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BBC News - Science & Environment
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Chimps share humans' 'snappy' conversational style

Mon, 07/22/2024 - 23:34
Wild chimpanzees, like humans, take fast-paced turns in conversation, and often interrupt each other.

Oxygen discovery defies knowledge of the deep ocean

Mon, 07/22/2024 - 15:37
The discovery that lumps of metal on the seafloor produce oxygen raises questions over plans to mine the deep ocean.

UK coal mine fights for future in court

Thu, 07/18/2024 - 15:44
The coal mine promises to be net zero but a recent major ruling has cast doubt on its future.

Near-extinct crocodiles make comeback in Cambodia

Thu, 07/18/2024 - 04:26
The hatching of 60 eggs is a record for the endangered species in this century.

Make electricity cheaper to boost heat pumps - climate advisers

Thu, 07/18/2024 - 00:33
Cutting electricity bills would persuade more people to install heat pumps, the government is told.

Dinosaur skeleton fetches record $44.6m at auction

Thu, 07/18/2024 - 00:26
The near complete skeleton of a stegosaurus - named Apex - is 11ft (3.4m) tall and 27ft long, Sotheby's says.

New tech aims to keep polar bears and people apart

Tue, 07/16/2024 - 23:40
Fears about the two species coming into contact are growing as Arctic sea ice melts.