Archive for February 13th, 2018:

New crayfish that doesn’t need males to mate becomes all-powerful

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Life finds a way: Invasive six-inch marble crayfish are able to reproduce by themselves A mutant species of all-female crayfish taking over the world is not the latest science fiction film but a real-life environmental thriller. A new study has found that marbled crayfish are multiplying rapidly and invading ecosystems

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Trump budget US cash for International Space Station

Media captionWATCH: An astronaut films from outside the International Space Station President Donald Trump wants to end US funding for the International Space Station (ISS) by 2025 with the aim of putting it into private hands. His plans for ISS and the Nasa space programme were unveiled in his 2019 budget proposal. Mr Trump wants

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UK team set for giant Antarctic iceberg expedition

Media captionSee the first footage of the area scientists will be exploring Scientists will set out in the next week to study an Antarctic realm that has been hidden for thousands of years. A British Antarctic Survey-led team will explore the seabed ecosystem exposed when a giant iceberg broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula in

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