Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:24:24 GMTEurope’s Rosetta probe ends its mission to Comet 67P by crash-landing on to the icy object’s surface.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:39:47 GMTA new database suggests a dramatic under-reporting of the live, illegal trade in great apes including orangutans, chimpanzees and gorilllas.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:04:48 GMTCampaigners are demanding better safeguards for the UK's marine mammals after the EU said it would take Britain to court over harbour porpoises.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:48:27 GMTA reptile that lived 200 million years ago is rewriting the rulebooks on how four-legged animals conquered the world.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:39:41 GMTThe European Commission takes the UK to court for failure to allocate safe marine areas for harbour porpoises.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:56:50 GMTA campaign is urging young people to share their thoughts and ideas via social media on the future of the UK's parks and open spaces.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:00:58 GMTCampaigners call for reform as figures reveal taxpayers are paying more than £400,000 a year to subsidise a Saudi billionaire's farm.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:53:45 GMTA little known species driven to the edge of extinction by poaching, has gained extra protection at the Cites meeting in South Africa.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:16:58 GMTEurope's only non-human primate, the Barbary Macaque, has gained the highest level of protection at the Cites meeting in South Africa.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:28:16 GMTProjected climate change is set to happen too quickly for grass species, including major food crops, to adapt to the new conditions, a study suggests.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:45:36 GMTGarden ponds are playing a role in the spread of deadly frog diseases across the UK, a study suggests.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:26:10 GMTScientists have pre-programmed materials to change their shape over time.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:40:54 GMTEntrepreneur Elon Musk outlines his vision for establishing a human colony on Mars for people that can afford a $200,000 ticket price.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:13:22 GMTThe world's first baby has been born using a new "three person" fertility technique, heralding a new era in medicine, say experts.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:05:27 GMTDelegates at the Cites meeting in Johannesburg have defeated an attempt to set up a process to resume sales of ivory.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:45:37 GMTScientists extract fossil proteins - some of biological tissue's building blocks - in a 3.8 million year-old ostrich eggshell.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:13:19 GMTFurther evidence has been obtained to show that Jupiter's icy moon Europa throws jets of water out into space.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:44:32 GMTPrivate company SpaceX has carried out its first test of the Raptor rocket engine designed to send humans to Mars.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:11:12 GMTChina’s Geely auto group has become the main sponsor behind the British Bloodhound supersonic car project, enabling an assault on the land speed record.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:41:56 GMTThe world's largest radio telescope has received its first signals from space and is now entering an intensive testing phase.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:28:28 GMTAs the population grows over the next 20 years half the world will be left malnourished, an independent panel of experts on food and agriculture warns.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 11:55:02 GMTElephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past ten years according to a new study presented at the Cites meeting in South Africa.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:13:57 GMTHorses have joined a select club of animals that can communicate by pointing to symbols, say scientists.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:00:10 GMTFlu carried by migratory birds poses a risk to penguins living in Antarctica, scientists warn.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:06:59 GMTA British man who lived in the Swiss Alps as a goat for three days wins one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:30:18 GMTThe body tasked with managing trade in endangered species will oppose efforts to increase global protection for elephants, saying it could spark a new trade in ivory.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:37:23 GMTThe government is to outline its plans to strengthen collaborative research between the UK and China.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 01:49:01 GMTTropical dry forests are among the most threatened habitats on the planet, yet remain overlooked by scientists and conservationists, warn researchers.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:01:43 GMTScientists solve the bizarre mystery of the fish that hums at night.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:25:55 GMTEvidence for an early exodus of modern humans from Africa may have been detected in living humans.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:25:10 GMTMission control in Darmstadt, Germany, react to confirmation that the Rosetta probe has ended its mission to Comet 67P by crash-landing on to the icy object's surface.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:15:43 GMTProfessor Monica Grady of the Open University gives her reaction to the Rosetta probe crash landing into the comet it has been studying for two years.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:04:29 GMTThe Rosetta probe, which has been beaming back spectacular pictures of a comet, is to end its journey by crash landing.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:14:15 GMTWhere now for British scientists and plans to explore the galaxy?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:36:30 GMTScience editor David Shukman goes on board the plane measuring the jet stream to find out how it affects our weather.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:01:15 GMTBritish conservationist Sacha Dench is on the first leg of an epic 4,500 mile paramotor flight following migrating swans.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:46:22 GMTA "colossal" wasp nest the size of a "barrel" with a 1.4m tunnel attached is found in an attic.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:41:15 GMTSome of the winning images from this year's competition.
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.