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22 August 2014 Last updated at 12:43

Warming 'pause' may last until 2025global ocean currents

The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures is being caused by the Atlantic Ocean and could last another 10 years, say researchers.


star formationHints of elusive early stars found

Astronomers may have discovered the chemical signature of one of the Universe's earliest stars.

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Rosetta's 10-billion-tonne comet

Scientists determine the comet being followed by Europe's Rosetta spacecraft to have a mass of 10 billion tonnes.

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Matt McGrath Article written by Matt McGrath Matt McGrath Environment correspondent

Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation

Species that have both positive and negative impacts on their environment are giving new insights into how to save those under threat.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Five critical steps involved in putting a lander on a comet

How do you land on a comet? That's problem facing the people running Esa's Rosetta mission after the successful rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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