Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:47:11 GMTThe leaders of four major global cities say they will stop the use of all diesel powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:10:35 GMTEuropean research ministers meeting in Lucerne, Switzerland, emphatically reaffirm their commitment to putting a robot rover on Mars in 2021.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:18:16 GMTAnalysis of black organic fragments found in the Sutton Hoo boat burial reveals they are bitumen from Syria.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:59:27 GMTProposals by the Trump administration to roll back US environmental regulations are likely to foment opposition, say analysts.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:13:21 GMTThe Russian space agency confirms the loss of an unmanned cargo ship heading for the International Space Station.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:25:46 GMTBuzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon, is evacuated from the South Pole after falling ill.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:35:38 GMTGlobal food policy needs to shift way from focusing on feeding people enough calories to nourishing people, say leading food experts.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:44:45 GMTEurope’s research ministers are meeting to decide whether to try to land a robot rover on Mars.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:27:53 GMTA proposed private space mission is planning to visit Apollo 17's landing site on the Moon.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:20:52 GMTA warming world will release vast amounts of soil carbon into the atmosphere, which in turn risks triggering dangerous climate change, scientists warn.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:26:48 GMTEurope's research ministers negotiate over funding for the space station and a rover that would land on Mars to search for life.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:21:52 GMTThe President of the UK's Royal Society warns that onerous restrictions on immigration of scientists would spell "disaster" for the UK economy
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:26:22 GMTThe Cassini spacecraft is beginning the end phases of its mission to Saturn that will eventually see it disposed of in the giant planet's atmosphere.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:11:51 GMTNew proposals from the European Commission see binding targets for energy efficiency as key method of curbing carbon.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:11:10 GMTThe giant manta ray could be a "predator of the deep" preying on other fish, say scientists.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:02:44 GMTData shows the volume of Arctic sea-ice is heading for a record-equalling low for the month of November.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:30:01 GMTAustralian researchers say platypus venom could pave the way for new type 2 diabetes treatments.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:16:54 GMTThe new satellite that Europe and Russia put in orbit at Mars on 19 October has sent back its first images of the planet.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:17:04 GMTScientists have made a rare find: a new species of beetle from Antarctica.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:38:14 GMTScientists might have found the root cause of vision problems that affect some astronauts.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:40:54 GMTJapan estimates the cost of dealing with the Fukushima nuclear disaster has doubled, reports say.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:00:13 GMTThis year saw the worst-ever destruction of coral on the Great Barrier Reef, a new study finds.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:03:54 GMTEuropean research ministers will be asked for just over €400m (£345m) to put a rover on Mars in 2021 when they meet next week in Switzerland.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:59:52 GMTEngland spends nearly four times more on activities that may cause flooding than it invests to combat flooding, a think tank says.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:37:29 GMTScientists looking into invertebrate animals discover nearly 1,500 new viruses - the largest number documented in any one study.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:01:57 GMTPlans to expand Heathrow Airport are set to breach the government’s climate change laws, advisers warn.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 01:31:51 GMTEphemeral wetlands are poorly understood habitats and are being lost to future generations as a result of poor land-use practices, warn scientists.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 01:33:43 GMTWomen of science around the world sign a pledge to combat discrimination in the wake of the US election.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 22:16:52 GMTA controversial pesticide, linked to a decline in insect species, may soon be banned in Canada.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:07:49 GMTLog books from the early Antarctic expeditions indicate that the area of summer sea-ice around the continent has barely changed in size in a century.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:05:55 GMTThe melting Antarctic glacier that now contributes more to sea-level rise than any other ice stream on the planet began its big decline in the 1940s.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:31:32 GMTThe claws of coconut crabs have the strongest pinching force of any crustacean, according to research.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:37:20 GMTArchaeologists in Egypt unearth what they describe as a city that dates back more than 5,000 years.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 16:30:34 GMTScientists say they have discovered 30 new species of animal in subterranean caves, following a two-year search.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 23:08:15 GMTScientists are warning there’s now so much space debris in low-Earth orbit that action needs to be taken.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:48:57 GMTNasa astronaut Shane Kimbrough has been showing off the specialties he'll be preparing for the crew's Thanksgiving meal aboard the ISS this year.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 02:49:21 GMTAstronaut Peggy Whitson has lifted off into space for her third mission to the International Space Station.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:41:46 GMTA genetic technique makes plants produce more food from sunlight - a key step in feeding the growing global population, scientists say.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 18:18:08 GMTThe BBC's Bryony Hopkins asked Londoners for their idea of the perfect cup of coffee.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:05:35 GMTHistoric codebreaking site Bletchley Park could be turned into a cyberdefence training college.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 02:03:46 GMTA third structure is found within the famous Kukulkan pyramid in eastern Mexico, experts say.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 01:16:33 GMTIt's become a buzzword, but what is NDD?
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:36:28 GMTThe world needs to produce more food to feed a growing population, but is automation and sensor technology the answer?
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:02:09 GMTCut off from the outside world, quake-hit Kaikoura's businesses face uncertainty but vow to hold on.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:56:00 GMTThe "Freiburg Cup", which comes with a deposit of €1, is going down well with German students.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:20:39 GMTFrom tractor beams to warp drive, sci-fi has inspired serious real-life research.