BBC News - Science & Environment
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Scientists use lasers to analyse how the sound of Big Ben's "bongs" is created.
Scientists identify 208 new minerals that owe their existence wholly or in part to humans.
Researchers discover fossils of what may be some of earliest living organisms.
Lasers reveal invisible details of the shape of a feathered dinosaur that lived 160 million years ago.
A new species of midge has been discovered but there is no need to reach for the insect repellent.
Radio signals from tags are helping hunters and harming conservation, warn scientists.
Two private citizens are reported to have paid large deposits to fly around the moon in 2018
A British Museum expert says the Leekfrith Iron Age Torcs are of international importance.
Environmental groups have launched a legal challenge to the government's rule change.
Spraybot can fit under floorboards to help insulate homes.
Artificial nests have a markedly different microclimate from tree cavities, a study suggests.
Huge numbers of draughty homes could stop it meeting emissions targets by 2050, a report says.
The US rocket company says the customers have already paid for the flight planned for late 2018.
Scientists at the University of Ottawa have developed a way of growing human cells and tissue on apples.
The environmental impact of producing a loaf of bread has been analysed in depth - from the farm to the supermarket shelf.
One of UK's top scientists, Sir Paul Nurse, says experts are being "derided and pushed back".
Hibatullah Akhundzada says more trees are needed "for the beautification of Earth".
The new funding will be made available for robotics research carried out by British universities.
The island that inspired the National Trust has finally been gifted to the conservation charity.
The UN’s new climate chief says she is confident, despite concerns about President Trump's policies.