Florida mosquitoes: 750 million genetically modified insects to be released

The aim is to reduce insect-borne diseases but environmental groups warn of unforeseen consequences.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 20, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: florida mosquitos

Nasa SpaceX launch: Who are the astronauts?

BBC News profiles the space travellers who will launch in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Wednesday.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
May 24, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: space nasa astronauts united-states space-exploration international-space-station spacex elon-musk commercial-space-travel houston florida

Nasa SpaceX launch: 10 questions about the mission

BBC News answers questions about the first orbital launch of astronauts from US soil in nine years.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
May 23, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: nasa united-states space-exploration spacex elon-musk commercial-space-travel florida

Florida python: Massive pregnant snake caught using new approach

Big Cypress national park finds a 17ft snake weighing 140lb and carrying 73 developing eggs.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 8, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: snakes florida

Amazon founder signals space intent - BBC News

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has put forward plans to build and launch rockets from Florida's "Space Coast".

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Sept. 15, 2015 ~3 min

Tags:  amazon  space-exploration  aerospace  florida

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