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First monkey clones created in Chinese laboratory

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 09:19
Two monkeys cloned using the 'Dolly the sheep' technique could bring the world a step closer to human cloning.

'Disco ball' put into space from NZ

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 09:14
US start-up Rocket Lab says its recent launch put a reflective sphere in orbit.

NTAs: David Attenborough on Blue Planet II's Impact

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 05:56
Sir David Attenborough's impassioned speech at the NTAs was all about protecting "our beautiful world".

Antarctica's Weddell Sea 'deserves protected status'

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:40
Scientists have called for special status to protect coral, penguins and other wildlife in Antarctica.

Antarctica's Weddell Sea 'deserves protected status'

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:01
Scientists dive into Antarctic waters to build the case for a vast new marine protected area.

The human-elephant conflict in India's tea state Assam

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 03:43
How expanding tea plantations in India's Assam state are putting humans in conflict with elephants.

Why you can't judge a zebra by its stripes

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:22
Looking at a zebra's stripes may not be a good way to tell different types apart, say scientists.

ISS cosmonaut does 'test flight' on a vacuum cleaner

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:18
Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov said he had many questions from people asking if it was possible.

New Caledonian crows show how technology evolves

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:15
Clever, tool-making crows show scientists the first foundations of technological development.

Are diesel cars always the most harmful?

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 17:15
Some in the car industry claim that modern diesel engines have been unfairly maligned.

The man risking his life to save pink dolphins

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:05
Fernando Trujillo works in dangerous areas of the Amazon to save the rare species.

Nasa removes US astronaut from ISS mission

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:22
Jeanette Epps would have been the first African-American astronaut on the space station crew.

Scapa Flow microplastics levels 'similar to Forth and Clyde'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:50
Researchers at Heriot-Watt University took more than 100 sediment samples from 13 Orkney beaches.

Hope for threatened 'little tiger cat'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:25
Habitat fragmentation is a bigger threat to Chile's wildcat than human persecution, say conservationists.

2017 'warmest year without El Niño'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:30
Even with no natural climate boost, last year was the second or third hottest on record.

Crunch question

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:30
Insects are often portrayed as a sustainable superfood - and many are delicious.

Mystery deepens over mass die-off of antelopes

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:59
A mass die-off of antelopes in Kazakhstan was triggered by environmental factors, scientists believe.

Chemistry 'Van Gogh' could help with cancer

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:02
Scientists capture "incredible" images of instructions contained in DNA being read

ICEYE's 'suitcase space radar' returns first image

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:55
Finnish start-up ICEYE releases a "first light" picture from its novel radar satellite.

Moustached monkey is separate species

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:34
A monkey from Ethiopia and Sudan with a distinctive "handlebar moustache" has been identified as a distinct species.