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Pacific ‘baby island’ is natural lab to study Mars

Media captionDr Jim Garvin: “We’re watching the island do its dance” It is one of Earth’s newest landforms and it could just tell us where to look for evidence of life on Mars. The tongue-twisting volcanic [...]

Golden eagle migration out of sync with climate change

Image copyright SPL Golden eagles in North America may have the timing of their migration shifted out of step with a seasonal boom in food they need to raise their young, according to scientists. [...]

US flood risk ‘severely underestimated’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption During Hurricane Harvey, Port Arthur in Texas experienced some the most extreme impacts of flooding [...]

Irish DNA map reveals history’s imprint

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The genetic landscape of Ireland had been laid down by the Bronze Age, but it continued to be subtly influenced by [...]

Pacific ‘baby island’ is natural lab to study Mars

Media captionDr Jim Garvin: “We’re watching the island do its dance” It is one of Earth’s newest landforms and it could just tell us where to look for evidence of life on Mars. The tongue-twisting volcanic [...]

Irish DNA map reveals history’s imprint

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The genetic landscape of Ireland had been laid down by the Bronze Age, but it continued to be subtly influenced by [...]

US flood risk ‘severely underestimated’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption During Hurricane Harvey, Port Arthur in Texas experienced some the most extreme impacts of flooding [...]

Mt Hope installed as ‘UK’s highest peak’

Image copyright BAS/Alan Vaughan Image caption Mount Hope is more than twice the height of Ben Nevis in Scotland Britain has a [...]

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

Image copyright James Gallagher Image caption Peter has Huntington’s disease and his siblings Sandy and Frank also have the gene [...]

Mt Hope installed as ‘UK’s highest peak’

Image copyright BAS/Alan Vaughan Image caption Mount Hope is more than twice the height of Ben Nevis in Scotland Britain has a [...]