BBC News - Science & Environment
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The US space agency is all set to launch one of the boldest missions in its history.
After one wolf killed 26 sheep Dutch farmers worry about installing costly electric fencing.
Researchers have found that the algae living in coral reefs may have evolved 160 million years ago.
Primate brain study reveals a "wiring" key to our ability to talk.
Cheap, flexible solar panels could become a reality as organics achieve the same power efficiency as silicon.
A mother whale is still carrying her baby's body more than two weeks after it died.
Scientists show innate ability is not the explanation for men navigating better than women.
A pair have been spotted breeding at the Bedfordshire site for the first time in 45 years.
A woman passionate about insects and photography shares images of some of Scotland's colourful bug life.
Nasa's Parker Solar Probe will get closer to our star than any other in history.
Researchers say that contacting people "out of your league", can be a successful online dating strategy.
Newly discovered trick used by viruses makes them more dangerous.
Two animals died and 14 people were injured after hailstones reported to be the size of baseballs hit a zoo in Colorado.
The last month has seen deadly wildfires, monsoon rains and droughts hit several countries.
After walking past bags of rubbish in Oxford, artist Simon Mandarino decided to illustrate the issue in a rather more visual way.
Researchers warn that even limited climate warming could trigger conditions not seen in a million years.
When the Bloodhound supersonic car attempts to break the land speed record, managing heat around the vehicle is going to be important.
Developing economies around the world are investing in hydropower.
The majority of plastic containers used for yogurts, ice cream, ready meals and fruit end up in landfill.
They will be aboard the first US flights to the International Space Station since the shuttle programme ended.