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    Neanderthal brains ‘grew more slowly’

    BBC | Updated at 11:43am on September 22, 2017

    A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours. An analysis of a Neanderthal child’s skeleton suggests that...

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    Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year odyssey with fiery plunge into Saturn

    Reuters | Updated at 08:45am on September 16, 2017

    The US space agency NASA received a final signal from its Cassini spacecraft on Friday as it ended a groundbreaking, 13-year Saturn mission with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet's atmosphere...

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    Astronomers bid farewell to $3.9 billion Saturn spacecraft

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:45am on September 15, 2017

    Global astronomers bid farewell Friday to NASA’s famed Cassini spacecraft, which launched 20 years ago to circle Saturn and transformed the...

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    Cassini readies final plunge into Saturn

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:35am on September 14, 2017

    NASA's Cassini probe is counting its final hours before one last plunge into Saturn on Friday that will cap a fruitful 13-year mission that greatly expanded knowledge about the gas giant...

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    Cassini skims Saturn’s atmosphere

    BBC | Updated at 11:48am on August 14, 2017

    The Cassini probe is beginning the final phase of its mission to Saturn. The satellite is executing the first of five ultra-close passes of the...

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    Giant iceberg splits from Antarctic

    BBC | Updated at 06:30pm on July 12, 2017

    One of the biggest icebergs ever recorded has just broken away from Antarctica. The giant block is estimated to cover an area of roughly...

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    'Very strong' climate change signal in record June heat

    BBC | Updated at 10:36am on June 30, 2017

    The June heat waves that impacted much of the UK and Western Europe were made more intense because of climate change say scientists...

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    Flamingo balancing act saves energy

    BBC | Updated at 09:40am on May 24, 2017

    Flamingos expend less energy standing on one leg than in a two-legged stance, scientists have confirmed...

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