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Fatal confusion

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:05
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.

PM will pay to have 'full association' with EU research

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 08:55
The Prime Minister makes the strongest commitment yet to "fully associate" the UK with the EU's £68bn research programme post-Brexit.

PM will pay to have 'full association' with EU research

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 08:55
The Prime Minister makes the strongest commitment yet to "fully associate" the UK with the EU's £68bn research programme post-Brexit.

Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations begin in DR Congo

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:05
Some 4,000 vaccines are being used to try to stop an outbreak that has killed at least 26 people.

Ebola outbreak: Experimental vaccinations begin in DR Congo

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:05
Some 4,000 vaccines are being used to try to stop an outbreak that has killed at least 26 people.

China launch will prep for Moon landing

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:12
China has launched a relay satellite to prepare for a Moon rover mission planned for later in the year.

China launch will prep for Moon landing

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:12
China has launched a relay satellite to prepare for a Moon rover mission planned for later in the year.

A baby elephant surprised zoo keepers

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 05:58
A baby elephant surprised zoo keepers after being born to a mum whose pregnancy they thought had failed.

'Permanent' interstellar visitor found

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 05:11
An asteroid from beyond our Solar System has been orbiting near Jupiter for billions of years, scientists say.

'Permanent' interstellar visitor found

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 05:11
An asteroid from beyond our Solar System has been orbiting near Jupiter for billions of years, scientists say.

Kilauea: What happens when lava meets the sea

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 02:05
BBC correspondent Chris Buckler explains what happens when lava flow meets the sea.

Could illegal mines in Ghana lead to an increase in chocolate prices?

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 01:30
There's a warning that cocoa plantations in Ghana are being turned into illegal gold mines.

Seeds of hope

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 16:27
The gardens giving hope and a sense of belonging to Syrian refugees in Iraq.

Seeds of hope

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 16:27
The gardens giving hope and a sense of belonging to Syrian refugees in Iraq.

The 'day spa' for pregnant sharks

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 16:16
Visit the 'day spa' where pregnant dusky sharks treat themselves to a warm bath

UK's clean car goal 'not ambitious enough'

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 16:07
An industry expert says petrol and diesel cars should be banned by 2030 or 2035, not 2040.

UK's clean car goal 'not ambitious enough'

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 16:07
An industry expert says petrol and diesel cars should be banned by 2030 or 2035, not 2040.

Hedgehogs: Thousands sign petition over rat trap threat

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 06:00
Hedgehog lovers are worried that a rat trap, licensed by the government in England, could harm their spiky friends.

Pump it down

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:14
A high-tech solution being tested in Iceland gets rid of waste carbon dioxide by pumping it 1,000m underground.

Pump it down

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:14
A high-tech solution being tested in Iceland gets rid of waste carbon dioxide by pumping it 1,000m underground.