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UK weather: Why this isn't a heatwave... yet

2 小時 39 分鐘 ago
People across the UK have been enjoying unusually warm weather, but when can we call it a heatwave?

Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neurone disease

五, 04/20/2018 - 20:48
An international team found that a protein causes brain cells to die when it is stuck in the jelly phase.

ExoMars: Getting ready to drive on the Red Planet

五, 04/20/2018 - 19:03
Engineers finish assembly of the test model for Europe's ExoMars rover mission.

National Trust needs to be 'radical'

五, 04/20/2018 - 17:27
The new director-general of the National Trust says the charity needs to reach out to people in urban areas.

Stella McCartney: Fashion is swamping our planet

五, 04/20/2018 - 13:34
Designer Stella McCartney says fashion is a medieval industry, which produces a huge amount of waste.

Oxford Dodo was shot in head, scans find

五, 04/20/2018 - 08:52
The world-famous specimen is the world's best-preserved example of the extinct bird.

Closing gender gap in physics 'will take generations'

五, 04/20/2018 - 08:40
The gender gap in science subjects like physics is likely to persist for hundreds of years, study suggests.

Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving

五, 04/20/2018 - 02:49
In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.

Poison project

五, 04/20/2018 - 00:00
Scientist Vladimir Uglev has no doubt the agent that poisoned the Skripals was made in Russia.

Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed

四, 04/19/2018 - 21:51
Plan for a ban in England is announced as Commonwealth leaders are urged to tackle plastic waste.

Nasa's Tess: Planet-hunting satellite lifts off

四, 04/19/2018 - 16:42
Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) searches for new planets.

Planet-hunter launches from Florida

四, 04/19/2018 - 08:22
The US space agency's Tess satellite lifts off on a mission to find thousands of new worlds.

100 Women: 'Record number' of Nepalese women climbing Everest this season

四, 04/19/2018 - 06:55
A record number of Nepalese women are climbing Mount Everest this spring season, officials tell the BBC.

Last of the wild asses back from the brink

四, 04/19/2018 - 06:50
Wild equines are being reintroduced to the grasslands of Kazakhstan where they once roamed in large numbers.

Heatwaves 'cook' Great Barrier Reef corals

四, 04/19/2018 - 01:12
Recurring spells of ocean warming impact the diversity of coral reef communities.

Keeping livers 'alive' boosts transplant success, trial finds

四, 04/19/2018 - 00:59
The alternative to ice involves pumping livers with blood, nutrients and medicines while in a machine.

Chemical attack

三, 04/18/2018 - 21:22
Experts describe the challenges facing those investigating an alleged chemical attack in Syria.

Meteorite diamonds 'came from lost planet'

三, 04/18/2018 - 20:34
The space rock that exploded in 2008 seems to have come from the early Solar System.

Costa Coffee vows 'cup recycling revolution'

三, 04/18/2018 - 16:03
The UK's biggest coffee chain says it will recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020.

Will China beat the world to nuclear fusion and clean energy?

三, 04/18/2018 - 08:53
China's nuclear fusion research might put the country at the fore of future clean energy solutions.
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