BBC News - Science & Environment
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Social media users target Cincinnati Zoo on the anniversary of Harambe's killing.
The US president said he would announce this week if he would pull out of the Paris agreement.
Researchers say their study identifies "cognitive factors" that might lie behind brutal acts.
The Royal Geographical Society is releasing films of its scientific explorations from the early 20th Century.
Doctors in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for burns by using fish skin.
Scientists say the Solar System's biggest planet is showing itself to be far more complex than anyone thought.
The first launch ever from New Zealand is a step towards sending small satellites into orbit for cheap.
Antibiotics and vitamins helped the injured loggerhead sea turtle back to health in Marathon, in the Florida Keys.
The crashed European spacecraft Schiaparelli was ill-prepared for its attempt at landing on the surface of Mars, a report suggests.
Flamingos expend less energy standing on one leg than in a two-legged stance, scientists confirm.
As a warming climate threatens traditional food supplies in the Arctic, one rural Alaskan village is flying in hundreds of reindeer by cargo plane. James Cook went to find out why.
A man abandoned as a baby 61 years ago traced his family using a DNA detective. But what do they do?
Viable mouse sperm stored in space gives hope for sperm banks on the Moon, a Japanese team says.
Nepalese mountain guides have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently lowlanders.
A waste disposal firm claims that plastic drinking straws are "the ultimate in human wastefulness".
One is up a river estuary, the other is awaiting removal from a beach.
Experts are warning against feeding and getting too close to wild animals after a wild sea lion pulled a young girl underwater. The girl wasn't hurt in the incident.
The nest in the Cairngorms in which three osprey chicks had hatched now appears to have been abandoned.
Make science and research a priority in Brexit talks, says Russell Group.
Contraception wasn’t just socially groundbreaking - it also changed the professional landscape.