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Ancient bird like 'a kangaroo-sized flying turkey'

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 08:44
New details on an early megapode bird that lived alongside Australia's extinct giant marsupials.

Juncker rejects US climate deal re-negotiation

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 07:00
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the EU will not re-negotiate the Paris climate agreement.

'Bottled nature' helps ease dental pain

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 05:27
Taking a walk along a virtual-reality beach helps ease dental patients' discomfort, a study finds.

Rare black-tailed godwits released into wild at Welney

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 07:09
The 25 endangered black-tailed godwits were hand-reared to ensure their survival.

The battle for nesting sites among the birds and the bees

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 04:09
Competition for nesting sites could explain why some birds and bumblebees are declining faster than others.

Bee swarm swamps car in Hull

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 23:34
The owner of the vehicle said her family had all been stung by the 20,000 strong swarm.

Mass death of fish in US river

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 13:11
Thousands of dying and dead fish were found in a river leading to the Gulf of Mexico.

Bloodhound supersonic car set for October trials

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:07
The Bloodhound 1,000mph car will conduct some "slow speed" runs at Newquay airport in Cornwall.

Global hotspots for alien invasions revealed

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 07:25
Great Britain is in the top 10% of areas for harbouring alien species, according to a study.

Rare water vole colony filmed by a Tesco supermarket

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 03:21
A wildlife blogger captures unique footage of the endangered mammals living in a Shropshire brook.

The oldest living thing on Earth

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 01:34
Mayflies live for a day, humans live a century - if we’re lucky - but what is the oldest living organism on the planet?

3D printed bionic hands trial begins in Bristol

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 00:38
The hands could become available on the NHS bringing life-changing improvements for patients.

Rehydrating the bodies

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 16:56
Dr Alejandro Hernández Cárdenas has developed a new technique to help identify corpses.

Trading tool

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 15:26
The earliest known script was a tool developed to help run the economy.