The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.
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Australia's air safety body is looking into reports that a triathlete has been injured by a drone falling on her.
Spiders crawling into the fuel tanks of Mazda cars have forced the company to issue a voluntary recall notice to apply a software fix.
MIT's 3D projections simulate a metropolis
Environmental campaigners are calling for immediate action to protect coral found off the coast near Plymouth.
Was mysterious manuscript forged by bookseller?
IBM mainframe celebrates its half-century
Wildlife organisations condemn the illegal trapping of birds after a buzzard was found fatally injured in the Peak District National Park.
Ladybirds are a good, natural way to combat garden pests, according to one wildlife expert.
Story of UK scientist who isolated cancer virus
Can a play teach science and be exciting at the same time?
Could live theatre be the best way to engage children's passion for science?
Nasa has released dramatic footage of a solar flare, captured by its Solar Dynamics Observatory.
Video footage emerges of what some people have claimed is a meteorite falling to Earth and narrowly missing a skydiver.
Major Tim Peake is due to begin his visit the International Space Station to carrying out scientific experiments at the end of 2015.
A German technology firm have developed a digital marsupial, a robotic kangaroo that can leap and land with precision.
Air pollution over most parts of the UK is beginning to ease as forecasters predict it could be blown away by "clean Atlantic air".
Stressing the components inside a 1,000mph car
The BBC's Nick Higham talks to James Lovelock, the author of Rough Ride to the Future, which predicts the earth's future
The woman who lost a dog and gained 200 sloths
Nasa's robot doctor will see you now