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22 July 2014 Last updated at 16:53

Beef's greater environment burden cattle

A new study says the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock.


BabiesThree person IVF plans 'progress'

A public review into the three person IVF technique has been broadly supportive, says the Department of Health.

Kepler-421b Kepler sees world with distant orbit

The Kepler Space Telescope has spotted a distant world with the longest year of any planet in the mission's inventory.

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The ascent vehicle blasts off from MarsHow to put a human on Mars

UK team's concept for putting the first people on the Red Planet

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Jonathan Amos Article written by Jonathan Amos Jonathan Amos Science correspondent

Rosetta heads for space 'rubber duck'

Europe's mission to land on a comet was always going to be difficult, but the pictures released this week of the giant ice ball illustrate just how daunting the task will be.

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Matt McGrath Article written by Matt McGrath Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Is Obama's climate 'regime change' unstoppable?

Matt McGrath examines the detail of President Obama's announcement on climate change.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Shuttle diplomacy in climate countdown

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey is travelling the world, hoping to pave the way to a major international deal limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

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