Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:10:14 GMTThe gouge in the ground likely made by Europe's Schiaparelli probe as it hit the surface of Mars on Wednesday has been imaged by an American satellite.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:22:06 GMTHundreds of snow leopards are being poached in retaliation for livestock losses every year across the high mountain ranges of Asia, says a new report.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:32:59 GMTUN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon tells the world's mayors they face making 'tough decisions' to ensure future generations live in a safe and sustainable urban world.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:49:42 GMTSome of the giants of the dinosaur family may have arisen in South America and crossed over Antarctica to Australia about 100 million years ago, new fossil evidence suggests.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:22:57 GMTEurope's Schiaparelli lander did not behave as expected as it headed down to the surface of Mars on Wednesday, data shows.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:40:30 GMTScores of spectacular and rare undersea species have been found on expeditions to some of the deepest trenches in the Pacific Ocean.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:04:33 GMTVoles appear to have been roasted for food by Neolithic people living on Orkney 5,000 years ago, archaeological evidence shows.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:59:22 GMTCave art from the Ice Age has helped solve the origins of Europe's largest land mammal - the modern European bison.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:30:11 GMTThe eggs of a mosquito capable of transmitting tropical diseases, including the Zika virus, are found for the first time in the UK.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:10:34 GMTA photo of an orangutan climbing high into a tree to reach some figs takes the top honour in the 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:01:07 GMTTwo Chinese astronauts have docked with the Tiangong 2 space lab, where they will live for the next 30 days conducting experiments.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:08:06 GMTThe global farming sector has a big role to play in the effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to future climate change, the UN says.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:15:05 GMTThe UK’s favourite new yellow submarine, Boaty McBoatface, will likely take on the grand challenge of trying to cross the entire Arctic Ocean under the ice.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:09:35 GMTPeru's environmental agency is investigating the deaths of some 10,000 frogs whose bodies have been found in a tributary of the Titicaca lake.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:54:27 GMTConstruction of the UK's new £200m polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, formally begins at the Cammell Laird yard on Merseyside.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:41:53 GMTSubsidies to reduce the risk of blackouts must focus on innovative schemes for energy storage and cutting demand rather than "dirty diesel", MPs urge.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 11:41:44 GMTCountries meeting in Rwanda have agreed a "monumental" deal to phase out gases used in fridges that are worsening global warming.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:14:55 GMTUnusual cave art as much as 14,500 years old is found in northern Spain - and pronounced the "most spectacular" in the Iberian peninsula.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:24:16 GMTA UK-wide citizen science project that has attracted almost one million participants is awarded a further £1.2m of lottery funding.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 01:07:56 GMTA comet impact 55 million years ago may have helped mammals dominate the Earth.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:15:07 GMTMonitoring wild birds on their long migrations may provide early warning of bird flu outbreaks, say scientists.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:06:09 GMTBanning the cooling gases currently used in refrigeration and air conditioning could save half a degree of global warming if a deal can be agreed in Rwanda.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:01:28 GMTScientists have reconstructed the "voicebox" of an extinct bird that lived at the time of the dinosaurs - and they say it honked or quacked like a duck.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:27:37 GMTCanadian scientists use drones to capture rare whale footage in the Arctic.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:10:38 GMTScientists in Italy have discovered how our brains can be tricked into feeling disembodied from our own limbs.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:16:44 GMTBBC science reporter Victoria Gill explains what the European mission to Mars is hoping to find out.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 02:53:14 GMTA pair of astronauts have entered China's Tiangong 2 space station as they begin the country's longest manned space mission.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:28:25 GMTThe construction of the UK's £200m polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough has formally begun at the Cammell Laird Shipyard in Birkenhead.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:09:22 GMTHorse chestnut trees are being attacked by a combination of pests and diseases which could cause the conker to vanish
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:20:46 GMTMilk from Tasmanian devils could offer up a useful weapon against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to Australian researchers.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 07:18:17 GMT"Extremely rare" fossils from a swordfish-like predator which lived 100 million years ago have been discovered on Australia's "Dinosaur Trail".
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 21:22:06 GMTScientists begin examining rocks drilled from the crater dug out of Earth's crust by the asteroid impact that killed off the dinosaurs.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:56:15 GMTLand Speed Record holder Andy Green reflects on the partnership the Bloodhound supersonic car project has forged with Chinese auto group Geely.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:14:46 GMTA group of Vienna-based scientists is working on plans to create a pacifist nation state, called Asgardia, in space.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:38:02 GMTTom Feilden explains why maths and computing may now hold the key to a career in medicine and biology
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 23:23:29 GMTTen years ago an earthquake detected in North Korea turned out to be the country's first ever nuclear test. Seismologist Mika McKinnon explains how scientists tell the difference.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 19:01:01 GMTWhat are the potential uses for molecular machines, which have won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 23:52:26 GMTAstronomer Annie Maunder achieved many firsts in her lifetime, but her story has slipped from history.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:26:02 GMTMonday's successful launch of eight satellites into space proves India's commercial space programme is booming, writes Yogita Limaye.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:36:38 GMTAs the Cites conference on endangered species meets in Johannesburg, Matt McGrath travelled to Zambia to hear the voices of people with first-hand experience of conflicts between humans and wildlife.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 23:38:11 GMTPresident Barack Obama has created the first underwater national monument off the US east coast, protecting a vast ecosystem of canyons and extinct volcanoes. It is home to thousands of rare species, but is also a source of controversy.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:53:37 GMTFifteen stunning images from the Royal Photographic Society's International Images for Science competition
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 01:04:47 GMTInsights into the data behind the football industry, both real and simulated, from the brains behind Football Manager.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 06:58:17 GMTTS Sudhir explains why violence has broken out in India's technology hub Bangalore over a long-running dispute about water.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:15:02 GMTWritten in the sediments of north-west England's lakes is a record of extreme flood events - information that can inform future flood preparedness.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 00:06:13 GMTGround-breaking work on synthetic organ transplants made Paolo Macchiarini one of the most famous doctors in the world. Now his reputation lies in tatters.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:15:41 GMTSpecially designed tags that act as 'daily diaries' are revealing previously unknown animal behaviours.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 23:49:09 GMTLion hunting in South Africa is a big business, but some groups seem are shooting "canned meat" - animals bred in captivity just to be hunted, the BBC's Alastair Leithead reports.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 23:26:13 GMTGrace Livingstone talks to members of Mapuche indigenous communities living near a fracking site in Argentina about their concerns for their health and their environment.