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Coronavirus: Lockdown ‘must become the social norm’

Image copyright Getty ImagesTo persuade the majority to continue to comply with the lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus, it must become the...

Electric car emissions myth ‘busted’

Image copyright Getty ImagesFears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are a damaging myth, new research shows. Media reports have questioned if electric...

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...

Help needed to rescue UK’s old rainfall records

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Better understanding of the past informs the present and the futureAt a loss to know what to do with...

Fossil ‘wonderchicken’ could be earliest known fowl

Image copyright Phillip Krzeminski Image caption The bird may have lived on the shorelineA newly discovered fossil bird could be the earliest known ancestor of...

Coronavirus: Calls to protect great apes from threat of infection

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption It's not known how the virus might affect great apes like gorillasConservation experts are calling for urgent action to...

Natural history TV ‘boosts species awareness’

Image caption Programmes, such as Sir David Attenborough's, triggered a greater interest in species among audiencesProgrammes, such as Sir David Attenborough's Planet Earth II...

Thomas Becket: Alpine ice sheds light on medieval murder

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The murder of Thomas Becket in 1170Ancient air pollution, trapped in ice, reveals new details about life and death...

Diamond samples in Canada reveal size of lost continent

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Baffin Island is the largest island in Canada and the fifth-largest in the worldCanadian scientists have discovered a fragment...

Tree planting: ‘I want to plant one million’

The government has pledged to plant 30 million trees a year as part of the effort to tackle climate change. Trees absorb carbon dioxide -...
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