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26 January 2015 Last updated at 05:57 ET

MPs: Ban fracking on carbon groundsthe Banks site

A committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on shale gas fracking on the grounds that it could derail efforts to tackle climate change.


New HorizonsEyes on Pluto for historic encounter

Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close fly-by.

Barrel jellyfishJellyfish 'can sense ocean currents'

A jellyfish tagging study reveals the creatures' ability to swim against the current when forming their submarine swarms, say researchers.

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Jonathan Amos Article written by Jonathan Amos Jonathan Amos Science correspondent

Beagle2: Small margins between success and failure

It is some consolation to know that Beagle2 made it to the surface of Mars, but also deeply frustrating to realise that success was denied by such small margins.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Should we try to halt extinction?

In an age when mankind can send robots to look for life on Mars, why can't science stop so many forms of life from being wiped out here on Earth?

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