Overgrown mice are killing millions of chicks on the remote Gough Island in the South Atlantic.
Posted: October 21, 2018, 11:45 pm
Newly digitised pictures shine light on the first British reconnaissance trip to Everest, in 1921.
Posted: October 21, 2018, 1:30 pm
A deep-sea swimming sea cucumber has been filmed in the Southern Ocean off East Antarctica for the first time.
Posted: October 21, 2018, 1:26 pm
The Poralia rufescens is swimming off the coast of southern California in the Pacific Ocean.
Posted: October 20, 2018, 6:03 am
Europe and Japan celebrate the successful launch of a quest to visit the closest planet to the Sun.
Posted: October 20, 2018, 1:57 am
The sci-fi plan would use giant mirrors in space to light city streets, but scientists are sceptical.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 11:48 pm
The bones, discovered on the site of an ancient river, are thought to be at least 130,000 years old.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 1:42 pm
The Environment Agency is probing claims exporters are abusing the recycled plastics market.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 12:13 pm
The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 6:29 am
BepiColombo mission could shed light on space weather and history of our planet
Posted: October 19, 2018, 6:16 am
A 150-million-year-old, sharp-toothed fossil is believed to be the world's oldest piranha-like specimen.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 3:08 am
Twin brothers have been showing off the biggest pumpkin ever to have been grown indoors in the UK.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 11:01 pm
Oregon zoo posted images taken during routine health checks.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 9:21 pm
The solar-powered cooker that uses an alternative to charcoal.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 1:12 am
Ian Kiernan's iconic anti-litter campaign, begun in Australia in the 1980s, became a global success.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 12:48 am
A study of ancient dog DNA shows man's best friend has been at our side for at least 9,000 years.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 11:53 pm
Two snub-nosed monkeys sitting on a stone is the top shot at Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 9:52 pm
President Donald Trump goes on the attack after the Cherokee nation dismisses Elizabeth Warren's claim.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 5:41 pm
Mount Vesuvius erupted on 24 August, 79 AD - or at least, that's what historians thought until now.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 1:25 pm
Meet the baby reptile that is shedding new light on the giants that lived at the time of T. rex.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 1:10 am
The physical effects of being in space offer a unique insight into how our bodies work on Earth.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 11:43 pm
Ships are the lifeblood of global trade, but their fuel is highly polluting. What's the answer?
Posted: October 15, 2018, 11:08 pm
There's a looming crisis over the world's appetite for meat. This chicken nugget may be the answer.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 10:53 pm
It is first time fracking has occurred in the UK since it was linked to earthquakes in 2011.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 5:34 pm
The US president says he accepts the climate is changing but does not want to "lose millions of jobs".
Posted: October 15, 2018, 9:48 am
The UK-led supersonic car project goes into administration. There are just weeks to save the venture.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 9:29 am
Ministers are responding to scientists' climate challenge. But are they doing enough so far?
Posted: October 14, 2018, 11:00 pm
Climate scientists say we must eat less meat but the UK government will not sell that message.
Posted: October 14, 2018, 3:18 pm
Who was Miss Harrisson? We now know the story of the gardening pioneer denied a scholarship in 1898.
Posted: October 14, 2018, 8:18 am
A team is preparing for the trip to the "most remote construction site in the world".
Posted: October 13, 2018, 1:25 am
Descendants of the 15th Century residents are now fighting to have it recognised as their homeland.
Posted: October 12, 2018, 11:38 pm
Scientists say that more than 100 thousand varieties of rice have been safeguarded for the future.
Posted: October 11, 2018, 11:38 pm
Cars, planes, heating, fracking and food will come under scrutiny as the UK bids to keep climate change to 1.5C.
Posted: October 11, 2018, 11:37 pm
Eating more plant-based foods, ending waste and improving farming are vital for the future, say scientists
Posted: October 10, 2018, 11:39 pm
Targeting profits linked to the illegal wildlife trade could help protect threatened species
Posted: October 10, 2018, 12:05 am
How do scientists in the Antarctic minimise the waste generated by their research stations?
Posted: October 9, 2018, 11:00 pm
The most important messages from the landmark report on global warming.
Posted: October 8, 2018, 10:41 am
The government says it has a clear plan, but many in the nuclear sector are concerned for the future.
Posted: October 5, 2018, 1:24 am
Water shortages mean the laundry industry is adopting various technologies to reduce consumption.
Posted: October 4, 2018, 11:12 pm
Four pioneering women who changed the face of physics from the 1800s to the present day.
Posted: October 3, 2018, 3:10 pm
IPCC scientist says there are some positive signs about our ability to keep the global temperature rise to 1.5C
Posted: October 3, 2018, 7:13 am
Researchers are trying to establish why Friday's quake generated such big waves.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 3:11 pm
Chemical pollution threatens the long-term viability of the most exposed orca groups.
Posted: September 27, 2018, 6:00 pm
It connects 17 national parks and runs for 2,800km (1,740 miles) through sparsely populated land.
Posted: September 27, 2018, 8:47 am
The profile of Arctic shrubs and grasses is changing as temperatures rise in the far north.
Posted: September 26, 2018, 11:40 pm
An estimated 100 people have died in floods. Why does it keep happening?
Posted: September 26, 2018, 11:26 pm
China's Beidou is being used in everything from ploughing to precision missiles, but can it go global?
Posted: September 20, 2018, 9:56 pm
Hundreds of hydropower projects threaten to harm Bosnia's rivers, protesters say.
Posted: September 10, 2018, 9:11 pm
It's come close to cancellation several times, but could the successor to the Hubble telescope make the greatest ever discovery?
Posted: September 7, 2018, 9:42 pm
The nation is united behind drought-hit farmers, but some query the merits of "special treatment".
Posted: September 4, 2018, 3:34 pm
Marine biologist Melissa Marquez shares a dive on the Great Barrier Reef, and tips for swimming with sharks.
Posted: September 4, 2018, 2:17 pm
Yes, Antarctica has (and needs) a fire department. Megan Branson spent three seasons there as a fire-fighter/paramedic.
Posted: August 24, 2018, 5:45 pm
A reef near a polluted port raises hopes for the conservation of other endangered coral.
Posted: August 19, 2018, 11:12 pm
Living on Mars time, landing nightmares and sometimes spreadsheets... a day in the life of a Nasa engineer.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 6:41 pm
An offshore dairy farm aims to help Rotterdam produce its own food more sustainably.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 11:20 pm
When the Bloodhound supersonic car attempts to break the land speed record, managing heat around the vehicle is going to be important.
Posted: August 6, 2018, 12:25 pm
Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.
Posted: March 14, 2018, 1:06 pm
The physicist, who battled motor neurone disease for most of his life, has died at the age of 76.
Posted: March 14, 2018, 11:24 am