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Bone Detectives

Identifying and Classifying
Jake McGowen-Lowe is a teenage bone collector from Scotland. He has been collecting skulls and bones since he was six. He has recently been i...

Elephant Bird Egg

Animals including humans
A huge rare Elephant Bird Egg is going up for auction in London. The egg is believed to be around 400 years old. At 30 cm tall and 24cm in dia...

New Home New Nest

Animals including humans
Spring is the time of year when birds make their nests and lay their eggs. Sometimes birds make their nests in the strangest of places! Recen...

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Levels Rising

5D Changing state
UK scientists working in Antarctica have found some of the clearest evidence yet of instabilities in the ice of part of West Antarctica. If th...

Now you see me?

6F How we see things
British scientists have developed an ‘invisibility cloak' that allows objects to be masked. So far the device is rather limited it is 5in (1...

Man in a Box

5C Gases around us
Prof Iain Stewart, the geologist and TV presenter, sealed himself in a foliage-filled chamber as part of a TV programme. The transparent box, ...

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