BBC News - Science & Environment
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The InSight probe is due to launch this weekend to investigate the interior of the Red Planet.
Scientists at Imperial College London have spent more than 25 years developing the device.
Methane emissions from lakes could almost double as warming boosts plants that feed gas production.
Extreme weather appears to be disrupting the lifecycle of bats, raising concern over their long-term future.
Norwegian scientists have developed a treatment that can turn arid desert sand into farmland soil.
A collective of scientists recommends that human ancestors be respected as individuals.
Vets who treated the seal, which had a deep neck wound, had "never seen anything as severe".
Kew Gardens' largest glasshouse - the Temperate House - reopens after an ambitious five-year restoration.
The Temperate House at Kew Gardens, which was built in 1863, is home to some of the world's rarest plants.
Scientists piece together the skull of an ancient bird, which had a primitive beak lined with teeth.
In his last paper, the Cambridge physicist tackles multiple universes and a cosmic paradox.
London scientist Tom Pike is looking forward to InSight, Nasa's new mission to the Red Planet.
Sounds from the Great Barrier Reef have got quieter over the past five years.
Old divisions between rich and poor are again threatening to limit progress in UN climate negotiations.
Take time to smell the roses, the saying goes, as a study shows they may smell even sweeter in future.
Kim and Amanda are dedicated to educating women about plastic-free reusable period products.
British and American scientists will assess the stability of one of Antarctica's biggest ice streams.
How solar power is giving the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster a new beginning.
The female bird of prey was given a traditional Native American farewell in Canada.
Hairs on the caterpillars can cause fevers and eye and throat irritations, officials say.