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Neanderthal ‘skeleton’ is first found in a decade

Image copyright Graeme Barker Image caption The ribcage of Shanidar Z Researchers have described the first “articulated” remains of a Neanderthal to be...

Nasa’s 2020 rover: Can we finally answer the big question about Mars?

Media captionKatie Stack Morgan: “Our payload is very well suited to detecting potential biosignatures” Exactly a year from now, a capsule will come hurtling...

Climate change: Fertiliser could be used to power ocean-going ships

Image copyright Getty Images Ocean-going ships could be powered by ammonia within the decade as the shipping industry takes action to curb carbon emissions. The chemical...

Open University scientists testing ‘Moon dust’ for water

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Scientists have been researching into how water can be extracted from the Moon’s surface “Moon dust” could be a...

Andrew Sabisky: No 10 adviser resigns over alleged race comments

Media captionDominic Cummings leaves for work after Andrew Sabisky row Downing Street has said its adviser Andrew Sabisky has resigned, following criticism of alleged...

British radio antenna arrives at space station

Media captionDavid Kenyan and Libby Jackson describe the importance of the antenna The UK’s first industrial contribution to the International Space Station (ISS)...

Human compost funerals ‘better for environment’

Image copyright Recompose Image caption The process takes 30 days and relatives can then scatter the remains on plants or under a tree A US firm has given scientific...

German firms Bayer and BASF fight $265m US fine over weedkiller

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Monsanto’s controversial herbicides have been sprayed on fields for decades German chemical giant Bayer is to appeal...

Met Office forecasters set for ‘billion pound’ supercomputer

Image copyright Met Office Image caption Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis have both caused widespread wind and flooding damage Ever wondered why your village was suddenly...

Sex robots may cause psychological damage

Image copyright Thinkstock US researchers have warned that the availability of sex robots with artificial intelligence (AI) poses a growing psychological and moral...