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+ Climate change rewrites world wine list

+ Cutting-edge 3D film revives a Warsaw lost to war

+ Space likely for rare earths search, scientists say

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It's circa 2050 and shoppers are stopping off at Ikea to buy fine wine made in Sweden. A Nordic fantasy? Not according to climate experts who say the Earth's warming phase is already driving a wave of change through the world of wine.

845 words by Suzanne Mustacich. File pictures.

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Nazi bombs left Warsaw as little more than a smouldering heap of rubble at the end of World War II. Now, nearly seventy years later, the pre-war Polish capital has been brought back to life thanks to a new film, using cutting-edge three-dimensional computer imaging.

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The quest for rare earths vital to some of modern life's most indispensable technologies may see mining robots jet to the stars within decades, a world-first conference in Australia was told Wednesday.

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