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Aztec palace's remains uncovered off Mexico City's main Zócalo plaza

13 hours 51 min ago
The location of ruler Axayácatl's palace was later used by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés.

Coronavirus: How to talk about conspiracy theories

14 hours 57 min ago
Conspiracy theories have thrived during the pandemic - what's the right way to talk to someone who believes them?

Mythbusters host Grant Imahara dies at 49

15 hours 35 min ago
He was known for Mythbusters and White Rabbit Project, and made models for the Star Wars prequels.

'Hope' and ambition drive UAE's Mars mission

16 hours 3 min ago
The United Arab Emirates is sending a satellite to the Red Planet to study its weather and climate.

Natural solutions boosted to help prevent floods

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 02:59
Hollows in the ground to catch and store heavy rain water are among projects that will get cash.

Winter wave of coronavirus 'could be worse than first'

Tue, 07/14/2020 - 01:52
Modelling suggests there could be a deadly second peak, killing more than 100,000 people in the UK.

Coronavirus: How did Florida get so badly hit by Covid-19?

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 23:05
Florida is becoming the new US epicentre - but what's behind the rising case counts?

Coronavirus: Why attitudes to masks have changed around the world

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 23:02
Boris Johnson and Donald Trump both publicly wore face masks for the first time. Why now?

The perfume makers that can't smell a thing

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 23:02
Perfumers are using AI to create millions of scents, but will it replace the traditional methods?

Coronavirus: Llamas provide key to immune therapy

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:20
Llamas' specially evolved small antibodies are the basis for a coronavirus treatment breakthrough.

New equation ‘could predict earthquakes better’ say Edinburgh experts

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 00:21
Researchers in Edinburgh produce a new mathematical model aimed at improving how earthquakes are predicted.

Comet captured streaking across Stonehenge night sky

Sun, 07/12/2020 - 15:58
Comet Neowise has been spotted by stargazers across the UK as it heads past Earth.

Saving one of the world's rarest antelope

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 23:01
There are fewer than 500 hirola living in the wild, down from thousands just 40 years ago.

Coronavirus: Escaping to space in lockdown

Sat, 07/11/2020 - 06:46
For those who have felt trapped by lockdown measures, the night sky could offer an escape.

Coronavirus: How can we make post-pandemic cities smarter?

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 23:48
Will the "anthropause" brought on by lockdowns make our cities greener, cleaner and quieter in future?

Iron Age 'mystery' murder victim found in Wendover

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 23:04
A Stonehenge-style wooden formation and a lead-lined Roman burial are also among the finds.

OneWeb sale to UK-Bharti group gets court approval

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 22:51
A New York court hearing accepts the plan to pull the OneWeb satellite company out of bankruptcy.

Free home insulation: Too good to be true?

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 21:51
Questions remain over the Green Homes Grant, which aims to make homes more energy efficient.

Venice test brings up floodgates for first time

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 13:43
The system of 78 mobile barriers has taken years to construct and its design goes back to the 1980s.

Nasa Mars rover Perseverance is attached to rocket

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 10:41
The US space agency's next rover is placed atop of the rocket that will send it to the Red Planet.