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The Bloodhound supersonic car project is back on track thanks to new sponsorship, and now aims to break the land speed record in October 2017.
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The US space agency will try to put a satellite in orbit around Jupiter to sense what lies beneath the giant planet's obscuring clouds.
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China has fitted the final piece on what is set to be the world's largest radio telescope, the size of 30 football fields and worth $180m (£135m).
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The BBC's defence correspondent Jonathan Beale finds out more about the development of new military technology, including whether a drone can be chemically "grown".
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This lion's role on a farm in northern Russia will surprise you.
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When the US space agency’s latest probe to Jupiter tries to enter into orbit around the planet on Tuesday, it will be relying on a British rocket engine.
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State of play
02 Jul 2016 9:36:12
UK science is one of the biggest winners from Britain's membership of the EU. Now it stands to lose the most from Brexit.
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Three orangutans rescued from forest fires in Indonesia are returned to the wild by International Animal Rescue workers.
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Prof Sir Tom Kibble is posthumously awarded the highest UK honour for physics.
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Predicting the internet
30 Jun 2016 3:45:52
Futurologist Alvin Toffler predicted everything from the rise of the Internet to the decline of the nuclear family, but he wasn't always right
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Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal.
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The president of the Royal Society calls on the government to guarantee the residency of EU citizens in the UK.
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The UK government has set a world-leading climate change target up to the early 2030s.
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The Rosetta probe will be crash-landed on Comet 67P on Friday 30 September, the European Space Agency has confirmed.
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A world-leading climate change target up to the early 2030s is set to be confirmed by the British government, cutting emissions by 57%.
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Sir Paul Nurse says UK science will suffer unless any post-Brexit agreement allows the free movement of people.
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Human disturbances are putting the Amazon rainforest at greater risk of fire, say researchers.
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Human disturbances are making the Amazon rainforest 'more flammable' say researchers.
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Prime Minister David Cameron is being urged to ratify the Paris climate agreement before leaving office.
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Scientists in Switzerland have created a robotic salamander that mimics the gait of the ancient amphibian in great detail.
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Nasa has conducted a second round of test on a booster which is designed to send human beings deep into space.
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The UK Science Minister, Jo Johnson, says that world class research will "endure" following the Brexit.
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Two wings from birds that lived alongside the dinosaurs have been found preserved in amber.
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Scientists say they have found a large helium gas field in Tanzania.
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Inside Porton Down
28 Jun 2016 2:08:58
Dr Michael Mosley investigates Britain's most secretive and controversial military research base, Porton Down, on its 100th anniversary.
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