The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 1 hour 6 min ago
Fri, 12/19/2014 - 01:27
An amateur fossil hunter has unearthed a 7ft skeleton of a carnivorous marine reptile on a beach in south Wales.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:21
Tracking data reveals that golden-winged warblers fled one day before the April 2014 US tornado outbreak, probably because they "heard it coming".
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:51
How local residents cope with Bangladesh oil spill
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:01
Fish are filmed more than 8,000m down in the Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:59
Fish have been filmed more than 8,000m down in the Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:26
Shrinking the bubbles generated by ships could counteract the impact of climate change, a study suggests.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:36
Nasa's Orbiting Carbon Observatory produces its first global maps of carbon dioxide in Earth atmosphere.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 07:24
Populations of most of Britain's bat species are stable or increasing following previous years of decline, report says.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 06:45
New streetlights could reduce the orange glare of older sodium lights meaning clearer conditions for drivers and stargazers.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 04:32
India has successfully launched its largest rocket and an unmanned capsule which could send astronauts into space.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 03:58
Fewer than half the target number of badgers were killed in this year's cull in Gloucestershire, Defra announces.
Thu, 12/18/2014 - 01:26
A link between autism and air pollution during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 23:46
Ice pancake formations, more commonly seen in the Antarctic, have been photographed on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire.
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 17:51
America's huge humming arches
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 17:25
The world's oldest water, which is locked deep within the Earth's crust, is present at a far greater volume than was thought, scientists report.
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 16:38
People in the UK are using less energy, even though the economy is growing, new figures confirm.
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:40
Satellites view how Christmas in the US and Ramadan in the Middle East brighten the globe.
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:06
An image has been released that shows the hairy moment that the Philae comet lander bounced back into space.
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 04:25
The creeping movement of the ground in California's Napa Valley, following its August earthquake, has been observed from space.
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 03:59
The UK government has formally unveiled its strategy for science and innovation.