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Feline okay? The app that tells you if your cat's happy

Jul 27 2021

Cat owners who love to take pictures of their furry friends now have a new excuse to pull out their smartphones and take a snapshot: it may actually help the cat. | Video

Paralysed IndyCar driver races again in hi-tech Corvette

Jul 16 2021

(This Jul.15 story corrects to remove reference to 'Indy 500' in first paragraph) | Video

Boston Dynamics introduces 'Stretch', new warehouse worker robot

Mar 29 2021

U.S. robotics company Boston Dynamics on Monday unveiled a new robot called Stretch, designed to perform one very specific warehouse job: moving boxes. | Video

Robotic dog Spot learns new tricks with addition of helping hand

Feb 02 2021

A dog-like robot named Spot, seen dancing in a viral video, can now not only bring your slippers, it can pick up dirty laundry, open doors and even plant flowers.

Greta Thunberg: World must 'tear up' old contracts, build new systems to save climate

Jul 16 2020

LONDON Swedish activist Greta Thunberg said on Thursday the world needed an economic overhaul to have a chance of beating climate change and that countries should be prepared to tear up old deals and contracts to meet green targets. | Video

INTERVIEW-Greta Thunberg: World must 'tear up' old systems, contracts to tackle climate

Jul 16 2020

* Calls to make 'ecocide' an international crime (Recasts, adds Thunberg quotes, background)

Air pollution plunges in European cities amid coronavirus lockdown: satellite data

Mar 27 2020

LONDON Air pollution from nitrogen dioxide has fallen by an estimated 40% in three European cities, according to new satellite data released by the European Space Agency (ESA), coinciding with a widespread lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Surfing gets sustainable with first recyclable wetsuit

Sep 18 2019

LONDON Surf culture often prides itself on an affinity for nature. But there's a dirty secret hiding in many surfers' cupboards - old wetsuits. | Video

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