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Global warming 'driving California wildfires'
Climate change is behind the scale and impact of recent wildfires in the western US, scientists say.
How lockdown birds sang to a different tune
It's official, bird song did sound different during lockdown, according to a scientific study.
UK can be 'Saudi Arabia of wind power' - PM
The UK prime minister says the UK holds extraordinary potential for wind power.
Mysterious beaked whale smashes mammal diving reco
A Cuvier's beaked whale stays under water for almost four hours, leaving scientists puzzled.
Teaching offshore robots to speak our language
New technology has been unveiled which allows humans to ask robots questions and understand their actions.
Ministers 'seek alternatives' for UK sat-nav
The government says it is after all ideas for a sovereign satellite-navigation system post-Brexit.
Sir David Attenborough joins Instagram to warn 'th
The broadcaster gained more than 200,000 followers within an hour of posting his first video.
Nasa outlines plan for first woman on Moon by 2024
The US space agency (Nasa) formally outlines its $28bn plan to return astronauts to the Moon by 2024.
Low tax on heating is bad for climate, report says
The rich benefit most from a de facto subsidy for home heating, a report says.
Spinosaurus dinosaur was 'enormous river-monster',
The findings come after the discovery of 1,200 dinosaur teeth in an ancient river bed in Morocco.
Pringles and Cadbury 'failing on recycled packagin
KitKats and Babybel are among other big brands that did badly in the Which? recycling test.
Man dies from eating more than a bag of liquorice
The 54-year-old construction worker ate a bag-and-a-half of black liquorice every day, doctors say.
M87*: History-making supermassive black hole seen
Scientists trace a wobble in the brightness around M87* - the first black hole ever to be imaged.
Six African heritage sites under threat from clima
A recent study warns that without intervention many of the continent's ancient sites could be lost.
How the oil industry made us doubt climate change
Energy companies stand accused of trying to downplay their contribution to global warming.
Why do farmers get paid by taxpayers?
UK farmers are complaining of a lack of clarity over how they will be rewarded for tending the land.
What maths is involved in stirring a cup of tea?
A professor has won 2.3m for applying complex maths to simple situations - like stirring tea.
Why forest fires in Siberia, Russia threaten us al
Scientists say wildfires in Siberia, Russia, have been releasing record amounts of greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming.
Plastic pollution: Washed clothing's synthetic mou
Scientists calculate how many tiny fibres our polyester and nylon garments lose in the wash.
Is there life floating in the clouds of Venus?
Telescope observations spy a gas high in the atmosphere of Venus that on Earth is made by microbes.



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