Social media users target Cincinnati Zoo on the anniversary of Harambe's killing.
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:35 pm
The US president says he will announce this week if he will pull out of the Paris agreement.
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:47 am
Researchers say their study identifies "cognitive factors" that might lie behind brutal acts.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 6:27 pm
The Royal Geographical Society is releasing films of its scientific explorations from the early 20th Century.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 12:16 pm
Doctors in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for burns by using fish skin.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 4:08 am
Scientists say the Solar System's biggest planet is showing itself to be far more complex than anyone thought.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:09 pm
The first ever launch from New Zealand is a step towards making it cheaper to get cargo into space.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 8:41 am
Antibiotics and vitamins helped the injured loggerhead sea turtle back to health in Marathon, in the Florida Keys.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 5:33 pm
The crashed European spacecraft Schiaparelli was ill-prepared for its attempt at landing on the surface of Mars, a report suggests.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 4:55 pm
Flamingos expend less energy standing on one leg than in a two-legged stance, scientists confirm.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 1:28 am
As a warming climate threatens traditional food supplies in the Arctic, one rural Alaskan village is flying in hundreds of reindeer by cargo plane. James Cook went to find out why.
Posted: May 23, 2017, 1:16 am
A man abandoned as a baby 61 years ago traced his family using a DNA detective. But what do they do?
Posted: May 23, 2017, 1:14 am
Viable mouse sperm stored in space gives hope for sperm banks on the Moon, a Japanese team says.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 8:23 pm
Nepalese mountain guides have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently than lowlanders.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 7:32 pm
A waste disposal firm claims that plastic drinking straws are "the ultimate in human wastefulness".
Posted: May 22, 2017, 2:11 pm
One is up a river estuary, the other is awaiting removal from a beach.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 12:17 pm
Experts warn against getting too close to wild animals after a sea lion pulls a young girl under water.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 10:58 am
The nest in the Cairngorms in which three osprey chicks had hatched now appears to have been abandoned.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 10:23 am
Make science and research a priority in Brexit talks, says Russell Group.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 1:47 am
Contraception wasn’t just socially groundbreaking - it also changed the professional landscape.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 11:17 pm
The world's highest mountain poses new hazards after the collapse of a key rocky outcrop.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 4:33 pm
Look but don't touch as it tumbles down the Pulama Pali slope in Hawaii.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 3:03 pm
Measures are announced after water enters a frozen facility guarding the world's key crop seeds.
Posted: May 20, 2017, 3:20 pm
Locals say sheep on Agios Efstratios are starving as so much plant life is being devoured by swarms.
Posted: May 19, 2017, 2:51 pm
The packaging for Pringles and Lucozade Sport are among the most difficult to recycle, a trade body says.
Posted: May 19, 2017, 11:29 am
Shutting down wind farms when birds pass over is one of the methods being tested to save migrating species.
Posted: May 19, 2017, 10:25 am
The vast reserves of methane hydrates under the bottom of the sea could be key to future energy needs.
Posted: May 19, 2017, 9:27 am
Nasa is seeking the best ideas for experiments to fly on a mission that will land on Jupiter's moon Europa.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 2:58 pm
Almost 2,000 plants new to science have been identified in the past year, but many are at risk.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 1:50 am
"One boy said: I'm going to kiss it in the mouth," the snake's owner said.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 9:50 pm
What are the options for tackling antibiotic resistance?
Posted: May 17, 2017, 12:17 pm
Scientists suggest smaller plants are better at absorbing air pollution around tall buildings.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 11:06 pm
Scientists have decoded the genome of a snail involved in the spread of a deadly parasitic disease.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 5:18 pm
A leaked letter throws doubt on the legal basis for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 10:58 am
The uninhabited Pacific island is littered with 37.7 million pieces of plastic debris, scientists say.
Posted: May 16, 2017, 7:54 am
How different Earth's history might have been if the space rock had struck a different location.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 11:10 am
Tens of thousands of people marvel over shots of brightly lit Belgium taken from space.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 3:39 pm
Land Speed Record holder Andy Green describes how the Bloodhound supersonic car will drive in a straight line.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 1:00 pm
The minefields laid in the Falkland Islands 35 years ago have been a blessing for penguins, which are not big enough to trigger explosions. But now the time has come for their home to be demined.
Posted: May 6, 2017, 11:36 pm
Super-sharp images from a US satellite are keeping track of remote bird-breeding sites.
Posted: May 4, 2017, 4:05 am
Pioneering work that extracts information from audio of gunshots could help solve criminal cases.
Posted: May 3, 2017, 11:48 pm