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September 22nd
The near-6,000 sq km block of ice known as A-68 looks finally to be on the move.
September 21st
It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.
September 21st
A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours.
September 21st
The call of storm petrels are recorded for the first time on islands where rats came ashore from shipwrecks.
September 21st
Why firms are spending millions to beat each other into orbit
September 21st
The fast-growing US solar industry is at odds with itself - and the decision may be left to Trump.
September 21st
Sir David Attenborough spoke to the BBC about Zoo Quest, the environment and the planet's future.
September 21st
DNA from ancient remains is used to reconstruct thousands of years of population history in Africa.
September 21st
The idea of plant-eating dinosaurs having a strict vegetarian diet is called into question.
September 21st
The small satellite industry is the fastest growing part of the space sector "and they all require launch" says Rocket Lab boss Peter Beck.
September 21st
Evolutionary biologist Matthew Cobb unpicks a lecture that, sixty years ago, set the course for the genetic revolution.
September 20th
The people of the Guna Yala archipelago, off the Panama coast, may be among the first island communities to leave their homes and move onshore.
September 20th
In this photo essay, photographer Clayton Conn shares his experience of the Mexico City earthquake.
September 20th
The UK and US reach an agreement that aims to allow freer movement of research equipment and scientists.
September 20th
Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry.
September 20th
Barn owls keep their acute sense of hearing into old age, scientists have discovered.
September 19th
Rivalries in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago led to competition between communities, according to new research.
September 19th
The ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C is still within reach, a study indicates.
September 18th
The biggest and the smallest of the world's fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are most at risk of dying out.
September 18th
Volunteers came to the aid of a seal after its neck was trapped within a plastic flying ring.
September 18th
Meet Dr Matt Zeale who is leading a team of conservationists tracking the rare barbastrelle bat.
September 17th
Rhino horn is being processed into bangles, beads and bracelets, a charity's investigation reveals.
September 17th
Some flies see six times faster than us, catching prey in mid-air in less than a second.
September 17th
Reports say the US will no longer withdraw from the Paris deal or will change its approach.
September 16th
How tiny creatures with small brains outwit us so easily.
September 15th
The US-led Cassini space probe reaches a spectacular climax, burning up in Saturn's atmosphere.
September 14th
The conservation status of the elusive snow leopard is downgraded from "endangered" to "vulnerable".
September 13th
Science is laying bare the secrets of orchids, one of the biggest families of flowering plant.
September 13th
Queen's University scientists design a flexible long-life battery that could be used in pacemakers.
September 13th
Berries are appearing early this year - and promise to last much longer than usual, according to experts.
September 12th
The RNLI closed Perranporth beach to swimmers because of large numbers of jellyfish-like creatures.
September 11th
Researchers and LGBT groups clash over facial recognition tech that supposedly spots gay people.
September 11th
A vaccination programme to stop the spread of bovine tuberculosis is also restarting.
September 9th
Why, in the mission to improve the health of man's best friend, scientists say greedy Labradors are at the head of the pack.
September 7th
Scientists warn of potential hazards from modern structures with large expanses of glass or mirrors.
September 6th
Would British forensic science benefit from having its own outdoor laboratory to study human decomposition?
September 5th
In September 1991, eight scientists sealed themselves inside a giant greenhouse for two years. Linda Leigh was one of them.
August 31st
The reasons why the fourth-largest city in the US has become its flood capital.
August 27th
The arguments nearly a century ago over the use of leaded petrol.