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Friday, 13 February 2015 16:11

US 'at risk of mega-drought future'

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The American south-west and central plains could be on course for super-droughts the like of which they have not witnessed in over a 1,000 years.

Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:34

DSCOVR 'space weather' mission launches

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A SpaceX Falcon rocket has launched from Florida to put the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) in orbit.

The satellite will be used by the US National Oceanic

Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:32

Popcorn's perfect recipe revealed

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Scientists in France have worked out the critical temperature at which popcorn bursts.

They found that when the popcorn reached a threshold of 180C,

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 16:24

Canyon carved by three short, savage floods

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By analysing the chemistry of rocks in the canyon's walls, the researchers constructed a timeline of how the canyon was shaped over time.

Front-line transport workers largely lack awareness on how criminal networks disguise illegal wildlife products, it emerged at a summit in Bangkok.

Friday, 06 February 2015 17:39

'Wild birds may spread flu virus'

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Migratory birds may be spreading viruses that cause bird flu around the world, say scientists.

Outbreaks in poultry may become more common in the future,

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