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GM Crops: UK Scientists Call for New Trials
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, UK, GMO, Food )

Ray
- 40 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A new report on genetically modified (GM) crops, commissioned by the prime minister, calls for more UK field trials and fewer EU restrictions.
Cat DNA Used to Snare Killer
Science & Tech  (tags: crime, DNA, UK, killer, conviction, cat hairs )

Giana
- 250 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
The UK's first cat DNA database has been created and has already been used in court to help convict a killer.
Rare Bat on Brink of UK Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Study, Bat, Devon, UK, Endangered )

Ray
- 261 days ago - bbc.co.uk
One of the UK's rarest mammals, the grey long-eared bat is in danger of disappearing from the country, according to research.
Where Did the Iron in Egyptian Relics Come From?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, Egypt, history, humans, interesting, news, research, science, University of Manchester, UK )

Dan
- 326 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The mystery of how ancient Egyptians obtained iron millennia before iron was ever smelted in the region has just been solved: they made use of iron brought to Earth by meteorites. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Hawking: Mankind Has 1,000 Years to Escape Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Physics, Science, Space, UK, USA )

Ray
- 375 days ago - rt.com
Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking warns human beings won't survive "without escaping" from the "fragile" planet. His gloomy forecast is people will become extinct on Earth within current the millennium.
UK's Agent Mulder Looks at Telegraph's X Files for the Truth
Science & Tech  (tags: UK, UFO, Telegraph, X files, earth )

Anna
- 1029 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Nick Pope was employed by the Ministry of Defence to investigate alien abduction and sightings as part of their now defunct UFO Project.
British Scientists Rally to Protest Funding Cuts
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, world, protests, UK )

Michelle
- 1290 days ago - blogs.nature.com
Several hundred scientists and supporters of science gathered outside the UK Treasury in London on Saturday afternoon to protest imminent cuts to government science funding - an unusual move by a community that rarely takes to the streets
Mobile Phone Which Can Monitor Heart Problems and Send Data to Your Doctor Goes on Sale in UK
Science & Tech  (tags: Mobile phone, heart problems, UK, Heart Suite )

Nancy
- 1345 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A new mobile phone could help millions of people who suffer from heart-related medical problems monitor their conditions.The H'andy Sana is a touch-screen phone that also includes an application called Heart Suite,
Rare British Orchid Gets Police Protection From Overzealous Collectors
Science & Tech  (tags: rare orchid, collectors steal, security measures, UK )

Maria
- 1434 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Police protection for a plant? It makes sense if it's one of the last wild examples of its species and collectors are willing to pay rhino horn-level prices for its flowers.
The U.K. Finally Gets Its Own Space Agency
Science & Tech  (tags: space, UK, space agency, space exploration )

Maria
- 1488 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The United Kingdom has firmed up its position within the ranks of the space-faring, announcing on March 23 the creation of a new space center and an impending consolidated national space agency.
UK Meeting Aims for New Global Biodiversity Deal
Science & Tech  (tags: UK, biodiversity, London, global biodiversity deal )

Leslie
- 1556 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Ingredients of a new deal on protecting global biodiversity are likely to be decided this week at a London meeting.
ON THIS DAY - 1991: Sharman Becomes First Briton in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: on this day, uk, britain, england, space, astronaut, soviet union, woman, first, helen sharman )

Chrissy
- 1800 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Britain's first astronaut, 27-year-old Helen Sharman from Sheffield, has blasted into orbit. The Soviet Soyuz TM-12 space capsule made a textbook launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome in the Soviet republic of Kazakhstan at 1350 BST carrying Miss Sharman an
Wolfram Alpha "Knowledge Engine" the New Nerd on the Block - World
Science & Tech  (tags: knowledge, wolfram alpha, internet, tech, knowledge engine, search engine, physicist, britain, england, uk )

Chrissy
- 1801 days ago - blogs.news.com.au
A NEW site that aims to catalogue "as much of the world's knowledge as possible" and use it to answer every question imaginable has the tech industry buzzing. Developed by British physicist Stephen Wolfram, the Wolfram Alpha "knowledge engine" was this
ON THIS DAY - 1960: Radio Telescope Makes Space History
Science & Tech  (tags: on this day, telescope, radio telescope, jodrell bank, britain, uk, england, space, universe )

Chrissy
- 1866 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The British radio telescope at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire has set a new space record making contact with the American Pioneer V satellite at a distance of 407,000 miles. The previous record, about 290,000 miles, was set by the Soviet satellite Lunik III, wh
Plankton(Diatoms) & Fly Exoskeletons Powered Ecobot Fuel Cell, Submarine,.Bristol Robotics Lab, UK, 2006,Old News
Science & Tech  (tags: Plankton(Diatoms) & Fly Exoskeletons Pow, Submarine, .Bristol Robotics Lab, UK, 2006, old news, love, save, chris, jesus, christ, god )

Scott
- 2096 days ago - newscientist.com
In Ecobot's fuel cell, anaerobic bacteria were used to break down the flies' exoskeletons into sugars. This time they will break down plankton. The sugars are then metabolised by the bacteria, releasing electrons that can be collected by a positive
 

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