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Human genetics revolution starts now

The gene-editing technique known as Crispr/Cas9 has become a recognised 'game-changer'. Steve Connor investigates.

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The real cost of trophy game hunting

Is there more to this industry than the desire of rich white men to demonstrate their machismo, asks Tom Bawden.

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Fight to save Indonesia's jungle corridors

Camp Leakey in the Tanjung Puting National Park in Indonesia is home to around 6 000 rescued orangutans.

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Women stars to debut on FIFA 16 game

Female footballers such as Christine Sinclair and Alex Morgan will be pictured on the cover of FIFA 16 video game.

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The real cost of trophy game hunting
July 31 2015 at 13:31

Is there more to this industry than the desire of rich white men to demonstrate their machismo, asks Tom Bawden.

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Human genetics revolution starts now
July 31 2015 at 13:32

The gene-editing technique known as Crispr/Cas9 has become a recognised 'game-changer'. Steve Connor investigates.

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Fight to save Indonesia's jungle corridors
July 31 2015 at 13:30

Camp Leakey in the Tanjung Puting National Park in Indonesia is home to around 6 000 rescued orangutans.

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Oculus pins VR hopes on hedgehog
July 31 2015 at 13:10

Henry Hedgehog, a cartoon character with no friends is leading the charge to new virtual reality movies.

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Facebook builds full-scale drone
July 31 2015 at 12:58

Facebook completes assembly of its first full-scale drone designed to bring web access to remote parts of the globe.

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Earth’s ancient 'magnetic personality'
July 31 2015 at 09:12

There has been debate among scientists about when the vital shield generated by Earth's liquid iron core formed.

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Forests store less CO2 than thought
July 31 2015 at 09:13

If forests are absorbing less carbon dioxide, then the effects of climate change will be worse than past models had predicted,a study has found.

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Philae provides insight on comet
July 31 2015 at 09:12

Information collected by Europe's Philae spacecraft is reshaping scientists' thinking about these icy bodies called comets.

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Entangled whale displays its strength
July 31 2015 at 09:12

A massive southern right whale swam back to freedom after getting trapped in the anchor rope of a shark drum-line at Margate.

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How nuclear accidents affect mental health
July 31 2015 at 09:11

People caught up in a nuclear disaster are more likely to suffer severe psychological disorders, scientists have found.

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