissioned review.
By studying the long lives of killer whale families, researchers say they have solved the evolutionary mystery of the menopause.
A gibbon living in the tropical forests of China is a new species of primate, scientists say.
Scientists say they have solved the mystery surrounding a sea creature that lived more than 500 million years ago.
Millions of women have no problem with the pill but some find it shatters their mental health. Here The Debrief's Vicky Spratt describes years of depression, anxiety and panic.
A camera attached to the neck of a female polar bear shows two bears breaking through ice sheets to hunt for prey.
Blind mice regain partial vision after stem cell reprogramming
Scientists have found a new species of gibbon living in the tropical forests of south west China.
Scientists decode "dog-directed speech" - and they find puppies respond but older dogs ignore it.
A male Japanese monkey has been filmed trying to mount and mate with a Sika deer.
Targets on CO2 will continue despite a climate change sceptic becoming president, a UK minister says.
Indigenous groups and river dwellers are battling the government and big corporations over the huge dams being built to meet Brazil's energy needs.
A warming world is harming insects ability to reproduce, which could have long-term consequences, scientists warn.
Critically endangered chimpanzees in Ivory Coast craft extra-absorbent drinking sticks, researchers observe.
Scientists believe they have established the identity of a "missing element" in the Earth's core.