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From sweet oranges to bitter lemons, all citrus fruit came from the Himalayas millions of years ago, say scientists.
Plastic waste is building up in the supposedly pristine wilderness of the Norwegian Arctic, scientists say.
Plastic waste is increasing in the supposedly pristine wilderness of the Arctic.
Researchers find that the population has increased in the north east and stopped shrinking nationwide.
Scientists want to find out more about how very young children develop a sense of self.
Scientists put a face to Cheddar Man, Britain's oldest complete skeleton from 10,000 years ago.
As the scale of plastic pollution in the world's oceans becomes ever more apparent, could bottle deposit schemes help turn the tide?
Hedgehogs are continuing to decline in the UK, particularly in rural areas, according to a new report.
A Scandinavian system for recycling bottles is thought likely to be adopted in the UK.
The rocket's payload is Elon Musk's own Tesla, and two of the three rocket segments have landed.
The world's most powerful rocket successfully lifts clear of its pad on historic maiden flight.
Wild cheering greets the launch of the maiden flight of the new rocket.
A car, a golf ball, a pie... and other items items dispatched on cosmic journeys over the years.
A study modelling how dinosaurs spread worldwide shows they may have been a victim of their own success.
The entrepreneur will attempt to fly the world's most powerful rocket with his own Tesla as payload.
A fossil preserved in amber for 100 million years is shaking up ideas about the evolution of spiders.
Scientists call for monitoring of plastic pollution risks to whales, sharks and rays that strain water to feed.
Latest technology reveals a network of more than 60,000 structures under Guatemala's jungle.
The UK will play a leading role in developing a spacecraft to warn of solar storms.
New analysis suggests part of a nation-changing army of Vikings was buried in a town churchyard.