Since China refused last month to accept any more foreign waste for recycling, the UK is facing a challenge disposing of its plastic waste.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 11:55 am
Plants appeared on land 100 million years earlier than previously thought, according to new research.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 4:23 am
Campaigners may want new laws to fight pollution but the remedies already exist, a new report argues.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 1:20 am
The government wants the number to rise from 360 to 500 by 2023 but farmers are unhappy.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 11:18 pm
New research shows how vampire bats evolved to survive on a diet of blood alone.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 4:51 pm
An innovative scanning system is making it easier to find the hidden stories behind artworks.
Posted: February 17, 2018, 10:39 am
Excessive nitrogen from sewage and livestock waste is damaging the health of marine flowering plants.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 8:48 pm
More than 100,000 of the animals have been killed since 1999.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 5:01 pm
Chemicals from household products rival vehicles as a key source of urban air pollution.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 9:39 am
Borneo has lost a "shocking" number of its great apes, according to a new survey of the island.
Posted: February 16, 2018, 4:54 am
Scientists develop technology that goes inside the lung to make fast diagnoses of infection.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 7:02 pm
Tarli, an endangered Asian elephant, has beaten the odds to overcome an Ebola-like virus.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 6:17 pm
The probe provides access deep inside a patient’s lung, which means doctors will be able to diagnose lung conditions much quicker and more accurately.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 6:09 pm
Nitrogen pollutants from motor vehicles fell 12% from 2012 to 2016, according to official statistics.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 12:11 pm
Winning photos from the Underwater Photographer of the Year competition
Posted: February 15, 2018, 1:07 am
Shark diving is helping tourists improve their perception about the largest predatory fish in the world.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 12:36 am
A car launched by Elon Musk could stay in space for millions of years before hitting Earth or Venus.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 12:17 am
Quantum computing has taken a step forward with the recent development of a silicon-based programmable quantum processor.
Posted: February 14, 2018, 7:25 pm
Alibaba rolls out a system that analyses pig squeals and coughs to improve pork production.
Posted: February 14, 2018, 5:19 pm
A scientist says the search for alien intelligence has been hit by a shortage of computer hardware.
Posted: February 14, 2018, 11:43 am
The move comes after the 'shocking' scale of plastic waste featured on the Blue Planet II series.
Posted: February 13, 2018, 8:31 pm
Cells continue to function even after an individual dies, a discovery that could be developed into a forensic tool.
Posted: February 13, 2018, 5:56 pm
Study of an Amazon fish has challenged ideas about how DNA gathers deadly mutations over time.
Posted: February 13, 2018, 1:19 pm
The compounds are called malacidins and can kill several stubborn infections, including superbug MRSA.
Posted: February 13, 2018, 3:51 am
Mr Trump's proposed budget includes funds to transition the space station from public to private.
Posted: February 12, 2018, 10:36 pm
Footage shows the iceberg scientists hope will reveal an Antarctic realm hidden for thousands of years.
Posted: February 12, 2018, 8:22 pm
Scientists investigate undersea life exposed by the iceberg that broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula.
Posted: February 12, 2018, 1:28 pm
The 'Oumuamua asteroid from outside our Solar System was involved in a collision, a study finds.
Posted: February 11, 2018, 7:53 am
The entrepreneur growing greens in shipping containers.
Posted: February 11, 2018, 12:32 am
Researchers have created a simulation of the red planet with the hope humans will one day live there.
Posted: February 10, 2018, 12:42 pm
Elon Musk just launched the world's most powerful rocket. It's only a fraction of what he's up to.
Posted: February 10, 2018, 12:38 am
The asteroid, up to 40m in size and only discovered five days ago, passes by on Friday.
Posted: February 9, 2018, 2:05 pm
The Bloodhound supersonic car aims to run in South Africa this October, and there is a lot to prepare.
Posted: February 9, 2018, 2:04 pm
Wind and solar energy are expected to account for more than half of Tamil Nadu's power by 2027.
Posted: February 9, 2018, 12:24 am
Better recycling and compostable materials could be an answer to our plastic pollution problem.
Posted: February 9, 2018, 12:03 am
From sweet oranges to bitter lemons, all citrus fruit came from the Himalayas millions of years ago, say scientists.
Posted: February 8, 2018, 4:33 pm
Latest technology reveals a network of more than 60,000 structures under Guatemala's jungle.
Posted: February 2, 2018, 4:33 pm
Controlling machines using thought can be used in medicine, gaming, transport and many other sectors.
Posted: February 2, 2018, 12:05 am
While the US suffers an overdose epidemic, most of the world misses out on painkillers.
Posted: February 1, 2018, 12:26 am
As more media outlets use automated algorithms to write news stories, are journalists doomed?
Posted: January 30, 2018, 12:05 am