BBC News - Science & Environment
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Wu Pinggui talks to the BBC after having an operation to transplant a pig's cornea into his eye.
The scientist and author discusses his legacy - and giving up Twitter
Chinese drinkers may have been brewing beer as many as 5,000 years ago, new research suggests.
Darren Soh, a landscape photographer, creates a composite image that captures the beauty of Singapore's lightning storms.
The ban on GM crops by European countries should be reassessed, the president of UK science body the Royal Society has said.
An application to carry out fracking in England for the first time since a ban was lifted in 2012 is approved.
After a successful bid to frack for shale gas in a North Yorkshire village, John Moylan explains how the process works.
Wild animals including lions, crocodiles, rattlesnakes and zebras are being kept legally on private property across the UK, licensing figures reveal.
Nobel chemistry laureate spots DNA error on Turkish banknote.
A strange sea-dwelling reptile fossil suggests there was a burst of evolution after the mass extinction 250 million years ago.
BBC science correspondent Rebecca Morelle travels to China to take a close up tour of the Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope - or Fast for short.
Drone footage shows tourists catching an unusual sight in Shark Bay, Australia - dozens of tiger sharks feeding on a dead whale.
India launches an unmanned model space shuttle into orbit, joining the race to develop reusable space crafts.
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, has landed in Dayton, Ohio, after flying from Oklahoma on the latest leg of its round-the-world journey.
A gigantic fuel tank, originally built for NASA's space shuttle programme, is making a slow journey through the streets of Los Angeles to its new home.
They have been dubbed the killer invaders that target bees and have even caused the deaths of several people in France, but has the deadly Asian hornet made it to the UK?
Two independent scientific papers identify the same single gene as the cause of red beaks and feathers in birds.
The Hubble Space Telescope produces another of its stunning portraits of Mars, as the planet lines up with the Earth and the Sun.
Miniature flying robot that can perch and take off could be used in search and rescue, scientists say.
Councillors in North Yorkshire will consider whether to approve fracking in England for the first time since a ban on the technique was lifted in 2012.