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Antarctica loses three trillion tonnes of ice in 25 years

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 09:01
Satellites observing the White Continent detect a jump in the rate of ice being lost to the ocean.

UK rebuffed over Galileo sat-nav procurement

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:36
Delegations to the European Space Agency vote to procure another batch of spacecraft, despite British calls to delay.

Daredevil raccoon's Minnesota skyscraper climb

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:17
The internet is transfixed as the animal scales a 23-floor Minnesota building for nearly a day.

One in five British mammals at risk of extinction

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:09
The red squirrel, the wildcat, and the grey long-eared bat face severe threats, a study says.

Top hat

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 07:18
With the first 500mph runs now pushed back to mid-2019, there is more time to prepare the world's first supersonic car.

Big cat spat

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:58
The US has more captive tigers than the rest of the world has wild ones. Why?

Scientists shocked by mysterious deaths of ancient trees

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 09:10
Many of the oldest and largest specimens of Africa's baobab tree have died over the past 12 years.

How many animals are born in the world every day?

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 16:27
Calculating the number of daily births takes in the very largest and smallest creatures.