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It's outer space, but with filling stations

Fri. 26/09/14

How space rocks could become private cosmic filling stations

Mars rover bites mountain's base

Thu. 25/09/14

Nasa's Curiosity rover on Mars drills its first full hole since May - into a mudstone at the base of Mount Sharp in Gale Crater.

VIDEO: Flea beetles surge as bees protected

Thu. 25/09/14

Farmers warn oil seed rape crops are being destroyed because of a ban on a pesticide brought in to protect bees.

AUDIO: Reward offered for missing 'rare birds'

Thu. 25/09/14

A search is underway for two hen harriers which have gone missing, prompting the RSPB to offer a £1,000 reward for help in their safe recovery

African fish nourish Amazon

Thu. 25/09/14

The Amazon rainforest is being fertilised by the remains of ancient fish blown in by great duststorms from Africa.

Indian Mars probe sends first images

Thu. 25/09/14

India's space agency releases its first pictures of Mars as its satellite begins work a day after entering orbit around the Red Planet.

Weather report: Forecasts improving

Thu. 25/09/14

Are weather forecasts really becoming more accurate?

Brazil releases 'good' mosquitoes

Wed. 24/09/14

Brazilian researchers release thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that suppresses dengue fever into the environment in Rio de Janeiro.

Water seen on Neptune-sized planet

Wed. 24/09/14

A cloud-free atmosphere reveals signs of water vapour on HAT-P-11b, the smallest planet beyond our Solar System ever to yield such an insight.

Threatened birds of prey 'vanish'

Wed. 24/09/14

Two of the rarest birds of prey in England, which had been satellite tagged, vanish in unexplained circumstances.

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