BBC News - Science & Environment
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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.
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.
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 sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One.
April's pro-science Washington rally has the full backing of the world's largest scientific membership organisation.
German research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.
Friends of the Earth and Taxpayers' Alliance are normally at odds on policy, but both criticise HS2
The US rocket company sends a cargo ship to resupply the International Space Station.
The long-planned space mission that seeks to detect gravitational waves is on course to be selected this summer.
Citizen photos taken during August's total solar eclipse in the US will be spliced into continuous videos.
Long-dormant microbes are found inside giant crystals of the Naica mountain caves - and revived.
Billions of tiny plastic lentil-sized pellets can be spotted on UK shores - but how do 'nurdles' get there?
Genetically-modified hens that can lay eggs from different poultry breeds are helping scientists set up a "frozen aviary" to conserve rare birds.
The international competition to drive innovation in seafloor mapping announces the teams that will take part in its semi-final stage.