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British-born astronaut Piers Sellers tells of living life at "20 times normal speed" after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.
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Sir David Attenborough speaks to Huw Edwards about the discovery of a new species of titanosaur, which is the biggest animal ever to walk the earth.
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Why do astronomers in the US think there they have discovered a ninth planet in the solar system?
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Come in #PlanetNine
21 Jan 2016 3:02:19
US astronomers claim to have strong evidence that there is a ninth planet in our Solar System. We asked you to send us your suggested names for this new arrival.
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The discovery of what may be the world's biggest dinosaur is told in a new BBC One documentary.
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Archaeologists say they have unearthed the earliest evidence of human warfare between hunter-gatherers, at a site in northern Kenya.
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Three baby otters have been found outside a Florida home in Palm Shores.
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A sperm whale stranded on a beach in Western Japan is dragged back out to sea by fishermen.
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A tree frog that feeds its young unfertilised eggs and was thought to have died out more than a century ago has been rediscovered in India.
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Scientists studying birds in the Himalayas discover that one species of thrush is in fact two.
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Exposure to toxin from algae linked to dementia
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Nevada desert home to ambitious transport project
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NASA's Chief Scientist says she is a bit "sceptical" about the existence of a ninth planet in our Solar System.
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Global temperatures in 2015 were the warmest on record, according to data published by meteorologists in the UK and US.
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A 201-million-year-old dinosaur that fell out of a cliff face in Wales in 2014 is formally named Dracoraptor hanigani - the "dragon thief".
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Case made for 'ninth planet'
20 Jan 2016 8:13:52
American astronomers say they have strong evidence that there is a ninth planet in our Solar System orbiting far beyond even the dwarf world Pluto.
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Five planets will align across the dawn sky on Wednesday in a rare treat for skywatchers.
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Global temperatures in 2015 were the warmest since records began, according to data published by meteorologists in the UK and the US.
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What is China doing to clean its air?
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Do beards hold the key to new antibiotics?
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Images from an unmanned aerial vehicle suggest excessive management of floodplains limit their ability to hold water and slow the flow of floodwater.
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The present-day English owe about a third of their ancestry to the Anglo-Saxons, according to two new studies.
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The amount of fish taken from the world's oceans has been underestimated by more than 50% according to a new study.
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A company producing GM mosquitoes says it is to open a new factory in Brazil as it expands its operations.
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A private UK fertility clinic is offering couples a new form of IVF treatment that allows conception to occur in the womb rather than in the lab.
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