Sky lights up over Sicily as Mount Etna’s Voragine crater erupts
Display of volcanic lightning inside giant smoke and ash cloud over Europe’s tallest active volcano is Voragine crater’s first eruption in two years. The night sky lights up over the east coast of Sicily as Mount Etna’s Voragine crater erupts for the first time in …
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Turbo gives petrol cars a boost as diesel faces backlash – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34731463
Turbo gives petrol cars a boost as diesel faces backlash
Looking at Kia’s new Proceed T-GDi GT-Line, with its sporty looks and handling, you might expect a big, thirsty engine under the bonnet.
Instead, it has a frugal three-cylinder 1.0 litre petrol engine that can still …
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Why hasn’t the US eradicated the plague?
By Vanessa BarfordBBC News, Washington DC
15 October 2015
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It’s nearly 50 years since the US landed men on the moon, …
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Caffeinated plants give bees a buzz
By Victoria GillScience reporter, BBC News
A morning caffeine dose is something that so many of us find irresistible, and according to research, foraging bees seek a similar buzz.
Many plants produce caffeine in their nectar, primarily as a naturally bitter deterrent against plant-devouring insects, like caterpillars.
An experiment with artificial nectar has …
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New Horizons: Tension mounts over Pluto signal – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33531751
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Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33517492
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Harnessing the sun with the blackest paint in the world –
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32931928Image captionBack to black: This might just look like black paint – but it’s probably the blackest black paint in the world
In a cramped laboratory on the campus of the University of California San Diego (UCSD), graduate student Lizzie Caldwell is hard at work, painting tiny …
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Killer starfish threaten Great Barrier Reef – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26183209
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