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Watch: Polar bear cam shows Arctic plight

Scientists equip a female polar bear on the ice sheet of the Beaufort Sea with a camera to understand how polar bears live with diminishing ice cover

Scientists equip a female polar bear on the ice sheet of the Beaufort Sea with a camera to understand how polar bears live with diminishing ice cover

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The Italian laboratory restoring the films of Charlie Chaplin

Eighty years after Charlie Chaplin made the movie classic ‘Modern Times’, the great clown’s movies are being restored at a laboratory in northern Italy.

Eighty years after Charlie Chaplin made the movie classic ‘Modern Times’, the great clown’s movies are being restored at a laboratory in northern Italy.

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Hold on a second… 2016 will be longer than you thought

Many people have said that 2016 was the worst year yet, but bad news for those of you who agree: 2016 is going to be a whole second longer than 2015.

Many people have said that 2016 was the worst year yet, but bad news for those of you who agree: 2016 is going to be a whole second longer than 2015.

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'Three-parent baby' treatment given go-ahead in UK

Britain becomes the first country in the world to approve a controversial technique to help couples conceive children free of genetic diseases.

Britain becomes the first country in the world to approve a controversial technique to help couples conceive children free of genetic diseases.

Science_technology

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.