BBC News - Science & Environment
Updated: 34 min 26 sec ago
Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:01
The sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One.
Sun, 02/19/2017 - 08:33
The US rocket company sends a cargo ship to resupply the International Space Station.
Sat, 02/18/2017 - 09:23
The long-planned space mission that seeks to detect gravitational waves is on course to be selected this summer.
Sat, 02/18/2017 - 05:07
Citizen photos taken during August's total solar eclipse in the US will be spliced into continuous videos.
Fri, 02/17/2017 - 23:31
Long-dormant microbes are found inside giant crystals of the Naica mountain caves - and revived.
Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:24
Genetically-modified hens that can lay eggs from different poultry breeds are helping scientists set up a "frozen aviary" to conserve rare birds.
Fri, 02/17/2017 - 04:55
The international competition to drive innovation in seafloor mapping announces the teams that will take part in its semi-final stage.
Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:27
Billions of tiny plastic lentil-sized pellets can be spotted on UK shores - but how do 'nurdles' get there?
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 22:32
Scientists are calling for more people to donate their brains to research to help find cures for mental and psychological disorders.
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 22:28
Researchers in Cardiff develop a new "highly-efficient" method of extracting disease-fighting compounds.
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 22:25
Almost entirely submerged, Zealandia meets all the criteria to be considered a continent, say researchers.
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 20:13
They say they are lacking the brains of people with disorders such as depression and PTSD.
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 19:32
Research institutions want to make it easier for scientists to collaborate and share facilities.
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:33
Underwater flowering plants play multiple roles in keeping coastal ecosystems healthy.
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:01
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.
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 05:41
The World Meteorological Organisation say there is a possibility of a new El Niño later this year.
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 05:02
The European Commission says the UK has two months to address repeated breaches of air pollutants.
Thu, 02/16/2017 - 04:09
Researchers are hoping to reveal the insects' navigation secrets to help the development of robots.
Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:04
The discovery could lead to better tests and therapies for children with autism.
Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:00
A newly unearthed essay by Winston Churchill reveals he was open to the possibility of life on other planets.