BBC News - Science & Environment
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BBC Breakfast presenters battle it out in the Terrific Scientific Bottle Rocket Challenge.
Land Speed Record holder Andy Green describes how the Typhoon jet engine in the Bloodhound supersonic car will be fed with fuel.
Scientists say a pest that destroys maize is spreading rapidly across Africa and could reach Asia and the Mediterranean in the next few years.
Increasing the water table under arable peatland can help boost yields and the amount of carbon stored in the soil, a study says.
Once too precious to use, now too cheap to notice – the significance of the light bulb is profound.
Work to preserve the crumbling birthplace of radar is to get under way later this year.
The rhino found on a Norfolk beach dates back about 700,000 years.
Nasa releases a video of the ISS crew preparing to watch the Super Bowl from 250 miles above Earth.
Kiruna Stamell, who has dwarfism, explains her problem with gene editing
Scientists in India have recorded the events that unfolded after the Earth's magnetic shield was breached.
Banning cars on Saturdays in a heavily polluted city hasn't made the air any cleaner, according to new research.
The British Antarctic Survey shifts its futuristic Halley base to keep it away from a watery grave.
A small but distinctive signal in X-rays from the Milky Way could be key to proving the existence of dark matter.
The mobile phone apps that are enabling fishermen to increase their catches at the same time as helping environmentalists monitor and preserve stocks.
Prof Sir Mark Walport has been appointed to head Britain's newly created science funding organisation.
Physicists have drawn up construction plans for a large-scale quantum computer.
Geologists in Iceland have drilled deeper into a volcano than ever before, reaching a depth of 4,659m.
Research shows how birds acquired beaks of all shapes and sizes over millions of years of evolution.
Hundreds of children died due to eating the fruit on an empty stomach, research says.
Native Americans vow legal action as the go-ahead is given to complete the Dakota Access oil pipeline.