BBC News - Science & Environment
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Firefighters are tackling remaining "hot spots" near the abandoned nuclear plant, officials say.
With only two northern white rhinos left in the world - both female - extinction seems a certainty.
A deadly pathogen affecting Europe's olive trees could cost over 20 billion euros.
The blazes, burning for several days, also threaten the storage depot for the most dangerous waste.
A three-ply chord fragment made from bark was spotted on a stone tool recovered at a cave in France.
Enhanced images reveal life aboard Nasa's stricken Apollo 13 spacecraft in unprecedented detail.
The US president signed an order this week stating Americans had rights to use resources in space.
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "insects".
After working on Frozen and Big Hero 6, Sarah Airriess left Hollywood to create a graphic about early Antarctic explorers
Fears are growing that gorillas, orangutans and others apes could contract the virus.
Many cities have ambitious plans to boost tree numbers, but development hinders their aims.
Traditional fanfare is abandoned as a team head for the International Space Station.
The joint European-Japanese mission is set to swing by Earth on its long journey to the "iron planet".
Five Easter-egg sized decorated ostrich eggs in the British Museum are the subject of a new study.
A plant charity is predicting a boost for wild flowers because some councils have stopped mowing.
Humans have grown crops in areas of the Amazon since the end of the last ice age, a study says.
Researchers at two leading universities take different approaches to creating cough-analysing tools.
Mauro Ferrari says he lost faith in the system, but EU science officials say he was asked to leave.
New evidence has emerged of a link between our impact on nature and pandemics sweeping the world.
Some flowers have remarkable powers of resilience after injuries including being walked on by humans.