BBC Science

Syndicate content BBC News - Science & Environment
BBC News - Science & Environment
Updated: 9 min 41 sec ago

Badger cull to be replaced by vaccines in bovine TB fight

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 06:54
Trials of a vaccine for cattle will take place, while more badgers will also be vaccinated.

UK firm plans ultra-high definition space videos

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 06:05
London-based Sen already has some cameras in orbit and now plans a dedicated satellite network.

Europe's major telescopes 'can meet satellite challenge'

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 01:26
Europe's flagship telescopes will cope with the effects of thousands of new satellites in the sky.

Climate change: What if your job is bad for the planet?

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 22:42
Report demands a clean industrial revolution - but without harming workers or the poor.

Illicit wildlife products 'slipping through the net'

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 16:02
A study has called into question the measures to clamp down on the illegal wildlife trade.

Greta Thunberg brands EU's new climate law 'surrender'

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 10:35
Addressing MEPs in Brussels, the activist accused the EU of "pretending to be a climate leader".

Climate change boosted Australia bushfire risk by at least 30%

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 10:00
Scientists quantify the role played by warming in the country's recent bushfires.

Greener petrol at UK pumps to target emissions

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 22:04
The government is consulting on making lower carbon E10 the new standard grade of fuel for vehicles.

Antarctic sea creatures 'stressed to the max'

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 17:01
Justin Rowlatt reports from Antarctica's Ross Sea, where rising temperatures could affect marine life.

'I have sensation in my breasts again'

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 17:01
Sarafina Nance had a new type of surgery to prevent breast cancer that meant she retained more feeling in her chest.

Bushfires: Australian satellite would be 'tuned' to eucalypt vegetation

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 09:45
Australian scientists develop satellite technology to help predict where bushfires might start.

Bloodhound car: A month to save land speed record project

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 18:27
The UK-led bid to break the world land speed record is under threat again - it needs to find £8m.

Climate concerns grow amid wettest February on record

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 18:00
Last month was the wettest ever February in the UK, according to records that stretch back to 1862.

Two-thirds of UK homes 'fail on energy efficiency targets'

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 11:19
Evidence suggests improving housing is one of the most cost-effective ways to cut carbon emissions.

Huge 'space snowman' is two merging stars

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 09:30
Researchers have discovered an unusual ultra-massive snowman-shaped star with an atmospheric composition never seen before.

Onshore wind 'to make comeback in UK'

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 08:28
The cheapest form of new power in the UK - onshore wind - is to make a comeback.

Computer inside the heart aims to aid treatment

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 02:10
A new tiny computer injected into the body could help millions of people suffering from heart failure.

Climate change: Australian summers 'twice as long as winters'

Sun, 03/01/2020 - 13:23
New weather data analysis says climate change has led to major increases in summer temperatures.

Plastic pollution: Snowdon research is a 'wake-up call'

Sat, 02/29/2020 - 17:21
Scientists say the discovery near the top of Wales' highest mountain must prompt action.

Coronavirus: Nasa images show China pollution clear amid slowdown

Sat, 02/29/2020 - 11:41
Nasa says major decreases in nitrogen dioxide levels are "at least partly" linked to the outbreak.