Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:55:51 GMTThe crack in Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf that looks set to spawn a giant iceberg has spread a further 10km.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:02:07 GMTScientists say ants can plot a route home even when travelling backwards.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:39:45 GMTTemperature data for 2016 shows it is likely to have edged ahead of 2015 as the world's warmest year.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:20:32 GMTPrimates are facing an extinction crisis, according to researchers who have found that 60% of species are under threat.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:05:07 GMTUS scientists develop a robotic sleeve that can help hearts pump when they fail to work properly.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:22:26 GMTA smartphone attachment that analyses DNA could help improve cancer and tuberculosis treatments.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:53:14 GMTThe onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe's Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:51:59 GMTBabies learn language in the early months of life, and retain this knowledge, say scientists.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:44:35 GMTUK engineers finish the assembly of a wind-observing satellite that meteorologists expect to have a major impact on weather forecasts.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:26:13 GMTThe payment to the UN Green Climate Fund was announced three days before Donald Trump takes office.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:53:17 GMTA technique designed to help parents affected by genetic disorders is used to tackle infertility.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:02:14 GMTVideo footage showing snow leopards and common leopards sharing the same habitat causes alarm.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:46:22 GMTThe incoming Trump administration accepts far more of the research on climate change than many of their political supporters, say British scientists.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:16:35 GMTA giant wave in the atmosphere of Venus may be the biggest of its kind in the Solar System.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:36:57 GMTUS astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17, has died, his family and Nasa announce.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:38:29 GMTThe British Antarctic Survey is pulling all staff out of the space-age Halley base in March because of a big crack in nearby ice.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:07:42 GMTFlames from an exploding battery were put out in less than half a second during tests.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:11:29 GMTThe US SpaceX rocket company resumes operations after a launch pad explosion in September.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:13:13 GMTThe trade in caged birds poses a risk to native species if birds manage to escape, research suggests.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:04:42 GMTBy studying the long lives of killer whale families, researchers say they have solved the evolutionary mystery of the menopause.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:22:26 GMTPrince Charles co-authors a book for adults in the style of the well-known children's series.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:04:56 GMTScientists say they have solved the mystery surrounding a sea creature that lived more than 500 million years ago.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:43:36 GMTPlans for a £1.3bn tidal lagoon off Swansea are backed in a government-commissioned review.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 02:12:27 GMTA warming world is harming insects ability to reproduce, which could have long-term consequences, scientists warn.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:46:46 GMTA male Japanese monkey has been filmed trying to mount and mate with a Sika deer.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:22:12 GMTTargets on CO2 will continue despite a climate change sceptic becoming president, a UK minister says.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 02:10:49 GMTCritically endangered chimpanzees in Ivory Coast craft extra-absorbent drinking sticks, researchers observe.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 01:04:09 GMTScientists believe they have established the identity of a "missing element" in the Earth's core.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:00:34 GMTScientists say mothers hold babies on the left to help in bonding - and this is not unique to humans.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 00:05:27 GMTScientists discover a 'clear signal' of urbanisation in the evolution of organisms around the globe.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:06:12 GMTDonald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, has faced some tough questioning at his confirmation hearing.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:11:05 GMTThe Breakfast team have been monkeying around with one of the stars of new series 'Spy in the Wild'.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:53:37 GMTBad weather in Italy and Spain is significantly increasing the price of vegetables across northern Europe
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:55:18 GMTAerial video shows a huge ice crack which is forcing British Antarctic Survey staff to leave their base.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:50:14 GMTDocumentary maker reflects on the life of astronaut Gene Cernan, following his death.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:40:38 GMTSpaceX successfully launches a rocket, its first mission since an explosion in September.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:42:01 GMTThe moth, which has a wingspan of just over a centimetre, was discovered in California.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:01:22 GMTScientists have found a new species of gibbon living in the tropical forests of south west China.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:55:22 GMTRenewable energy will continue to grow in the US despite the antipathy of the incoming Trump administration.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:30:30 GMTMillions of women have no problem with the pill but some find it shatters their mental health. Here The Debrief's Vicky Spratt describes years of depression, anxiety and panic.
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:41:37 GMTFrom a majestic natural spectacle to a high-octane technological thrill ride, here's our guide to the big science events of 2017.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 04:36:03 GMTA selection of the best science and environment reads this year.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 22:28:27 GMTFrom the first direct evidence for black holes, to a rocky planet circling a neighbouring star, 2016 was packed with amazing science stories.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:51:47 GMTCanadian "guerrilla" archivists will help in scramble to preserve US federal climate data.