BBC News - Science & Environment
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Curiosity has reached a part of the Red Planet with geology named after places across Scotland.
A discrepancy in measurements of the Universe's expansion rate has now become "pretty serious".
The newly found bat is said to be three times the size of an average bat today.
Local residents take part in a day-long experiment to cut traffic and improve air quality.
Newly discovered fossils in Germany shed light on the emergence of butterflies and moths.
Theresa May will launch a 25-year plan to improve the environment but green groups say it has no legal force.
Astronomers have explained enigmatic radio waves that were once considered a potential message from aliens.
Governor Rick Scott successfully fights off President Trump's plans, with more opposition expected.
A Nasa telescope inside a jumbo jet yields new insights into how stars are born from collapsing gas and dust.
Corner shops could be told to charge shoppers for single-use carrier bags under new government plans.
Norishige Kanai says he has actually grown 2cm in space in three weeks, blaming a measuring mistake.
A marine biologist says a humpback whale saved her from a shark during a recent research expedition
The reptiles employ a clever trick when the water they live in freezes over
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Green sea turtles' gender is temperature dependent and warmer seas are turning too many of them female, a study has found.
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A final batch order is raised for the Ariane 5 - the workhorse European rocket of the last 20 years.
Tourists are flocking to see the giant water lilies, which locals had thought were extinct.
Norishige Kanai says he is worried he will not be able fit in his Soyuz seat for the return to Earth.
Almost a decade in the making, it sets out how seas should be used and protected in the next 20 years.