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May 22nd
Nepalese mountain guides have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently lowlanders.
May 22nd
A waste disposal firm claims that plastic drinking straws are "the ultimate in human wastefulness".
May 22nd
One is up a river estuary, the other is awaiting removal from a beach.
May 22nd
Experts warn against getting too close to wild animals after a sea lion pulls a young girl underwater.
May 22nd
The nest in the Cairngorms in which three osprey chicks had hatched now appears to have been abandoned.
May 21st
Make science and research a priority in Brexit talks, says Russell Group.
May 21st
Contraception wasn’t just socially groundbreaking - it also changed the professional landscape.
May 21st
The world's highest mountain poses new hazards after the collapse of a key rocky outcrop.
May 21st
Look but don't touch as it tumbles down the Pulama Pali slope in Hawaii.
May 20th
A key component of the UK's first high-energy proton beam machine is delivered to its new home in Newport.
May 20th
Measures are announced after water enters a frozen facility guarding the world's key crop seeds.
May 19th
A Humboldt penguin chick has hatched at a sea life sanctuary for the first time in more than a decade.
May 19th
Locals say sheep on Agios Efstratios are starving as so much plant life is being devoured by swarms.
May 19th
The packaging for Pringles and Lucozade Sport are among the most difficult to recycle, a trade body says.
May 19th
Shutting down wind farms when birds pass over is one of the methods being tested to save migrating species.
May 19th
The vast reserves of methane hydrates under the bottom of the sea could be key to future energy needs.
May 19th
Zafer Kizilkaya's work saved a Turkish community. His fish conservation model's now widely adopted.
May 18th
Nasa is seeking the best ideas for experiments to fly on a mission that will land on Jupiter's moon Europa.
May 17th
Almost 2,000 plants new to science have been identified in the past year, but many are at risk.
May 17th
"One boy said: I'm going to kiss it in the mouth," the snake's owner said.
May 17th
What are the options for tackling antibiotic resistance?
May 16th
Scientists suggest smaller plants are better at absorbing air pollution around tall buildings.
May 16th
Scientists have decoded the genome of a snail involved in the spread of a deadly parasitic disease.
May 16th
A leaked letter throws doubt on the legal basis for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind.
May 16th
The uninhabited Pacific island is littered with 37.7 million pieces of plastic debris, scientists say.
May 15th
How different Earth's history might have been if the space rock had struck a different location.
May 12th
Tens of thousands of people marvel over shots of brightly lit Belgium taken from space.
May 8th
Land Speed Record holder Andy Green describes how the Bloodhound supersonic car will drive in a straight line.
May 6th
The minefields laid in the Falkland Islands 35 years ago have been a blessing for penguins, which are not big enough to trigger explosions. But now the time has come for their home to be demined.
May 3rd
Super-sharp images from a US satellite are keeping track of remote bird-breeding sites.
May 3rd
Pioneering work that extracts information from audio of gunshots could help solve criminal cases.