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After digitising old weather data from atop Ben Nevis, citizen scientists tackle a much bigger project.
A bacterium made with "unnatural" DNA assembles proteins - a key characteristic of a functioning organism.
Archaeologists believe they may have uncovered the first evidence of Julius Caesar's invasion of Britain.
Prehistoric women's manual work was tougher than rowing in today's elite boat crews, say scientists.
A wildlife trust has asked people to get in touch if they spot the creatures.
Hunting animals with the biggest horns, tusks or manes could lead to extinction, according to a study.
Archaeologists say evidence indicates Caesar's invasion in 54BC began in Kent.
The astrophysicist says at the time students weren't awarded Nobel Prizes.
Confusion over food labels is prompting people to throw away usable produce, waste agency claims.
Coral is growing on the Great Barrier Reef after first being grown in tanks, say researchers.
Astronaut Randy Bresnik shares footage of a maintenance mission outside the International Space Station.
The latest trio has been introduced to Knapdale Forest in Argyll, Scotland.
One of the world's earliest urban civilisations thrived in the absence of a big Himalayan river, a new study finds.
A British spacecraft is trying to clean up what we send up but never bring down.
A spacecraft that will test the best methods to clean up space debris is nearing completion.
Developing brain circuits shape how adolescents approach their goals, say US psychologists.
The Meteor satellite was found not to be on its planned orbit, hours after launch from a new base.
The red kite is still at risk from poisoning despite the success of conservation schemes, say scientists.
A structure that allows sound information to be processed extremely fast has been identified in bats' brains.
Targets for reducing illegal levels of NO2 pollution from vehicles will be achieved more quickly than the government expects, a study says.