BBC News - Science & Environment
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Research from the University of California has found that watching nature programmes, such as Planet Earth II, is good for you.
Scientists use hair to locate where distinct groups lived in Australia up to 50,000 years ago.
Scottish physicist Ronald Drever, one of the architects behind the discovery of gravitational waves, has died at the age of 85.
Neanderthals dosed themselves with painkillers and possibly penicillin, according to a study of their teeth.
You can super size your memory to make it more like the brain of a world memory champion, a scientific study suggests.
The chancellor promises £270m to put the UK at the forefront of ground-breaking technologies.
The popular limestone arch was featured on the first episode of Game of Thrones and several films.
The Brown tree snakes that have almost wiped out bird populations on Guam may also be damaging its tropical forests.
How Stockholm is getting smarter by going greener.
The Sentinel-2B spacecraft will take pictures to help create a complete map of Earth.
A key spacecraft in Europe's new multi-billion-euro Earth observation programme blasts into orbit.
Simple tips to avoid inhaling air from traffic and other common sources of pollution.
There are fewer than 30 such animals left in Africa after Satao II was apparently shot.
The Star Trek actor takes you on a fact-fuelled cosmic journey to the mysterious Red Planet.
Three UK-based scientists who have studied the brain’s reward centre win a prestigious prize worth 1m euros.
A collapse in the use of coal has driven UK carbon emissions down to levels barely seen since the Victorian era, new figures show.
IBM wants to open out quantum computing to the business community and increase usage for programmers.
Air pollution is in the news - but how bad is Britain’s air?
The surgeon carried out the first successful liver transplant in 1967 and helped normalise the surgery.
14-year-old Logan is helping monitor his city's air - and the results may change your habits.