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Farewell to Philae?

Ground control says it is time to give up hope of regaining communication with comet lander Philae. But never say never.

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Scientists at work

Gerry meets Kaulback’s pit viper, which could be one of the most lethal snakes in India. Inset picture: Wolfgang Wüster.

Scientists at work: tackling India’s snakebite problem

Each year, 45,000 people die from snakebite in India. A big international project has now set out to reduce this by hunting down and documenting dangerously venomous snakes.


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