Scientists are warning about the consequences of vast swathes of ground thawing in Siberia.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 11:14 pm
A visual guide to the wildfires ravaging California, Oregon and other western states.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 11:06 pm
A professor has won £2.3m for applying complex maths to simple situations - like stirring tea.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 11:05 pm
Pollutants still blight all of England's rivers, lakes and streams, the Environment Agency says.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 10:07 pm
A team of scientists say this explains why those stung feel intense pain lasting for days or even weeks.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 10:06 pm
The 2020 Ig Nobel prizes honour crocodilian vocalisations, narcissistic eyebrows and vibrating worms.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 10:02 pm
Using sound waves from underwater earthquakes, researchers can more accurately measure sea temperatures.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 6:14 pm
Scientists say wildfires in Siberia, Russia, have been releasing record amounts of greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 11:43 am
Renewable energy study looks into the secrets of the rocks on which the city's east end stands.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 11:51 pm
Scientists calculate how many tiny fibres our polyester and nylon garments lose in the wash.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 6:00 pm
Although marketed as a green option, the cars cause more polluting than is claimed, campaigners say.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 9:48 am
Conservation experts urge the prime minister to take a lead on reversing the decline in nature.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 2:35 am
Grants will promote ideas to detect, characterise and track the millions of objects moving overhead.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 11:33 pm
The ancient bear, unearthed by reindeer herders, has been hailed as a find of "great importance".
Posted: September 15, 2020, 3:04 pm
Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 1:15 pm
A full-size, crewless research ship is to make one of the world's first autonomous transatlantic voyages.
Posted: September 14, 2020, 11:03 pm
Telescope observations spy a gas high in the atmosphere of Venus that on Earth is made by microbes.
Posted: September 14, 2020, 3:06 pm
The technology giant has also pledged to be using only carbon-free energy by 2030.
Posted: September 14, 2020, 10:37 am
A big chunk of ice breaks away from the Arctic's largest remaining ice shelf - 79N, or Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden.
Posted: September 14, 2020, 1:29 am
How do physics and space travel inspire musicians? Award-winning producer Paul Epworth finds out.
Posted: September 12, 2020, 11:35 pm
Conservation group WWF says global wildlife populations have shrunk by two-thirds since 1970.
Posted: September 10, 2020, 1:18 am
Very little is known about the Chinese vehicle that has been compared to the US's X-37 space plane.
Posted: September 9, 2020, 11:03 am