BBC News - Science & Environment
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The Tess mission will survey nearly the entire sky and is expected to find thousands of new worlds.
A new study shows that some species may become victims of their own prestige.
Breakthrough explains why some cancers are far more deadly than others.
The international chemical weapons watchdog confirms the UK's analysis of the nerve agent in Salisbury.
Boeing and Rolls-Royce are to invest in the UK company developing a revolutionary propulsion system.
UK and Belgian scientists explore the seabed off Norfolk after prehistoric finds.
Two lakes discovered beneath an Arctic ice sheet may help us to learn about Europa's subsurface ocean.
An Atlantic Ocean circulation system that warms Europe's climate is weaker today than it has been in 1,000 years, say scientists.
The chemical fog used to hide the Tirpitz battleship in WWII stunted the growth of trees.
The subtle warping of the land surface across Britain is fully mapped in detail for the first time.
A project to sequence DNA from ancient remains may solve a puzzle involving people from south-east Britain.
Ancient DNA from human remains has helped construct a new narrative for human history.
Satellites make the most detailed observations yet of the magnetism generated by moving seawater.
When the Barcelona striker nets another wonder goal, the city literally shakes.
Autonomous sea-gliders fitted with hydrophones gather information far from weather stations.
Sea reptiles the size of blue whales swam off the English coast 200 million years ago, fossils show.
Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count, while the rest are microscopic colonists.
A scientific cruise next year will look for Ernest Shackleton's famous lost ship given the opportunity.
An international expedition next year will try to reach the site of a major new iceberg.
Cambridge University researchers find human cancer drugs could halt the extinction of the marsupial.