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Cosmic expansion tribes entrench positions

July 15, 2020 - 3:01pm
A telescope high in the Atacama Desert in Chile enters the debate about the age of the Universe.
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Nuclear blast sends star hurtling across galaxy

July 15, 2020 - 9:29am
A star has been sent hurtling across the galaxy after undergoing a partial supernova, astronomers say.
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Fertility rate: 'Jaw-dropping' global crash in children being born

July 15, 2020 - 12:36am
Nearly every country will see their populations fall as the world has fewer babies.
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Aztec palace's remains uncovered off Mexico City's main Zócalo plaza

July 14, 2020 - 10:17am
The location of ruler Axayácatl's palace was later used by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés.
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Coronavirus: How to talk about conspiracy theories

July 14, 2020 - 9:11am
Conspiracy theories have thrived during the pandemic - what's the right way to talk to someone who believes them?
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Grant Imahara: Mythbusters TV host dies suddenly at 49

July 14, 2020 - 8:33am
He was known for Mythbusters and White Rabbit Project, and made models for the Star Wars prequels.
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Natural solutions boosted to help prevent floods

July 14, 2020 - 3:59am
Hollows in the ground to catch and store heavy rain water are among projects that will get cash.
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Winter wave of coronavirus 'could be worse than first'

July 14, 2020 - 2:52am
Modelling suggests there could be a deadly second peak, killing more than 100,000 people in the UK.
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'Hope' and ambition drive UAE's Mars mission

July 14, 2020 - 2:29am
The United Arab Emirates is sending a satellite to the Red Planet to study its weather and climate.
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Coronavirus: How did Florida get so badly hit by Covid-19?

July 14, 2020 - 12:05am
Florida is becoming the new US epicentre - but what's behind the rising case counts?
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Coronavirus: Why attitudes to masks have changed around the world

July 14, 2020 - 12:02am
Boris Johnson and Donald Trump both publicly wore face masks for the first time. Why now?
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The perfume makers that can't smell a thing

July 14, 2020 - 12:02am
Perfumers are using AI to create millions of scents, but will it replace the traditional methods?
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Coronavirus: Llamas provide key to immune therapy

July 13, 2020 - 12:20pm
Llamas' specially evolved small antibodies are the basis for a coronavirus treatment breakthrough.
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Goodall: 'Great hope' chimpanzees can avoid extinction

July 13, 2020 - 11:06am
Wild chimpanzees are under threat from deforestation and the bushmeat trade.
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New equation ‘could predict earthquakes better’ say Edinburgh experts

July 13, 2020 - 1:21am
Researchers in Edinburgh produce a new mathematical model aimed at improving how earthquakes are predicted.
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Comet captured streaking across Stonehenge night sky

July 12, 2020 - 4:58pm
Comet Neowise has been spotted by stargazers across the UK as it heads past Earth.
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Saving one of the world's rarest antelope

July 12, 2020 - 12:01am
There are fewer than 500 hirola living in the wild, down from thousands just 40 years ago.
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Coronavirus: Escaping to space in lockdown

July 11, 2020 - 7:46am
For those who have felt trapped by lockdown measures, the night sky could offer an escape.
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Coronavirus: How can we make post-pandemic cities smarter?

July 11, 2020 - 12:48am
Will the "anthropause" brought on by lockdowns make our cities greener, cleaner and quieter in future?
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Iron Age 'mystery' murder victim found in Wendover

July 11, 2020 - 12:04am
A Stonehenge-style wooden formation and a lead-lined Roman burial are also among the finds.
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