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28 January 2015 Last updated at 11:57

First step towards saving rhinoNabire

Experts are pinning their hopes on in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to save the northern white rhino from extinction.


Illustration of Kepler-444 and associated system of planetsKepler finds ancient solar system

An ancient solar system similar to our own is discovered by scientists at the University of Birmingham studying data from the Kepler telescope.

Ring system - artist's impressionPlanet hosts giant ring system

Astronomers say they have discovered a gigantic ring system around a distant planet - the first such structure discovered outside our Solar System.

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Jonathan Amos Article written by Jonathan Amos Jonathan Amos Science correspondent

Beagle2: Small margins between success and failure

It is some consolation to know that Beagle2 made it to the surface of Mars, but also deeply frustrating to realise that success was denied by such small margins.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Should we try to halt extinction?

In an age when mankind can send robots to look for life on Mars, why can't science stop so many forms of life from being wiped out here on Earth?

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