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27 February 2015 Last updated at 05:12

Killer frog disease hits Madagascar Madagascan frog

A devastating disease that has wiped out amphibians around the world has been discovered in Madagascar, scientists report.


The site is submerged in the SolentWheat present in UK 'for 8,000 years'

Fragments of wheat DNA suggest wheat was present in Britain 8,000 years ago, long before it was grown by British farmers.

A polar bear in the ArcticLords call for UK Arctic ambassador

The United Kingdom should create an ambassador for the Arctic or risk being pushed out of key decisions for the region, a House of Lords report says.

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Sentinel-2: Europe's 'Landsat' ready to picture Planet Earth

The "workhorse" satellite in Europe's new multi-billion-euro Earth observation programme is built and ready to go into orbit.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Healthy dose of hope for one-use syringes

Could a disposable syringe help stem outbreaks of HIV and other transmissible diseases?

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