Methane 'belches' detected on Mars Methane 'belches' detected on Mars

Nasa's Curiosity rover has detected "belches" of methane gas on Mars - a gas that could hint at past or even present life on the planet.

16. 12. 2014 20:39
VIDEO: 'Ice pancakes' form on River Dee VIDEO: 'Ice pancakes' form on River Dee

Ice pancake formations, more commonly seen in the Antarctic, have been photographed on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire.

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Life from 'deepest drill' revealed Life from 'deepest drill' revealed

Tiny microbes uncovered by the deepest-ever marine drilling expedition are analysed by scientists to see how they can survive under the seabed.

16. 12. 2014 2:10
Cosmic bangs 'common on Earth' Cosmic bangs 'common on Earth'

Scientists shed light on the energetic emission of radiation that occurs in thunderstorms.

16. 12. 2014 16:48
Arctic sea ice volume holds up Arctic sea ice volume holds up

Two cool summers in a row have now allowed the pack ice in the Arctic to increase and then hold on to a good deal of its volume.

15. 12. 2014 5:05
Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer? Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?

In the summer of 2012, George Wilkins, a documentary filmmaker, was in his friend's health food shop when a customer walked in, looking exceptionally ill. "He walked up to the counter and asked for hemp oil to help treat his lung cancer," explains the 29-year-old from Hull.

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Denmark lays claim to North Pole Denmark lays claim to North Pole

Denmark makes a claim to the UN, arguing the area around the North Pole is linked to the continental shelf of Greenland, its autonomous territory.

15. 12. 2014 19:50
Bats 'showing signs of recovery' Bats 'showing signs of recovery'

Populations of most of Britain's bat species are stable or increasing following previous years of decline, report says.

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Squirrels are 'climate culprit' Squirrels are 'climate culprit'

Arctic ground squirrels could play a greater role in climate change than was previously thought, research suggests.

17. 12. 2014 3:22