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High risk of 'unprecedented' winter downpours - Me
A new analysis suggests there's a greater chance of the heavy rain that led to extensive flooding in 2014.
Electricity shake-up could save consumers 'up to
New rules will encourage UK consumers to generate and store their own power, ministers say.
World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast
The revolutionary technology allows wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for current turbines.
Fukushima disaster: Robot finds possible melted nu
An underwater robot spotted the lava-like rocks inside a reactor of Japan's destroyed nuclear plant.
Farm subsidies 'must be earned' - Michael Gove
Environment Secretary Michael Gove plans to pay farmers for protecting the environment and creating rural jobs.
New Mexico boy trips over 1.2 million year old fos
A 10-year-old boy's stumble unearthed a prehistoric skull, which he then got the chance to help excavate.
Elephant seals 'recognise vocal rhythm'
Male elephant seals recognise the rhythm of one another's voices, researchers say.
Poaching pushes pangolin closer to extinction
Pangolins in the forests of Africa are at risk of being pushed to extinction like their Asian relatives.
Moon dust bag sold for $1.8m at New York auction
The bag was used by astronaut Neil Armstrong to collect the first ever samples of the Moon in 1969.
Why dogs are friendly - it's written in their gene
Being friendly is in dogs' nature and could be key to how they were domesticated from wolves.
UK rhino eggs 'could save last northern whites'
A UK zoo is taking part in a radical plan to save the world's last northern white rhinos from extinction.
Australia human history 'rewritten by rock find'
Research shows Aboriginal people entered Australia up to 18,000 years earlier than thought.
Mighty T. rex 'walked rather than sprinted'
New research suggests the dinosaur could go no faster than a very brisk walking pace.
How the body responds to stress
We analysed how the body responds to stress - by making presenter Jordan Dunbar do a comedy performance.
Norfolk Broads python discovery mystery
A 12ft-long python found on the Norfolk Broads has still not been found.
US Republican asks Nasa if civilisation on Mars ex
A US congressman asked scientists if the Red Planet could have been occupied "thousands of years ago".
Black-winged stilts: Record year for UK breeding
The number fledging from the UK in 2017 is more than the total number for the previous 30 years.
Telescopes to reach nine billion light years away
New radio telescopes far more powerful than any used before aim to shed light on extra terrestrial activity.
Will wildcat lynx be reintroduced to the UK?
The wildcat could be reintroduced into the UK for the first time in 1,300 years.
Gif and image written into the DNA of bacteria
Images and a short film are inserted into bacteria DNA and recovered with 90% accuracy.
Lark or night owl? Blame your ancestors
Our ancestors could be to blame for the wide variety of human sleeping habits, from larks to night owls.
Newquay is go!
World Land Speed record holder Andy Green looks forward to the first, low-speed runs of the Bloodhound supersonic car.
Zoo keepers
Galaxy Zoo is one of the most successful citizen science projects ever conceived. We look back at what it's achieved over 10 years.
Fusion wait
We will have to wait until the second half of the century for fusion reactors to start generating electricity, experts have announced.
'Beam me up, Scotty'
Chinese scientists have "teleported" a photon particle to a satellite - could humans be next?
Splitting the atom
The government is about to set out its position on membership of Europe's nuclear regulator after Brexit.
DNA data
Could an effort to gather genetic data from its population of one billion people help India take the lead in advanced healthcare?
Ribbiting stuff
The huge diversity of frogs we see today is mainly a consequence of the asteroid strike that killed off the dinosaurs, a study suggests.
Desert wall?
Science reporter Victoria Gill joins researchers in Arizona to find out how President Trump's wall could affect endangered desert wildlife.
Dino domination
A million-year-long period of volcanic activity led to the rise of the dinosaurs, a study suggests.
Quantum leap
Chinese scientists say their experimental Micius spacecraft paves the way for a new kind of internet.
Saving big cats
Amy Dickman has had some close shaves with big cats and humans while working with cheetahs and lions.


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