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Signals from space: Five theories on what they are

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A nebula of stars Mysterious signals have been picked up from distant galaxies. When fast radio bursts or FRBs, as they are...

Blue tooth reveals unknown female artist from medieval times

Image copyright Christina Warinner Image caption A lapis lazuli fragment trapped in the lower jaw of the medieval woman The weird habit of licking the end of a...

Mysterious radio signals from deep space detected

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Artwork: A highly magnetised rotating neutron star. Astronomers say one of these could be a source of the signals Astronomers...

Climate change: Will insect-eating dogs help?

Image copyright Yora Do you fret that your pet pooch is blamed by environmentalists for turning rainforests into poo in the park? Have no fear – you can now fatten...

The 210ft fatberg lurking in Sidmouth sewer

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Report: US 2018 CO2 emissions saw biggest spike in years

Media captionClimate change: How 1.5C could change the world A new report has found that US carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4% in 2018 after three years of decline....

Report: US 2018 CO2 emissions saw biggest spike in years

Media captionClimate change: How 1.5C could change the world A new report has found that US carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4% in 2018 after three years of decline....

Climate change: Which are the best vegan milks?

The popularity of vegan foods continues to grow, with January seen as a traditional time to consider giving them a try. Milk alternatives, such as oat, soy, almond or...

Climate change: ‘Right to repair’ gathers force

Image copyright Getty Images It is frustrating: you buy a new appliance then just after the warranty runs out, it gives up the ghost. You can’t repair it and can’t...

Why more female penguins are washing up dead in South America

Every year, thousands of penguins become stranded on South America’s coast – with females three times more likely to wash up dead or injured than males. Now...