American scientists are working on a plan to "grow" wood in a laboratory without sunlight or soil.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 5:59 pm
Every year, 23 million truckloads of food go straight into the waste bin, according to the UN.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 3:14 pm
The UK is found guilty of “systematically and persistently” breaching air pollution limits.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 2:33 pm
Elon Musk's company SpaceX is building a vehicle that could transform space travel.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 10:25 am
A new five-year plan may signal a switch from fossil fuels, but economic worries could limit change.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 7:49 am
See how extreme weather has affected an vital reservoir in California.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 1:16 am
Researchers hoping to collect mud samples deep beneath an Antarctic ice sheet were amazed to discover small creatures living in the dark, freezing water.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 12:02 am
Green measures such as a change to the Bank of England's remit do not go far enough, critics say.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 5:01 pm
A Nottinghamshire power station is put forward as a possible site for a prototype reactor.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 12:21 pm
The pesticide was given temporary clearance to be used earlier this year because of a virus threat.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 10:35 am
Amazing images as Nasa's Perseverance rover lands on Mars and seeks signs of past microbial life.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 12:17 am
In the past year, more than 20 rangers have been killed defending Africa's oldest national park.
Posted: March 3, 2021, 12:14 am
AI software can now match footage of motorists throwing rubbish with their car's number plate and issue an automatic fine .
Posted: March 3, 2021, 12:03 am
The sharks live in deep waters and are thought to use light as a form of camouflage.
Posted: March 2, 2021, 10:17 pm
How the priceless skull of an ancient ancestor was brought to the UK from South Africa for study.
Posted: March 2, 2021, 8:00 am
Stefan Christmann spent almost 15 months in Antarctica alongside 10,000 emperor penguins.
Posted: March 2, 2021, 12:09 am
A long-awaited report says the US president should ignore calls for a ban on autonomous weapons.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 5:54 pm
Spacecraft that can see through cloud get their first good look at the frozen block known as A74.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 1:37 pm
Social media users reported seeing a 'flash' with a 'tail of orange light' in the night sky.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 9:11 am
Wildlife experts urge the prime minister to step up action on the loss of species in the UK.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 8:56 am
Foreign ambassadors say Boris Johnson's tacit support for the mine prompts accusations of hypocrisy.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 6:04 am
The ornate discovery was used during festivities and parades almost 2,000 years ago, experts say.
Posted: February 27, 2021, 8:37 pm
Could the cryptocurrency's huge electricity consumption also sink it?
Posted: February 27, 2021, 12:22 am
Nations' current carbon-cutting plans will not keep global temperature rise below 1.5C, the UN says.
Posted: February 26, 2021, 1:22 pm
Fishing community leaders say Greenpeace's action is dangerous and illegal.
Posted: February 26, 2021, 12:47 am
The National Trust is planning to plant dozens of blossoming trees to create new green spaces.
Posted: February 26, 2021, 12:15 am
A computer program that can solve 1980s exploration games could help improve robot intelligence.
Posted: February 25, 2021, 5:00 pm
Researchers are developing new technology to help reduce human-elephant conflicts.
Posted: February 25, 2021, 2:13 pm
Scientists say a pledge by shooting groups to phase out lead shot has had no detectable effect.
Posted: February 24, 2021, 12:58 am
The SpaceX mission will make Hayley Arceneaux the first person with a prosthesis to visit space.
Posted: February 22, 2021, 9:39 pm
The Perseverance robot is seen touching down on the Red Planet in a whirl of dust and grit.
Posted: February 22, 2021, 7:40 pm
Nasa told the singer they would play his cover of David Bowie's Life On Mars as they landed
Posted: February 19, 2021, 3:55 pm
Re-joining the Paris climate pact is a symbolic and practical first step for the Biden White House.
Posted: February 19, 2021, 1:44 pm
With two missions to land on Mars in 2021, Laura Foster looks back at all the previous attempts.
Posted: February 19, 2021, 10:05 am
We answer some common questions about the American Perseverance rover mission to Mars.
Posted: February 19, 2021, 1:22 am
A report examines the potential of materials that can change shape, adapt and repair themselves.
Posted: February 18, 2021, 10:08 am
The mathematicians who worked behind the scenes on the American space programme.
Posted: February 13, 2021, 1:33 am
If there was life on Mars, how will the US space agency's next robot rover recognise it?
Posted: July 23, 2020, 11:18 pm