BBC News - Science & Environment
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Scientists have pre-programmed materials to change their shape over time.
The world's first baby has been born using a new "three person" fertility technique, heralding a new era in medicine, say experts.
The first footage of a rare giant jumping rat born at Chester Zoo is released.
Professor Michele Dougherty explains the importance of the water plumes on Jupiter's moon
Delegates at the Cites meeting in Johannesburg have defeated an attempt to set up a process to resume sales of ivory.
Scientists extract fossil proteins - some of biological tissue's building blocks - in a 3.8 million year-old ostrich eggshell.
Nasa says jets of water spotted spurting from Jupiter's moon, Europa, take them a step closer to finding out if there is life in space.
Further evidence has been obtained to show that Jupiter's icy moon Europa throws jets of water out into space.
Private company SpaceX has carried out its first test of the Raptor rocket engine designed to send humans to Mars.
A "colossal" wasp nest the size of a "barrel" with a 1.4m tunnel attached is found in an attic.
China’s Geely auto group has become the main sponsor behind the British Bloodhound supersonic car project, enabling an assault on the land speed record.
Monday's successful launch of eight satellites into space proves India's commercial space programme is booming, writes Yogita Limaye.
As the Cites conference on endangered species meets in Johannesburg, Matt McGrath travelled to Zambia to hear the voices of people with first-hand experience of conflicts between humans and wildlife.
A conference in South Africa could make the trade in pangolin illegal.
Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past ten years according to a new study presented at the Cites meeting in South Africa.
The world's largest radio telescope has received its first signals from space and is now entering an intensive testing phase.
As the population grows over the next 20 years half the world will be left malnourished, an independent panel of experts on food and agriculture warns.
President Barack Obama has created the first underwater national monument off the US east coast, protecting a vast ecosystem of canyons and extinct volcanoes. It is home to thousands of rare species, but is also a source of controversy.
A hedgehog officer explains how to help hedgehogs in your garden
The world's biggest conference on species protection has opened in South Africa amid differing views on the survival of elephants.