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BBC News - Science & Environment
The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.

Science chief warns on acid oceans
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.
Google boss sets new skydive record
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
First transplant of 'dead' heart
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
Sci-fi short promotes comet mission
The European Space Agency releases a short sci-fi movie to promote its audacious bid to land on a comet next month.
North America experiences eclipse
Skywatchers in North America are treated to the final eclipse of the year.
Legal fight begins to save beavers
Campaigners start legal action to prevent the government from capturing a family of wild beavers.
Turtles tracked on swimming frenzy
Small tags stuck to the undersides of baby loggerhead turtles are used to follow the animals' frenetic first hours.
Monster shark 'kept whales in check'
The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.
Farmland birds show rapid decline
Farmland birds are at their lowest levels since records began, according to government figures.

Technology
Get the latest technology news, reviews, advice, picture galleries and video from the Telegraph. We also focus on video game reviews and bring you the Gadget Inspectors.

How can I transfer my pictures?
Rick Maybury has wise words for a reader wondering how to copy photographs from their old phone to a new one







Can you have feelings for a robot?
Humans have started to get attached to their vacuum cleaners. As user-friendly machines turn into 'user-friendship', how will our relationships with robots change?







Billionaire Paul Allen commits £62 million to fight Ebola
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donates $100M (£62 million) of his fortune to help in the battle against the Ebola virus







iPhone 6 owners demand answers on 'bendgate'
After 180 complaints about bent iPhones - including one where the device apparently "caught fire" - one website is demanding that Apple provide an explanation







Quiz: How well do you know the iPod?
Take our quiz to test your knowledge of of the iPod as Apple's portable music player celebrates its 13th birthday







Watch: Moment Queen sends her first tweet to launch Science Museum
Her Majesty the Queen sends her first tweet to mark the opening of the Science Museum, London







A list of the best TV shows on Netflix UK
The top TV series currently available







Telegraph stories affected by EU 'right to be forgotten'
An up-to-date list of Telegraph content which has been removed from Google search results, due to the EU's 'Right to be Forgotten'







Amazon posts worst loss in over a decade
Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde reports on Amazon's earnings and how the company has benefitted from a cloud computing







From Alexander Graham Bell to the iPhone 6 - the history of the telephone in five objects
The Telegraph traces the history of the telephone, from Alexander Graham Bell's first machine in 19th century to Apple's iPhone 6 in the digital age







NatureNews - Most recent articles - nature.com science feeds
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop

A quantum world arising from many ordinary ones
Radical theory proposes that interactions between classical worlds can explain some quantum phenomena.
EU leaders hammer out landmark climate deal
Greenhouse gas emissions to be cut by at least 40% by 2030, relative to 1990 levels.
Viral-research moratorium called too broad
US government ban on research into enhanced pathogens also affects flu surveillance and vaccine work.
Cancer cells can ?infect? normal neighbours
Tiny RNAs shed by tumours can transform healthy cells into cancerous ones.
Ferns communicate to decide their sexes
Older generations release pheromones to balance the sex ratio in youngsters.
Seven days: 17?23 October 2014
The week in science: Snail discovery revives publishing spat; proposed nuclear-waste site passes key US safety evaluation; and biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie cools on US$54-billion takeover deal.
US suspends risky disease research
Government to cease funding gain-of-function studies that make viruses more dangerous, pending a safety assessment.
Oldest-known human genome sequenced
DNA shows a group of modern humans roamed across Asia.
Data bank struggles as protein imaging ups its game
Hybrid methods to solve structures of molecular machines create a storage headache.
The discovery of Homo floresiensis: Tales of the hobbit
In 2004, researchers announced the discovery of Homo†floresiensis , a small relative of modern humans that lived as recently as 18,000 years ago. The ?hobbit? is now considered the most important hominin fossil in a generation. Here, the scientists behind the find tell its story.