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DNA secrets of how vampire bats became bloodthirsty (20/2/2018)
New research shows how vampire bats evolved to survive on a diet of blood alone....

Ocean plastic tide 'violates the law' (20/2/2018)
Campaigners may want new laws to fight pollution but the remedies already exist, a new report argues....

New scanning technique reveals secrets behind great paintings (18/2/2018)
An innovative scanning system is making it easier to find the hidden stories behind artworks....

The Bornean orangutans clinging on to survival (17/2/2018)
More than 100,000 of the animals have been killed since 1999....

'100,000 orangutans' killed in 16 years (17/2/2018)
Borneo has lost a "shocking" number of its great apes, according to a new survey of the island....

Pollution blights UK seagrass meadows (17/2/2018)
Excessive nitrogen from sewage and livestock waste is damaging the health of marine flowering plants....

Consumer products' air quality impact 'underestimated' (17/2/2018)
Chemicals from household products rival vehicles as a key source of urban air pollution....

Great White demystified (16/2/2018)
Shark diving is helping tourists improve their perception about the largest predatory fish in the world....

Woburn Safari Park: Elephant Tarli survives deadly virus (16/2/2018)
Tarli, an endangered Asian elephant, has beaten the odds to overcome an Ebola-like virus....

UK air pollutants continue decline (16/2/2018)
Nitrogen pollutants from motor vehicles fell 12% from 2012 to 2016, according to official statistics....


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