What’s it like being a cat?
02 Oct 2014 6:32:00
How do domestic cats really see the world?
Ship identified in Franklin search
02 Oct 2014 5:11:13
A shipwreck recently found in north Canada is identified as HMS Erebus - lost in Sir John Franklin's famous Victorian-era Northwest Passage voyage.
Texas checks 100 for Ebola exposure
02 Oct 2014 4:43:38
As many as 100 people in Texas are being checked for exposure to Ebola after a man was diagnosed in Dallas with the disease, health officials say.
Sharks can be 'social or solitary'
02 Oct 2014 3:17:59
A UK study finds that the most feared predators in the sea have individual personalities, which determine how readily they socialise.
Farmers to protest milk price cuts
01 Oct 2014 8:45:15
Following the announcement of fresh price cuts, dairy farmers say they will take direct action within the next four days.
Moon's hidden valley system revealed
01 Oct 2014 8:44:28
Scientists identify a huge rectangular feature on the Moon that is probably the buried remains of an ancient rift valley system.
VIDEO: Zookeeper rears leopard in bathroom
01 Oct 2014 8:20:39
A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.
Record haul-out for Pacific walrus
01 Oct 2014 7:04:36
Tens of thousands of Pacific walrus have been photographed moving ashore in northwest Alaska.
Sites vie for European Mars landing
01 Oct 2014 6:42:47
The European Space Agency produces a list of four possible locations on Mars where it could send a rover in 2018.
VIDEO: Japan volcano : Death toll reaches 48
01 Oct 2014 3:08:17
12 more bodies have been recovered by rescue workers from from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's volcanic eruption.
Chimp culture captured on camera
01 Oct 2014 9:13:11
Researchers capture the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.
US and India sign space agreement
01 Oct 2014 7:09:56
The space agencies of India and the US sign an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth.
Panama opens biodiversity museum
30 Sep 2014 1:34:43
Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.
Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans
30 Sep 2014 9:42:24
Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.
VIDEO: Chimp culture captured on camera
30 Sep 2014 7:06:08
Researchers have captured the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.
VIDEO: Bomb-makers tracked via sewers
30 Sep 2014 7:18:50
New technology allows security services to analyse the contents of the sewers to discover where people are making home-made bombs.
Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs
29 Sep 2014 3:10:43
Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs
World wildlife populations 'plummet'
29 Sep 2014 1:29:43
The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, with wildlife populations halving in just 40 years, a report says.
EU review of eco-laws raises concern
29 Sep 2014 9:51:12
New EU team to review Europe's green policies
VIDEO: CERN at 60 in 60 seconds
29 Sep 2014 9:16:03
The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) is celebrating its 60th birthday. Here is a quick look at its life so far - in 60 seconds.
VIDEO: Work to lift flood-prone road begins
29 Sep 2014 8:24:42
Work is beginning to raise part of one of the main roads in the Somerset levels to protect it from future flooding.
VIDEO: Japan volcano rescue effort resumes
29 Sep 2014 6:21:35
Rescue teams in Japan have resumed their search for survivors of a volcanic eruption on Saturday.
VIDEO: Pony meat plan proves controversial
29 Sep 2014 5:33:25
A charity has developed a range of meat products made from the iconic Dartmoor Pony, in what it says is a bid to save the species.
Is your brain male or female?
29 Sep 2014 1:02:33
Are male and female brains that different?
An electronic revolution in the doctor's bag
28 Sep 2014 0:32:00
How new medical tools change our relationship with doctors