BBC News - Science & Environment

BBC News - Science & Environment

03/29/2017 01:04 PM
Cyclone Debbie: Experts fear damage to Great Barrier Reef
The Australian state of Queensland is assessing the extent of the damage caused by the major storm.

03/29/2017 12:23 PM
Elephants in dramatic muddy escape
Eleven Asian elephants manage to drag themselves clear of a muddy hole in Cambodia.

03/28/2017 07:45 PM
New population of rare tigers found in eastern Thailand
Camera traps caught images of the critically endangered Indochinese tigers in eastern Thailand.

03/28/2017 06:46 PM
Menstrual cycle recreated 'in a dish'
Scientists have made a mini working replica of the female reproductive tract to experiment on.

03/28/2017 05:37 PM
ExoMars: Rover scientists to study Mawrth Vallis option
Europe is going to investigate a second site on Mars - called Mawrth Vallis - as a possible destination to send its 2021 rover.

03/28/2017 12:39 PM
'Fake science used to justify badger culls'
A senior researcher claims ministers are using a flawed method for assessing badger numbers in the TB cull.

03/28/2017 02:25 AM
How the mouse came to live alongside humans
The origins of house mice go back about 15,000 years to the Middle East, fossil evidence suggests.

03/27/2017 11:13 AM
Kimberley fossil tracks are Australia's 'Jurassic Park'
Scientists describe a remarkable collection of dinosaur tracks on beaches in Western Australia.

03/27/2017 10:09 AM
Planet Nine: Astronomers want help from amateur stargazers
An Australian university has asked amateur stargazers to help find a possible ninth planet.

03/27/2017 01:54 AM
Testing for 'defectives'
After years of protest, the University of Melbourne has removed the name of a controversial figure.

03/27/2017 01:41 AM
'Fake research' comes under scrutiny
The scale of "fake research" in the UK appears to have been underestimated, a BBC investigation suggests.

03/26/2017 02:24 AM
Impact crater linked to Martian tsunamis
Scientists locate the source of powerful tsunamis that swept across Mars three billion years ago.

03/25/2017 12:09 PM
Changing to BST: Will the clock change affect your kids?
Research is under way to determine how clock changes affect children's sleep patterns.

03/25/2017 01:29 AM
Cardboard cribs
What evidence is there that Finland's famous baby boxes actually reduce infant mortality rates?

03/24/2017 07:05 PM
Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline
The State Department says the project, blocked by Barack Obama, is in the national interest.

03/24/2017 05:09 PM
The Foehn feeling
For centuries, people in the Alps have attributed health issues, headaches in particular, to the mountain wind known as the Foehn.

03/24/2017 01:13 PM
'Devastating' coral loss in South China Sea - scientists
Researchers are warning of a "devastating" loss of coral at the Dongsha Atoll in the South China Sea.

03/24/2017 11:04 AM
Bloodhound supersonic car record bid slips again
The British-led effort to break the World Land Speed Record is delayed by cash-flow problems to 2018.

03/24/2017 01:54 AM
Europa: Our best shot at finding alien life?
After years of planning, scientists are set now to send missions to explore the ocean world of Europa.

03/24/2017 01:15 AM
Exmoor gardens raided by 'wily old stag'
A mature stag has learnt how to use its antlers to lift bird feeders off garden trees.

03/24/2017 01:11 AM
British scientists claim major advance in TB treatment
Researchers are using genome sequencing to make sure patients get the right drugs more quickly.

03/23/2017 08:14 PM
Kaikoura: 'Most complex quake ever studied'
2016's big quake in New Zealand will likely prompt a rethink about how such events are expected to behave.

03/23/2017 05:00 PM
Fruit-shaped sensor 'can improve freshness'
The sensor comes in orange, apple, banana and mango varieties and alerts to cooling problems.

03/23/2017 01:22 AM
How an obscure seed is helping to save the elephant
A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.

03/22/2017 09:27 PM
Paleo artist
An award-winning artist brings ancient fossil discoveries to life through illustrations.

03/22/2017 09:55 AM
Princess Anne: GM crops 'have real benefits'
Princess Anne has told the BBC's Farming Today she believes gene technology has important benefits to offer in terms of providing food.

03/22/2017 04:25 AM
'Dispersal machines'
How the toxic pests, described as "dispersal machines", are thwarting efforts to halt their advance.

03/21/2017 11:58 PM
President jokes while signing space agency funding bill
President jokes while signing space agency funding bill

03/21/2017 08:37 PM
Why a Czech zoo is dehorning its white rhinos
Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic, has taken the decision to remove the horns from its white rhinos for their safety.

03/21/2017 12:32 PM
Crustal attraction
Earth's history is recorded in the magnetisation of its hard, outer shell.

03/21/2017 01:11 AM
Fake data threat
Not all cyber-attacks are about theft, some seek to undermine the trust placed in data and documents.

03/20/2017 02:09 PM
Virtual reality could spot concussion in footballers
New technology which could be used by club doctors is being trialled, a BBC investigation finds.

03/20/2017 01:46 AM
Secret of a sperm's success
How a sperm manages to reach the fallopian tubes is clear at last, scientists say.

03/19/2017 01:35 AM
Hi-tech tribe
How a remote community in Guyana is using cutting-edge software and equipment against deforestation.

03/17/2017 02:32 AM
Black tide
Fifty years ago, the supertanker the SS Torrey Canyon hit rocks off the coast of Cornwall, spilling more than 100,000 tonnes of crude oil. But it was the clear-up operation that led to the real environmental disaster.

03/16/2017 02:56 AM
Hans Rosling, population expert: Five last thoughts
In his last BBC interview, the statistician highlighted five key ways demographics are shaping the world.

03/16/2017 01:43 AM
Captivating science
The art of science - captivating scientific images from the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards.