Andrew Sabisky: No 10 adviser resigns over alleged race comments

Andrew Sabisky said that he wanted to help the government, "not be a distraction".

BBC Science News | Feb. 17, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: boris-johnson dominic-cummings conservative-party civil-service

British radio antenna to arrive at space station

The UK's first industrial contribution to the orbiting platform will improve its communication links.

BBC Science News | Feb. 17, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   


No 10 refuses to condemn adviser's remarks

Labour calls for Andrew Sabisky to be sacked over reported comments on race and eugenics.

BBC Science News | Feb. 17, 2020 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: boris-johnson dominic-cummings civil-service

Open University scientists testing 'Moon dust' for water

Scientists at the Open University are studying minerals collected during the 1969 Moon landings.

BBC Science News | Feb. 17, 2020 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: apollo-11-moon-landing

German firms Bayer and BASF fight $265m US fine over weedkiller

Bayer and BASF are told to pay huge damages to a Missouri peach-grower.

BBC Science News | Feb. 17, 2020 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: environment germany chemistry missouri united-states agriculture

Met Office forecasters set for 'billion pound' supercomputer

A new supercomputer is to be built by 2022 to improve the accuracy of weather forecasting.

By David Shukman | Feb. 17, 2020 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: met-office

Human compost funerals 'better for environment'

A US firm claims the service it offers saves more than a tonne of carbon, after a pilot study.

By Pallab Ghosh | Feb. 16, 2020 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: climate-change

EU research head optimistic on post-Brexit future

The future scientific relationship is the European Research Council's biggest challenge, new head says.

By Pallab Ghosh | Feb. 15, 2020 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: brexit

Sex robots may cause psychological damage

US researchers call for more regulation around the sale of sex robots with artificial intelligence.

By Pallab Ghosh | Feb. 15, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: aaas-meeting

Astronomers want public funds for intelligent life search

Astronomers want more public funds to help search for intelligent life elsewhere in the universe.

By Pallab Ghosh | Feb. 15, 2020 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: extraterrestrial-life astronomy space-exploration space

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