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28 November 2014 Last updated at 15:07

Graphene promise for body armourCaught in the net: Microbullets were fired at sheets of graphene

The "wonder material" graphene could be used to make bulletproof armour, new research suggests.


StormsRisk from extreme weather rises

Royal Society says combination of population growth and climate change will increase danger to cities.

Eurasian brown bearBear back in Chernobyl after century

Camera traps, used by a project assessing radioactive exposure impacts on wildlife, record the first photos of a brown bear in Chernobyl's exclusion zone.

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Philae comet lander: Sleep well little probe

European Space Agency controllers will continue to listen for Philae in the days ahead, hopeful that the comet lander will somehow become active again.

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Matt McGrath Article written by Matt McGrath Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

'Skunk power' creates confusion over nuclear fusion

Can nuclear fusion become a reality within 10 years? Our environment correspondent Matt McGrath analyses the quest for abundant, cheap, carbon-free energy.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

How could we intervene to change the climate?

The field of geo-engineering - where humans intervene to change the climate - throws up fascinating ideas, and nightmare scenarios.

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