13 July 2014 12:00 AM
13 July 2014 12:00 AM
10 July 2014 04:04 PM
The findings could be important for the understanding of human intelligence and cognitive abilities
US and Australian wool industries exposed in shocking undercover footage captured by animal rights groups
10 July 2014 01:06 PM
Peta said its videos showed abuses – including twisting the necks of sheep until they snapped – were widespread throughout the industry
09 July 2014 08:50 PM
Increased use of controversial pesticides linked directly to decline of bird species, scientists show
09 July 2014 06:23 PM
The results will increase the pressure on the UK Government to change its relaxed stance on neonicotinoids
09 July 2014 12:09 PM
Giant reptile accused of eating lambs and ducks
06 July 2014 12:00 AM
05 July 2014 12:00 AM
A microwave works by passing radio waves at a frequency of 2.45 gigahertz through any food. Radio waves at this frequency have an interesting property: they are absorbed by water and fats. When absorbed, the water or fat molecules start rotating due to the alternating nature of the electric fields of the microwave. This atomic motion is directly converted into energy which is given out as heat.
30 June 2014 10:13 PM
Defra was concerned over them carrying a destructive parasite
30 June 2014 12:05 AM
England’s upland peatlands are so badly neglected that just 4 per cent are in good ecological condition, a coalition of water companies and wildlife groups warns today.
Baby bear euthanised by Swiss zoo amid public outrage will now be stuffed and displayed to teach children 'nature can be very cruel'
25 June 2014 04:46 PM
The cub was rejected by its mother and father in tragic circumstances earlier this year
18 June 2014 02:29 PM
Once thought to be the only all-white humpback whale in the world
16 June 2014 12:19 AM
Not since Alexander Pope ended the 18th-century craze for artfully-trimmed hedges by lampooning aristocrats for turning shrubs into “awkward figures of men” has British topiary faced such a grave threat.
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
Greenland’s dark snow may start global warming ‘feedback loop’
Climate change march: Investors pledge to take their money out of firms blamed for climate change
Is this the end of the 'war on trees'? UN members pledge to restore woodland and safeguard rainforests
Climate change means rate of growth of trees has gone up by 77%
Badger found shot in the abdomen is 'proof' that cull is inhumane, activists say
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- 4 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned PR disaster
- 5 Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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