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Looking at a zebra's stripes may not be a good way to tell different types apart, say scientists.
Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov said he had many questions from people asking if it was possible.
Clever, tool-making crows show scientists the first foundations of technological development.
Some in the car industry claim that modern diesel engines have been unfairly maligned.
Fernando Trujillo works in dangerous areas of the Amazon to save the rare species.
Jeanette Epps would have been the first African-American astronaut on the space station crew.
Researchers at Heriot-Watt University took more than 100 sediment samples from 13 Orkney beaches.
Habitat fragmentation is a bigger threat to Chile's wildcat than human persecution, say conservationists.
Last year was the second or third hottest year on record even without an El Niño boost.
A mass die-off of antelopes in Kazakhstan was triggered by environmental factors, scientists believe.
Scientists capture "incredible" images of instructions contained in DNA being read
Finnish start-up ICEYE releases a "first light" picture from its novel radar satellite.
A monkey from Ethiopia with a distinctive "handlebar moustache" has been identified as a distinct species.
Effective Space says it will launch "space drones" to prolong the life of telecommunications satellites in orbit.
Three-fifths of new cars must be electric by 2030 to meet climate change targets, ministers are told.
A partnership between Imperial College London and a major French agency will keep access to European research funding.
Wild dolphins burn up to 33,000 calories a day, say researchers - equivalent to about 60 salmon portions.
Volcanologists say a "hazardous explosion" could be imminent, as thousands flee the area around Mount Mayon in the Philippines.
The Hubble telescope has scored an unprecedented close-up view of one of the Universe's oldest galaxies.
Donkeys, horses and camels are beaten and forced to carry tourists in extreme heat, a group says.