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Global carbon growth stalls as US coal continues to slump

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 19:37
Declining US coal consumption played a significant role in keeping down global emissions of carbon dioxide, says a report.

Scientists step into dance world at The Royal Ballet

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 21:24
The Royal Ballet and the School of Sport, Health and Applied Science (SHAS) at St Mary’s University, Twickenham have joined forces to deliver sports science support to dancers.

UK red squirrels carry 'a form of leprosy' - scientists

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 03:28
British red squirrels are infected with strains of the bacterium that causes leprosy, according to a study.

Open data aims to boost food security prospects

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 02:51
Rothamsted Research, a leading agricultural research institute, is attempting to make data from long-term experiments available to all scientists.

How to see biggest supermoon in almost 70 years

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 01:38
A supermoon is due on 14 November and meaning the Moon will be the biggest and brightest since 1948 - but what is a supermoon?

Beagle 2 'was so close to Mars success'

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 19:02
The British Beagle 2 spacecraft may have worked for several months on Mars, new analysis suggests.