Drone films white southern right whale calf off Australia
05 Sep 2016 9:21:48
Researchers have captured images of an extremely rare white southern right whale calf off swimming with its mother off the coast of Western Australia.
Skye's Storr Lochs Monster fossil unveiled in Edinburgh
05 Sep 2016 9:18:20
The fossilised skeleton of a 170 million-year-old Jurassic predator discovered on the Isle of Skye is unveiled in Edinburgh.
Pressure grows on UK to sign Paris climate change deal
05 Sep 2016 2:51:10
Pressure is growing on the UK government to ratify the Paris climate change deal immediately.
Mary Rose shipwreck skulls go online in 3D
05 Sep 2016 1:28:27
For the first time, skulls and other artefacts from the 1545 wreck of the Mary Rose warship are being exhibited online, as part of a project testing the limits of digital archaeology.
04 Sep 2016 3:26:13
Grace Livingstone talks to members of Mapuche indigenous communities living near a fracking site in Argentina about their concerns for their health and their environment.
Giant pandas rebound off endangered list
04 Sep 2016 0:50:04
Decades of conservation efforts by China lead to a rise in the number of giant pandas, as they are taken off the endangered species list.
Zika pesticide kills millions of bees in South Carolina
04 Sep 2016 1:14:49
Millions of honeybees have been killed in South Carolina after pesticide was sprayed to kill off mosquitoes that could be harbouring the Zika virus.
Panda twins born at Zoo Atlanta to Lun Lun - again
04 Sep 2016 9:05:47
Lun Lun, a 19-year-old giant panda, has given birth to twins - she also had twins in 2013.
China ratifies Paris climate agreement
03 Sep 2016 2:12:31
China's top legislative body ratifies Paris global climate agreement, ahead of expected joint announcement with US.
Plastic microbeads expected to be banned by end of 2017
03 Sep 2016 1:03:01
Microbeads used in bathroom products are expected to be banned by the government by the end of next year.
New images of Jupiter
02 Sep 2016 1:49:45
NASA has released spectacular images of Jupiter that have never been seen before.
Juno probe returns close-up Jupiter pictures
02 Sep 2016 6:06:17
The US space agency releases pictures and other data from the Juno probe, which has just made its first close approach to Jupiter since going into orbit in July.
Why do lithium batteries explode?
02 Sep 2016 4:21:04
Samsung has halted sales of the Galaxy Note 7 because of battery fire reports.
Ticks found on 'one third' of dogs, researchers say
02 Sep 2016 1:27:05
Scientists working on the largest study of ticks in dogs have found that almost one third of dogs checked at random across the UK were found to be carrying a tick.
'Ring of fire': Moon passes before Sun
01 Sep 2016 0:47:03
Thousands of people have watched the Moon pass in front of the Sun, to make a so-called "ring of fire".
The Crick, one of Europe's biggest biomedical labs opens
01 Sep 2016 9:28:49
Europe's biggest biomedical laboratory, the Francis Crick Institute, has opened in London.
Moment SpaceX Falcon rocket exploded at Cape Canaveral
01 Sep 2016 9:23:24
SpaceX was fuelling the unmanned Falcon 9 rocket for a test engine firing when the blast happened.
Dog vaccine offers hope in China’s fight against rabies
01 Sep 2016 8:28:37
Scientists in China find that a dog vaccine can also protect large livestock against rabies infection.
Eclipse in Africa: 'Ring of Fire' eclipse wows stargazers
01 Sep 2016 5:32:16
An annular eclipse delivered a memorable spectacle across several African countries, as the moon's movement creates a "ring of fire" in the sky.
SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch
01 Sep 2016 4:48:32
A rocket operated by the aerospace company SpaceX explodes on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral where it was being test-fired ahead of a launch.
Rare stick insects breed at Bristol Zoo
01 Sep 2016 3:01:47
One of the world's rarest stick insects successfully breeds at Bristol Zoo - the first time the species has done so outside Australia.
What would Trump's wall mean for wildlife?
01 Sep 2016 0:13:35
Free movement between the US and Mexico - the hottest of topics in the 2016 US presidential campaign - is not just a human issue.
Alzheimer's drug study gives 'tantalising' results
31 Aug 2016 7:01:19
A drug that destroys the characteristic protein plaques that build up in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's is showing "tantalising" promise, scientists say.
Wavy Greenland rock features 'are oldest fossils'
31 Aug 2016 7:00:04
Some of the world’s earliest life forms may have been captured in squiggles found in ancient rocks from Greenland.
'Oldest' pink cockatoo dies at 83
31 Aug 2016 5:56:24
A pink cockatoo, thought to be the oldest bird of its kind in captivity, has died at a US zoo.