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Tasmanian tiger ‘joeys’ revealed in 3D

It is a fascinating insight into the biology of an extinct animal. Scientists have scanned all kno..

Government loses clean air court case

Campaigners have won a third High Court victory over the UK government's plans to tackle air po..

Origins of land plants pushed back in time

A seminal event in the Earth's history – when plants appeared on land – may have happened 100 m..

Should we burn or bury waste plastic?

Should we burn waste plastic – or bury it? Since China refused last month to accept any more foreig..

Ocean plastic tide ‘violates the law’

The global tide of ocean plastic pollution is a clear violation of international law, campaigners sa..

France to let wolf population grow despite farmers’ fears

France is to allow the wolf population to grow from about 360 now to 500 by 2023, despite protests f..

DNA secrets of how vampire bats became bloodthirsty

DNA analysis is giving clues to how the vampire bat can survive on blood alone. The bat can drink u..

New scanning technique reveals secrets behind great paintings

Researchers in the US have used a new scanning technique to discover a painting underneath one of Pa..

Pollution blights UK seagrass meadows

Pollution is having a damaging impact on UK seagrass meadow health, a new study has found. Scientis..

Quantum computers ‘one step closer’

Quantum computing has taken a step forward with the development of a programmable quantum processor ..

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