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30 October 2014 Last updated at 16:37

IPCC debates 'most important' reportice

Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.


A helicopter does reconnaissance over the launch pad at NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on 29 October 2014Rocket makers probe US explosion

The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.

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Egyptian Philae obelisk revealed anew

Fresh information is being obtained on the Philae obelisk, the stone monument that played such a key role in helping to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs.

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Matt McGrath Article written by Matt McGrath Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Climate summit advances towards Paris deal

Despite the absence of India and Australia, a majority of prime ministers and presidents came to the climate summit in New York with pledges of action.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Ebola outbreak: How Nigeria is beating the killer virus

Nigeria, unlike other Ebola-stricken countries, is succeeding in wiping out the disease through rigorous monitoring, the BBC's David Shukman reports.

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