Infertility: Couple spends £14,000 on IVF after having first child

Health News BBC - Thu, 11/11/2021 - 10:12
One woman speaks about the “guilt” and “frustration” of being unable to have a second child.
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Climate change: Iran says lift sanctions and we'll ratify Paris agreement

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 11/11/2021 - 05:13
The world's eighth largest emitter says it will ratify the Paris climate pact if restrictions are lifted.
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Coastal saltmarsh 'engineered' to fight climate change

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 11/11/2021 - 04:59
Re-flooding coastal wetlands could provide an opportunity to 'use sea level' rise to fight climate change
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Hundreds of patients in gene study given rare disease diagnosis

Health News BBC - Thu, 11/11/2021 - 04:54
The new approach could lead to better treatments for those waiting years for answers.
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The man turning cities into giant sponges to embrace floods

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:53
Yu Kongjian's sponge city, based on ancient Chinese wisdom, seeks to change how we deal with floods.
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COP26: How much is spent supporting fossil fuels and green energy?

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:38
Despite green energy investment promises, many governments still financially back the fossil fuel industry.
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COP26: Climate activists on what change means for them

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:34
Climate activists from the Philippines, the UK and Argentina take questions on climate change.
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Men's mental health: ‘Do we ever see our role models cry?’

Health News BBC - Thu, 11/11/2021 - 03:30
Following a friend's suicide, Andy Bishop, set up ManGang, to help men suffering with mental health.
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COP26: Draft deal calls for stronger carbon cutting targets by end of 2022

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 19:04
The document says vulnerable nations must get more help to cope with the deadly impacts of global warming.
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Horse trading set to begin over agreement at COP26

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 15:30
The release of a draft text for the COP26 agreement signals the start of serious negotiations.
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Nasa's Moon return pushed back to 2025

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 11:55
The first Nasa mission to return to the surface of the Moon has been delayed by one year to 2025.
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Coronavirus births: 'My baby's first word was mask'

Health News BBC - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 05:09
How the lingering effects of the pandemic are affecting the lives of new parents and young children.
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Cape Town's Day Zero: 'We are axing trees to save water'

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 11/10/2021 - 03:33
Cape Town, on South Africa's coast, was the first global city to come close to running out of water.
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Ocean's climate change 'buffer' role under threat

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 20:16
Rising ocean temperatures are having 'worrying' impacts on the deep ocean's ability to lock away our carbon emissions.
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How much nuclear power does the UK use and is it safe?

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 19:25
Nuclear power is being promoted as a source of 'clean' energy, but is it safe?
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COP26: World headed for 2.4C warming despite climate summit - report

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 17:01
New analysis of pledges at COP26 suggest no government is doing enough to limit temperature rise.
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LGBT fertility policy: Influencers say guidelines place 'unfair financial burden' on them

Health News BBC - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 13:52
Influencers Megan and Whitney Bacon-Evans say rules place "unfair financial burden" on LGBTQ+ people.
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US couple on alleged IVF swap: 'Our memories of childbirth will always be tainted'

Health News BBC - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 11:01
A California couple was given the wrong embryo by an IVF fertility clinic, according to a lawsuit.
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Climate change: What do scientists want from COP26 this week?

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 04:21
We asked climate experts from around the world what they want to see agreed at COP26 this week.
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The photographer fighting to keep the America's wild horses wild

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 11/09/2021 - 03:18
A photographer is using her art to inspire, hoping to keep the iconic animals at home on the range.
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