BBC News - Science & Environment
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Astrophysics star launches a scheme to help female and black students to become researchers.
Wasting water should be as taboo as blowing smoke in a baby's face, says Environment Agency boss.
Researchers have grown animal cells on blades of grass - could a slaughter-free bacon supply be feasible?
Tourists hoping to photograph a bloom of wild poppies briefly shut down a California canyon.
What exotic processes occur on the world known as 16 Psyche? A Nasa mission will soon find out.
Old weather data reveals how the UK's highest mountain can experience periods of near-zero humidity.
The whale that washed up in the Philippines had ingested 16 rice sacks and "multiple" shopping bags.
OneWeb secures new funding enabling it to speed up plans for a global high-speed broadband network.
The fireball is the second most powerful in 30 years and the biggest since one over Chelyabinsk in 2013.
Thousands of people still live on the Indian island, which has shrunk in size to just 4.5 sq km.
Important tests lie ahead for the engine concept that could take a plane from London to Sydney in about four hours.
Thousands of children protest in cities across Asia and Europe against climate change.
Bath is the latest council to declare one, as students protest about the planet.
We want to hear which questions you want answered on climate change.
An ancient mass migration transformed the genetic make-up of people in Iberia, a new DNA study reveals.
Young people around the world spoke to the BBC about how they are directly affected by climate change.
It is Nick Hague and Alexey Ovchinin's first flight since their rocket malfunctioned last year.
Tonnes of "hazardous materials" have spilled into the Atlantic after a container ship sank.
Researchers are blending mobile phones to find out what rare and precious metals are in them.
Europe's newest satellite at Mars has spied the landing site of the American-led InSight probe.