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Researchers develop a new technique to give a more accurate advance forecast for summer weather.
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The first known interstellar asteroid may hold water from another star system in its interior, according to a study.
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It's the regulator's first investigation since taking over responsibility for BBC standards.
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Penguin tourism
18 Dec 2017 5:17:47
Reports of a tourist flight over Antarctica highlight China's growing interest in the poles.
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A four-point plan for tackling plastic waste has been outlined by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove.
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Scientists install sensors at the Kennedy Space Center that would normally be used to monitor volcanoes.
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The renowned scientist and television presenter of The Great Egg Race died on Friday, his family says.
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Europe's new Sentinel-5P satellite captures a dramatic image of the smoke billowing away from wildfires.
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What's hiding in my dust?
15 Dec 2017 4:16:00
Scientists have found thousands of new species living in household dust.
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A genetic study shows the decline of one of the rarest mammals on Earth began during the last Ice Age.
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If you missed the annual Geminid meteor shower, cameras captured the celestial display over China.
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Neonicotinoids have increasingly been linked to problems in bee populations.
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Nasa finds a distant star circled by eight planets, equal to the complement in our own Solar System.
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Geologists made the discovery while exploring volcanic rocks near Broadford.
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Scientists established how much rain fell by measuring how much the Earth compressed during the storm.
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Scientists stitch together decades of survey data to reveal a hidden world of mountains and canyons.
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A new fossil is shedding light on the marine reptiles that swam at the time of the dinosaurs.
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A last-ditch effort to save the world's rarest marine mammal from extinction has been launched.
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The reliably frozen Arctic is history, say scientists who warn of an unprecedented rate of warming.
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New observations suggest America's Pluto probe will see more than one object on its next flyby.
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Nasa's Juno probe begins to unlock the workings of the mighty storm that has raged on Jupiter for over 150 years.
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A project searching for life in the cosmos will scan the first interstellar asteroid for signs of alien technology.
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'Face of climate change'?
12 Dec 2017 6:34:21
Images of a starving Canadian bear go viral - but all may not be as it appears.
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Feathered dinosaurs were covered in ticks just like modern animals, according to fossil evidence.
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But the French leader says he will not agree to a demand that America's terms should be negotiated.
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