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Rare poison

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 06:09
Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned by Novichok nerve agents, the PM says. So what are they?

Breaking mould in male-dominated industry

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 17:21
Three pioneers who are shattering stereotypes surrounding the world of science and engineering.

Glorious mud

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:11
Meet the "mudlarkers" looking for archaeological artefacts along the banks of the Thames.

Footage of first polar bear cub born in UK in 25 years

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 01:25
The "confident and curious" cub was born at Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig, Scotland.

Rotten ideas

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:21
As the fight against plastic pollution gains momentum, firms are tackling the issue in different ways.

Adapt or die

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:01
In the first of our Future of Work series, we look at how new tech could change our working lives.

Changing environment influenced human evolution

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:11
New evidence from Kenya suggests that local climate change drove early human innovation.

MPs warn of 'poisonous air' emergency costing £20bn a year

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 02:02
Petrol and diesel cars must be phased out earlier than the 2040 target, Commons committees say.

Hawking's warnings: His predictions

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:26
How Stephen Hawking used his recognition to highlight challenges and existential threats for humanity.

Stephen Hawking's three great contributions to science

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:24
The physicist will be remembered mainly for three things, says fellow scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock.

Rising carbon dioxide levels impair coral growth

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:02
A new study shows that the atmospheric carbon levels projected by 2060 will affect coral reefs.

Stephen Hawking: Tributes pour in for 'inspirational' physicist

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:39
Scientists, politicians and celebrities say the physicist's death leaves an "intellectual vacuum".

Stephen Hawking on God, artificial intelligence and mankind's future

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:16
Listen to five thought-provoking perspectives from world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who has died at the age of 76.

Stephen Hawking: Visionary physicist dies aged 76

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 06:48
The British scientist who explained the Universe to millions died peacefully at home aged 76.

The book that made him a star

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 06:27
A short history of A Brief History of Time - Hawking's blockbuster.

Stephen Hawking's cameos: 'I have been quite popular in my time'

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 06:15
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Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 06:06
Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.

Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 06:06
Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.

Stephen Hawking: Colleagues reflect on scientist's brilliance

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 05:52
Colleagues of the visionary physicist Stephen Hawking say he left a unique legacy.

Stephen Hawking: Five things you may not know

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 05:33
From being diagnosed with a life-threatening disease at 21 to experiencing zero-gravity.