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Antarctic ice crack takes major turn

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:44
One of the biggest icebergs ever seen is a step closer to forming on the edge of the Larsen C shelf.

Exxon shareholders back 'historic' vote on climate

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:26
For the first time, Exxon Mobil will have to consider the impact of climate change on its business.

Nasa renames Sun skimming mission

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:24
The space agency re-brands its mission to "touch the Sun" after a living scientist.

How did early ejector seats work?

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 03:49
Nearly seven decades ago, Jo Lancaster became one of the first pilots to eject from a plane in an emergency.

Roadkill rescue

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 03:37
One of the world's worst hotspots for roadkill in Canada is helped by a project that cuts animal deaths by almost 90%.

UN chief Guterres says climate deal is essential

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 17:48
Antonio Guterres was speaking after Donald Trump refused to back the Paris climate accord.

Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 05:29
The modified drug might help tackle resistant superbug infections, experts hope.

Southern lights dance across skies of Australia and New Zealand

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 05:06
Pictures from across Australia and New Zealand show the Southern Lights in the night sky.

Barrier reef suffers huge coral loss

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 04:55
Australia's Great Barrier Reef lost nearly a third of its corals in the past year, officials have said.

Earth-i plans space video network

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 00:02
Earth-i promises daily, fast-turn-around pictures and colour video of the planet's surface.

Aurora Australis: Colourful show hits Australia and New Zealand

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 21:52
Onlookers are treated to a spectacular display as the Southern Lights hit Australia and New Zealand.

Bangalore water woes: India's Silicon Valley dries up

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 16:12
Drought, excessive construction and a water cartel are all adding to Bangalore's woes.

Harambe: A year from gorilla death which sparked numerous memes

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 09:35
Social media users target Cincinnati Zoo on the anniversary of Harambe's killing.

Climate change: Trump keeps world waiting on Paris deal

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 20:47
The US president says he will announce this week if he will pull out of the Paris agreement.

Terrorists' moral judgment probed in psychology test

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:27
Researchers say their study identifies "cognitive factors" that might lie behind brutal acts.

Britain's great explorations now online

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 05:16
The Royal Geographical Society is releasing films of its scientific explorations from the early 20th Century.

Can fish skin help treat burns?

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:08
Doctors in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for burns by using fish skin.

Juno peers below Jupiter's clouds

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:09
Scientists say the Solar System's biggest planet is showing itself to be far more complex than anyone thought.

New Zealand space launch is first from a private site

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 01:41
The first ever launch from New Zealand is a step towards making it cheaper to get cargo into space.

Endangered turtle set free in Florida

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:33
Antibiotics and vitamins helped the injured loggerhead sea turtle back to health in Marathon, in the Florida Keys.