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Davos 2020: Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg

Image copyright Clarence House The Prince of Wales has met teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The pair were introduced after...

Canadian start-up GHGSat to make global methane map

Image caption The visualisation will render methane at a resolution of 2km per pixel A Canadian start-up, GHGSat, is promising to release a high-resolution map of...

Space cookies: First food baked in space by astronauts

Image copyright NASA Image caption Tests are being carried out to determine whether the cookies are safe to eat Chocolate chip cookies have become the first food to be...

Mount Vesuvius eruption: Extreme heat ‘turned man’s brain to glass’

Image copyright The New England Journal of Medicine/Dr Pier Paolo Image caption The black, shiny fragments are believed to be the glassy remains of a man’s brain...

Rolls-Royce plans mini nuclear reactors by 2029

Image copyright Rolls-Royce Mini nuclear reactors could be generating power in the UK by the end of the decade. Manufacturer Rolls-Royce has told the BBC’s Today...

Mummy returns: Voice of 3,000-year-old Egyptian priest brought to life

Media captionNesyamun’s voice has been reproduced as a vowel-like sound Scientists have fulfilled a mummified Egyptian priest’s wish for life after death...

Scientists discover ‘why stress turns hair white’

Image copyright Getty Images Scientists say they may have discovered why stress makes hair turn white, and a potential way of stopping it happening without reaching for...

Cut meat and dairy intake ‘by a fifth’, report urges

People should cut the amount of beef, lamb and dairy produce they eat by a fifth to combat climate change, a report says. It says public bodies should lead the way by...

Wanted

Image caption There are thought to be more than 40 slug species in the UK Citizen scientists are being sought to help carry out the first survey in decades of...

Davos: Trump decries climate ‘prophets of doom’ with Thunberg in audience

Media captionGreta Thunberg and Donald Trump gave very different speeches at Davos US President Donald Trump has decried climate “prophets of doom” in a...