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30 March 2015 Last updated at 14:22

Solar aeroplane heads for ChinaSolar Impulse takes off from Mandalay

Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, heads out of Myanmar and on to China on leg five of its attempt to fly around the world.


Porpoise (c) Peter VeroogPorpoises use 'sound searchlights'

Porpoises finely adjust the size of the beams of sound they use to hunt - using sound like a searchlight to trap their prey, a study finds.

Kelly and KornienkoDuo begin year-long space trip

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.

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Jonathan Amos Article written by Jonathan Amos Jonathan Amos Science correspondent

Europe settles on design for Ariane 6 rocket

The design for Europe's new Ariane 6 rocket has been settled and development will now move on apace to an anticipated first launch in 2020, say officials.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Colombia warns on Zika baby risk

Health officials in Colombia are warning that as many as 600 babies could be born with microcephaly this year.

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