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Fireball in Finland sky 'probably a meteorite'

3 hours 44 min ago
The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.

Fishing 'best argument for seagrass conservation'

7 hours 8 min ago
Seagrass meadows are diminishing worldwide, which has serious implications for fishing activity.

Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster

12 hours 38 min ago
Tesla has shown off the long awaited Tesla Semi truck, but surprised many with its new Roadster sports car.

Interstellar asteroid is given a name

14 hours 54 min ago
The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has been given a name.

UK and Canada lead global alliance against coal

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:29
A significant group of nations take a stand against using coal for electricity generation at UN climate talks.

Colombia zoo gives trafficked elephant root canal surgery

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:10
The procedure took 30 people three hours to complete. Tantor had been rescued from a ranch in Colombia.

'Routine' detection of space ripples

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:54
Laser labs sense black holes merging at a distance of about a billion light-years from Earth.

Epic India leopard rescue photo wins award five years later

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:56
In a rare instance, Indian villagers and forest officers worked together for hours to save the animal

First gene-editing in human body attempt

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:40
Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.

Singapore welcomes rare blue macaw parrots

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 01:39
Singapore and Brazil are working together to bring two blue macaw species back from near-extinction.

Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts?

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:45
A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.

Which cities could suffer as ice melts?

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:27
A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.

Europe steps in to cover US shortfall in funding climate science

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 18:11
French and UK governments say they will make up for any shortfall in funding for a global science body.

SSTL to build Canadian satellite constellation

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 18:05
Vancouver-based UrtheCast contracts UK firm SSTL to build a series of satellites to image Earth every day.

Nearby planet is a target for life

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00
Astronomers have found an Earth-sized planet with mild temperatures that's also relatively close to our Solar System.

Climate's magic rabbit: Pulling CO2 out of thin air

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 01:02
Can technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere really help prevent dangerous climate change?

Trump team looks for alternative approaches to Paris pact

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:32
President Trump's climate adviser says that the US is looking to revive Bush-era climate forum.

'Climate change is affects everything'

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:11
People in Vunidogoloa had to move 2km (1.24m) inland, and say climate change is to blame.

Green planet

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:07
The United Arab Emirates' space research is turning to growing food on Mars.

Press print

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:02
The Swedish hi-tech firm at the forefront of using 3D printing to create human ears, noses and other body parts.