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Botanical exploits: How British plant hunters served science
… interior of China in the name of science. "It's a fascinating period when China… from China, discovered more than 1,200 plant species new to science and had more…


Computer science GCSE in disarray after tasks leaked online
…The new computer science GCSE has been thrown into disarray after programming… students were entered for computer science GCSE. A quick internet search reveals…: "Non-exam assessment in computer science is intended to test students' programming…


Menai Science Park first tenant firms announced
…The first firms to take up units at the Menai Science Park when it opens next…, told BBC Wales: "It is a range of companies that are coming to the science park…. "They are based on science or technology but they have to be innovative and of course they're…


Science Museum celebrates the Skylark
…London's Science Museum is marking the 60th anniversary of the first flight… of the Skylark rocket. Space curator Doug Millard explained the new exhibition to our science


How fire-safe is British furniture?
… in fire science. He told us at his facility, the Hazelab Haze Lab at Imperial College… research published this month in the science journal Chemosphere by authors including… Richard Hull, professor of Chemistry and Fire Science at the University of Central…


Greenland's rock underbelly exposed
…, was a key figure behind the venture. He spoke with our science correspondent Jonathan…


Origami robot muscles lift 1,000 times its own weight
… and Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence…


100 Women: Seven trailblazing women in science
…More than half of people in the UK can't name a famous woman in science… to have carried the burden of being the most famous woman in science - so read… during her research, on 4 July 1934. Peggy Whitson: First science officer aboard…


Looking forward to New Horizons' next target
… Day, 2019. It is called 2014 MU69. Our science correspondent Jonathan Amos spoke…


Government urged to act over computer science GCSEs
science in 2015-16, a report from the Royal Society has found. It urged the government…," said a spokesperson. "Computer science GCSE entries continue to rise more quickly… [science, technology, engineering and maths] for the English Baccalaureate (EBacc…