BBC News - Science & Environment
Updated: 1 hour 35 min ago
A fireball - believed to be a meteor - has lit up the sky near Perth in Western Australia.
Scientists find that goats are drawn to humans with happy facial expressions.
UK ministers set aside £92m to study the feasibility of a sovereign satellite-navigation system.
Cases are slashed thanks to a new system that predicts where outbreaks will occur.
Why are millions of people watching videos of men in woods demonstrating "primitive technology"?
The UK's own satellite navigation system project is to get a £92m boost, an official tells the BBC.
A new technique is helping turn dogs at one Kenyan port into super-sniffers.
Dinosaurs may have their DNA to thank for why they stuck around so long on Earth.
One of the world’s most endangered birds has lost its sense of direction. So a team of humans are flying aircraft over 1,000km with a flock of birds behind them.
Scientists have found evidence that confirms turtles once lived without shells.
Yes, Antarctica has (and needs) a fire department. Megan Branson spent three seasons there as a fire-fighter/paramedic.
Why are music festivals increasingly becoming a venue for science as well as bands?
The Royal Statistical Society wants people to send in their favourite stat of 2018 for a competition.
Meteorologists are hopeful Aeolus will have a big impact on the quality of medium-range weather forecasts.
Scientists have found new evidence confirming that turtles once lived without shells.
Genetic detective work gives a rare insight into the liaisons of early humans living 50,000 years ago.
Plastic waste collected at the Volvo Ocean Race is recycled and used to make items such as plastic benches.
A UK-assembled satellite goes into orbit later to make the first truly global maps of wind behaviour.
Pangolins should be considered top priority for conservation in China, say scientists studying their decline.
If this happens, India will become the fourth country to launch humans into space.