Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:57:16 GMTFormer astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:08:37 GMTA sample of the smallpox virus from a 17th Century victim challenges current thinking.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:02:46 GMTThe tail of a feathered dinosaur has been found perfectly preserved in amber from Myanmar.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:51:53 GMTJapan launches a cargo ship carrying a space junk collector designed to gather debris in space.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:25:52 GMTTiny crustaceans previously recorded at two locations in the British Isles are found in a loch near Kinross.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:10:22 GMTA dramatic drop in the giraffe population over the past 30 years leaves them vulnerable to extinction.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:53:16 GMTHumans may in part owe their big brains to a DNA "typo" in their genetic code, research suggests.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:48:34 GMTRed fire ants could wreak more damage than rabbits, cane toads and foxes combined, experts warn.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:33:11 GMTThe Cassini spacecraft has sent back the first views from its new orbit around Saturn.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:15:37 GMTScientists in the US have unveiled an athletic robot which takes its inspiration from bush babies.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 03:41:00 GMTResearch has cast doubt on a UN-backed project to reduce pollution-induced illness in the world's poorest children by providing 100 million homes with a smoke-free stove.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:15:18 GMTDonald Trump's plan to erect a huge sea wall at his Irish golf course has been withdrawn in the light of stiff opposition.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:03:09 GMTPoultry keepers have been told to keep their birds inside to protect them from avian flu in Europe.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:32:39 GMTGoogle reveals it is on track to offset 100% of data centre and office electricity use with renewable energy.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 01:39:26 GMTInsurance experts warn of a $100bn global "protection gap" due to increased climate change risks.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:02:06 GMTA project is underway to record the underwater behaviour of Britain's grey seals.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:17:25 GMTThe regular use of Caesarean sections is having an impact on human evolution, say scientists.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:29:52 GMTGlasgow Prestwick Airport signs an agreement with Houston Spaceport as it continues its bid to become the UK's first launch site.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:03:49 GMTFossils of possibly the earliest backboned four-legged animals to walk have been found in Scotland.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:22:03 GMTThe UK has bought the capsule which sent Tim Peake into space and returned him to Earth.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:59:02 GMTAlthough progress is being made, up to US $906bn of company turnover is still tied to global deforestation, an assessment suggests.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:02:44 GMTRobot aircraft are to be tested in UK airspace to help refine systems that control autonomous planes.
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.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:04:54 GMTFlooding across parts of the UK last winter was the most extreme on record, experts say.
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.
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.
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.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:54:04 GMTPlanet Earth filmmakers talk dancing flamingos and bears
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:01:08 GMTScientists have found a 100 million year old dinosaur tail trapped in amber.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:39:41 GMTFormer astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95. Pallab Ghosh looks back at the day he made history.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:04:19 GMTGiraffes have been classified as vulnerable to extinction. Chester Zoo says humans are to blame.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:20:24 GMTPeople in west Siberia have captured footage of what is believed to be a small meteorite.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:02:09 GMTResearch casts doubt on a global mission to use cleaner-burning stoves, to prevent pollution-induced illness in the world's poorest children.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:00:17 GMTHistorians unveil a digitally-reconstructed image of the face of Scottish king Robert the Bruce nearly 700 years after his death.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:18:45 GMTFor a second day, Paris is cutting car numbers according to odd or even licence plates. Do such schemes work?
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.