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Pink Moon: Europe illuminated by lunar light show

Stargazers have enjoyed the emergence of what is known as a pink moon in the night skies of Europe. Despite its name, there is not...

Mammal study explains ‘why females live longer’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Male bighorn sheep are susceptible to local environmental factors in ways that females are notA new study that looks...

Heirloom plants: Saving the nation’s seeds from extinction

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A young girl holds mangolds grown in Cornwall in the 1930sThe battle of the Somme in 1916. A British...

Coronavirus forces postponement of COP26 meeting in Glasgow

Image copyright SEC Image caption The Scottish Events Campus in Glasgow, which is due to host COP26, includes the Armadillo and the SSE Hydro buildingsA...

A place that makes you ask the questions that really matter

Visitors to Antarctica are often awed and humbled by its size, and its extreme climate. But it also caused the BBC's Justin Rowlatt to...

Coronavirus: Lockdown prompts clear fall in UK air pollution

Image copyright Jeff Overs/BBC Image caption There is more data for London than some of the other UK citiesAir pollution has started to fall in...

Machine translates brainwaves into sentences

Image copyright SPL Image caption Brain activity was fed into a computer system, which recognised recurring features in the dataScientists have taken a step forward...

Climate change: Earth’s deepest ice canyon vulnerable to melting

Image copyright NASA/J.Sonntag Image caption Other space data indicates Denman shed 270 billion tonnes of ice between 1979 and 2017East Antarctic's Denman Canyon is the...

Climate change: Warming clips the nightingale’s wings

Image copyright Javier de la PuenteRising temperatures may be having a profound physical impact on one of the world's favourite songbirds. Researchers in Spain found...

Hungry black hole may be cosmic ‘missing link’

Image copyright ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser Image caption Artwork: The presumed black hole revealed itself by tearing apart a star that ventured too closeA team of...
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