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Mt Hope installed as 'UK's highest peak'
BBC News, Today 02:42
Scientists re-measure the tallest mountains in the Antarctic territory claimed by Britain.
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Botanical exploits: How British plant hunters served science
BBC News, 10.December 02:37:37
Collecting in the clouds: Remembering the British plant-hunters who diced with death to discover plants
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Narwhal escape: Whales freeze and flee when frightened
BBC News, 7.December 22:08:08
Narwhals show a "costly" response to threats, raising concerns over how they will respond to increased human contact.
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US firm picks UK for weather satellites
BBC News, 7.December 20:36:36
Orbital Micro Systems' demonstration weather satellite should pave the way for a network in the sky.
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Farthest monster black hole found
BBC News, 6.December 23:17:17
Astronomers discover the most distant "supermassive" black hole known to science.
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Researchers find 'oldest ever eye' in fossil
BBC News, 7.December 14:31:31
The remains of the extinct sea creature include an early form of the eye seen in many of today's animals.
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Google's 'superhuman' DeepMind AI claims chess crown
BBC News, 6.December 20:55:55
An algorithm developed by the DeepMind team claims victory against a world-beating AI chess program.
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Little Foot skeleton unveiled in South Africa
BBC News, 6.December 17:39:39
One of the oldest and most complete skeletons of our ancestors is unveiled in South Africa.
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UN signals 'end' of throwaway plastic
BBC News, 6.December 15:38:38
The end of the era of throwaway plastic has been signalled by UN environment ministers meeting in Kenya.
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IUCN Red List: Wild crops listed as threatened
BBC News, 5.December 09:08:08
Wild relatives of modern crops deemed crucial for food security are threatened with extinction.
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