BBC News - Science & Environment
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World Bank funding is being used to subsidise fossil fuel projects at the expense of cleaner options, a study reports but it is a claim strongly disputed by the World Bank.
On 27 January 1967, the crew of Apollo I were killed when a rehearsal for their mission went wrong.
The remains of a religious pilgrim shed light on how leprosy came to Europe, researchers say.
A rare sea turtle discovered washed up on an Anglesey beach is closer to full health after scans reveal why she found it difficult to dive.
Embryos that are about 0.001% human could lead to human organs being grown in animals.
The minute hand of the symbolic Doomsday Clock moves to two-and-a-half minutes to midnight.
UK astronaut Tim Peake talks about returning to space as the capsule that carried him to the ISS goes on display.
The capsule that carried Tim Peake to and from the International Space Station goes on display at London's Science Museum.
University is fined £400,000 after students are given 100 times too much caffeine in an experiment.
Are the Trump team's actions on climate and energy the opening shots in a war on knowledge?
How do scientists assess the scale of dirty air across the UK and just how dangerous is the air that we breathe?
Cats are as good as dogs at certain memory skills and may be just as smart, say scientists.
President's support for Keystone XL and Dakota Access proves he is a climate threat, critics say.
A "very high" air pollution warning has been issued for London for the first time under a new alert system.
Scientists have created bacteria that thrive using an expanded "genetic alphabet".
The Google-sponsored race to put a privately funded spacecraft on the Moon has just five teams left in the competition.
The excavation of a rare, intact Viking boat burial in western Scotland has been set out in detail for the first time.
South Yorkshire Fire Brigade were called in to assist in giving a polar bear a dental check-up.
A Rodrigues fruit bat has been born by C-section at San Diego Zoo.
Ministers accused of not tackling concerns over home insurance, building rules and planning.