The deadly trade around exotic fish
03 Aug 2016 2:22:34
Emily Voigt devoted three years of her life and visited fifteen countries in search of the rare Asian arowana.
Two rare snow leopards born at Twycross Zoo
03 Aug 2016 0:30:05
Two Amur snow leopards - believed to be the world's rarest big cat - are born at Twycross Zoo.
Research head urges UK to seize Brexit opportunity
02 Aug 2016 1:52:44
The man who has taken charge of UK research funding says Brexit presents scientists with an opportunity.
02 Aug 2016 2:12:06
The World Music Festival, Womad, hosted a science pavilion this year, but are such initiatives successful?
'Lack of water' killed last woolly mammoths
02 Aug 2016 1:39:08
One of the last known populations of woolly mammoths became extinct because of a lack of drinking water, a study concludes.
Slow-motion replays can distort criminal responsibility
02 Aug 2016 1:27:37
Slow-motion replays of crimes in courtrooms may be distorting the outcomes of trials, according to US research.
'Hacking nerves can control disease'
01 Aug 2016 4:09:26
Controlling human nerve cells with electricity could treat a range of disease including type-2 diabetes, a new company says.
Dartmoor lynx returned to zoo after weeks on run
01 Aug 2016 3:51:39
A lynx that escaped from Dartmoor Zoo is back in his pen after more than three weeks on the run.
'Amazing' waterspout off Suffolk coast
01 Aug 2016 0:46:06
A whirling column of air and water mist provides a stunning sight off the Suffolk coast.
Banking Britain's brains: The story of a scientific resource
01 Aug 2016 0:34:08
Researchers and donors tell the story of how your brain tissue can help with medical research.
Dissecting brains for medical research
01 Aug 2016 0:26:14
Dr Laura Palmer shows us what happens inside a brain bank and and explains why such donations are vital.
Pokemon Go 'transformed teenager's life'
01 Aug 2016 7:48:23
A mobile phone game that has caught the attention of the world also appears to have caused a breakthrough with autism sufferers, as the Victoria Derbyshire programme finds out.
MH370 was flown into water, says Canadian air crash expert
01 Aug 2016 5:18:14
One of the world's leading air crash investigators tells Australian TV he believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately flown into the sea.
Gibraltar caves reveal Neanderthals' secrets
31 Jul 2016 7:29:26
The cave systems at the base of the rock of Gibraltar have just received UNESCO world heritage status, in recognition of the rich insights they bring to the study of Neanderthals.
Lettuce towers and office block farms - is this the future?
30 Jul 2016 8:19:56
Towers of lettuce and pak choi, or a three-storey farm in an office building - could this be the future of farming?
New Yorkers flock to foul flower
30 Jul 2016 1:13:39
A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.
Drop in little terns numbers concerns RSPB
29 Jul 2016 3:19:22
The RSPB is concerned after the number of little terns nesting in the UK's biggest colony dropped by almost half.
Plastic bag use plummets in England
29 Jul 2016 3:11:34
Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p levy on them was introduced, government data suggests.
29 Jul 2016 9:51:15
Andy Green looks at the logistics involved in getting the Bloodhound supersonic car to South Africa next year so that it can begin its assault on the world land speed record.
Lava pictures from 'smiling' Hawaiian Kilauea volcano eruption
29 Jul 2016 1:21:48
The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has erupted, however the volcano appears to be "smiling"
Australia plans new co-ordinates to fix sat-nav gap
29 Jul 2016 9:17:18
Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).
Civic pride 'can help sustain urban biodiversity'
29 Jul 2016 7:44:50
The establishment of community gardens in inner city areas can boost social and ecological wellbeing, suggest researchers.
Large Abelisaurus Dinosaur dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia
29 Jul 2016 7:12:07
One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur
Have you ever seen one of these?
29 Jul 2016 0:10:01
It's a rare albino squirrel, living in a garden in Sussex.
Debate needed on 1.5C temperature target
29 Jul 2016 0:06:48
Scientists are calling for a "thoughtful debate" about the wisdom of global attempts to limit temperature rises under 1.5C.