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Excitement over Higgs 'evidence'
Scientists are expected to present evidence on Tuesday that the sought-after Higgs boson particle has finally been glimpsed.
Have we found the Higgs or not?
Q&A: The Higgs boson
Climate talks end with late deal
UN climate talks end with an agreement to work towards a legally enforceable deal, covering all countries, to take effect by 2020.
Analysis: Winners and losers
Reaction to deal
Big birds' 'bloodless erections'
Emus and ostriches have bloodless erections, according to researchers, solving a centuries old mystery. BBC NATURE
Skywatchers enjoy lunar eclipse
Skywatchers enjoy the last total lunar eclipse before 2014, with Australia, Asia and North America enjoying the best views.
BBC denies misleading Planet fans
The BBC denies misleading viewers with Frozen Planet footage of newborn polar bear cubs filmed in an animal park, rather than in the wild.
Scientists make new Mekong finds
Japan keeps green car tax breaks
Explorer's daughter returns home
Nano-carving offers medical leaps
Polar bear 'cannibalism' pictured
Mars water clue 'most clear yet'
New Mars rover to move 'unaided'
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UK to build atmospheric sentinel
Rare gene links vitamin D and MS
Oceans' deepest depth remeasured
Higgs boson 'to be found' at Cern
Astronomers confirm 'Earth twin'
Subsea mountains' 'march to ruin'
Rare monkeys to use touch screens
Other Environment Stories
How penguins 'time' a deep dive
French Alpine glaciers in retreat
Brazil eases Amazon forest rules
Tsunami fund 'used for whaling'
UN climate talks 'ambition' call
Urban ecology 'needs to change'
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Jonathan Amos
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Nasa's evergreen Mars rover Opportunity keeps on rolling
15:40 UK time, Thursday, 8 December 2011
Creaking and arthritic it may be, but Nasa's Mars rover Opportunity continues to deliver remarkable science.
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Richard Black
Environment correspondent
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Durban: Winners and losers
13:32 UK time, Sunday, 11 December 2011
Who came out as the winners and the losers at the UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa, and where does that leave climate change?
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From BBC Science: 23 Degrees
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Butterfly numbers still falling
Almost three quarters of UK butterfly species have declined over the past decade, according to a new report.
Rare strangler fungi in UK garden
Threatened species need farmland
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Chile glacier record retreat footage
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Science awaits
Higgs boson discovery would be breakthrough of the century
Climate deal
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Diary from the deep
Part four of an expedition to the unexplored depths of the sea BBC NATURE
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Why Pacific atolls to use 100%-renewable energy
All alone?
Scientists discuss whether Earth is the only host to life
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