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Australian flying foxes 'among Earth's most mobile mammals'

September 7, 2020 - 5:20pm
Australian species roam over massive distances and help the land recover from fire, research finds.
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'Super bacteria' survives for three years outside space station

September 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Scientists who attached a strain of bacteria to the outside of the International Space Station have been stunned to find it survived for three years, in open space.
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Quiz: New rules for cyclists and drivers

September 5, 2020 - 7:20am
The highway code is being revised - how well do you know the changes?
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Earth's 'lost species' only the tip of the iceberg

September 5, 2020 - 12:11am
Hundreds of mammals will go extinct if we do not act now to address biodiversity loss, say scientists.
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EU budget would be 'disastrous' for research

September 3, 2020 - 6:21pm
Sixteenth thousand academics urge EU leaders to increase investment over the next seven years.
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Secrets of male elephant society revealed in the wild

September 3, 2020 - 6:12pm
Mature male elephants play a crucial role in passing on their knowledge to younger males, a study suggests.
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Shark researchers size up real 'Megalodon' for first time

September 3, 2020 - 5:23pm
A study reveals true scale of the prehistoric mega-shark made famous in Jason Statham's The Meg.
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Zombie fires spark record Arctic CO2 emissions

September 3, 2020 - 3:03pm
This summer’s carbon emissions from Arctic wildfires were a third higher than last year’s levels.
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Scientists have the answer to a tadpole mystery

September 3, 2020 - 10:25am
The advance could help protect amphibians from extinction by protecting their breeding grounds.
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Europe's small Vega rocket returns to action

September 3, 2020 - 9:21am
After a flight failure in 2019, the Vega rocket executes a flawless deployment of 53 satellites.
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Black holes: Cosmic signal rattles Earth after 7 billion years

September 2, 2020 - 1:43pm
Gravitational waves arrive from a black hole collision that occurred half-way across the Universe.
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Ugandan gorillas in Bwindi park have 'baby boom'

September 2, 2020 - 12:08pm
Five baby gorillas are born in six weeks in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
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Booster rocket for Nasa Moon missions set for critical test

September 2, 2020 - 11:18am
Engineers are preparing to test a booster rocket that will help send astronauts back to the Moon.
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Honeybee venom 'kills some breast cancer cells'

September 2, 2020 - 8:09am
Tests show promising results against two cancer types but more research is needed, scientists say.
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Curlew conservation project sees birds released at Lough Neagh

September 2, 2020 - 6:47am
Five curlew fledglings are released near Lough Neagh after they were saved as eggs in late spring.
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Arrests as Extinction Rebellion protests begin across England

September 1, 2020 - 10:01pm
Protesters block a road near Parliament and are planning a "walk of shame" near the Bank of England.
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Climate change: Power companies 'hindering' move to green energy

September 1, 2020 - 9:08am
New research suggests utilities are dragging their feet when it comes to embracing wind and solar.
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year: How many crocodiles can you see?

September 1, 2020 - 8:30am
Gharial crocodiles may number less than 1,000 individuals in the wild - but there is always hope.
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Rival powers jockey for the lead in hypersonic aircraft

September 1, 2020 - 12:04am
The US, China and Russia are pouring money into aircraft that can fly at five times the speed of sound.
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Bronze Age tradition of keeping human remains uncovered

September 1, 2020 - 12:02am
Experts say the tradition of commemorating the dead is "inconceivably macabre" by today's standards.
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