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HyQ - the four-legged robot for disaster zones

As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…

As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…

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Good news from Mars

The crash of the Schiaparelli Mars lander last month may have temporarily grabbed all the headlines - but now there is some good news.

The crash of the Schiaparelli Mars lander last month may have temporarily grabbed all the headlines - but now there is some good news.

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Fighting dementia with gaming

A mobile game that challenges a gamer’s spatial navigation has generated the largest-ever dementia study.

A mobile game that challenges a gamer’s spatial navigation has generated the largest-ever dementia study.

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Nuclear diamonds could solve clean energy problems

A team from the University of Bristol in the UK have created a diamond using nuclear waste, that can be made to produce an electrical current.

A team from the University of Bristol in the UK have created a diamond using nuclear waste, that can be made to produce an electrical current.

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Digging deep to help Europe's soil

European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…

European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…

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Pluto could harbour 'slushy underground ocean'

A frozen area of Pluto, known as the ‘heart’ may harbour a slushy ocean between 150 and 200 km beneath its surface, NASA scientists say.

A frozen area of Pluto, known as the ‘heart’ may harbour a slushy ocean between 150 and 200 km beneath its surface, NASA scientists say.

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Creating solar energy from trash

Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be…

Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be…

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Fossil is "pickled" dinosaur brain say scientists

A small brown pebble found on a Sussex beach could be the first fossilised dinosaur brain tissue ever discovered according to UK scientists.

A small brown pebble found on a Sussex beach could be the first fossilised dinosaur brain tissue ever discovered according to UK scientists.

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Piecing together the gender jigsaw of autism

Scientists in the US are seeking to enroll hundreds of families with autistic sons but unaffected daughters in a study looking for genetic clues and protective…

Scientists in the US are seeking to enroll hundreds of families with autistic sons but unaffected daughters in a study looking for genetic clues and protective…

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Saving the whale - IWC meets in Slovenia

Dispute between Australia and Japan is likely to feature near the top of the agenda at the organisation's biennial congress

Dispute between Australia and Japan is likely to feature near the top of the agenda at the organisation's biennial congress

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Clear night sky? Look out for the Orionids meteors tonight

This month Earth crosses the orbital path of comet trails promising dazzling night displays of shooting stars in the northern hemisphere – that is if you can get far away from city lights and in near

This month Earth crosses the orbital path of comet trails promising dazzling night displays of shooting stars in the northern hemisphere – that is if you can get far away from city lights and in near

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Euronews asks the experts what they think of Rosetta

A bittersweet day for the ESA as they celebrate the success of their comet mission after working together on the project for more than 30 years.

A bittersweet day for the ESA as they celebrate the success of their comet mission after working together on the project for more than 30 years.

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Rosetta crash-lands on her comet

Scientists at the ESA control centre in Germany clapped and hugged after screens showed the loss of signal after the final, historic touchdown.

Scientists at the ESA control centre in Germany clapped and hugged after screens showed the loss of signal after the final, historic touchdown.

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And also... War-torn Syria in tourism drive; Koala survives train smash; Greenland fossil discovery

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international headlines Barack Obama creates the world’s lar

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international headlines Barack Obama creates the world’s lar

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Solar eclipse watchers celebrate Reunion 'ring of fire'

A solar eclipse delighted astronomy fans on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean on Thursday (September 1), drawing sky watchers outside to watch the moon pass before the sun to make a so-called “ring o

A solar eclipse delighted astronomy fans on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean on Thursday (September 1), drawing sky watchers outside to watch the moon pass before the sun to make a so-called “ring o

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Is anyone out there? Mysterious radio signal sparks alien speculation

A mysterious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in California are checking it out, anyway.

A mysterious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope was probably not sent by aliens but astronomers in California are checking it out, anyway.

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Polar research warms up

In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.

In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.

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Takeaway: polar research warms up

Nice place to be a researcher, isn’t it? But that’s only because now it’s summer. In winter, temperatures reach here -45ºC. These biologists

Nice place to be a researcher, isn’t it? But that’s only because now it’s summer. In winter, temperatures reach here -45ºC. These biologists