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The Paris climate agreement will survive a Trump presidency, says the US climate change envoy.
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The UK's most famous dinosaur skeleton will start its national tour on England's Jurassic Coast.
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With data from just the first nine months, scientists are 90% certain that 2016 will break the record for warmest year on record.
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European scientists set out for Antarctica this week in a bid to find deeply buried ice that contains an ancient record of Earth's climate.
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Declining US coal consumption played a significant role in keeping down global emissions of carbon dioxide, says a report.
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Skywatchers are preparing for the 'supermoon' as the moon makes its closest approach since 1948.
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The Royal Ballet and the School of Sport, Health and Applied Science (SHAS) at St Mary’s University, Twickenham have joined forces to deliver sports science support to dancers.
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British red squirrels are infected with strains of the bacterium that causes leprosy, according to a study.
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Rothamsted Research, a leading agricultural research institute, is attempting to make data from long-term experiments available to all scientists.
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The British Beagle 2 spacecraft may have worked for several months on Mars, new analysis suggests.
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Jake Yapp condenses the history of everything we ever thought we knew about vaccination into four minutes.
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President-elect Donald Trump did not express many views about science and innovation on the campaign trail. But there are some clues to his positions on key issues.
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Palaeontologist Stephen Brusatte explains the significance of the newly discovered dinosaur fossil that was almost destroyed by dynamite.
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A newly discovered species of dinosaur is identified from an extraordinarily complete fossil almost destroyed by dynamite.
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A supermoon is due on 14 November and meaning the moon will be the biggest and brightest since 1948 - but what is a supermoon?
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Dogs have been dining on human food scraps since the early days of their domestication, a scientific study suggests.
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An implant that beams instructions out of the brain is used to restore movement in paralysed primates.
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Plastic pollution in the sea gives off a smell that attracts foraging birds, scientists find.
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There are now more than 500 pairs of golden eagles in Scotland, a survey of the birds finds.
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The use of electric car charging points across Scotland has more than doubled in the last year.
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Countries say they are prepared to move ahead on climate change without the US if Donald Trump pulls out of the Paris agreement.
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Voters across one Florida county have signalled their approval for releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in a bid to fight Zika.
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A final sum of €1.7bn (£1.5bn) is released to Airbus Safran Launchers to enable it to develop Europe's new Ariane 6 rocket.
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Residents in Florida are being asked to vote on a trial of genetically modified mosquitoes on US Election Day.
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The growth in CO2 in the atmosphere has been slowed by the increased ability of plants to soak up the gas.
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