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November 21st
Thousands more cases - including violent and sexual crimes - could be affected by "manipulated" tests.
November 21st
The weather service says the levels of a radioactive isotope were nearly 1,000 times normal levels.
November 21st
Europe's top court says Poland must prove it has stopped logging in Bialowieza forest or face fines.
November 20th
The spectacular albatrosses featured in the BBC's Blue Planet series have seen a big slump in numbers.
November 20th
An asteroid that visited our Solar System from interstellar space is one of the most elongated celestial bodies known to science.
November 20th
Simon Reinhard mastered the Method of Loci to become a European memory champion.
November 20th
The melting glacier contributing most to sea-level rise currently may be more resilient than previously recognised.
November 18th
The Balkan country has the world's second highest death rate caused by air pollution.
November 18th
Floods have been a deadly staple of 2017. But how can you protect yourself against the natural disaster?
November 18th
The plant in the US state of California stores enough energy to power 20,000 homes for four hours.
November 17th
UN climate talks finish with progress on technical issues but with questions on carbon cuts unresolved.
November 17th
The US president's move comes a day after US hunters were told they could import elephant trophies.
November 17th
As the UN climate change conference ends, BBC Science's David Shukman takes a look at melting ice caps.
November 17th
The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.
November 17th
Seagrass meadows are diminishing worldwide, which has serious implications for fishing activity.
November 17th
The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has been given a name.
November 16th
A significant group of nations take a stand against using coal for electricity generation at UN climate talks.
November 16th
Laser labs sense black holes merging at a distance of about a billion light-years from Earth.
November 16th
In a rare instance, Indian villagers and forest officers worked together for hours to save the animal
November 16th
Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.
November 15th
A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.
November 15th
French and UK governments say they will make up for any shortfall in funding for a global science body.
November 15th
Vancouver-based UrtheCast contracts UK firm SSTL to build a series of satellites to image Earth every day.
November 15th
Astronomers have found a cool, Earth-sized planet that's relatively close to our Solar System.
November 14th
Can technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere really help prevent dangerous climate change?
November 14th
The United Arab Emirates' Mars research programme is turning its attention to date palm trees.
November 14th
The Swedish hi-tech firm at the forefront of using 3D printing to create human ears, noses and other body parts.
November 13th
Pottery found near Tbilisi shows wine-making was taking place 8,000 years ago, scientists say.
November 13th
Scientists make the most detailed map yet of the heat rising under the ice sheet from rocks below.
November 13th
Uptick in coal use in China sees global CO2 emissions projected to rise after years of little or no growth.
November 12th
Minister Michael Gove insists environmental standards won't be sacrificed.
November 9th
For decades, there was a ceiling not of glass but of ice, holding women back from doing research in Antarctica.
November 8th
For the first time in 113 years, live data is streaming from the top of the UK's tallest mountain.
November 7th
From the Apollo spacesuits to the Mars rovers, women behind the scenes have stitched vital spaceflight components.
November 3rd
The Norwegian island of Kvaløya is now one of the few places in Europe to see a pod of killer whales.
October 28th
Sir David Attenborough is returning to our screens and people are very excited about it.
October 24th
We need to be more concerned than ever about how society uses scientific discoveries, says Venki Ramakrishnan.
October 19th
Prof Joanna Haigh from Imperial College London explains why this gas has played a crucial role in shaping the Earth's climate.