BBC News - Science & Environment
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A global effort to digitally record millions of fossils is set to transform the study of evolution.
Governments are taking too long to tackle climate change and here's why.
A major climate conference in Poland has failed to adopt a key report after a dispute over a form of words.
Two instruments on the recently landed InSight probe capture the noise made by the planet's wind.
It will be the first attempt to land robotic craft to the side of the Moon which never faces Earth.
The firm behind the 1,000 mph supersonic vehicle failed to find an injection of £25m to keep going.
The administration plans to open protected lands for drilling and lift curbs on carbon emissions.
The rocket had a hydraulic problem on its way back to Earth.
Rising global temperatures have massively boosted the chances of summer heatwaves in the UK, says a study.
Scientists identify fossilised blubber from an ancient marine reptile that lived 180 million years ago.
CO2 emissions hit an all time high, rising nearly 3% in 2018 thanks to coal and a booming global market for cars.
A UK-based team arrives in Greece for the grand final of a contest to find innovative solutions for seafloor mapping.
Scientists say there is hope that some ash trees can survive in the future, despite ash dieback.
"Iconic" animals such as tigers are being replaced by "cosmopolitan" species found everywhere - researchers.
The highly threatened subspecies has been brought back to a reserve in Niger after a 50-year absence.
A spectacular sight lights up the sky as Venus and the moon rise together
The 1954 letter about religion is expected to fetch up to $1.5 million at auction in New York.
A launch is delayed due to mouldy food bars, meaning the worms could be a day too old for research.
It was discovered off the Essex coast after an unusually low tide exposed it for about half an hour.
A shark that uses its tail to stun prey and a ray half the length of a bus are on the list of 50 species.