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Impact crater linked to Martian tsunamis

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:24:02 GMT

Scientists locate the source of powerful tsunamis that swept across Mars three billion years ago.



Bloodhound supersonic car record bid slips again

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:04:53 GMT

The British-led effort to break the World Land Speed Record is delayed by cash-flow problems to 2018.



'Devastating' coral loss in South China Sea - scientists

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:13:54 GMT

Researchers are warning of a "devastating" loss of coral at the Dongsha Atoll in the South China Sea.



Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:05:38 GMT

The State Department says the project, blocked by Barack Obama, is in the national interest.



Kaikoura: 'Most complex quake ever studied'

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:14:49 GMT

2016's big quake in New Zealand will likely prompt a rethink about how such events are expected to behave.



Fruit-shaped sensor 'can improve freshness'

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:00:21 GMT

The sensor comes in orange, apple, banana and mango varieties and alerts to cooling problems.



'New' wave-like cloud finally wins official recognition

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:25:05 GMT

The new clouds include the rare, wave-like asperitas, after a long campaign by skywatchers.



Dinosaur crater's clue to origin of life

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:58:42 GMT

The crater made by the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs reveals clues to the origins of life on Earth.



Major shake-up suggests dinosaurs may have 'UK origin'

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:01:40 GMT

Scientists reclassify dinosaurs, putting British fossils at the base of their family tree.



Sea otters ahead of dolphins in using tools

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:16:55 GMT

Sea otters may have been using stone tools for thousands or even millions of years, say scientists.



Fossil named after Sir David Attenborough

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:25:06 GMT

The ancient arthropod, found in Herefordshire, joins a long list of items named after the TV legend.



UK schoolboy corrects Nasa data error

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:02:47 GMT

The A-level student noticed something odd in radiation levels from the International Space Station.



Nasa 'smallsats' open up new planetary frontier

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:23:16 GMT

Nasa plans small satellite missions, which could open up new ways of exploring the Solar System.



Genetically-modified crops have benefits - Princess Anne

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:00:12 GMT

The Princess Royal's views in a BBC radio show appear to be at odds with those of the Prince of Wales.



Tiny genetic change lets bird flu leap to humans

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:57:01 GMT

A change in just a single 'letter' of the flu virus allows bird flu to pass to humans, according to scientists.



'Extreme and unusual' climate trends continue after record 2016

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:19:17 GMT

The world continues to experience extreme climate trends after a record breaking 2016, says WMO.



Changing to BST: Will the clock change affect your kids?

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:09:25 GMT

Research is under way to determine how clock changes affect children's sleep patterns.



President jokes while signing space agency funding bill

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:58:10 GMT

President jokes while signing space agency funding bill



British scientists claim major advance in TB treatment

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:11:00 GMT

Researchers are using genome sequencing to make sure patients get the right drugs more quickly.



Exmoor gardens raided by 'wily old stag'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:15:10 GMT

A mature stag has learnt how to use its antlers to lift bird feeders off garden trees.



Princess Anne: GM crops 'have real benefits'

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:55:11 GMT

Princess Anne has told the BBC's Farming Today she believes gene technology has important benefits to offer in terms of providing food.



Why a Czech zoo is dehorning its white rhinos

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:37:58 GMT

Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic, has taken the decision to remove the horns from its white rhinos for their safety.



Secret of a sperm's success

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:46:56 GMT

How a sperm manages to reach the fallopian tubes is clear at last, scientists say.



How an obscure seed is helping to save the elephant

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:22:41 GMT

A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.



Virtual reality could spot concussion in footballers

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:09:03 GMT

New technology which could be used by club doctors is being trialled, a BBC investigation finds.



Europa: Our best shot at finding alien life?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:54:55 GMT

After years of planning, scientists are set now to send missions to explore the ocean world of Europa.



Hans Rosling, population expert: Five last thoughts

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 01:56:47 GMT

In his last BBC interview, the statistician highlighted five key ways demographics are shaping the world.



Most scientists 'can't replicate studies by their peers'

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:49:16 GMT

Science is facing a "reproducibility crisis" as scientists fail to reproduce others' work, it is claimed.



The Foehn feeling

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:09:42 GMT

For centuries, people in the Alps have attributed health issues, headaches in particular, to the mountain wind known as the Foehn.



Crustal attraction

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:32:40 GMT

Earth's history is recorded in the magnetisation of its hard, outer shell.



Fake data threat

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:11:20 GMT

Not all cyber-attacks are about theft, some seek to undermine the trust placed in data and documents.



Paleo artist

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:27:37 GMT

An award-winning artist brings ancient fossil discoveries to life through illustrations.



'Dispersal machines'

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:25:23 GMT

How the toxic pests, described as "dispersal machines", are thwarting efforts to halt their advance.



Hi-tech tribe

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:35:24 GMT

How a remote community in Guyana is using cutting-edge software and equipment against deforestation.



Black tide

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 01:32:18 GMT

Fifty years ago, the supertanker the SS Torrey Canyon hit rocks off the coast of Cornwall, spilling more than 100,000 tonnes of crude oil. But it was the clear-up operation that led to the real environmental disaster.



Captivating science

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:43:33 GMT

The art of science - captivating scientific images from the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards.