BBC News - Science & Environment
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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?
Migrating geese race to warmer Arctic but are too worn out to lay their eggs early when they get there.
What should we call a six-wheeled robot going to the Red Planet to look for signs of life?
A growing taste for al fresco dining is driving record charcoal sales in the UK but is it also fuelling global deforestation and climate change?
Conservationists are crying foul over a high-speed railway being built through Nairobi National Park.
It sounds like the perfect solution, but critics say it failed their test.
The Atlantic system that warms the UK is slowing down but this may cause even more heating.
Engineers at Cammell Laird shipyard add the top six decks to the hull of the UK's new polar ship.
PM commits to laws that will ensure environmental protection improves - but not everyone is convinced.
The fossil of a prehistoric snake that lived alongside the dinosaurs has been found entombed in amber.