Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:03:15 GMTUp to 16% of hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells spill liquids each year, according to new data.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:19:31 GMTSeven new species of night frog have been discovered in India, including four miniature forms.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:41:12 GMTA method that can identify individual lemurs could improve the way the endangered species is tracked.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:29:12 GMTScientists in Boston have found a way to get every last drop of ketchup out of the bottle.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:28:22 GMTHow Brexit might create complications for the way food in the UK is labelled.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:46:59 GMTCincinnati Zoo's premature baby hippo Fiona needed urgent treatment for dehydration.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:27:08 GMTFriends of the Earth and Taxpayers' Alliance are normally at odds on policy, but both criticise HS2
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 04:50:43 GMTApril's pro-science Washington rally has the full backing of the world's largest scientific membership organisation.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:33:54 GMTGerman research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:46:20 GMTThe US rocket company sends a cargo ship to resupply the International Space Station.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:23:36 GMTThe long-planned space mission that seeks to detect gravitational waves is on course to be selected this summer.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:55:35 GMTThe sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:31:05 GMTLong-dormant microbes are found inside giant crystals of the Naica mountain caves - and revived.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:07:14 GMTCitizen photos taken during August's total solar eclipse in the US will be spliced into continuous videos.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:13:22 GMTThey say they are lacking the brains of people with disorders such as depression and PTSD.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:24:46 GMTGenetically-modified hens that can lay eggs from different poultry breeds are helping scientists set up a "frozen aviary" to conserve rare birds.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:25:59 GMTIt's almost all under water, but Zealandia should be considered a continent, say researchers.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:55:03 GMTThe international competition to drive innovation in seafloor mapping announces the teams that will take part in its semi-final stage.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:43:23 GMTBillions of tiny plastic lentil-sized pellets can be spotted on UK shores - but how do 'nurdles' get there?
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:32:58 GMTResearch institutions want to make it easier for scientists to collaborate and share facilities.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:01:14 GMTAn Earth-sized "virtual telescope" is ready to take the first ever picture of a black hole - the monster mysterious object at the centre of our galaxy.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:33:58 GMTUnderwater flowering plants play multiple roles in keeping coastal ecosystems healthy.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:41:46 GMTThe World Meteorological Organisation say there is a possibility of a new El Niño later this year.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:45:51 GMTA super-slippery coating for bottles could make getting liquids out much easier, US scientists say.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:32:00 GMTScientists are calling for more people to donate their brains to research to help find cures for mental and psychological disorders.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:28:06 GMTResearchers in Cardiff develop a new "highly-efficient" method of extracting disease-fighting compounds.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:51:00 GMTScientists think they have found the explanation behind sounds generated by bees
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 14:16:30 GMTMore than 200 whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand on Saturday have refloated themselves and returned to sea.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:52:15 GMTHe's only 19cm (7.4 in) tall and has been named Thanos.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:50:13 GMTA facial reconstruction has been made of Orkney's St Magnus by a forensic artist to help mark the 900th anniversary of his death.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:50:24 GMTAs the new president settles in, much of the world reaffirms its commitment to the Paris agreement.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:55:22 GMTRenewable energy will continue to grow in the US despite the antipathy of the incoming Trump administration.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:26:59 GMTLand Speed Record holder Andy Green describes how the Typhoon jet engine in the Bloodhound supersonic car will be fed with fuel.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:21:04 GMTOnce too precious to use, now too cheap to notice – the significance of the light bulb is profound.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:06:54 GMTThe mobile phone apps that are enabling fishermen to increase their catches at the same time as helping environmentalists monitor and preserve stocks.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:23:05 GMTTexan Christy Kroboth used to have a quiet job in a dentist's surgery. Now she spends her time jumping on animals many times her size - and taping their jaws tightly shut.