BBC News - Science & Environment
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Japan has released new images from the robot rovers it has deployed to the surface of an asteroid.
It connects 17 national parks and runs for 2,800km (1,740 miles) through sparsely populated land.
The profile of Arctic shrubs and grasses is changing as temperatures rise in the far north.
An estimated 100 people have died in floods. Why does it keep happening?
Businesses in India may have found a way to turn plastic rubbish into a golden business opportunity.
Bombs dropped in World War II were so strong they were felt in the Earth's upper atmosphere
Concerns over CO2 emissions as development restarts at hundreds of coal-fired power stations in China.
An expert urges more research to confirm a possible link between fruit, veg, nuts and grains and mood.
Europe's workhorse rocket reaches for a milestone as it battles American competition.
An increasing number of people are choosing the plant-based diet.
A 400-year-old-shipwreck has been found off the coast of Portugal.
Climate change is killing Antarctic's mosses, hardy plants growing at the bottom of the planet for centuries.
There are many myths and misunderstandings about evolution - how much do you know?
India has big solar ambitions, but could recent policy uncertainties cast a shadow on its plans?
Researchers have used gene editing to completely eliminate populations of mosquitoes in the lab.
The rare copperhead was discovered in a garden in Virginia and is unlikely to survive in the wild.
See what life is like as a medical photographer at a city hospital.
A box of archives reveals the story of a pioneering 19th century gardener who blazed a trail for women.
Frank and Veronica Tett have been nursing hedgehogs back to health for the last 30 years.
Erik Solheim is criticised for risking the UN's reputation by extensive use of expensive air travel.