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Nasa scientists release new images of Perseverance rover on Mars at news briefing – as it happened
Team of experts answer questions about mission following safe landing on the red planet on Thursday – follow the briefing live

Tom McCarthy and Natalie Grover

19, Feb, 2021 @7:41 PM

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Spacewatch: Hope spacecraft sends back pictures of Mars volcanoes
Hope mission is to study Martian atmosphere to help understand how water has been lost

Stuart Clark

19, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Unearthed figurine suggests ancient Britons favoured mullets
Archaeologists say figure found in National Trust dig could represent 1st-century man or Celtic deity

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

19, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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End of Neanderthals linked to flip of Earth's magnetic poles, study suggests
Event 42,000 years ago combined with fall in solar activity potentially cataclysmic, researchers say

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

18, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Nasa Perseverance rover to land on Mars in search of life
Spacecraft will descend on red planet carrying helicopter and instruments to look for biosignatures

Natalie Grover Science correspondent

18, Feb, 2021 @1:58 PM

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Plantwatch: fungus creates fake fragrant flowers to fool bees
Fusarium xyrophilum hijacks yellow-eyed Xyris grasses from Guyana to create forgeries made of fungal tissue

Paul Simons

17, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Heating Arctic may be to blame for snowstorms in Texas, scientists argue
The wintry weather that has battered the southern US and parts of Europe could be a counterintuitive effect of the climate crisis

Oliver Milman

17, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sir Peter Harper obituary
Researcher into the genetics of neurological disorders whose work has provided hope for a cure for muscular dystrophy

Peter McGuffin

15, Feb, 2021 @10:18 AM

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Starwatch: Mars and Aldebaran flank the waxing half moon
The red planet, although faded since last year’s magnificence, will still appear as bright as the eye of Taurus

Stuart Clark

15, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Researchers rethink life in a cold climate after Antarctic find
Scientists surprised by marine organisms on boulder on sea floor beneath 900 metres of ice shelf

Ian Sample Science editor

15, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Michael Page obituary
Other lives: Physical-organic chemist who made a formidable impact at the University of Huddersfield

Guy Lloyd-Jones

14, Feb, 2021 @4:52 PM

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Mike Audley-Charles obituary
Other lives: Geologist whose research work concentrated on south-east Asia, in particular Timor

Henry Audley-Charles

14, Feb, 2021 @4:43 PM

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