BBC News - Science & Environment
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Documentary maker reflects on the life of astronaut Gene Cernan, following his death.
Video footage showing snow leopards and common leopards sharing the same habitat causes alarm.
Common leopards could be moving to higher altitudes on the Tibetan plateau.
US astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17, has died, his family and Nasa announce.
A giant wave in the atmosphere of Venus may be the biggest of its kind in the Solar System.
The incoming Trump administration accepts far more of the research on climate change than many of their political supporters, say British scientists.
The British Antarctic Survey is pulling all staff out of the space-age Halley base in March because of a big crack in nearby ice.
Flames from an exploding battery were put out in less than half a second during tests.
Prince Charles co-authors a book for adults in the style of the well-known children's series.
SpaceX successfully launches a rocket, its first mission since an explosion in September.
The US SpaceX rocket company resumes operations after a launch pad explosion in September.
The trade in caged birds poses a risk to native species if birds manage to escape, research suggests.
Plans for a £1.3bn tidal lagoon off Swansea are backed in a government-commissioned review.
By studying the long lives of killer whale families, researchers say they have solved the evolutionary mystery of the menopause.
A gibbon living in the tropical forests of China is a new species of primate, scientists say.
Scientists say they have solved the mystery surrounding a sea creature that lived more than 500 million years ago.
Millions of women have no problem with the pill but some find it shatters their mental health. Here The Debrief's Vicky Spratt describes years of depression, anxiety and panic.
A camera attached to the neck of a female polar bear shows two bears breaking through ice sheets to hunt for prey.
Blind mice regain partial vision after stem cell reprogramming
Scientists have found a new species of gibbon living in the tropical forests of south west China.