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Mount Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies

Image copyright Frank Bienewald Image caption Most of the dead bodies of mountaineers have appeared on the Khumbu Glacier Expedition operators are concerned at the...

Bloodhound: Land speed record car is relaunched

Media captionIan Warhurst: “My kids kept saying I should buy a fast car, so I bought the fastest” The Bloodhound supersonic car is back, under new management...

Dig planned at rare ‘Neolithic mortuary’ in Aberdeenshire

Image copyright Jan Dunbar Image caption Jan Dunbar’s artist impression of the Neolithic “mortuary” Archaeologists hope to carry out a fresh dig at...

Spring arrival: Public to capture new season in words

Image copyright NAtional Trust Image caption Familiar songbirds like the nuthatch may be building nests at this time of year Hopping birds seemed a thrill of pleasure to...

Hayabusa-2: Asteroid mission exploring a ‘rubble pile’

Image copyright JAXA, Uni Tokyo collaborators Image caption The asteroid 162173 Ryugu consists of material blasted off another asteroid The asteroid being explored by...

Fund to boost female and black physicist numbers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prof Jocelyn Bell Burnell donated her prize money to help others follow in her footsteps The Institute of Physics is launching...

Bubble maths researcher wins top award

Image copyright kishore kumar Image caption The mathematics of bubbles hold the key to some of the greatest mysteries in physics One of the highest prizes for...

Artificial meat: UK scientists growing ‘bacon’ in labs

Image caption Scientists are racing to grow meat from pigs, chickens and cattle from cells alone British scientists have joined the race to produce meat grown in the lab...

Grande America: France braces for oil spill damage after ship blaze

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Grande America caught fire on Sunday French authorities are bracing for a huge oil slick to hit the country’s coastline after...

Dead Philippines whale had 40kg of plastic in stomach

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans is a growing problem A dead whale that washed up in the Philippines had 40kg...