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Bristlecone pines

Marnie Chesterton

BBC Radio Science Unit

Mayflies live for a day, humans live a century - if we’re lucky - but what is the oldest living organism on the planet?

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Reconstructing West Antarctica's past

Scientists examine sediments that should hold clues to the future behaviour of the White Continent.

DIY science on the Irrawaddy River

DIY science on the Irrawaddy River

Dutch scientists are training students in Myanmar how to build low-cost instruments to monitor the behaviour of the Irrawaddy River.