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Pesticides put bees at risk, European watchdog confirms

Most uses of insecticides known as neonicotinoids represent a risk to wild bees and honeybees, the E..

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Signal detected from ‘cosmic dawn’

Scientists say they have observed a signature on the sky from the very first stars to shine in the U..

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How humans echolocate ‘like bats’

Media playback is unsupported on your device A study has revealed secrets that help some blind peop..

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New clues to decline of bees and other pollinators

Bee diseases have been detected in hoverflies for the first time. The brightly-coloured flies may b..

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Post-Brexit farm payments to be used to help the environment

Up to £150m in support payments could be shifted from the richest farmers to environmental schemes a..

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Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds reaches one million mark

The vault storing the world's most precious seeds is taking delivery on Monday of donations tha..

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King penguins face warming challenge

King penguins are in deep trouble if nothing is done to constrain climate change, researchers say. ..

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Wearable tech aids stroke patients

Scientists in the US are developing wearable sensors to speed up the recovery of stroke patients. T..

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World’s fishing fleets mapped from orbit

It's another demonstration of the power of Big Data – of mining a huge batch of statistics to s..

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Wildlife secrets of Nigeria’s last wilderness

The world's rarest chimpanzee has been captured on camera in the remote forests of Nigeria. Th..