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US President Barack Obama unveils plans for securing American computer networks against cyber attacks.
The precise spot at which a space storm struck the Earth's outer atmosphere has been pinpointed for the first time.
Climate negotiations begin in earnest in Bonn on Monday with pressure building for the US to deliver deeper cuts in emissions.
The International Space Station crew has doubled after a capsule carrying three astronauts docked at the outpost.
The way you hold your glass can reveal much more than you might realise, a psychologist has warned.
Beavers brought over from Norway for a reintroduction programme have been released into the wild in Argyll.
Carbon capture technology is tested for the first time on a working UK power station, at Longannet in Fife.
International scientists say research in Cambodia shows the first signs of resistance to the world's best anti-malaria drug.
Cambodia scientists fear a global health disaster
Quake monitors in California prepare for Big One
Four of the world's rarest tortoises have been stolen from a captive breeding programme in Madagascar.
We are all capable of "hearing" shapes and sizes and perhaps even "tasting" sounds, according to a study.
A viral strain which can be used to make large quantities of a vaccine against swine flu has been produced by UK scientists.
A BBC presenter has had a close encounter with a dangerous wild hippo, which cornered him on a river in South Africa.
The cuckoo - known for its springtime song - joins a "red-list" of the UK's most threatened bird species.
Genetically modified primates that glow green and pass the trait on to their offspring could aid the fight against human disease.
Gallery of the Earth's "top 10" deadliest creatures
The Painted Ladies that are migrating to Britain
Hesitation over tackling climate change could be catastrophic, Prince Charles tells global warming experts.
The International Space Station (ISS) crew is set to double after three astronauts blast off from Kazakhstan.