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Cyber security: Global food supply chain at risk from malicious hackers

The growth of "smart" farm machinery is increasing the risk of hacking of food and farming systems.

Boeing's Starliner astronaut capsule launches on test flight

The aerospace company sends up its Starliner vehicle on a mission to prove its capabilities in orbit.

Extinction: Why scientists are freezing threatened species in 'biobanks'

Conservation scientists hope that preserving genetic material offers future insurance against extinction

Girls see physics as for white men only, MPs told

"If you are black or a woman, you don't see yourself fitting in," a leading female physicist says.

EU reveals its plans to stop using Russian gas

It will invest in pipelines in other countries but will speed up a shift to green energy.

Climate change swells odds of record India, Pakistan heatwaves

A UK study says record-breaking temperatures in NW India and Pakistan are now 100 times more likely.

Farm machinery exacting heavy toll on soil - study

Massive tractors and combine harvesters could be having a lasting impact on soil, a study suggests.

Full lunar eclipse creates rare super blood Moon

Its hue was created by sunlight being projected through the Earth's atmosphere onto the Moon.

Full lunar eclipse to bring super blood Moon

The Moon will slowly darken and turn red as it falls into Earth's shadow.

Moon soil used to grow plants for first time in breakthrough test

The research is an important step towards making long-terms stays on the moon possible.

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