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First solid hydrogen drone takes to skies

The first drone powered by solid hydrogen made its maiden flight in February – the fruit of a long-term collaboration between the private sector and scientists at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS).

25 July 2016

A temporary respite in rising temperatures in one of the world's fastest-warming places doesn't mean climate change has stopped, says new British Antarctic Survey research.

21 Jul 2016

Researchers have created films aimed at reducing volcanic risk in societies threatened by eruptions.

20 Jul 2016

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