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March 23rd
The crater made by the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs reveals clues to the origins of life on Earth.
March 22nd
The new clouds include the rare, wave-like asperitas, after a long campaign by skywatchers.
March 22nd
A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.
March 22nd
An award-winning artist brings ancient fossil discoveries to life through illustrations.
March 22nd
Scientists reclassify dinosaurs, putting British fossils at the base of their family tree.
March 22nd
The A-level student noticed something odd in radiation levels from the International Space Station.
March 22nd
Princess Anne has told the BBC's Farming Today she believes gene technology has important benefits to offer in terms of providing food.
March 22nd
The Princess Royal's views in a BBC radio show appear to be at odds with those of the Prince of Wales.
March 21st
How the toxic pests, described as "dispersal machines", are thwarting efforts to halt their advance.
March 21st
The ancient arthropod, found in Herefordshire, joins a long list of items named after the TV legend.
March 21st
Sea otters may have been using stone tools for thousands or even millions of years, say scientists.
March 21st
Nasa plans small satellite missions, which could open up new ways of exploring the Solar System.
March 21st
President jokes while signing space agency funding bill
March 21st
Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic, has taken the decision to remove the horns from its white rhinos for their safety.
March 21st
A change in just a single 'letter' of the flu virus allows bird flu to pass to humans, according to scientists.
March 21st
The comet visited by the Rosetta spacecraft is constantly being re-shaped, sometimes in dramatic fashion, a study suggests.
March 21st
Earth's history is recorded in the magnetisation of its hard, outer shell.
March 21st
Striking workers block the roll-out of the booster at the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana.
March 21st
Too little new woodland is being created in England, say MPs, amid warnings of a "tree planting crisis".
March 21st
The world continues to experience extreme climate trends after a record breaking 2016, says WMO.
March 20th
Not all cyber-attacks are about theft, some seek to undermine the trust placed in data and documents.
March 20th
Researchers discover five new sub-atomic particles that could help to explain how atoms are held together.
March 20th
New technology which could be used by club doctors is being trialled, a BBC investigation finds.
March 19th
How a sperm manages to reach the fallopian tubes is clear at last, scientists say.
March 19th
The SpaceX Dragon capsule returns to Earth after its mission to the International Space Station.
March 18th
How a remote community in Guyana is using cutting-edge software and equipment against deforestation.
March 18th
The second man to set foot on the Moon, launches a virtual reality movie detailing his plan to get humans to Mars.
March 17th
Researchers in the US are working with dolphins in an effort to work out why closely related whale species in the wild strand themselves on land.
March 16th
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.
March 15th
In his last BBC interview, the statistician highlighted five key ways demographics are shaping the world.
March 15th
The art of science - captivating scientific images from the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards.
February 22nd
Science is facing a "reproducibility crisis" as scientists fail to reproduce others' work, it is claimed.
January 20th
As the new president settles in, much of the world reaffirms its commitment to the Paris agreement.