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February 18th
The long-planned space mission that seeks to detect gravitational waves is on course to be selected this summer.
February 18th
Citizen photos taken during August's total solar eclipse in the US will be spliced into continuous videos.
February 18th
Long-dormant microbes are found inside giant crystals of the Naica mountain caves - and revived.
February 17th
Billions of tiny plastic lentil-sized pellets can be spotted on UK shores - but how do 'nurdles' get there?
February 17th
Genetically-modified hens that can lay eggs from different poultry breeds are helping scientists set up a "frozen aviary" to conserve rare birds.
February 17th
The international competition to drive innovation in seafloor mapping announces the teams that will take part in its semi-final stage.
February 16th
Scientists are calling for more people to donate their brains to research to help find cures for mental and psychological disorders.
February 16th
Researchers in Cardiff develop a new "highly-efficient" method of extracting disease-fighting compounds.
February 16th
It's almost all under water, but Zealandia should be considered a continent, say researchers.
February 16th
They say they are lacking the brains of people with disorders such as depression and PTSD.
February 16th
Research institutions want to make it easier for scientists to collaborate and share facilities.
February 16th
Underwater flowering plants play multiple roles in keeping coastal ecosystems healthy.
February 16th
An Earth-sized "virtual telescope" is ready to take the first ever picture of a black hole - the monster mysterious object at the centre of our galaxy.
February 16th
The World Meteorological Organisation say there is a possibility of a new El Niño later this year.
February 16th
The European Commission says the UK has two months to address repeated breaches of air pollutants.
February 16th
The researchers recording ants' brain activity as they run.
February 15th
The discovery could lead to better tests and therapies for children with autism.
February 15th
A newly unearthed essay by Winston Churchill reveals he was open to the possibility of life on other planets.
February 15th
The European Commission says it will take the matter to the EU court if countries fail to act.
February 15th
Footballers suffer similar brain damage to boxers, a small scientific study suggests.
February 14th
Scientists think they have found the explanation behind sounds generated by bees
February 12th
More than 200 whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand on Saturday have refloated themselves and returned to sea.
February 9th
He's only 19cm (7.4 in) tall and has been named Thanos.
February 8th
A facial reconstruction has been made of Orkney's St Magnus by a forensic artist to help mark the 900th anniversary of his death.
February 7th
Hans Rosling, who has died in Sweden aged 68, tells 200 years of world history in four minutes.
February 6th
Land Speed Record holder Andy Green describes how the Typhoon jet engine in the Bloodhound supersonic car will be fed with fuel.
February 5th
Once too precious to use, now too cheap to notice – the significance of the light bulb is profound.
February 1st
The mobile phone apps that are enabling fishermen to increase their catches at the same time as helping environmentalists monitor and preserve stocks.
January 23rd
Texan Christy Kroboth used to have a quiet job in a dentist's surgery. Now she spends her time jumping on animals many times her size - and taping their jaws tightly shut.
January 20th
As the new president settles in, much of the world reaffirms its commitment to the Paris agreement.
January 9th
Renewable energy will continue to grow in the US despite the antipathy of the incoming Trump administration.