Raspberry Pi used to steal data from Nasa lab

Lax security at a Nasa lab let a hacker lurk on the agency's network for almost a year, says report.

BBC Science News | June 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

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Hidden Figures: Nasa renames street after black female mathematicians

Hidden Figures Way is named after the African-American women featured in the Oscar-nominated film.

BBC Science News | June 13, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

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Cat declawing: Should it be banned, and why does it happen in the US?

New York might become the first US state to ban cat declawing - but it's been illegal in Europe for years.

By Helier Cheung | June 5, 2019 | bbcnews
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'Sabotaged' tanker in Gulf of Oman leaked oil

A satellite spotted an oil slick trailing from a tanker mysteriously attacked off the UAE on 12 May.

BBC Science News | May 24, 2019 | bbcnews
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Washington becomes first US state to legalise human composting

Under the new law, people can choose to have their body turned into soil after their death.

BBC Science News | May 21, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

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Single mum's Nasa internship funded by strangers

A single mother almost missed out on a coveted Nasa internship until strangers stepped in to help.

By Rozina Sini | May 17, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

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SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly' during tests in Florida

There are plans to launch a manned mission to the International Space Station later this year.

BBC Science News | April 21, 2019 | bbcnews
~1 mins   

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Pig brains partially revived four hours after death

The study could aid medical research and fuel debate about the difference between life and death.

By James Gallagher | April 17, 2019 | bbcnews
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Tags: alzheimers united-states medicine medical-research

Baby boom for North Atlantic right whales off US coast

US researchers spot three mother and calf pairs of the endangered North American right whale species.

BBC Science News | April 14, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: environment endangered-species whales united-states massachusetts

Animal testing: US closes 'kitten slaughterhouse' after outcry

A government department had been using cats to research parasites that can cause kill humans.

BBC Science News | April 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

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