BBC News - Science & Environment
Updated: 1 hour 26 min ago
Three-fifths of new cars must be electric by 2030 to meet climate change targets, ministers are told.
A partnership between Imperial College London and a major French agency will keep access to European research funding.
Wild dolphins burn up to 33,000 calories a day, say researchers - equivalent to about 60 salmon portions.
Volcanologists say a "hazardous explosion" could be imminent, as thousands flee the area around Mount Mayon in the Philippines.
The Hubble telescope has scored an unprecedented close-up view of one of the Universe's oldest galaxies.
Donkeys, horses and camels are beaten and forced to carry tourists in extreme heat, a group says.
The unusual sight of a wallaby bounding across the Sydney Harbour Bridge has surprised early-morning motorists.
Insects are often portrayed as a sustainable superfood - and many are delicious.
Human body lice, rather than rat fleas, spread plague during the Black Death, a study simulating the outbreak suggests.
Fuel from the Sanchi has spread over more than 100 sq km and could badly damage marine life.
Watch surgeons as they remove a 19.5kg tumour from a woman's body.
Scientists solve Darwin's "abominable mystery": How flowers rapidly evolved and spread across the globe.
Can a series of scorching summers be blamed on climate change, and what do they tell us?
The first panda ever born in France has gone on display to the public.
Minnie Winnie was created by science after her owner won a competition.
The UK has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe, at less than 10%.
They weigh about 1kg and their eyes are six times more powerful than humans.
Astronomy enthusiasts help to confirm the existence of a five-planet system orbiting a far-off star.
A British satellite launches to acquire full-colour, high-definition video of Earth's surface.
A massive black hole is seen to eject streams of high energy particles after binging on hot gas.