BBC News - Science & Environment
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Forty-two tiny tracking devices fitted to cuckoos in the UK may have solved the mystery of the birds' decline.
The cuckoo is in decline in the UK, and its migratory habits may be to blame, according to a study of tagged birds.
BBC News speaks to UK researchers already feeling the effects of Brexit on their research.
A US appeals court has ruled that sonar approved for use by the US Navy broke marine laws.
An open letter to the government from UK academies representing science, medicine and engineering warns that Brexit is already harming science.
Scientists are studying Dolly the sheep's "siblings" in order to study the health of cloned animals.
Could F1 and aeronautical tech help Sir Ben Ainslie's 'flying' catamaran win the America's Cup?
In the early 60s, 13 women undertook secret tests at Nasa to see if they could become astronauts.
The quest for storage devices that pack ever more information into a small space has reached a new limit, with memory that writes information atom-by-atom.
Scientists in Singapore have created cyborg beetles that they believe could help save lives.
An international group of scientists have analysed the DNA of 6,000 year old barley, showing that it is remarkably similar to modern day varieties.
Improving co-operation between nations' farming and forestry sectors will help reduce deforestation and improve food security, a UN report suggests.
The United Nations cultural agency Unesco names Iraq's southern marshes - once decimated by Saddam Hussein - a World Heritage Site.
Nasa has sent a DNA sequencer to the International Space Station in an effort to help astronauts monitor their own health.
A SpaceX cargo rocket is bound for the International Space Station after a successful launch from Florida.
Andy Green says the Bloodhound 1,000mph supersonic car project has to file a mountain of paperwork before it can go racing in South Africa next year.
Farmers and environmentalists alike are facing anxiety as the shadow of Brexit looms over Britain’s countryside.
Analysis of DNA from some of the world's first farmers shows that they had surprisingly diverse origins.
A scientific paper that claimed a 2012 exhibition of Damien Hirst works led to the release of dangerous formaldehyde fumes is retracted by one of its authors after further tests.
An international team of scientists has issued a warning that biodiversity is dropping below safe levels for the support and wellbeing of human societies.