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Doctors from a children's hospital have saved the life of a premature baby hippo.
Particles of debris from car tyres are ending up in the ocean as "plastic soup", a conservationist group warns.
The National Zoo gave Bao Bao a Washington send-off, with her own motorcade. As part of an agreement, pandas born in the zoo must leave for China by age 4.
The country's missile test this month gave weapons monitors a status report on the progress of North Korea's nuclear program. They said there was a significant advance.
The Great Zimbabwe, the ruined city in Zimbabwe once used to justify white domination, is now a focus of the ZANU-PF party’s efforts to retain power.
An earlier show featuring the treasure, from a ship believed to have sunk in the 9th century, was called off over ethical concerns over how the trove was collected.
Seven new species of night frog have been discovered in India, including four miniature forms.
Cincinnati Zoo's premature baby hippo Fiona needed urgent treatment for dehydration.
Up to 16% of hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells spill liquids each year, according to new data.
A method that can identify individual lemurs could improve the way the endangered species is tracked.
How Brexit might create complications for the way food in the UK is labelled.
Researchers tried to pin down why our brains can be susceptible to errors in perception that make us mix up mouth movements and sounds.
A retired scientist became a hero to some climate-change deniers after he criticized his former boss at NOAA over data handling.
A small discrepancy in the value of a long-sought number has fostered a debate about just how well we know the cosmos.
Five women describe why they used marijuana while pregnant, and how they assessed the risks and benefits before making that choice.
Lilianne Ploumen a trade minister in the Netherlands, mobilized support for global family-planning groups threatened by an executive order from President Trump.
A super-slippery coating for bottles could make getting liquids out much easier, US scientists say.
Scientists in Boston have found a way to get every last drop of ketchup out of the bottle.
The National Institutes of Health studies dietary supplements and advises the public and professionals, but its conclusions are often complicated.
The sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One.