Bears on the Moon?!

Oct. 22, 2019, 1:17 p.m.

Did you know there are bears on the Moon?! No, not the kind of bear you’re thinking of! These are “water bears”, microscopic animals whose scientific name is “tardigrades”.

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Dramatic changes to Arctic landscapes

June 17, 2019, 1:49 p.m.

On this week’s newsdesk: dramatic changes to Arctic landscapes, turning shrimp shells into plastic and turning poo into houses!

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Breeding kakapos breaking records!

May 16, 2019, 11:57 a.m.

On this week’s newsdesk: Kakapos break breeding records, an unbreakable guitar, and a drone delivers transplant organs!

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NASA studies twin astronauts

April 29, 2019, 9:04 a.m.

On this week’s newsdesk: NASA studies twin astronauts, huge protests demand action on climate change and a computer helps invent a new sport!

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What are the cheesiest songs?

March 26, 2019, 3:54 p.m.

On this week’s newsdesk: turning plastic waste into fuel, a sweet way to monitor pollutants, and researchers play music to cheese!

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How to save your dragons

March 12, 2019, 10:14 a.m.

On this week’s news desk: Komodo a no-no for tourists, space junk speared in a clean-up test, and hunting meteorites in Antarctica.

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T-rex vs ground finch

Feb. 1, 2019, 10:59 a.m.

On this week’s newsdesk: a bird with a powerful bite, a robot gets back on its feet, and 15 years of the Mars Express.

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120,000 butterflies that never came home

Jan. 11, 2019, 10:50 a.m.

On this week’s news update: bad news for monarch butterflies in California, an unusual orangutan goes home, and a robot musician makes its debut!

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“The biggest crisis humanity has ever faced”

Dec. 18, 2018, 11 a.m.

On this week’s news update: a spotlight on climate change. A global climate change conference, El Niño weather system predicted, and innovation in air travel.

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An answer to oil spills?

Nov. 23, 2018, 11:16 a.m.

On this week’s news update: a chemical sponge that might solve the problem of oil spills, the tropical islands that are protecting coral by banning sunscreen, and interactive, electronic tattoos.

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