Category Archives: science

'Big, bad wolf' image flawed – scientists

New research casts doubt on the idea that dogs are naturally more tolerant and friendly than wolves.

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Neutron stars: Sound of collision recorded for first time

It’s the first time this noise has ever been detected.

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Floating bin sucking up Portsmouth Harbour's rubbish

The ‘Seabin’ can collect the equivalent of around 83,000 plastic bags a year.

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DNA study provides insight into how to live longer

A year in school adds nearly a year to your life, study in Edinburgh shows.

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Clean Growth Plan could see stamp duty incentive for homeowners

The changes are part of the Clean Growth Plan to reduce the UK’s greenhouse emissions.

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Asteroid close approach to test warning systems

A house-sized asteroid is set to pass close to the Earth allowing scientists to rehearse future strike threats.

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Siberian blue robin excites bird watchers in Orkney

The sighting in North Ronaldsay is believed to be the first time an adult male Siberian blue robin has been seen in the UK.

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British mission to giant A-68 berg approved

UK scientists will take a ship to explore waters exposed by a huge new iceberg in the Antarctic.

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Australia's solar challenge begins

Teams from around the world are competing on solar cars in an epic transcontinental race.

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Red deer rut 'spectacle' draws visitors to RSPB Minsmere

RSPB Minsmere has about 200 red deer, one of the largest wild herds outside Scotland.

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