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Sutherland spaceport plans cover 'extensive' site

October 2, 2019 - 3:15pm
Launch towers and "antenna farms" have been proposed for the 815-acre site in the north Highlands.
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Why are so few women inventors named on patents?

October 2, 2019 - 12:06am
Women inventors account for just under 13% of patent applications globally, according to a study.
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How to weigh a whale without a scale

October 2, 2019 - 12:06am
Drones can be used to work out the body mass of the largest animals on the planet, helping in their conservation.
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The Himalayan village that confiscates single-use plastics

October 2, 2019 - 12:01am
This tiny Himalayan village has shunned single-use plastics – the impact is too serious for them.
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Tsunamis linked to spread of deadly fungal disease

October 2, 2019 - 12:00am
A huge earthquake off Alaska in the 1960s caused tsunamis that scientists say washed a tropical fungus ashore.
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Scientists estimate Earth's total carbon store

October 1, 2019 - 10:50pm
There are 1.85 billion, billion tonnes of carbon on Earth, nearly all of it held beneath the surface.
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Dutch tractor protest sparks 'worst rush hour'

October 1, 2019 - 2:32pm
There were some 1,100km (700 miles) of jams as farmers reacted to plans to cut nitrogen emissions.
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Island reveals rising tide of plastic waste

October 1, 2019 - 1:43pm
A remote island in the southern Atlantic Ocean reveals the scale of the problem of plastic waste facing our seas.
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