Hedgehog lovers are worried that a rat trap, licensed by the government in England, could harm their spiky friends.
A high-tech solution being tested in Iceland gets rid of waste carbon dioxide by pumping it 1,000m underground.
One third of the world's protected lands are being degraded by human activities, says a new study.
The endangered whale shark has been hiding in plain sight off Madagascar, say scientists.
Critics say it will be as easy to get the go-ahead to do a test drill as it is for a home conservatory.
But projectile boulders are not the only hazard facing islanders near the erupting Mount Kilauea.
Britain is being taken to the European Court of Justice over persistent breaches of pollution limits.
The very first stars to shine in the Universe left a tell-tale trace in a far-distant galaxy.
Three insecticides blamed for bee colony collapses will be restricted to greenhouses.
Some progress has been made in encouraging girls to study A-level physics, but not enough, says report.
Researchers discover an unexplained rise in a compound that is highly destructive to the ozone layer.
London's Science Museum unveils a replica of the probe Europe will send to the inner-most planet.
Campaigners force a referendum on the future use of synthetic pesticides in Switzerland.
More than 27,000 people applied for 1,000 public places at the scientist's Westminster Abbey service.
Testing of the 1,000mph car is pushed back ahead of next year's attempt on the land speed record.
More than 1,600 IT specialists and engineers offered jobs in the UK were denied visas between last December and March, BBC News has learned.
Dinosaurs may have used a unique nesting strategy to prevent their eggs from being crushed.
Two parliamentary committees say ill-thought out policies have driven down clean energy investment.
After last years first test runs, the Bloodhound supersonic car is being rebuilt ready to go faster still.
Forests are increasing around the world because of rising incomes and national wellbeing say researchers.