Judges has to choose between 3,800 entries from all over the world.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 12:59 pm
Some flies see six times faster than us, catching prey in mid-air in less than a second.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 7:14 am
Alexander Blanco's conservation work is helping to save the world's most powerful eagle.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 11:21 pm
The near-6,000 sq km block of ice known as A-68 looks finally to be on the move.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 4:04 pm
It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:45 pm
A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:44 pm
The call of storm petrels are recorded for the first time on islands where rats came ashore from shipwrecks.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:17 pm
Why firms are spending millions to beat each other into orbit
Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:04 pm
The fast-growing US solar industry is at odds with itself - and the decision may be left to Trump.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:52 pm
Sir David Attenborough spoke to the BBC about Zoo Quest, the environment and the planet's future.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:12 pm
DNA from ancient remains is used to reconstruct thousands of years of population history in Africa.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 4:08 pm
The idea of plant-eating dinosaurs having a strict vegetarian diet is called into question.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 3:12 pm
The small satellite industry is the fastest growing part of the space sector "and they all require launch" says Rocket Lab boss Peter Beck.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:30 am
Evolutionary biologist Matthew Cobb unpicks a lecture that, sixty years ago, set the course for the genetic revolution.
Posted: September 21, 2017, 9:59 am
The people of the Guna Yala archipelago, off the Panama coast, may be among the first island communities to leave their homes and move onshore.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 11:27 pm
In this photo essay, photographer Clayton Conn shares his experience of the Mexico City earthquake.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 11:19 pm
The UK and US reach an agreement that aims to allow freer movement of research equipment and scientists.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 7:58 pm
Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 5:01 pm
Barn owls keep their acute sense of hearing into old age, scientists have discovered.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 7:18 am
Rivalries in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago led to competition between communities, according to new research.
Posted: September 19, 2017, 11:11 pm
The ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C is still within reach, a study indicates.
Posted: September 19, 2017, 10:55 am
The biggest and the smallest of the world's fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are most at risk of dying out.
Posted: September 18, 2017, 11:53 pm
Rhino horn is being processed into bangles, beads and bracelets, a charity's investigation reveals.
Posted: September 18, 2017, 2:48 am
Reports say the US will no longer withdraw from the Paris deal or will change its approach.
Posted: September 17, 2017, 7:14 am
How tiny creatures with small brains outwit us so easily.
Posted: September 16, 2017, 11:39 pm
The US-led Cassini space probe reaches a spectacular climax, burning up in Saturn's atmosphere.
Posted: September 15, 2017, 11:57 am
The conservation status of the elusive snow leopard is downgraded from "endangered" to "vulnerable".
Posted: September 14, 2017, 2:50 pm
Science is laying bare the secrets of orchids, one of the biggest families of flowering plant.
Posted: September 13, 2017, 6:38 pm
Queen's University scientists design a flexible long-life battery that could be used in pacemakers.
Posted: September 13, 2017, 1:04 pm
Berries are appearing early this year - and promise to last much longer than usual, according to experts.
Posted: September 13, 2017, 12:57 pm
The RNLI closed Perranporth beach to swimmers because of large numbers of jellyfish-like creatures.
Posted: September 12, 2017, 4:24 pm
Researchers and LGBT groups clash over facial recognition tech that supposedly spots gay people.
Posted: September 11, 2017, 1:17 pm
A vaccination programme to stop the spread of bovine tuberculosis is also restarting.
Posted: September 11, 2017, 12:35 pm
Why, in the mission to improve the health of man's best friend, scientists say greedy Labradors are at the head of the pack.
Posted: September 9, 2017, 11:54 pm
Scientists warn of potential hazards from modern structures with large expanses of glass or mirrors.
Posted: September 8, 2017, 12:25 am
Would British forensic science benefit from having its own outdoor laboratory to study human decomposition?
Posted: September 7, 2017, 12:51 am
In September 1991, eight scientists sealed themselves inside a giant greenhouse for two years. Linda Leigh was one of them.
Posted: September 5, 2017, 11:44 pm
The reasons why the fourth-largest city in the US has become its flood capital.
Posted: August 31, 2017, 12:02 pm
The arguments nearly a century ago over the use of leaded petrol.
Posted: August 27, 2017, 11:16 pm