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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…


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


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


Low Emission Bus Zone: Not sexy but they seem to work
… a difference to areas where pollution is at its worst. Not rocket science The theory behind… them isn't exactly new or rocket science. Boris Johnson's administration swapped…


Warm roots of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
… the California Institute of Technology spoke with our science correspondent Jonathan Amos.…


Wigtown book town unveils 'Big Bang' weekend
… Weekend in February. The arts, literature and science event in Wigtown promises… aim to celebrate the point "where science and the arts collide" with a series… great contribution to the world of science." Among those taking part is Los Angeles…


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…


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…