BBC News - Science & Environment
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Water found deep in the Moon was delivered when icy asteroids splashed into magma oceans 4.3 billion years ago, a study suggests.
Scientists in California are testing a spongy material made with the key ingredient of baking soda as means of capturing carbon emissions.
Wildlife authorities in Thailand are removing tigers from a controversial Buddhist temple after accusations of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse.
The director of Cincinnati zoo says he would do the same again after a gorilla, into whose enclosure a child fell, was shot dead.
A woman is feared dead after a crocodile attack in Australia's Daintree National Park.
The killing of a gorilla at a zoo in the US city of Cincinnati after a four-year-old boy fell into its enclosure triggers outrage on social media.
US researchers are testing a key ingredient of baking soda as a means of capturing carbon dioxide.
A new, expandable "room" has been opened up on the International Space Station.
Zoo officials shoot dead a gorilla after it grabbed a four-year-old boy who fell into its enclosure in the US city of Cincinnati.
Piecing together the bare bones of a sea reptile that swam at the time of the dinosaurs.
Alma telescope peers into space from Chile
An onboard camera has captured the successful landing of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, returning from space after launching an Asian communications satellite.
Sainsbury's is trialling new food-cooling technologies that promise to be more eco-friendly than current alternatives.
Roger Harrabin visits a factory in Wales that is using ice to make fridges more economical.
US scientists produce their most precise date yet for the colossal landslide that shaped the big red canyon running through what is now Zion National Park.
Researchers invent a DNA "tape recorder" that can trace the family history of every cell in a body.
All references to climate change's impact on World Heritage sites in Australia are removed from a UN report after a government request.
The water vole has become Britain's most endangered mammal, but a project in Worcestershire is trying to reverse the decline.
Stone rings thought to be created by Neanderthals have been found in France
A new room is being inflated on the side of the International Space Station.