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They are among the most sensational fossils to be found in Africa in recent years, and visitors to London's Natural History Museum can see...

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Colourful footage, shot with a thermal camera, has revealed how hummingbirds avoid overheating as they beat their wings up to 70 times per second....

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Motion capture technology is improving the biomechanical accuracy of animals - particularly horses - in films and gaming. This mixture of biomechanics and...

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Europe is continuing the roll-out of its Galileo satellite system. Two more navigation and timing spacecraft have been launched on a Soyuz rocket from...

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Natural disasters around the globe have resulted in economic losses of roughly $7 trillion since 1900, according to a new calculation from scientists. Their...

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Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a second cub Saturday night, hours after having the first cub, the National...

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The amount of fish taken from the world's oceans over the last 60 years has been underestimated by more than 50%, according to a...

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Scientists in the US have found a way to take carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air and make carbon nanofibres, a valuable manufacturing material....

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The successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is reaching some key milestones in its preparation for launch in 2018. Engineers are about to complete...

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Far from falling into quiet, darkened slumber, the waters of the Arctic are bustling with activity during the long polar night - from brightly...

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