China's 'magic bunny' goes viral
26 Mar 2015 2:39:05
China's endangered Ili Pika goes viral
Dark matter flits through collisions
26 Mar 2015 0:31:03
A long-running study shows dark matter coasts unscathed through galactic collisions, betraying a ghostly lack of interaction with the known Universe.
River health revealed in 'shocking' figures
26 Mar 2015 9:47:24
Just 17% of England's rivers are judged to be in good health, according to "shocking" figures
Getting ready for the mission to hell
26 Mar 2015 2:38:19
Europe and America are building two satellites to study the Sun that will venture closer to the solar inferno than any previous ventures.
Drones bounce back from collisions
26 Mar 2015 1:58:10
Researchers in the US copy bird and bat wings to build a drone that can rebound and recover from mid-air collisions.
VIDEO: The drone wings that bounce back
26 Mar 2015 1:55:17
Researchers in the US copy bird and bat wings to build a drone that can rebound and recover after mid-air collisions.
What are the Designs of the Year?
26 Mar 2015 5:00:51
Some of the weird and wonderful entries vying for Design of the Year
DNA of 'an entire nation' assessed
26 Mar 2015 1:54:24
The genetic code of "an entire nation" has effectively been deduced, say researchers in Iceland.
Water 'could warm a million homes'
25 Mar 2015 6:35:17
A million properties across England could in future be heated by water from rivers, canals and the sea, the government says.
Swimmer has Russian Ross Sea talks
25 Mar 2015 5:39:34
The record-breaking endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh discusses the possibility of an Antarctic Ross Sea marine reserve with the Russians.
Bloodhound car has engine fitting
25 Mar 2015 3:46:23
The Bloodhound Super Sonic Car has a fitting with the Rolls-Royce jet engine it will use to try to break the world land speed record.
House sparrow rule roost in Scotland
25 Mar 2015 1:20:46
House sparrows are the most commonly spotted bird in gardens in Scotland, according to an RSPB survey.
Badger TB vaccine expansion plans
25 Mar 2015 1:20:18
A trial to give Bovine TB vaccines to badgers will expand after it was deemed a success by scientists in Cornwall.
Mars rover detects 'useful nitrogen'
25 Mar 2015 9:37:09
The Curiosity rover makes a detection of nitrogen compounds which provide further evidence that ancient Mars would have been a habitable world.
Hopes grow for climate-proof beans
25 Mar 2015 1:23:11
A breakthrough in the development of temperature-resilient beans could help sustain a vital source of protein for millions of people around the globe.
The myths about food and pregnancy
25 Mar 2015 0:14:47
Pregnant women are often told what to eat and what to avoid but sound advice can get lost in a mix of badly-reported science and old wives' tales.
Why I consumed my own blood
25 Mar 2015 0:11:22
Michael Mosley on why he snacked on his own blood
Where does my personality fit in?
25 Mar 2015 0:11:13
Is your personality suited to the place you live? New research maps the personality of 380 locations in Great Britain.
Short circuit slows LHC restart
24 Mar 2015 8:12:28
The restart of the Large Hadron Collider is proceeding slowly, with one section of the vast machine trailing behind the other seven in its preparations.
Olive tree disease spreads in Italy
24 Mar 2015 4:46:20
Italy must step up efforts to contain a bacterial disease blighting olive trees in the southern province of Lecce, EU officials warn.
Alien plants 'no threat' to UK flora
24 Mar 2015 2:52:13
A study suggests that non-native plant species do not pose a risk to native flora, as widely assumed, because negative impacts are limited to localised areas.
VIDEO: Solar 'could provide 4% of UK electricity'
24 Mar 2015 0:35:20
Solar power could provide up to 4% of the UK's electricity by the end of the decade, the government has said.
Big rise in solar energy use predicted
24 Mar 2015 6:26:12
Solar energy could provide up to 4% of the UK's electricity by the end of the decade, the government forecasts.
'Monster salamanders' in mass grave
24 Mar 2015 1:31:09
Scientists report a new species of giant amphibian after digging up multiple fossils from an ancient, dried-up lake where hundreds of the beasts probably died.
Australia finds 'huge asteroid impact'
24 Mar 2015 0:23:41
Scientists in central Australia discover what they say is a 400km-wide underground asteroid crater - the largest impact area ever found.