BBC News - Science & Environment
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Can treating the immune system lead to a revolution in treating depression?
Detecting traces of perfume could help in the fight against crime, a study suggests
A worldwide ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics should be imposed as soon as possible, MPs demand.
Hundreds of thousands of fish, commonly known as peanut bunker fish, have washed up dead in a New Jersey creek.
Tourists gather in Transylvania to help with the traditional mountain hay harvest. BBC Gaelic Journalist Teàrlach Quinnell went with them.
Most countries in the world have little capacity to deal effectively with invasive species, a study suggests.
Badger culls are to be carried out in five new areas of England in a bid to control bovine TB, the BBC learns.
There has been a massive spike in the amount of recycling that gets rejected.
Archaeologists have uncovered a mysterious stone structure buried under what they describe as Scotland's "largest Neolithic rubbish dump".
Spider silk is used to create a superlens for a microscope, allowing Bangor University scientists to view objects previously deemed "invisible".
Firefighters in California gain ground in tackling the massive Blue Cut wildfire, containing around 40% and allowing many evacuees to return home.
A study of Australian zebra finches makes the surprising discovery that singing to eggs can alter hatchling development.
About 100 water voles are to be released into Malham Tarn in the Yorkshire Dales.
The sunken wreck of a fishing trawler that swept for mines during World War One is given special protection by Historic England.
Researchers have combined satellite imagery with AI to predict areas of poverty across the world.
Tourists flock to Hawaii's Kilauea volcano after lava from its Pu'u O'o vent reached the sea. Aerials - Lava Ocean Tours.
A global audience joins Prof Michael Sandel to discuss the world's response to climate change.
Australian researchers are investigating if the scent of giant sea snails could help repel millions of coral-eating starfish from the Great Barrier Reef.
A new analysis shows that Oetzi the Iceman's clothes came from at least five species of animal, including a hat of brown bear fur.
A satellite tag fitted to a hen harrier has stopped transmitting in the same mountains where eight tagged eagles "vanished", says RSPB Scotland.