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Science Correspondent — BBC
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BBC Science Correspondent

Quakes 'ever present' for Apennines - BBC News

bbc.co.uk — Quakes are the ever present danger for those who live along the Apennine mountain range in Italy. Through the centuries thousands have died as a result of tremors equal to, or not much bigger than, the event that struck in the early hours of Wednesday.

Italy earthquake: Search for survivors as death toll tops 160 - BBC News

bbc.com — Thousands of rescuers have searched through the night for survivors following Wednesday's earthquake in a mountainous area of central Italy. Many people are still believed to be buried under rubble and more than 4,300 rescuers are using heavy lifting equipment and bare hands to find them.

Italy earthquake: Search for survivors as death toll tops 160 - BBC News

bbc.co.uk — Thousands of rescuers have searched through the night for survivors following Wednesday's earthquake in a mountainous area of central Italy. Many people are still believed to be buried under rubble and more than 4,300 rescuers are using heavy lifting equipment and bare hands to find them.

Earth-sized world 'around nearest star' - BBC News

bbc.com — From the section Science & Environment The nearest habitable world beyond our Solar System might be right on our doorstep - astronomically speaking. Scientists say their investigations of the closest star, Proxima Centauri, show it to have an Earth-sized planet orbiting about it.

Earth-sized world 'around nearest star' - BBC News

bbc.co.uk — The nearest habitable world beyond our Solar System might be right on our doorstep - astronomically speaking. Scientists say their investigations of the closest star, Proxima Centauri, show it to have an Earth-sized planet orbiting about it. What is more, this rocky globe is moving in a zone that would make liquid water on its surface a possibility.

Aeolus space laser catches a following wind - BBC News

bbc.co.uk — Europe's Aeolus space laser mission, which is designed to make unprecedented maps of Earth's winds, has reached a long-awaited key milestone. Engineers at Airbus in the UK have finally managed to bolt together all the elements of the satellite after overcoming major technical challenges.

MH370: Missing jet 'could be further north'

bbc.co.uk — The crashed remains from the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 could be as much as 500km further north than the current search area, say scientists in Italy. Their assessment is based on the location of confirmed debris items and computer modelling that incorporates ocean and weather data.

Dutch men confirmed as world's tallest

bbc.com — From the section Science & Environment When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a new study confirms. The average Dutchman is now 183cm (6ft) tall, while the average Latvian woman reaches 170cm (5ft 7in). The research, published in the journal eLife, has tracked growth trends in 187 countries since 1914.

Dutch men confirmed as world's tallest

bbc.co.uk — When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a new study confirms. The average Dutchman is now 183cm (6ft) tall, while the average Latvian woman reaches 170cm (5ft 7in). The research, published in the journal eLife, has tracked growth trends in 187 countries since 1914.

Solar Impulse: Zero-fuel plane begins final flight

bbc.co.uk — The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, has left the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on the last leg of its global tour. The aircraft should take about 48 hours to reach Abu Dhabi, UEA - the place it began the circumnavigation in March 2015. Pilot Bertrand Piccard is at the controls one final time.
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Aug 24, 2016

In conversation with Guillem Anglada-Escudé whose team has found an Earth-sized planet around Proxima Centauri  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-37167393 

Aug 23, 2016

Weds on @bbcradio4: The Inflamed Mind. @JamesTGallagher traces a link between the immune system and mental health.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07pj2pw 


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