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2 December 2011 Last updated at 09:56 ET
Lost Rembrandt portrait revealed
An unfinished self-portrait by the Dutch master Rembrandt has been discovered under another painting using advanced scientific techniques.
Climate push from poorest nations
Countries most vulnerable to climate impacts ask that talks on a new climate deal covering all countries begin now, putting them on a collision course with giants such as China and India.
Canada makes Kyoto climate strikeBig emitters aim at climate delay
New elements' names are unveiled
Scientists suggest Flerovium and Livermorium as names for the newest additions to the periodic table.
Periodic table gets a new element
New elements for periodic table
Carbon cuts strategy 'on track'
The UK's energy secretary insists plans to cut carbon emissions are on track after the chancellor voiced concerns over environmental regulations.
Sellafield waste reactor proposal
The energy company GE Hitachi is proposing to build a reactor at Sellafield in Cumbria to convert the UK's waste plutonium stockpile.
Dry months raise drought concern
Lawrence case science challenged
RSPB alarm at birds rules review
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