Science in Action

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The BBC brings you all the week's science news.

African Swine Fever Jan. 18, 2018
The viral African swine fever is spreading through Europe, threatening pork production
The potential environmental disaster of the oil tanker accident in the East China Sea
Oddly flickering Tabby’s star not caused by alien technology, but more likely to be dust
The Best Science of 2017 Dec. 28, 2017
Roland looks back through some of the best science stories of 2017
Plans to develop an early warning system for landslides in the Western Ghats in India
California Forest Fires Dec. 14, 2017
What are the conditions causing the catastrophic wildfires in Southern California?
As Europe endures a heat wave, study predicts future heat-related deaths will increase.
Using gene editing to ‘fix’ gene implicated in heritable heart disease.
The biggest explosions in the Universe captured in unprecedented detail
Plastic Planet July 20, 2017
Quantifying all our plastic waste reveals a large, and growing, environmental problem.
More archaeological evidence collected from the 2000 year old Antikythera shipwreck.
Scientist make healthy baby mice by tricking sperm into fertilising “fake” egg.
In the cinema, we broadcast our emotions into the air in the form of chemical signals.
The Oldest Life on Earth Sept. 1, 2016
Life on Earth might have started even earlier than we thought, 3.7 billion years ago
Kuwait City hits 54 degrees
The ozone hole is Antarctica is slowly healing after ban of chlorine-based chemicals
Mapping the Ocean Floor June 16, 2016
What’s being done about mapping the topography under the oceans?
Volcanic rock converts carbon dioxide quickly, effectively locking away the greenhouse gas
The mutation that caused the peppered moth to go black is identified and dated to 1819.
New technique to track individual cells from early embryo to adult using genetic barcodes