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US sets out cyber security plan

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 13:24
US President Barack Obama unveils plans for securing American computer networks against cyber attacks.

Space storm's 'epicentre' found

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 13:06
The precise spot at which a space storm struck the Earth's outer atmosphere has been pinpointed for the first time.

Climate pressure 'building on US'

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 10:19
Climate negotiations begin in earnest in Bonn on Monday with pressure building for the US to deliver deeper cuts in emissions.

Crew doubles aboard space station

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 09:37
The International Space Station crew has doubled after a capsule carrying three astronauts docked at the outpost.

What the way you hold a glass says about your personality

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 07:26
The way you hold your glass can reveal much more than you might realise, a psychologist has warned.

Beavers return after 400-year gap

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 07:01
Beavers brought over from Norway for a reintroduction programme have been released into the wild in Argyll.

Carbon capture technology tested

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 05:51
Carbon capture technology is tested for the first time on a working UK power station, at Longannet in Fife.

Malaria parasites 'resist drugs'

Fri, 05/29/2009 - 00:36
International scientists say research in Cambodia shows the first signs of resistance to the world's best anti-malaria drug.

Malaria warning

Thu, 05/28/2009 - 20:15
Cambodia scientists fear a global health disaster

Warning system

Thu, 05/28/2009 - 15:57
Quake monitors in California prepare for Big One

Rare Madagascan tortoises stolen

Thu, 05/28/2009 - 12:23
Four of the world's rarest tortoises have been stolen from a captive breeding programme in Madagascar.

People may be able to taste words

Thu, 05/28/2009 - 08:10
We are all capable of "hearing" shapes and sizes and perhaps even "tasting" sounds, according to a study.

Swine flu vaccine 'step closer'

Thu, 05/28/2009 - 07:40
A viral strain which can be used to make large quantities of a vaccine against swine flu has been produced by UK scientists.

Hippo popped up on us: BBC presenter's close encounter

Thu, 05/28/2009 - 05:33
A BBC presenter has had a close encounter with a dangerous wild hippo, which cornered him on a river in South Africa.

Cuckoo's call becomes rarer in UK

Wed, 05/27/2009 - 20:59
The cuckoo - known for its springtime song - joins a "red-list" of the UK's most threatened bird species.

Glowing monkeys 'to aid research'

Wed, 05/27/2009 - 14:20
Genetically modified primates that glow green and pass the trait on to their offspring could aid the fight against human disease.

The deadliest creatures on Earth?

Wed, 05/27/2009 - 13:10
Gallery of the Earth's "top 10" deadliest creatures

Mark Easton

Wed, 05/27/2009 - 10:38
The Painted Ladies that are migrating to Britain

Prince urges action over climate

Wed, 05/27/2009 - 09:24
Hesitation over tackling climate change could be catastrophic, Prince Charles tells global warming experts.

Space station crew set to double

Wed, 05/27/2009 - 07:40
The International Space Station (ISS) crew is set to double after three astronauts blast off from Kazakhstan.