US envoy says climate deal is bigger than any one head of state
15 Nov 2016 1:55:01
The Paris climate agreement will survive a Trump presidency, says the US climate change envoy.
Dippy dinosaur's national tour stops announced
15 Nov 2016 0:32:09
The UK's most famous dinosaur skeleton will start its national tour on England's Jurassic Coast.
2016 'very likely' to be world's warmest year
14 Nov 2016 1:06:56
With data from just the first nine months, scientists are 90% certain that 2016 will break the record for warmest year on record.
Antarctic quest to find 'oldest ice'
14 Nov 2016 0:01:23
European scientists set out for Antarctica this week in a bid to find deeply buried ice that contains an ancient record of Earth's climate.
Global carbon growth stalls as US coal continues to slump
14 Nov 2016 2:37:42
Declining US coal consumption played a significant role in keeping down global emissions of carbon dioxide, says a report.
Skywatchers prepare for 'supermoon'
13 Nov 2016 3:21:53
Skywatchers are preparing for the 'supermoon' as the moon makes its closest approach since 1948.
Scientists step into dance world at The Royal Ballet
13 Nov 2016 4:24:08
The Royal Ballet and the School of Sport, Health and Applied Science (SHAS) at St Mary’s University, Twickenham have joined forces to deliver sports science support to dancers.
UK red squirrels carry 'a form of leprosy' - scientists
11 Nov 2016 0:28:10
British red squirrels are infected with strains of the bacterium that causes leprosy, according to a study.
Open data aims to boost food security prospects
11 Nov 2016 9:51:14
Rothamsted Research, a leading agricultural research institute, is attempting to make data from long-term experiments available to all scientists.
Beagle 2 'was so close to Mars success'
11 Nov 2016 2:02:01
The British Beagle 2 spacecraft may have worked for several months on Mars, new analysis suggests.
From snorting smallpox scabs to...
10 Nov 2016 6:36:21
Jake Yapp condenses the history of everything we ever thought we knew about vaccination into four minutes.
What Trump win means for US science
10 Nov 2016 6:22:48
President-elect Donald Trump did not express many views about science and innovation on the campaign trail. But there are some clues to his positions on key issues.
The dinosaur almost blown to oblivion
10 Nov 2016 4:55:27
Palaeontologist Stephen Brusatte explains the significance of the newly discovered dinosaur fossil that was almost destroyed by dynamite.
Unknown dinosaur almost blown to oblivion
10 Nov 2016 4:54:30
A newly discovered species of dinosaur is identified from an extraordinarily complete fossil almost destroyed by dynamite.
How to see biggest supermoon in almost 70 years
10 Nov 2016 0:55:05
A supermoon is due on 14 November and meaning the moon will be the biggest and brightest since 1948 - but what is a supermoon?
Dog's dinner: DNA clue to how dogs became our friends
10 Nov 2016 2:25:56
Dogs have been dining on human food scraps since the early days of their domestication, a scientific study suggests.
'Brain wi-fi' reverses leg paralysis in primate first
10 Nov 2016 2:22:59
An implant that beams instructions out of the brain is used to restore movement in paralysed primates.
Chemical clue to why seabirds eat plastic
10 Nov 2016 1:18:36
Plastic pollution in the sea gives off a smell that attracts foraging birds, scientists find.
Golden eagle numbers close to 'historic' levels
10 Nov 2016 0:24:19
There are now more than 500 pairs of golden eagles in Scotland, a survey of the birds finds.
Electric car charge point use doubles
10 Nov 2016 0:12:05
The use of electric car charging points across Scotland has more than doubled in the last year.
Climate change: Nations will push ahead with plans despite Trump
09 Nov 2016 7:19:52
Countries say they are prepared to move ahead on climate change without the US if Donald Trump pulls out of the Paris agreement.
Florida polls split on GM mosquitoes
09 Nov 2016 2:33:52
Voters across one Florida county have signalled their approval for releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in a bid to fight Zika.
Full Ariane 6 rocket funding is released by Esa
09 Nov 2016 2:00:39
A final sum of €1.7bn (£1.5bn) is released to Airbus Safran Launchers to enable it to develop Europe's new Ariane 6 rocket.
Florida vote on GM mosquito release
08 Nov 2016 0:41:01
Residents in Florida are being asked to vote on a trial of genetically modified mosquitoes on US Election Day.
Rise in atmospheric CO2 slowed by green vegetation
08 Nov 2016 7:30:09
The growth in CO2 in the atmosphere has been slowed by the increased ability of plants to soak up the gas.