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The details of a review of UK nuclear safety ordered after the Japanese crisis will be published by the middle of May, officials say.
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Member states of the European Space Agency formally agree to the extension of operations at the International Space Station until 2020.
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The skull of former Archbishop of Canterbury Simon Theobald is given a CT scan 630 years after he was murdered during the Peasants' Revolt.
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Three former Pakistan cricketers facing conspiracy charges are granted unconditional bail ahead of a trial starting on 20 May.
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Lighting architect Rogier van der Heide offers a beautiful new way to look at the world -- by paying attention to light (and to darkness). Examples from classic buildings illustrate a deeply thought-out vision of the play of light around us.
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Paul Moody, chief executive of soft drinks company Britvic, explains the importance of establishing a clear business goal.
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Roeland Vos, President of Starwood Hotels, has a simple business philosophy: look after your staff and they will look after your bottom line.
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Guy Parsons , chief executive of budget hotel chain Travelodge recommends taking advice from people within your company.
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The Wellcome Trust medical charity says that it is considering buying the London 2012 Olympic Park.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces a "measured exit" from nuclear power in response to the Japanese crisis.
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China is planning to develop a version of the Eden Project, the BBC learns.
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A major tidal energy project is to be built in the Sound of Islay off the west coast of Scotland.
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17 Mar 2011 0:22:53
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Monkeys learn with age to recognise photographs of their friends, according to scientists.
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China suspends approval for new nuclear power stations following the accident at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant.
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Plans to build a new national speedway stadium in East Manchester receive the backing of councillors.
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The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano, has said that the nuclear situation in Japan is "very serious".
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Nasa Messenger mission chief Sean Solomon talks about the job ahead for the spacecraft as it arrives in orbit around Mercury.
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Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn't go quite as expected -- but that taught him a big lesson: Don't wait to be a hero.
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The Japanese tsunami killed thousands of albatrosses and other species when it struck Hawaii.
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Such was the scale of last Friday's tsunami that sizeable waves reached right across the Pacific to New Zealand and the Antarctic, say NZ researchers.
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Scientists have tested 115-year-old X-ray equipment, generating striking images with the incredibly simple device.
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Elephants pay close attention to their elders when responding to a the threat of a predator, according to a study.
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We think of space as a silent place. But physicist Janna Levin says the universe has a soundtrack -- a sonic composition that records some of the most dramatic events in outer space. (Black holes, for instance, bang on spacetime like a drum.) An accessible and mind-expanding soundwalk through the universe.
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A robotic sub revisits a shipping container lost off the coast of California in 2004, finding it teeming with underwater life.
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