The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.
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A snake swallows a crocodile.... then what happens?
A snake wins a lengthy battle with a crocodile in northern Queensland, wrestling it, constricting it and then finally eating it.
Somerset farm owner James Winslade discusses the lasting effects of recent flooding.
Flood damage losses across Europe are expected to increase four fold by 2050, according to a new estimate from scientists.
How much do you really know about animal sleep?
An expedition to the previously unexplored New Hebrides trench in the Pacific has revealed that giant eels and crustaceans teem thousands of metres beneath the waves.
Recent storms brought crashing waves, gales and flooding to Britain's coastline and it is now believed they could also have had a significant impact on our seabird population.
Environmental campaigners Greenpeace accuse supermarket chain Tesco of stocking a brand of tuna that is caught in a way that can harm other wildlife.
Doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London are aiming to reconstruct people's faces with stem cells taken from their fat.
The first degree-level space engineering apprenticeship is launched by Skills Minister Matthew Hancock as National Apprenticeship Week gets under way.
Is caring for pets harmful to wildlife?
Residents in Hereford say they are being plagued by thousands upon thousands of starlings.
The Aurora Borealis, better known as the Northern Lights, gives spectacular displays over parts of the UK, lighting up skies from the north of Scotland to Jersey.
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of wartime bombs unearthed along Britain's coastline because of the winter storms and flooding.
Analysis of last year's pilot badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire has concluded they were ineffective and inhumane, the BBC understands.
Could developing countries' laws fix climate change?
How the world's longest aircraft was built
Harnessing technology in quest for F1 trophies
A hero’s astonishing 500km trek to safety
A 30ft (9m) crack appears along the cliff top at Birling Gap in East Sussex.