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Swansea Uni study: African wild dogs 'sneeze to vote'

BBC Nature news - Wed, 06/09/2017 - 01:15

The animals hold "social rallies" and choose when to hunt via a sneezing ballot, a study finds.

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Life after Earth

BBC Nature news - Wed, 06/09/2017 - 00:44

In September 1991, eight scientists sealed themselves inside a giant greenhouse for two years. Linda Leigh was one of them.

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Nasa shares video of Hurricane Irma viewed from space

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 18:59

The Category 5 storm is making landfall over the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean.

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Lentils: 'First UK commercial crop' harvested

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:43

A supplier is working with farms in Hertfordshire, Hampshire, Suffolk, Sussex and Wiltshire.

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Scientists and astronauts join forces to create world's deepest coral farm

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 07:42

Scientists from Florida International University have teamed up with Nasa to create the world's deepest coral farm in an effort to tackle the decline of coral reefs.

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Northern lights linked to North Sea whale strandings

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 00:27

Scientists connect the solar storms behind the Aurora Borealis to the deaths of 29 whales in the North Sea.

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How to create a digital copy of dinosaur fossils

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 00:19

Palaeontologists are turning to technology to preserve dinosaur fossils.

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Voyager 1 at 40: Scientists 'amazed' 1970s space probe still works

BBC Nature news - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 00:15

The Voyager 1 space probe was launched 40 years ago and continues to send back data from interstellar space.

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Memorial held for green campaigner

BBC Nature news - Mon, 04/09/2017 - 15:23

Around 200 members of family and colleagues attended a memorial for Stephen Tindale.

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ISS crew return to Earth

BBC Nature news - Sun, 03/09/2017 - 09:38

The three-person crew of Peggy Whitson, Jack Fischer and Fyodor Yurchikhin have landed safely in Kazakhstan.

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Multiple waterspouts spotted in Sochi

BBC Nature news - Fri, 01/09/2017 - 18:06

Footage of a number of waterspouts in Russia has emerged.

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XFEL: Brilliant X-ray laser comes online

BBC Nature news - Fri, 01/09/2017 - 16:04

A powerful machine opens in Germany to probe the structure of matter to help make new drugs and materials.

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Suffolk Wildlife Trust launches Lackford Lakes appeal

BBC Nature news - Fri, 01/09/2017 - 11:04

Suffolk Wildlife Trust says species including the stone curlew will benefit from the purchase.

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Florence: Largest asteroid in century to safely fly by Earth

BBC Nature news - Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:57

Florence will pass by at a relatively close distance but scientists say there is nothing to worry about.

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Young tagged hen harrier goes missing in 'suspicious' circumstances

BBC Nature news - Fri, 01/09/2017 - 00:41

Calluna, a female harrier fitted with a satellite tag, has not been tracked for more than a fortnight.

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Sales of inefficient vacuum cleaners banned

BBC Nature news - Fri, 01/09/2017 - 00:02

Those using more than 900 watts and emitting more than 80 decibels are now banned in Europe's shops.

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New research reveals why is yawning so contagious

BBC Nature news - Thu, 31/08/2017 - 19:25

New research sheds light on why yawns are so contagious.

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Clues to why leaves come in many sizes

BBC Nature news - Thu, 31/08/2017 - 19:14

Scientists are closer to solving one of the big puzzles of the plant world - why leaf size matters.

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Otter 'social learning' observed in Anglia Ruskin University study

BBC Nature news - Thu, 31/08/2017 - 15:52

Researchers observe smooth-coated otters watching and learning from each other.

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Flood capital

BBC Nature news - Thu, 31/08/2017 - 13:02

The reasons why the fourth-largest city in the US has become its flood capital.

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