BBC News - Science & Environment
Updated: 12 min 23 sec ago
Mon, 01/09/2017 - 16:13
Critically Endangered chimpanzees in the Ivory Coast craft extra-absorbent drinking sticks, remote cameras reveal.
Mon, 01/09/2017 - 10:55
Renewable energy will continue to grow in the US despite the antipathy of the incoming Trump administration.
Mon, 01/09/2017 - 08:00
Scientists say mothers hold babies on the left to help in bonding - and this is not unique to humans.
Fri, 01/06/2017 - 16:05
Scientists discover a 'clear signal' of urbanisation in the evolution of organisms around the globe.
Fri, 01/06/2017 - 14:00
A look at life inside China's most polluted city. Shijiazhuang is currently underneath a thick layer of toxic smog.
Fri, 01/06/2017 - 04:23
A south London road breaches its EU annual air pollution limit for 2017 in just five days.
Fri, 01/06/2017 - 01:45
The quality of forensic science work in England and Wales is putting the integrity of the criminal justice system at risk, the regulator warns.
Fri, 01/06/2017 - 00:13
A notorious egg thief is on the run after stealing bird eggs worth up to £5,000, after authorities in Brazil lost track of him.
Thu, 01/05/2017 - 16:58
One of the 10 largest icebergs ever recorded is ready to break away from Antarctica, scientists say.
Thu, 01/05/2017 - 13:55
Fossils of ancient plants shed light on how the family that includes crops such as potatoes evolved.
Thu, 01/05/2017 - 06:46
The UK's largest Antarctic research station which will be home to the ship nearly named Boaty McBoatface gets a £100m upgrade.
Thu, 01/05/2017 - 04:37
A seal is found in the back garden of a holiday home, 2km (1.2 miles) away from the sea.
Wed, 01/04/2017 - 21:31
The UK Ministry of Defence has officially awarded a £30m contract to produce a prototype laser weapon.
Wed, 01/04/2017 - 17:53
A controversial study that found there had been no slowdown in global warming is backed by new research.
Wed, 01/04/2017 - 10:01
Astronomers have pinpointed the source of mysterious radio bursts from space.
Wed, 01/04/2017 - 07:45
The government is "absolutely committed" to ensuring that British farmers have access to migrant workers after Brexit.
Tue, 01/03/2017 - 19:02
A two-week-old baby orangutan makes its public debut at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago.
Tue, 01/03/2017 - 18:12
Brexit poses a huge risk to the UK wildlife and habitats, a group of MPs says.
Tue, 01/03/2017 - 16:39
The UK's most famous dinosaur skeleton is on show for the last time ahead of nationwide tour.
Tue, 01/03/2017 - 10:08
Rebecca Morelle looks ahead to some of the big events in science expected in 2017.