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Sharks, rays still critically endangered
Sharks, rays still critically endangered
Environment

As many as 100 million sharks are killed by commercial fishing operations each year.

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Discovering the secrets of the cosmos
Discovering the secrets of the cosmos
Space

Scientist is studying the opportunity for new-generation radio telescopes to give insight into the birth of galaxies.

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Facebook says it takes terror threats very seriously
Facebook says it takes terror threats very seriously
Internet

Social media giant says it is proactively working to remove posts that glorify or incite violence through terrorism.

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Can humans colonise Mars? Musk hopes so
Can humans colonise Mars? Musk hopes so
Space

In the future, SpaceX intends to fly to Mars every 26 months when Earth and the Red Planet are favourably aligned, says Elon Musk.

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Does Pokemon Go have a second act?
Does Pokemon Go have a second act?
International

Experts believe Pokemon Go is likely to remain popular for a while - but it needs to evolve to have real staying power.

2 days ago
Nasa detects ‘water vapour plumes’ on Jupiter’s moon
Nasa detects ‘water vapour plumes’ on Jupiter’s moon
Space

Using the Hubble telescope researchers believe they have identified water plumes on the icy surface of Jupiter’s Europa moon.

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Walt Disney in bid for Twitter
Walt Disney in bid for Twitter
Business

Entertainment giant is understood to be considering a bid for loss-making social network Twitter.

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Legal ivory talks scrapped
Legal ivory talks scrapped
Environment

Ten years of talks about legalising ivory trade have been scrapped over concerns for future of elephants

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Disney, Google show interest in Twitter
Disney, Google show interest in Twitter
International

With speculation mounting that Twitter will soon have a new corporate owner, the face of the social-networking service may change dramatically.