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Neanderthals produced weapons that could kill from 20m away, a new study claims.
Kalamsat-V2 weighs just 1.26kg (2.6lb) and was made by students belonging to a space education firm.
Sightings from fishing boats suggest the mysterious angel shark is present in Welsh waters.
The Met Office says that the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere in 2019 will rise at near record pace.
We've had vegan burgers and sausage rolls, could animal-free clothing be our next obsession?
Evidence is increasingly forcing us to re-visit our assumptions about the Neanderthals.
Researchers say it is the first time a large-scale explosive volcanic event has been confirmed in Scotland.
The British Antarctic Survey puts instruments 2km under the surface of the Rutford Ice Stream.
Climate change re-draws map of the Arctic Ocean
The Barents Sea is shifting from an Arctic climate to an Atlantic climate, and is now said to be at tipping point as its waters heat up.
The Amazon boss puts up his New Shepard space vehicle from Texas for a series of Nasa experiments.
New science funding initiatives are accused of pandering to political imperatives.
Researchers involved in monitoring fracking in the UK say the limits on seismic activity are "too conservative".
Prince William interviews Sir David Attenborough at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The naturalist tells Prince William people must look after the natural world, or it will be wrecked.
Greenland went through an "unprecedented" period of ice loss in the last two decades.
Automated software is now scouring social media posts looking for evidence of ape trafficking.
The famous replica skeleton, usually displayed at London's Natural History Museum, goes on show in Glasgow.
A warming climate shifts the distribution of the krill species eaten by whales and other predators.
The shark's teeth resemble alien spaceships from the game, Galaga, according to US scientists.