Oxford to rule on coal investments
16 Mar 2015 1:55:35
The University of Oxford will decide whether to pull out of its investments in coal and oil sands later.
VIDEO: Eagle in record breaking flight
14 Mar 2015 4:31:01
A team of conservationists have highlighted the plight of endangered eagles by filming a record-breaking bird flight from the top of the Burj Khalifeh in Dubai.
VIDEO: Eagle prepares for world record bid
14 Mar 2015 9:41:40
Conservationists are preparing an eagle for a world record attempt in Dubai, to raise awareness of the plight of the endangered bird of prey.
Supersonic car gets its superwheels
14 Mar 2015 1:23:00
The process begins of machining the fastest wheels in automotive history for the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project.
VIDEO: The art of microbes
13 Mar 2015 3:59:32
A UK artist is using the science of microbes to inspire her work.
Global CO2 emissions 'stalled'
13 Mar 2015 4:34:13
The growth in global carbon emissions stalled last year, according to data from the International Energy Agency.
'Long struggle' warning on climate
13 Mar 2015 9:37:32
America’s chief climate negotiator, Todd Stern, says the Paris summit will not solve climate change - just set nations on the right path.
Seed index hope for African farmers
13 Mar 2015 9:21:38
An initiative called the African Seed Access Index is launched to help improve smallholder farmers' access to a wider variety of food crop seeds.
The world is running out of burial space
13 Mar 2015 1:11:12
The world is running out of burial space
The fates of old ocean liners
13 Mar 2015 0:12:26
Whither the world's ocean liners?
VIDEO: Nasa films biggest solar flare of 2015
12 Mar 2015 1:37:02
Nasa cameras have captured images an X-class flare, the strongest category of Sun storm possible, and they are the first of its size in 2015.
'Best evidence' for Ganymede ocean
12 Mar 2015 7:49:59
The Hubble telescope obtains compelling evidence that Ganymede - the largest moon in the Solar System - has an ocean beneath its icy crust.
S Pacific volcano forms new island
12 Mar 2015 4:35:28
A volcanic eruption in Tonga in January leads to the creation of a new island in the Pacific, some 500m across and 250m high.
WoRMS catalogue downsizes ocean life
12 Mar 2015 2:30:50
A mammoth effort to list all known marine life shows many species had duplicate entries in previous databases.
VIDEO: Volcano eruption creates new island
12 Mar 2015 1:57:34
Video footage has been released which show the volcano eruption off Tonga which led to the creation of new Pacific island.
'Giant lobster' ate like a whale
12 Mar 2015 0:55:17
A new fossil discovery shows that a giant ancestor of modern lobsters used spiny 'limbs' on its head to sift food from the ocean.
Should the lynx be reintroduced to Britain?
11 Mar 2015 3:20:40
Is reintroducing the big cat to Britain a good idea?
The Age of Man 'started in 1610'
11 Mar 2015 8:03:23
New dates for the start of the Anthropocene - the geological age of humans - have been proposed by scientists. 31836233
VIDEO: Nasa tests enormous rocket booster
11 Mar 2015 6:38:39
At a site in the Utah desert, in the US, Nasa test-fires the biggest rocket ever made, part of its Space Launch System which is expected to pave the way for manned missions to Mars.
Cornwall takes off on space missions
11 Mar 2015 6:01:24
Cornwall is set to become a training centre for space mission operators with a new course at Goonhilly earth satellite station.
Devon wild beavers cleared to remain
11 Mar 2015 0:40:11
Devon's wild beavers will be allowed to stay on the River Otter after being found clear of a disease.
Chameleons' colour switch revealed
11 Mar 2015 7:51:29
New research shows that rather than using pigments, chameleons change colour by tweaking the arrangement of crystals in their skin cells.
First UK-farmed truffle harvested
10 Mar 2015 1:05:43
The first truffle to have been cultivated on UK soil is harvested from a field in Leicestershire.
Brightman to perform song in space
10 Mar 2015 6:28:30
Sarah Brightman reveals she has been working with former husband Andrew Lloyd Webber on a song she can perform while aboard the International Space Station.
From the South Pole to the beginning of time
10 Mar 2015 8:36:57
BBC Horizon trails one of science's greatest quests