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A14 road workers find woolly mammoth bones

Image caption The remains are thought to date back to the last Ice Age Road workers building a new bypass unearthed the Ice Age remains of a woolly mammoth and a woolly rhino. The team, working on improvements to the A14 between Cambridge and Huntingdon, discovered a number of bones while digging near Fenstanton. Experts […]

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Mercury: Learning from the strangest planet

The first European mission to explore Mercury, the smallest and least explored terrestrial planet, will be launched by Ariane 5 in the early hours of this Saturday. Dr Suzi Imber, space scientist, explains what makes the strangest planet unique, what the mission is after and why Mercury might hold the secret to how our solar […]