Shark researchers size up real 'Megalodon' for first time

A study reveals true scale of the prehistoric mega-shark made famous in Jason Statham's The Meg.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 3, 2020 ~2 min

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Ancient Egypt: Mummified animals 'digitally unwrapped' in 3D scans

The snake, bird and cat, from Swansea University's collection, are at least 2,000 years old.

By Neil Prior • bbcnews
Aug. 20, 2020 ~5 min

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Drones warning over breeding seals in Pembrokeshire

Experts say the animals become agitated and go into the water, which could lead to them not returning.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 6, 2019 ~3 min

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The 'monster' iceberg: What happened next? - BBC News

It was a wow! moment. The world's biggest berg, a block of ice a quarter the size of Wales, fell off the Antarctic

Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
July 9, 2018 ~6 min

 earth-science  climate-change  antarctic  oceans  icebergs  swansea-university  the-world-explained

Antarctica's troublesome 'hairdryer winds' - BBC News

It's an ill wind that blows no good - at least not for the ice shelves on the eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
April 30, 2017 ~5 min

 earth-science  climate-change  antarctic  swansea-university