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Anorexia stems from body as well as mind – study

9 hours 18 min ago
The eating disorder charity Beat said the findings were groundbreaking.

Nasa Moon mission: Open University partners with space agency

10 hours 25 min ago
It is hoped a new instrument will help scientists understand the sources and movement of water on the Moon.

Galileo sat-nav system still without service

11 hours 16 min ago
"Europe's GPS" remains offline as it grapples with a technical glitch in its ground infrastructure.

New face of the Bank of England's £50 note is revealed as Alan Turing

12 hours 5 min ago
The note - once called the currency of corrupt elites - gets a makeover with the image of a computer pioneer.

Climate change: Used cooking oil imports may fuel deforestation

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 02:56
Imports of waste oil from Asia, intended to cut carbon from transport, are linked to rising levels of deforestation

Chandrayaan-2: India space launch delayed by technical problem

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 01:06
India's space mission to the Moon's south pole will not launch on Monday, due to a technical problem.

Neil Armstrong - the man behind the legend

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 23:30
The public knew little about this enigmatic man, but now we are gaining a glimpse of the real Neil Armstrong.

Giant jellyfish spotted off Cornwall coast

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 14:44
The huge barrel jellyfish, as big as a human, was seen off the coast of Cornwall.

Could this robot help save coral reefs?

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 23:55
The submersible robot delivers baby corals to damaged areas allowing reefs to regenerate.

Apollo Moon landing: 'My dad literally loved us to the Moon and back'

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 23:15
All the focus was on the Moon, the mission and the men – but what about the families back on Earth?

Spektr-RG: Powerful X-ray telescope launches to map cosmos

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 12:45
One of the most important Russian space science missions in the post-Soviet era lifts off from Baikonur.

Manta ray in distress helped by divers

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 16:52
Deep-water divers Jake Wilton and Monty Halls formed an unlikely friendship with a manta ray after she appeared to ask them for help.

The coal mine that ate Hambacher forest

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 00:38
Much of Germany's power is still made by burning coal. Activists have occupied a forest in protest.

India air pollution: Will Gujarat's 'cap and trade' programme work?

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 00:00
An Indian state has launched the world's first "cap and trading" programme to curb air pollution.

Russian nuclear submarine: Norway finds big radiation leak

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 15:53
Experts say there is no alarm, despite a high level of caesium at a Soviet-era submarine wreck.

Stonehenge mini model reveals sound of monument

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 15:03
The model gives an insight "into what our ancestors would have heard", an academic says.

Wreckfish: The fish that gobbles up unsuspecting sharks

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 15:03
These sharks thought it was swordfish on the menu, but there was something hungrier in the darkness.

A68: World's biggest iceberg is on the move

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 10:33
The giant block of ice has spun around and is now moving north along the Antarctic Peninsula.

Climate change: How hot cities could be in 2050

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 08:48
Edinburgh will feel like Paris and Leeds could be as warm as Melbourne, according to a study.

Hayabusa-2: Japanese spacecraft makes final touchdown on asteroid

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 05:33
The Hayabusa-2 craft will pick up fresh space rock that could help explain how the Solar System evolved.