BBC News - Science & Environment
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Ground monitoring stations in major British cities detect clear reductions in two major pollutants.
Scientists have been amazed at the public's response to help digitise the UK's old rainfall records.
"Social pressure from others" will be key in persuading the UK to stay at home, a study suggests.
Ancient air pollution, trapped in ice, reveals details about life and death in 12th Century Britain.
Scientists have taken a step forward in their ability to decode what a person is saying just by looking at their brainwaves when they speak.
A new batch of these ostentatiously coloured and popular arachnids is described in Australia.
The astrophysicist was trying to create a necklace which would stop people touching their faces.
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt found a visit to Antarctica made him emotional, and ultimately hopeful.
There are many unanswered questions about the new coronavirus, Covid-19.
OneWeb, the high-profile London-based satellite start-up, files for bankruptcy protection in the US.
The incredible history of the UK's heirloom plants and why they're set to make a comeback.
New data confirms the improvement in air quality over Europe - a by-product of the coronavirus crisis.
Scientists find out more about the threats of plastic to thousands of fish, whales and other aquatic life.
Public transport and active travel will be the "natural first choice", the Transport Secretary says.
The newest branch of the US military, established by President Trump, goes into orbit for the first time.
If coronavirus can be transferred on to surfaces, safe food shopping presents challenges.
The green sea turtle is vulnerable to extinction as the climate warms, Australian scientists say.
The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Neanderthals were eating fish, mussels and seals at a site in present-day Portugal, according to a new study.
Pangolins smuggled into China were carrying viruses closely related to the one sweeping the world.