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Would you eat slaughter-free meat?

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:53
There's a looming crisis over the world's appetite for meat. This chicken nugget may be the answer.

Chicken nuggets grown in a lab

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 22:51
Can chicken nuggets grown in a lab actually taste like... well... chicken? A taste test on lab-grown meat.

Supersonic Bloodhound hits cash roadblock

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 21:11
The project to race a car at more than 1,000mph runs into a financial roadblock, with the company behind the venture going into administration.

Fracking starts at landmark Lancashire site

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:41
It is first time fracking has occurred in the UK since it was linked to earthquakes in 2011.

Buckethead the bear cub's head freed from jar after three days

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 10:00
Rangers in Maryland help "Buckethead", three days after it is spotted with a plastic jar on its head.

Trump: Climate change scientists have 'political agenda'

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:48
The US president says he accepts the climate is changing but does not want to "lose millions of jobs".

Bloodhound 1,000mph car goes into administration

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:29
The UK-led supersonic car project runs into a major funding roadblock that could stall it for good.

New Zealand votes tipsy pigeon bird of the year

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 08:06
A love for fermented fruit means the kereru can get tipsy at times, falling out of trees.

UK steps towards zero-carbon economy

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 23:00
Ministers are responding to scientists' climate challenge. But are they doing enough so far?

Is meat's climate impact too hot for politicians?

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 15:18
Climate scientists say we must eat less meat but the UK government will not sell that message.

Story of unsung gardener revealed after appeal on BBC

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 08:18
Who was Miss Harrisson? We now know the story of the gardening pioneer denied a scholarship in 1898.

Puffin patrol: The children saving Iceland's pufflings

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 23:11
Puffin populations are struggling, but some young volunteers are coming to their rescue.

Rothera wharf 'kit of parts' heading to Antarctica

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 01:25
A team is preparing for the trip to the "most remote construction site in the world".

South Africa's ancient lost city of Kweneng rediscovered by lasers

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 23:38
Descendants of the 15th Century residents are now fighting to have it recognised as their homeland.

Fracking to start in Lancashire as legal challenge fails

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:39
Fracking for shale gas can go ahead for first time in the UK since it was linked to earthquakes in 2011.

Norfolk man who illegally hoarded 5,000 rare eggs faces jail

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:12
When he was searched by police, Daniel Lingham said: "I've been a silly man, haven't I?"

Bid to save koalas with 'back-up' Europe clan

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 01:56
Five southern koalas have been flown from Australia to the UK to create a back-up population.

Rice 'safely conserved' in Philippines gene bank

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 23:38
Scientists say that more than 100 thousand varieties of rice have been safeguarded for the future.

Six climate questions for 'Green GB'

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 23:37
Cars, planes, heating, fracking and food will come under scrutiny as the UK bids to keep climate change to 1.5C.

Hawking's final science study released

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:24
Stephen Hawking's final scientific paper has been released, and deals with one of the central topics in the physicist's 56-year-long career.