BBC News - Science & Environment
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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.
Memories are transferred from one snail to another in a laboratory.
London warns Brussels that it is prepared to block Galileo technologies from leaving the UK.
It is claimed the UK's roadside wild flowers are suffering because of pollution and poor management.
It is unrealistic to think Ebola will ever be eradicated, but it is now easier to prevent a crisis.
The giant green sea turtle is thought to be oldest of its kind in captivity in the UK.
Researchers identify 15 new species of sneaky bees hidden in museum collections and in an ancient thesis.
Anyone born in the next 20 years is eligible to apply for a seat at the Westminster Abbey service.
The space agency says it will be the first test of a heavier-than-air aircraft on another planet.
The California rocket company SpaceX conducts what is arguably its most important launch to date.