Russian sex geckos die in orbit

Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.

5 hours ago from BBC News

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Nasa building air traffic control system to handle Google and Amazon delivery drones

Small, cheap drones are proving increasingly popular for both hobbyists and technology companies alike, but while the technology itself is ready to fly, controlling the airspace – and avoiding ...

3 hours ago from The Independent

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How corals stir up their world

Corals stir up the water, creating vortices that draw in nutrients and drive away waste, research reveals.

13 hours ago from BBC News

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Japan space agency unveils asteroid hunting probe

Japanese space scientists have unveiled the asteroid hunting space probe they hope to launch later this year on a mission to mine a celestial body.

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Sierra Nevada freshwater runoff could drop 26 percent by 2100

Freshwater runoff from the Sierra Nevada may decrease by as much as one-quarter by 2100 due to climate warming on the high slopes, according to scientists at UC Irvine and UC Merced.

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Antarctic waters 'rising faster'

Melting ice is fuelling sea-level rise around the coast of Antarctica, a new report finds.

Mon 1 Sep 14 from BBC News

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Memory reformat planned for Opportunity Mars rover

( —An increasing frequency of computer resets on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has prompted the rover team to make plans to reformat the rover's flash memory.

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African food security on the menu

African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.

22 hours ago from BBC News

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Likely near-simultaneous earthquakes complicate seismic hazard planning for Italy

Before the shaking from one earthquake ends, shaking from another might begin, amplifying the effect of ground motion. Such sequences of closely timed, nearly overlapping, consecutive earthquakes ...

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Greenhouse whitefly: Will the unwanted greenhouse whitefly make it in the wild?

Greenhouses have improved the possibilities of invasion of greenhouse whitefly into the wild in the boreal region, new study finds. Genetic analysis sheds new light on the survival of whiteflies ...

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