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27 February 2015 Last updated at 10:52 ET

Wheat present in UK 'for 8,000 years'The site is submerged in the Solent

Fragments of wheat DNA suggest wheat was present in Britain 8,000 years ago, long before it was grown by British farmers.


TubulesFungus plays 'biomusic' duet

Scientists at Plymouth University play improvised pieces of music with the help of slime mould.

Madagascan frogKiller frog disease hits Madagascar

A devastating disease that has wiped out amphibians around the world has been discovered in Madagascar, scientists report.

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Sentinel-2: Europe's 'Landsat' ready to picture Planet Earth

The "workhorse" satellite in Europe's new multi-billion-euro Earth observation programme is built and ready to go into orbit.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Healthy dose of hope for one-use syringes

Could a disposable syringe help stem outbreaks of HIV and other transmissible diseases?

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