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23 August 2014 Last updated at 02:53

Europe expands Galileo networkLaunch

Europe puts up the first "full operational capability" spacecraft in the Galileo satellite network - its version of the American GPS system.


Bumble bee coated in pollen (Image: BBC)Urban areas are hives for wild bees

A study finds a "considerable richness" of bee species in urban habitats, suggesting cities could help maintain healthy populations of the vital pollinators.

global ocean currentsWarming 'pause' may last until 2025

The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures is being caused by the Atlantic Ocean and could last another 10 years, say researchers.

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Rosetta's 10-billion-tonne comet

Scientists determine the comet being followed by Europe's Rosetta spacecraft to have a mass of 10 billion tonnes.

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Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation

Species that have both positive and negative impacts on their environment are giving new insights into how to save those under threat.

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Five critical steps involved in putting a lander on a comet

How do you land on a comet? That's problem facing the people running Esa's Rosetta mission after the successful rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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