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Coronavirus: Testing sewage an 'easy win'

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:00
Wastewater analysis could provide localised Covid-19 test results much earlier than at present.

Nasa Mars rover: Perseverance launch pushed back again

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 04:57
The launch of Nasa's Mars rover Perseverance is delayed again to 30 July at the earliest.

Amazon fires at 13-year high for June

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 03:52
This early peak indicates a potentially devastating dry season ahead - perhaps even worse than 2019.

Phil Evans: Briton to take top weather satellite agency job

BBC Science & Environment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 01:22
Phil Evans, formerly at the UK Met Office, will be the new director general of Eumetsat.

Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana

BBC Science & Environment - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 13:36
Some 350 elephant carcasses have been spotted in Botswana's Okavango Delta since May.

Core of a gas planet seen for the first time

BBC Science & Environment - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 08:45
Astronomers have found a previously unseen type of object circling a distant star.

Copernicus Sentinels: UK industry loses out in European satellite bids

BBC Science & Environment - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 06:23
British firms fail to win leading roles in the expansion of the Copernicus Earth observation project.
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