Bloodhound supersonic car project back on track
04 Jul 2016 8:26:15
The Bloodhound supersonic car project is back on track thanks to new sponsorship, and now aims to break the land speed record in October 2017.
Juno mission: Jupiter probe nears critical orbit manoeuvre
04 Jul 2016 4:10:04
The US space agency will try to put a satellite in orbit around Jupiter to sense what lies beneath the giant planet's obscuring clouds.
China fits final piece on world's largest radio telescope
04 Jul 2016 2:25:21
China has fitted the final piece on what is set to be the world's largest radio telescope, the size of 30 football fields and worth $180m (£135m).
'Grown' drones and hypersonic speeds
03 Jul 2016 4:36:56
The BBC's defence correspondent Jonathan Beale finds out more about the development of new military technology, including whether a drone can be chemically "grown".
The lion herding sheep in Russia's Dagestan
02 Jul 2016 9:20:33
This lion's role on a farm in northern Russia will surprise you.
Juno mission: British rocket engine ready for Jupiter task
02 Jul 2016 6:41:41
When the US space agency’s latest probe to Jupiter tries to enter into orbit around the planet on Tuesday, it will be relying on a British rocket engine.
State of play
02 Jul 2016 9:36:12
UK science is one of the biggest winners from Britain's membership of the EU. Now it stands to lose the most from Brexit.
Orangutans return home after Indonesia forest fires
01 Jul 2016 0:28:29
Three orangutans rescued from forest fires in Indonesia are returned to the wild by International Animal Rescue workers.
Late scientist Tom Kibble wins award for particle work
01 Jul 2016 0:06:33
Prof Sir Tom Kibble is posthumously awarded the highest UK honour for physics.
Predicting the internet
30 Jun 2016 3:45:52
Futurologist Alvin Toffler predicted everything from the rise of the Internet to the decline of the nuclear family, but he wasn't always right
'Healing' detected in Antarctic ozone hole
30 Jun 2016 0:23:20
Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal.
Call to assure status of EU scientists in UK post-Brexit
30 Jun 2016 4:51:38
The president of the Royal Society calls on the government to guarantee the residency of EU citizens in the UK.
Climate change: UK backs world-leading climate target
30 Jun 2016 1:55:09
The UK government has set a world-leading climate change target up to the early 2030s.
Rosetta comet probe given termination date
30 Jun 2016 9:24:22
The Rosetta probe will be crash-landed on Comet 67P on Friday 30 September, the European Space Agency has confirmed.
Climate change: UK to set bold emissions target
29 Jun 2016 3:04:06
A world-leading climate change target up to the early 2030s is set to be confirmed by the British government, cutting emissions by 57%.
Paul Nurse: 'Research needs free movement to thrive'
29 Jun 2016 2:55:36
Sir Paul Nurse says UK science will suffer unless any post-Brexit agreement allows the free movement of people.
Amazon fires: Humans make rainforest more flammable
29 Jun 2016 1:04:23
Human disturbances are putting the Amazon rainforest at greater risk of fire, say researchers.
Amazon fires: how we make rainforest more flammable
29 Jun 2016 7:10:58
Human disturbances are making the Amazon rainforest 'more flammable' say researchers.
Cameron urged to ratify climate deal before quitting as PM
29 Jun 2016 2:17:35
Prime Minister David Cameron is being urged to ratify the Paris climate agreement before leaving office.
Automated amphibian teaches us to walk
29 Jun 2016 2:15:16
Scientists in Switzerland have created a robotic salamander that mimics the gait of the ancient amphibian in great detail.
Nasa tests its most powerful booster yet
28 Jun 2016 9:05:16
Nasa has conducted a second round of test on a booster which is designed to send human beings deep into space.
World class science 'will endure' in UK after Brexit
28 Jun 2016 8:29:59
The UK Science Minister, Jo Johnson, says that world class research will "endure" following the Brexit.
Ancient birds' wings preserved in amber
28 Jun 2016 7:26:33
Two wings from birds that lived alongside the dinosaurs have been found preserved in amber.
Helium discovery a 'game-changer'
28 Jun 2016 9:56:14
Scientists say they have found a large helium gas field in Tanzania.
Inside Porton Down
28 Jun 2016 2:08:58
Dr Michael Mosley investigates Britain's most secretive and controversial military research base, Porton Down, on its 100th anniversary.