BBC News - Science & Environment
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The international competition to drive innovation in seafloor mapping announces the teams that will take part in its semi-final stage.
Scientists are calling for more people to donate their brains to research to help find cures for mental and psychological disorders.
Researchers in Cardiff develop a new "highly-efficient" method of extracting disease-fighting compounds.
It's almost all under water, but Zealandia should be considered a continent, say researchers.
They say they are lacking the brains of people with disorders such as depression and PTSD.
Research institutions want to make it easier for scientists to collaborate and share facilities.
Underwater flowering plants play multiple roles in keeping coastal ecosystems healthy.
An Earth-sized "virtual telescope" is ready to take the first ever picture of a black hole - the monster mysterious object at the centre of our galaxy.
The World Meteorological Organisation say there is a possibility of a new El Niño later this year.
The European Commission says the UK has two months to address repeated breaches of air pollutants.
The researchers recording ants' brain activity as they run.
The discovery could lead to better tests and therapies for children with autism.
A newly unearthed essay by Winston Churchill reveals he was open to the possibility of life on other planets.
The European Commission says it will take the matter to the EU court if countries fail to act.
Footballers suffer similar brain damage to boxers, a small scientific study suggests.
Scientists have uncovered the first evidence of live births in the group of animals that includes dinosaurs, crocodiles and birds.
The rich, diverse communities of trees in the Amazon are the result of species spreading over the vast area over geological time, a study suggests.
Scientists think they have found the explanation behind sounds generated by bees
Chemicals banned in the 1970s have been found in the deepest reaches of the ocean, according to a new study.
More than 200 whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand on Saturday have refloated themselves and returned to sea.