New coffee genetic map promises better brews

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 01/23/2024 - 19:02
The discovery reveals how Arabica coffee got its sweet flavour and may help future-proof the drink.
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American lunar mission destroyed over Pacific Ocean

Scientific News BBC - Fri, 01/19/2024 - 07:19
The Peregrine One spacecraft burns up in Earth's atmosphere after failing to reach the Moon.
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UK Covid inquiry comes to Scotland… in 90 seconds

Health News BBC - Tue, 01/16/2024 - 14:51
The BBC's Kirsten Campbell outlines what can be expected during three weeks of evidence held in Edinburgh.
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2023 confirmed as world's hottest year on record

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 01/09/2024 - 15:00
Climate records tumbled "like dominoes" in 2023, with temperatures far above any recorded level.
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The woman who spends winter in search of a rare fern

Scientific News BBC - Sat, 01/06/2024 - 04:29
'Nature hero' Rosemary Parslow is still helping the wildlife of the Isles of Scilly in her late 80s.
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Baby formula recalled over bacteria contamination fears

Health News BBC - Thu, 01/04/2024 - 19:37
Reckitt are recalling batches of Nutramigen powders after finding bacteria in an "isolated overseas sample".
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Junior doctors' strike: Some hospitals request staff return to work

Health News BBC - Thu, 01/04/2024 - 17:08
NHS bosses say the service is under huge pressure - but junior doctors say they are misusing the system.
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Storm Henk-hit farmers call for stronger river defences

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 01/04/2024 - 16:52
Thousands of acres of crops and productive farmland are under water thanks to Storm Henk's flooding.
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New antibiotic compound very exciting, expert says

Health News BBC - Thu, 01/04/2024 - 15:20
A new antibiotic compound could help treat a bacterium the World Health Organization classes as a major threat.
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Junior doctors' strike: Give us credible offer and we'll end strikes, says BMA

Health News BBC - Wed, 01/03/2024 - 23:13
Junior doctors have begun a six-day walkout in England which threatens severe disruption.
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Mysterious medieval cemetery unearthed in Wales

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 01/03/2024 - 04:02
About 70 graves thought to date to the 6th or 7th Century have been discovered in Wales.
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UK weather: 2023 was second warmest year on record, says Met Office

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 01/02/2024 - 19:16
The 10 warmest years in the UK have all occurred since 2003 according to provisional Met Office data.
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How Japan’s powerful earthquakes have shifted the land

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 01/02/2024 - 17:06
The country has shifted more than a metre to the west following the earthquake this week.
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Junior doctors' strike: NHS chief warns of tough new year

Health News BBC - Tue, 01/02/2024 - 04:37
A planned six-day junior doctors' strike will have a big impact on routine care, a health chief says.
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Colossal pliosaur sea monster skull on display in Dorset

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 01/02/2024 - 03:43
After being shown off by Sir David Attenborough in his latest BBC show, the pliosaur fossil can now be seen at a Dorset museum.
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Cancer: Almost three million tested in England

Health News BBC - Mon, 01/01/2024 - 03:09
Record numbers are being tested for cancer but treatment targets are still being missed in England.
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Actress and mum get MBEs for brain charity work

Health News BBC - Sat, 12/30/2023 - 09:00
Actress Emilia Clarke and her mother Jenny are named in the New Year Honours for brain charity work.
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Sewage spill monitors extend reach to cover all England

Scientific News BBC - Sat, 12/30/2023 - 03:31
Overflows are only meant to spill sewage after heavy rain, but last year saw 1.75 million hours of discharges
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One dead following cheese recall over E. coli

Health News BBC - Fri, 12/29/2023 - 20:55
A person dies in Scotland after an outbreak of the infection in the UK.
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Bad Santa comes with deceitful gifts - Fri, 12/29/2023 - 19:07
By EU vs Disinfo The Kremlin’s master Putin is the bad Santa of disinformation. Every year, he returns to give a huge baskets of gifts we never wanted. In 2023, he passed out many awful presents. Meanwhile, his army of trolls – all disinformation manufacturers and pushers – worked hard to spread his big bags […]
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