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This was the scene on a beach in the Dominican Republic after a storm.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 7:51 am
How the giant Lovell radio telescope at Jodrell Bank is transformed into a 3,200 tonne art installation.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 11:18 pm
The Trump administration wants to weaken the landmark protection law. What species are under threat?
Posted: July 20, 2018, 8:18 pm
Migrating geese race to warmer Arctic but are too worn out to lay their eggs early when they get there.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 2:37 pm
Genetic material proves that the animal killed off the coast of Iceland was not a blue whale but a rare hybrid.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 11:19 am
What should we call a six-wheeled robot going to the Red Planet to look for signs of life?
Posted: July 20, 2018, 9:07 am
A growing taste for al fresco dining is driving record charcoal sales in the UK but is it also fuelling global deforestation and climate change?
Posted: July 20, 2018, 6:42 am
Conservationists are crying foul over a high-speed railway being built through Nairobi National Park.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 11:15 pm
It sounds like the perfect solution, but critics say it failed their test.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 8:22 pm
The fossil of a prehistoric snake that lived alongside the dinosaurs has been found entombed in amber.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 2:07 pm
The Atlantic system that warms the UK is slowing down but this may cause even more heating.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 12:01 pm
Engineers at Cammell Laird shipyard add the top six decks to the hull of the UK's new polar ship.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 10:17 am
PM commits to laws that will ensure environmental protection improves - but not everyone is convinced.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 9:11 am
Video of a seabed filmed by a BBC journalist has helped the area get special protection.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 11:31 pm
Geologists classify the last 4,200 years as being a distinct age in the story of our planet.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 1:25 pm
The impact of European settlers on the country is preserved in a detailed soil record, researchers have found.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 11:25 am
Ancient Britons were eating dairy, peas, cabbage and oats, according to gunk trapped in their teeth.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 11:34 pm
More and more young people are living without the car. Will the government change its road-building plans?
Posted: July 17, 2018, 11:34 pm
Research suggests new kinds of shark could migrate to UK waters as the oceans warm.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 4:58 pm
While the bird is dying out in parts of Europe, the population on one Welsh island is thriving.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 4:07 pm
The UK is set to get its first space port in Sutherland, Scotland. But it already has a long history in space.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 2:08 pm
Charred crumbs found in the Jordanian desert show that bread-making dates back 14,000 years.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 11:28 am
The lightweight Zephyr aircraft could be used in communications and remote sensing.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 8:16 pm
The UK Space Agency backs Scotland's north coast as the place to launch satellites to orbit.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:06 pm
Road builders planning a bypass in Sussex have been urged to find a way that doesn't cause damage to ancient woodland.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 5:48 am
From Darwin's potato to the man who saved the daffodil. Pictures tell the story of the nation's plants.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 12:58 am
The hull of the ship, which the public wanted to call Boaty McBoatface, is launched into the Mersey.
Posted: July 14, 2018, 11:45 am
Snorting in horses is linked to a 'positive internal state', say scientists, and could improve animal welfare.
Posted: July 14, 2018, 1:13 am
MPs demand legislation to ensure the government delivers on post-Brexit air pollution promises
Posted: July 12, 2018, 11:39 pm
Mountain goat, red deer, cereal grains and a toxic fern: What our ancestors ate 5,000 years ago.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 11:39 pm
Researchers believe a galactic "monster" is a source of cosmic neutrinos detected on Earth.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 3:44 pm
Rivers overall are getting cleaner, but water firms still need to do better, the Environment Agency says.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 12:25 pm
Threatened reefs can be protected by eradicating destructive rats on tropical islands, scientists say.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 12:00 am
Young drivers increasingly want to buy electric cars - but myths are still deterring older drivers, survey shows.
Posted: July 11, 2018, 11:58 pm
Scientists say they've probably found the earliest evidence of a human presence outside Africa.
Posted: July 11, 2018, 10:31 pm
Travelling in time might sound like fantasy, but some physicists think it might really be possible.
Posted: July 11, 2018, 2:46 pm
Weeks of dry weather cause water levels at Spelga Dam to drop, exposing a hidden history.
Posted: July 11, 2018, 8:03 am
Old whale bones suggest the origins of whale hunting may go back to the days of the Roman Empire.
Posted: July 11, 2018, 6:52 am
Victoria Gill joins scientists trying to find out how wildfires affect the air we breathe.
Posted: July 10, 2018, 11:03 pm
It will be the first privately-funded space probe to land on the lunar surface.
Posted: July 10, 2018, 1:02 pm
The UK's new £200m polar research ship is on the slipway ready to go in the River Mersey.
Posted: July 10, 2018, 12:27 pm
Discovery of "first giant" shows how and when dinosaurs grew to such massive proportions.
Posted: July 9, 2018, 11:36 pm
Campaigners find many legally sold antique ivory trinkets in Europe come from recently killed elephants.
Posted: July 9, 2018, 11:13 pm
The overwhelming majority of krill companies are to stop fishing in vast areas of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Posted: July 9, 2018, 10:26 pm
A banned chemical used to make household insulation is implicated in damage to the ozone layer.
Posted: July 9, 2018, 3:43 am
Europe's Sentinel satellite tasked with tracking dirty air maps the major emissions of sulphur dioxide.
Posted: July 5, 2018, 1:37 am
A new exhibition reappraises the work of Harry Burton, who photographed the decade-long Tutankhamun excavation.
Posted: July 4, 2018, 1:04 am
Distant moons may be the most plentiful habitats in the galaxy
Posted: July 3, 2018, 6:34 pm
Scientists fail to find a koala cuteness gene but DNA may lead to a vaccine for chlamydia in the iconic marsupial.
Posted: July 2, 2018, 3:19 pm
Turning the 4,000 live-aboard yachts around the world into a research fleet.
Posted: July 2, 2018, 10:36 am
It's often said that butterflies are dying out in the UK, but do the statistics back this up?
Posted: June 30, 2018, 12:24 am
Plants share resources using an underground network called the "Wood Wide Web".
Posted: June 28, 2018, 10:07 am
Dippy the diplodocus is proving a huge draw on its UK-wide tour. Why are some people so fascinated with dinosaurs?
Posted: June 21, 2018, 12:43 am
As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?
Posted: June 18, 2018, 11:01 pm
With the first 500mph runs now pushed back to mid-2019, there is more time to prepare the world's first supersonic car.
Posted: June 12, 2018, 3:18 pm
The US has more captive tigers than the rest of the world has wild ones. Why?
Posted: June 11, 2018, 9:58 pm
British farmers say they are facing a shortage of workers to pick fruit and vegetables as recruitment companies say they can't find enough to fill vacancies.
Posted: June 7, 2018, 11:43 am
Scientists Simon Lewis and Mark Maslin believe humans are not on an inevitable course to self-destruction.
Posted: June 7, 2018, 12:00 am
The axolotl - a salamander unique to Mexico - has almost been wiped out by pollution and over-fishing.
Posted: June 6, 2018, 11:24 pm
Speaking at a climate change conference in London, author Margaret Atwood supported a ban on single use plastic.
Posted: June 3, 2018, 8:29 pm
Read the experiences of the four surviving astronauts to have set foot on the lunar surface.
Posted: May 27, 2018, 7:21 pm
National Geographic magazine has published some startling images of the global plastic pollution scourge.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 2:17 pm
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.
Posted: May 21, 2018, 11:05 pm
The gardens giving hope and a sense of belonging to Syrian refugees in Iraq.
Posted: May 20, 2018, 11:27 pm
A high-tech solution being tested in Iceland gets rid of waste carbon dioxide by pumping it 1,000m underground.
Posted: May 17, 2018, 11:14 pm
After last years first test runs, the Bloodhound supersonic car is being rebuilt ready to go faster still.
Posted: May 15, 2018, 8:21 am
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

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