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Koala chlamydia vaccine possible with DNA study

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 16:31
The strain is different to that found in humans, but a genome study hopes to provide clues to fight the infection.

Newborn planet pictured for first time

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 16:05
Astronomers have directly imaged a recently formed planet in a distant solar system.

Artist forms whale choir in North Shields

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:45
French artist Marina Rees has formed a "whale choir" to launch her new exhibition

Saving koalas: Gene study promises solution to deadly sex disease

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:19
Scientists fail to find a koala cuteness gene but DNA may lead to a vaccine for chlamydia in the iconic marsupial.

Fish rescued as River Teme dries up in heatwave

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 11:57
More than 130 trout and salmon are saved after river levels plummet.

'The ocean is my home - and it's being trashed'

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:36
Turning the 4,000 live-aboard yachts around the world into a research fleet.

First confirmed sighting of a great white shark off Majorca in 40 years

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 09:06
The last time a great white shark was spotted near Spain's Balearic Islands was in 1976.

Reality Check

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 00:24
It's often said that butterflies are dying out in the UK, but do the statistics back this up?