BBC News - Science & Environment
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A duck from the US state of Wisconsin which lost both feet to frostbite has been fitted with a new pair made on a 3D printer.
Being in the European Union benefits environmental protection in the UK, a committee of MPs says although a leading Conservative member says its arguments are flawed.
The dinosaurs were already in decline 50 million years before the asteroid strike that finally wiped them out, a study suggests.
Natural disasters around the globe have resulted in economic losses of roughly $7 trillion since 1900, according to a new calculation from scientists.
An activist's undercover work to shed light on illegal logging in Cambodia's forests has been recognised by the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.
A European Space Agency effort to try to detect gravitational waves in space is not only technically feasible but compelling, a new report finds.
The French government is "completely committed" to building the UK's Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, France's economy minister tells the BBC.
An experimental inflatable module has been attached to the International Space Station remotely by a Nasa ground control team.
The zero-fuel aircraft Solar Impulse is ready to resume its round-the-world challenge following repairs in Hawaii.
Scientists in Japan say they have developed ultra-thin electronic "skin" that can measure oxygen levels when stuck to the body.
The English school that unearthed a Soviet space secret
Poster competition to raise awareness about wildlife conservation gains 300 entries from around the world with winners coming from the UK, China and Africa.
The UK steel industry is doomed unless it embraces cutting-edge technology, a Cambridge professor warns.
Scientists in the United States say they have solved one of nature's great navigation mysteries, how Monarch butterflies migrate all the way from Canada to Mexico.
Scientists solve the navigation mystery of one of nature's most famous journeys - the migration of monarch butterflies from Canada to Mexico.
Rising temperatures and longer summers have helped the iconic Alaskan moose conquer vast new stretches of the frozen tundra.
England's only resident golden eagle is feared to have died, Lake District wildlife chiefs say.
Schools in the UK are to receive seeds that British astronaut Tim Peake has sent back from the International Space Station.
Scientists have put together the biggest known library of bat sounds in an effort to identify and conserve rare species in Mexico.
Thousands of schools in the UK will be receiving seeds that have been in space with British astronaut Tim Peake.