Crocodile snatches woman night swimmer
30 May 2016 4:15:58
A woman is feared dead after a crocodile attack in Australia's Daintree National Park.
Backlash over gorilla killing at US zoo
30 May 2016 5:04:32
The killing of a gorilla at a zoo in the US city of Cincinnati after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure triggers outrage on social media.
VIDEO: Can baking soda save the world?
29 May 2016 3:17:22
US researchers are testing a key ingredient of baking soda as a means of capturing carbon dioxide.
Zoo gorilla shot as boy falls into moat
29 May 2016 6:43:47
Zoo officials shoot dead a gorilla after it grabbed a four-year-old boy who fell into its enclosure in the US city of Cincinnati.
Eve the Jurassic sea monster
29 May 2016 5:41:29
Piecing together the bare bones of a sea reptile that swam at the time of the dinosaurs.
Alma telescope peers into space
28 May 2016 3:38:39
Alma telescope peers into space from Chile
VIDEO: Onboard camera captures rocket landing
28 May 2016 9:53:37
An onboard camera has captured the successful landing of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, returning from space after launching an Asian communications satellite.
VIDEO: Ice blocks make fridges less 'stupid'
27 May 2016 0:22:53
Roger Harrabin visits a factory in Wales that is using ice to make fridges more economical.
Geologists re-visit giant Zion landslide
27 May 2016 2:17:58
US scientists produce their most precise date yet for the colossal landslide that shaped the big red canyon running through what is now Zion National Park.
DNA 'tape recorder' to trace cell history
27 May 2016 1:11:25
Researchers invent a DNA "tape recorder" that can trace the family history of every cell in a body.
Australia removed from UN climate report
27 May 2016 8:00:58
All references to climate change's impact on World Heritage sites in Australia are removed from a UN report after a government request.
VIDEO: A haven for endangered water voles
27 May 2016 6:54:34
The water vole has become Britain's most endangered mammal, but a project in Worcestershire is trying to reverse the decline.
Flexi-space room expansion suspended
26 May 2016 2:56:05
A halt is called to the deployment of a new, expandable "room" on the International Space Station when it fails to open up as expected.
VIDEO: Did Neanderthals create stone rings?
26 May 2016 0:53:26
Stone rings thought to be created by Neanderthals have been found in France
VIDEO: New room inflated on side of ISS
26 May 2016 0:36:09
A new room is being inflated on the side of the International Space Station.
Navy investigates 'lost submarine find'
26 May 2016 9:23:53
The Royal Navy is investigating claims the wreckage of a British submarine lost during World War Two has been discovered off the coast of Sardinia.
Solar Impulse lands in Pennsylvania
26 May 2016 8:11:42
The sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has landed in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, after a near-17-hour flight.
Exxon takes 'small step' on climate
25 May 2016 0:58:41
Shareholders at Exxon Mobil AGM reject most proposals but voted in favour of a resolution that could see a climate activist elected to the board in the future.
Neanderthal stone rings discovered
25 May 2016 7:59:48
Researchers investigating a cave in France have identified mysterious stone rings that were probably built by Neanderthals.
Contract to construct giant telescope
25 May 2016 7:08:40
The contract is signed that will lead to the construction of one of this century's key astronomical facilities - the European Extremely Large Telescope.
'Polar bear hybrid' shot in Canada
25 May 2016 6:07:06
A possible grizzly-polar bear hybrid has been shot by a hunter in northern Canada.
Dinosaur crater drill project 'success'
25 May 2016 4:43:29
Success is declared by the team that has been drilling into the Chicxulub Crater, the deep scar made in the Earth's surface by the asteroid that hastened the end of the dinosaurs.
Crayfish and worms may die out together
25 May 2016 0:22:13
A study finds that bizarre, tentacled worms which live attached to crayfish are at risk of extinction - because the crayfish themselves are endangered.
VIDEO: Storm-chasers film Kansas tornados
25 May 2016 0:09:41
A news crew has been filming tornados outside Dodge City in Kansas. At least two people were injured in severe storms.
Solar Impulse aims for Pennsylvania
25 May 2016 8:16:03
The Sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has taken off from Dayton, Ohio, on a 750km flight to Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania.