BBC News - Science & Environment
Updated: 1 hour 42 min ago
A new unit at a Serbian coal-fired power station focuses concerns on China's role in global warming.
New research disputes a theory that early humans helped wipe out many large mammals that once roamed Africa.
The ritual burial could be linked to a huge previously undiscovered Iron Age settlement.
The gases that are driving up temperatures reached a new high in 2017 with no sign of a reversal in the trend.
Solar activity is now believed to have caused explosions during the Vietnam War. Our reliance on technology means the next event could have far more serious effects.
The Prince of Wales is set to address a summit on dealing with waste.
The American space agency says its InSight Mars lander is on a near-perfect Thanksgiving trajectory.
The television presenter is to urge greater action in a major speech at UN climate talks next month.
Sir David Attenborough will join the UN in taking a message from people around the world to the December climate change talks in Poland.
The millipede is "new to science" and has only ever been found in three places - all in south Wales.
Caroline Herschel discovered eight comets - one was named after her - but her work is less known about than her brother William's.
Scientists in Finland and the UK have built a computer model that visualises groundwater levels in real time.
At least 50 people in the US and Canada have been infected, health officials say.
The official was criticised for risking the UN's reputation by extensive use of expensive travel.
The dead sperm whale, which washed ashore in Indonesia, had ingested nearly 6kg of plastic waste.
The entrepreneur would not reveal why he had renamed the craft, which has still not yet been built.
There is debate around how much Albert Einstein's first wife, Mileva, contributed to his discoveries.
America's next robot rover will be sent to a 50km-wide depression that once had water running through it.
Scientists discover how the marsupials are the only known species producing cube-shaped faeces.
Cutting emissions from heavy industry would generate savings and boost economic growth, commission argues.