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18 April 2014 Last updated at 09:23

Female cave insects have 'penises'the female penis of N. aurora

Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.


DraxEU green light for UK carbon project

A British project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro boost from the EU.

Artist's impression of Kepler 186f'Most Earth-like planet yet' found

A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.

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Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed

Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn.

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