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Closing gender gap in physics 'will take generations'
BBC News, 20.April 03:40:40
The gender gap in science subjects like physics is likely to persist for hundreds of years, study suggests.
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National Trust needs to be 'radical'
BBC News, 20.April 12:27:27
The new director-general of the National Trust says the charity needs to reach out to people in urban areas.
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Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving
BBC News, 19.April 21:49:49
In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.
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Oxford Dodo was shot in head, scans find
BBC News, 20.April 03:52:52
The world-famous specimen is the world's best-preserved example of the extinct bird.
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Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neurone disease
BBC News, 20.April 15:48:48
An international team found that a protein causes brain cells to die when it is stuck in the jelly phase.
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Last of the wild asses back from the brink
BBC News, 19.April 01:50:50
Wild equines are being reintroduced to the grasslands of Kazakhstan where they once roamed in large numbers.
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Planet-hunter launches from Florida
BBC News, 19.April 03:22:22
The US space agency's Tess satellite lifts off on a mission to find thousands of new worlds.
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Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed
BBC News, 19.April 16:51:51
Plan for a ban in England is announced as Commonwealth leaders are urged to tackle plastic waste.
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100 Women: 'Record number' of Nepalese women climbing Everest this season
BBC News, 19.April 01:55:55
A record number of Nepalese women are climbing Mount Everest this spring season, officials tell the BBC.
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Heatwaves 'cook' Great Barrier Reef corals
BBC News, 18.April 20:12:12
Recurring spells of ocean warming impact the diversity of coral reef communities.
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