Chemists at Plymouth University have identified the sticky substance that has killed hundreds of sea birds off the Devon and Dorset coast.
Their findings suggest it's a form of Poly Isol Butene, or PIB, used as a lubricating additive in oils to improve performance.
Tamsin Eames reports:
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A chilly night and day ahead, but there'll be plenty of sunshine around..
The weather overnight and tomorrow is chilly, so probably a good idea to check the central heating is working.