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Secrets of the largest ape that ever lived

November 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
The fossilised tooth of a mysterious extinct ape is shedding new light on the evolution of great apes.
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Ebola vaccine approved as second jab trialled

November 13, 2019 - 5:31pm
A second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Hayabusa-2: Japan spacecraft leaves asteroid to head home

November 13, 2019 - 2:05pm
Hayabusa-2 will return with samples of the asteroid after its yearlong journey back to Earth.
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Venice floods: Climate change behind highest tide in 50 years, says mayor

November 13, 2019 - 1:11pm
A state of disaster is declared as the Italian city is hit with a high tide of more than 1.87m.
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Could digging up the ocean floor help save the planet?

November 13, 2019 - 12:10pm
The seabed is rich in metals, but what damage could mining it cause?
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Electric car future may depend on deep sea mining

November 13, 2019 - 12:02pm
Demand is soaring for the metal cobalt, an essential ingredient in batteries and abundant on the seabed.
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Netherlands forced to slash speed limit to reduce emissions

November 13, 2019 - 11:49am
The daytime motorway limit will be cut to 100km/h (62 mph) in a bid to tackle a pollution crisis.
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Greta Thunberg to sail to Spain climate summit with YouTubers

November 13, 2019 - 9:48am
The 16-year-old climate activist will sail from the US to Madrid for the COP25 summit.
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Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2019: The winning image

November 13, 2019 - 6:21am
The winner of this year's competition has been crowned, and it looks a little painful.
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Philippines: The boy diving for plastic

November 13, 2019 - 12:13am
Ranniel dives into one of Manila's most polluted rivers for less than two dollars a day.
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England floods: What is making them worse?

November 12, 2019 - 5:45pm
Why has the huge amount of rainfall that hit South Yorkshire had such a large impact on people and property?
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Where plastic outnumbers fish by seven to one

November 12, 2019 - 12:40pm
Plastic is building up in the areas of the ocean where fish feed and grow, according to research.
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Fracking: Have the Conservatives left open the back door?

November 12, 2019 - 11:58am
The Conservatives are accused of harbouring ambitions to revive fracking after the general election.
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Some people 'genetically wired' to avoid some vegetables

November 12, 2019 - 10:43am
An inherited gene makes certain healthy foods taste exceptionally bitter and unpleasant, according to researchers.
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Vaping nearly killed me, says British teenager

November 12, 2019 - 12:36am
Vaping caused a catastrophic reaction in Ewan Fisher's lungs that meant he could not breathe.
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Is China gaining an edge in artificial intelligence?

November 12, 2019 - 12:02am
The US-China over artificial intelligence is heating up, but some warn the US could be over-reacting.
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Climate change: Bigger hurricanes are now more damaging

November 11, 2019 - 8:53pm
The most damaging tropical cyclones are three times more frequent now than they were 100 years ago.
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Ice loss causing Arctic to reflect less heat

November 11, 2019 - 8:06pm
A loss of snow and ice cover are the main reasons for the reduction of the Arctic's albedo effect, not soot as had been previously thought.
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Planet Mercury passes across the face of the Sun

November 11, 2019 - 2:33pm
Astronomers are observing a rare event, a transit of the planet Mercury.
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Bloodhound diary: Racing at over 500mph

November 11, 2019 - 1:39pm
Land speed record holder Andy Green finally gets to drive the Bloodhound car across the Kalahari.
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