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Drone pollinators?

February 13, 2017

Bee pollinated!

As bee populations decline, researchers have developed a robotic alternative.

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Climate change shrinking reindeer

December 11, 2016

reindeer

Rising temperatures are affecting the size of reindeer.

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Arctic sea ice at record low

November 30, 2016

Ice

Arctic sea ice isn't building up as fast as it normally does at this time of year.

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Great Barrier Reef's worst year

November 28, 2016

Red sea fern underwater

The massive decline in coral on the Great Barrier Reef in 2016 is the worst ever recorded.

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Spinach detects land mines

November 1, 2016

Spinach

Nanotechnology could be used to turn spinach plants into bomb detectors.

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Two million years of temperatures

September 27, 2016

Ocean

A record of the Earth's surface temperatures that goes back 2 million years has been created.

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Moon affects earthquakes

September 12, 2016

moon

The gravitational pull of the Moon can make earthquakes stronger and more deadly.

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Nuclear activity defines new age

August 30, 2016

nuclear test site

Scientists are searching for a 'marker' to define a new epoch in Earth's history.

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Solar plane makes landmark journey

June 23, 2016

Solar cells

A zero-fuel aeroplane has completed its Atlantic crossing.

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Bees find London's sweet spots

June 21, 2016

Honey bee

'Numberplate' bees are taking off from London rooftops as part of a citizen science project.

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Baking with carbon dioxide

June 2, 2016

Baking soda

A baking soda recipe could reduce carbon emissions and help limit climate change.

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Scientists want GM rules loosened

May 24, 2016

Wheat field

Should the regulations on genetically modified organisms be so strict?

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New use for the Large Hadron Collider

April 21, 2016

Large Hadron Collider

The Large Hadron Collider could be used in new and unexpected ways.

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It's rocket science

April 14, 2016

Planting

Schoolchildren are growing rocket seeds that have been to space.

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Mysterious dust

December 10, 2015

Dust Storm

How does dust affect our climate?

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GM fish on the menu

November 26, 2015

Salmon

GM salmon will be allowed in US supermarkets.

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Things are heating up

November 10, 2015

desert

Average global temperature for 2015 is likely to be more than 1 degree Celsius higher than it was in 1900.

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Double the discovery

August 20, 2015

Atmospheric carbon dioxide

Could making an advanced material from thin air help combat climate change?

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Can you bear it?

August 19, 2015

Bothered bear

Bears show signs of stress when drones fly by.

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Obama's clean power plan

August 3, 2015

Obama

President Obama wants the USA to cut carbon emissions from its power plants.

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Pope's climate message

June 19, 2015

Pope

The Pope may have more luck than scientists at convincing the world we need to slow down climate change.

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Surfing superbugs

June 8, 2015

surf

UK scientists want surfers to help them find out how sea water pollution affects human health.

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Getting warmer?

June 5, 2015

Icecaps

Some scientists thought they had seen a 'pause' in global warming - but it might just have been bad data.

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Weather worries

May 21, 2015

Cook Islands

A recurring weather phenomenon is affecting global food prices.

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Storing sunshine

May 1, 2015

Solar

A new battery could store renewable energy for your home.

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Could your videos help scientists?

April 20, 2015

Cave Graffiti

Scientists in Germany are using tourists' YouTube videos to measure water levels in a cave.

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Infectious mosquitoes in the UK?

March 23, 2015

Mosquito

Experts are warning insects could bring diseases to the UK.

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Solar plane soars

March 9, 2015

Aeroplane

A giant solar-powered plane will attempt to circumnavigate the globe.

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Tidal power for the UK

March 2, 2015

Sea wall

Massive clean tidal power stations are proposed for the UK.

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Limpet teeth beat spider silk

February 18, 2015

Limpet

New tests show limpet teeth are the strongest natural material in the world.

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Frack or not?

January 26, 2015

Oil pump jack

A group of MPs say no fracking should happen in the UK.

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Mud drugs

January 20, 2015

Mud Flow

Scientists are asking the public to help them find new drugs in exotic dirt.

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US and China to fight climate change

November 12, 2014

Earth In Hands

The US and China have announced new joint pledges against climate change.

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Robo-penguin to the rescue

November 4, 2014

Penguin

A robot penguin is helping conservation scientists monitor bird colonies.

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Wind over nuclear

October 23, 2014

Pinmill

Recent strong winds helped the UK generate more electricity from wind power than from nuclear for the first time.

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Trap greenhouse gas for a million years

October 14, 2014

Volcano Cloud

A new study shows that carbon dioxide can be trapped underground for a million years.

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Climate sensors cover Tibet

October 1, 2014

Tibet

Climate scientists are scattering sensors over the Tibetan plateau.

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China's carbon emissions rocket

September 22, 2014

A coal fired power stations

China now emits more carbon dioxide per head of population than the EU.

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The carbon problem

September 9, 2014

earth

Scientists report a rapid surge in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels.

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Eat less meat?

September 1, 2014

Burger

Scientists are urging us to eat less meat.

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What's yours is mine, right?

July 21, 2014

Hydrothermal vent

The UN has issued licences for new undersea mining.

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Ocean plastic goes AWOL

June 30, 2014

Ocean Plastic

Scientists can't find 99% of the plastic estimated to be in our oceans.

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Getting water from thin air

June 16, 2014

Beetle with water droplet

Inspired by desert beetles, scientists have created an object that collects water from thin air.

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Tesla releases electric car knowledge

June 12, 2014

Tesla Motor

Leading electric car maker Tesla has confirmed that it will open up its technology patents for others to use.

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Air pollution linked to irregular heartbeat

June 5, 2014

London pollution

Researchers have made a link between short-term air pollution and irregular heartbeats.

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Britain is running out of fuel

May 16, 2014

Power Station

A new report says that Britain will exhaust its oil, gas and coal resources soon.

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Melting glaciers

May 13, 2014

Melting glaciers

A key glacier in West Antarctica has started to collapse.

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Bacteria couldn't clean up

May 12, 2014

Burning Oil

A new study finds bacteria didn't clean up all the methane gas from a 2010 oil spill.

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Dangerous city air

May 8, 2014

Smog in the city

Air quality in many cities is below health standards.

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Stormy effect of Asian air pollution

April 15, 2014

Smog hanging over Hong Kong

Air pollution in Asia could affect weather around the world.

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Air pollution danger warning

April 2, 2014

car exaust

Air pollution levels are dangerously high today and predicted to worsen.

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Climate disruption has started

March 30, 2014

Floods

A major report details climate-change impacts that have already started and will get worse.

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Engineered cells can build the future

March 26, 2014

protein synthesis

A team of scientists at MIT are building complex structures grown from engineered cells.

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Climate change makes rivers run foul

March 24, 2014

River Flood

Increasing extreme rainfall may increase river pollution.

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Fukushima radiation tracked

February 25, 2014

a nuclear power plant

The plume of radiation from Fukushima has been tracked.

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Jet stream in decline?

February 17, 2014

The jet stream over America

The jet stream might be getting weaker, meaning poor weather lingers.

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Fastest-flowing Greenland glacier

February 4, 2014

Jakobshavn Glacier

The Jakobshavn Glacier is the fastest-flowing ice river in the world.

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Wireless electric buses roll out

January 9, 2014

Wireless

Wirelessly charged electric buses are ready to roll in Milton Keynes.

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Climate fix could break climate

January 8, 2014

Volcano Image

Researchers say geo-engineering activities could have nasty side effects.

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Is the Arctic icecap recovering?

December 16, 2013

Arctic Ice

Arctic ice has increased - but it's too soon to celebrate.

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CFCs linked to climate change

November 11, 2013

spray can

Climate scientists have found a link between CFC use and global temperature changes.

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Fusion power first

October 8, 2013

Turquoise sun

Researchers at a US lab are on the way to achieving self-sustaining nuclear fusion.

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Global warming is real, and it's our fault

September 27, 2013

Sun and smog

The latest IPCC report describes evidence for global warming as 'unequivocal'.

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Tidal power for Highland homes

September 17, 2013

Ocean waves breaking

Scotland will soon be home to Europe's largest tidal power project.

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Climate change weather influence?

September 9, 2013

A flooded street

Human-influenced climate change does make some extreme weather events more devastating.

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Fukushima readings hit new high

September 5, 2013

Radiation Protective suit

Radiation levels are higher than ever, but authorities still say they can be 'easily contained’.

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Labs test for Syrian chemical attacks

September 4, 2013

Syrian Flag

The evidence from the chemical attack in Syria is being tested in the lab.

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Poisoned wells mapped

August 23, 2013

Poisson bottles

A study has identified parts of China where there's a high risk of drinking water containing arsenic.

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Radioactive leak at Fukushima

August 21, 2013

Nuclear power station cooling towers

Radioactive water has leaked from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.

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Climate change conundrum

August 19, 2013

Trees in a forest

Old European forests capture carbon dioxide at a much slower pace than when they were younger.

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Climate change affects apples’ taste

August 16, 2013

A red apple

Japanese apples are feeling the effects of climate change.

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Expensive methane time bomb

July 25, 2013

methane

Methane escaping from Arctic ice could cost the world $60 trillion.

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Monster iceberg spawned

July 10, 2013

ice-berg

A giant iceberg has broken off the end of a glacier in Antarctica.

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Fying solar

July 8, 2013

plane

A solar-powered aircraft completes its journey across the USA and sets a new record.

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Government: GM food is safe

June 21, 2013

wheat

The Environment Secretary says it is beyond doubt that GM food is safe.

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Lots of fracking gas

June 4, 2013

fracking thing

A UK company says its reserves of shale gas could be up to 20 times larger than it thought.

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Solar goes so far

May 23, 2013

solar plane

A solar-powered plane has set a new flight distance record.

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Cold wives tale proves true

May 21, 2013

woman sneezing

US researchers have found out why the common cold occurs more often in winter.

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Robotic flies to the rescue?

May 3, 2013

fly wings

Scientists have built the smallest flying robots ever.

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Pesticides banned to save bees

April 29, 2013

bee

The EU will ban pesticides thought to harm honeybees.

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