Seabird death toll 'at least 600'
24 Feb 2014 8:16:22
More than 600 dead seabirds have now been found on Jersey's beaches, wildlife experts confirm.
'Biggest meteorite impact' hits Moon
24 Feb 2014 3:55:53
Astronomers have observed a record-breaking meteorite impact on the surface of the Moon.
Crystal is 'oldest scrap of crust'
24 Feb 2014 2:36:13
A tiny 4.4-billion-year-old crystal from the Jack Hills region of Western Australia is confirmed as the oldest fragment of Earth's crust.
VIDEO: Meet the 'text detectives'
24 Feb 2014 1:02:24
Using text message analysis to solve crimes
Rare 'polio-like' disease reports
24 Feb 2014 5:18:32
US doctors are warning of an emerging polio-like disease in California where up to 20 people have been infected.
Does medicine really need lab mice?
24 Feb 2014 4:43:55
Does medicine really need lab mice?
How do we really make decisions?
24 Feb 2014 2:28:48
The battle waged every time you make a decision
Hotel where warfare changed forever
24 Feb 2014 0:05:16
How the tank’s invention was secretly plotted in a Lincoln hotel
Tourism hope for threatened lemurs
21 Feb 2014 4:45:14
The world's most threatened primate could be saved from extinction by eco-tourism according to conservationists.
Tree loss mapped in 'near real time'
21 Feb 2014 2:17:14
A new global monitoring system has been launched that promises "near real time" information on deforestation around the world.
Owls drafted in to fight deadly virus
21 Feb 2014 9:38:54
Chilean officials turn to an unlikely ally - owls - to fight a virus that has already killed 15 people.
Dogs in scanners reveal vocal skills
21 Feb 2014 0:52:26
The canine brain reacts to voices in the same way that the human brain does - especially when they hear emotionally charged sounds, a study suggests.
Fear suppressing neurons found
20 Feb 2014 9:37:08
Scientists find neurons that prevent mice forming fearful memories in an area of the brain called the hippocampus.
Winter wettest ever, says Met Office
20 Feb 2014 7:47:25
The UK has had wettest winter on record - 486.8mm of rain - beating previous 1995 record, Met Office says.
VIDEO: Earthquake hits south west Britain
20 Feb 2014 6:30:29
An earthquake has been felt in areas of south west Britain this afternoon - the British Geological Society has confirmed. No damage has been reported so far
Bristol Channel earthquake recorded
20 Feb 2014 5:32:38
A 4.1 magnitude earthquake is recorded under the Bristol Channel, the British Geological Survey confirms.
Islands 'grow back' after typhoon
20 Feb 2014 2:37:31
Pacific islands 'grow back' after typhoon
Fukushima leaks radioactive water
20 Feb 2014 7:27:46
Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant leaked around 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water from a storage tank on Wednesday, plant operator Tepco says.
Europe picks Plato planet-hunter
20 Feb 2014 3:17:53
A telescope concept to find thousands of planets beyond our Solar System is selected as a mission of the European Space Agency to launch in 2024.
'Keep focus' on Africa malaria fight
20 Feb 2014 1:57:45
Tackling malaria in Africa has had "great successes" but the world must "not take the foot off the gas", Wellcome Trust medical researchers warn.
Washed-up baby turtle 'fortunate'
19 Feb 2014 1:45:21
A baby loggerhead turtle washed ashore during the recent storms is "extremely fortunate" to be alive, experts say.
VIDEO: Rainforest space mystery solved
19 Feb 2014 0:28:57
Experts from Swansea University to fix the problem of satellites producing an optical illusion on the Amazon rainforest.
Bumblebees hit by honeybee diseases
19 Feb 2014 8:14:58
Diseases harboured by honeybees are spilling over into wild bumblebees, a study suggests.
Screens replace windows on fast jet
19 Feb 2014 4:47:52
Large high-definition screens showing a live stream of the outside world will replace windows on a new supersonic jet.
Boost for countryside butterflies
19 Feb 2014 0:45:02
The winged wonders in our countryside