BBC News - Science & Environment
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The US space agency assigns the first men and women to fly on commercial rockets and capsules.
The first long-term residents of Stonehenge, along with the first stones, arrived about 5,000 years ago.
Scientists have successfully transplanted a bioengineered lung into a pig.
Temperatures hit the 30s and there were no proper drains, bringing flies, disease and panic.
Drones are now delivering pesticides, fertilisers and crop monitoring to farms around the world.
A new study has shown that small height evolved twice in humans on the Indonesian island of Flores.
The man who took a shark from an aquarium in Texas, US said he did it because 'it needed help'.
Faced with a glorious spectrum of colour, songbirds, just like humans, look for the big picture.
This photo time-lapse was taken from the International Space Station of a single orbital sunrise over Earth.
The first long-term residents of Stonehenge came from west Wales, a study suggests.
Researchers uncover a little known source of climate warming gases coming from plastic waste.
Parts of eastern Australia are suffering their worst drought in memory, as these aerial images show.
It's Europe's busiest airport but why is Heathrow also a magnet for hot weather?
The vast majority of lemur species, unique primates found only in Madagascar, are on the brink of extinction, say scientists.
Breakthroughs in satellite imaging are helping scientists in Scotland better understand wildfires in real time.
The Cambridge professor loses his 14-carat gold medal in Brazil minutes after receiving it.
The world's largest island ran over Iceland's volcanic hotspot and has the rocky scar to prove it.
An Australian city has been successfully protected from the mosquito-borne disease, researchers say.
One of the most prestigious prizes in mathematics are awarded at a ceremony in Brazil.
Researchers are feeding genetically modified crops to farmed salmon to see if it boosts their nutritional value.