BBC News - Science & Environment
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The world's largest colony, in the Indian Ocean, has shrunk 90% over 30 years, research suggests.
Prof Tim Cockerill of the University of South Wales explains where you can find snakes in the summer.
There's some chemistry to the pleasant smell of rain after a long, dry spell.
The Europe-wide heatwave is an unambiguous signal of climate change, say researchers.
During this total eclipse, Earth's natural satellite will turn a striking shade of red or ruddy brown.
Friday night's lunar eclipse will last longer than any in the 21st Century.
Researchers have found that only 13% of the world's oceans remain mostly undisturbed by humans.
The black hole at the centre of our galaxy has helped astronomers confirm a key prediction of Albert Einstein's ideas.
The current hot conditions could become the new normal for British summers within 30 years, MPs say.
Want to know why you've had weeks of sleepless nights? The BBC's Science editor looks at the cause of our numerous heatwaves.
Victoria Gill takes a looks at four key moments in the search for life on the red planet.
Researchers believe they have found the first existing body of liquid water on the Red Planet.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that altering living things using the relatively new technique of genome editing counts as genetic engineering.
Scientists have uncovered a new dinosaur in China... and it's older than expected.
Rare coral has been found in a deep sea research mission off the west coast of Ireland.
German engineering students set a record as their pod hits 457km/h in a hyperloop tunnel test.
There is no guarantee that the products you recycle are actually recycled, the UK watchdog warns.
This was the scene on a beach in the Dominican Republic after a storm.
How the giant Lovell radio telescope at Jodrell Bank is transformed into a 3,200 tonne art installation.
The Trump administration wants to weaken the landmark protection law. What species are under threat?