BBC News - Science & Environment
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Starlings take to the skies to create a spectacular aerial ballet before settling on roost.
Burning wood and coal in people's homes will come under scrutiny as part of a government drive to improve air pollution.
As more media outlets use automated algorithms to write news stories, are journalists doomed?
Reading human DNA used to take laboratories, a pile of cash and a long time.
A new species of dinosaur unearthed in the Egyptian desert sheds light on Africa's Age of the Dinosaurs.
A fifth of more than 6,000 catalogued invasive animals and plants worldwide are causing harm.
Plastic is one of the biggest risks to the future of coral reefs after ocean warming, say scientists.
Europe's normally highly dependable rocket, the Ariane 5, has had an anomaly during its latest launch.
After two bears are injured in California wildfires, a creative solution to get them back on their feet.
Researchers identify the remains of the earliest known modern humans to have left Africa.
Researchers have taken two years to identify a lady who lived 230 years ago.
Volunteer data on the country's 18 resident bat species suggests a positive outlook for the animals.
A Swiss woman who died in 1787 after contracting syphilis is identified as an ancestor of the politician.
The seismic region has seen lots of activity in recent weeks, but is there anything to worry about?
Thousands of water stations are being installed to tackle plastic use - with users able to find them via an app.
People in high-risk tsunami areas could be helped by an alarm system devised by Cardiff scientists.
Two monkeys named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua have become the first primates to be cloned.
Scientists work out how prey can escape much faster predators when hunting in the African savannah.
Shark conservationists see donations rise after claims the US president hates the animals.
US firm SpaceX conducts a key test ahead of the debut flight of its new rocket - the Falcon Heavy.