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A trial vaccine against Ebola could be tested on healthy volunteers in the UK in September, says an international health consortium.
US defence giant Lockheed Martin is teaming up with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage multi-billion dollar satellites.
A study by the National Trust suggests seabirds around the UK coastline are being hit by a "triple whammy" of extreme weather, predators and disturbance by humans.
The birth of a pair of rare bongo antelopes in captivity is "fantastic news" for the "critically endangered" species, say conservationists.
Over the decades tonnes of disposed tents, spent oxygen cylinders and bottles have been left behind on Mount Everest by people trying to scale it. Now authorities are urging them to bring the waste back down with them to recycle it.
Neuroscientists artificially turn a mouse's fearful memory into a positive one, and vice versa.
California has been hit by its worst drought in a century and many say the problem is only going to get worse.
BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith visits Dover to assess how much of a threat buddleia is to native species
Overnight earthquakes raise fears that magma from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano could be heading towards another large volcanic system, scientists say.
Why so many of us are developing allergies
To sidestep Senate approval, President Obama’s negotiators are devising what they call a “politically binding” deal to “name and shame” countries into cutting their emissions.
A farmer explains his relationship with his sheepdog, after researchers help unravel the mystery of how the animals do their job.
Scientists produce a simple mathematical model that explains how a single sheepdog can herd a large number of sheep.