Chimp culture captured on camera

Researchers capture the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 4:13 am

US and India sign space agreement

The space agencies of India and the US sign an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 2:09 am

Panama opens biodiversity museum

Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 4:34 pm

Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans

Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 2:42 pm

VIDEO: Chimp culture captured on camera

Researchers have captured the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 12:06 pm

World wildlife populations 'plummet'

The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, with wildlife populations halving in just 40 years, a report says.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 3:20 am

VIDEO: Bomb-makers tracked via sewers

New technology allows security services to analyse the contents of the sewers to discover where people are making home-made bombs.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 2:18 am

Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs

Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs

Posted by on 29 September 2014 | 6:10 pm

EU review of eco-laws raises concern

New EU team to review Europe's green policies

Posted by on 29 September 2014 | 4:51 am

VIDEO: Cern at 60 in 60 seconds

The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) is celebrating its 60th birthday. Here is a quick look at its life so far - in 60 seconds.

Posted by on 29 September 2014 | 4:16 am

VIDEO: Work to lift flood-prone road begins

Work is beginning to raise part of one of the main roads in the Somerset levels to protect it from future flooding.

Posted by on 29 September 2014 | 3:24 am

VIDEO: Japan volcano rescue effort resumes

Rescue teams in Japan have resumed their search for survivors of a volcanic eruption on Saturday.

Posted by on 29 September 2014 | 1:21 am

VIDEO: Pony meat plan proves controversial

A charity has developed a range of meat products made from the iconic Dartmoor Pony, in what it says is a bid to save the species.

Posted by on 29 September 2014 | 12:33 am

Is your brain male or female?

Are male and female brains that different?

Posted by on 28 September 2014 | 8:02 pm

An electronic revolution in the doctor's bag

How new medical tools change our relationship with doctors

Posted by on 27 September 2014 | 7:32 pm

How keep-fit gyms gripped Victorians

Exercising in coat tails and corsets

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 7:10 pm

'Turtle smuggling' Canadian arrested

A Canadian man is charged with wildlife smuggling after guards at the US border found 51 turtles in his trousers, authorities have said

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 6:12 pm

New images from Flight MH370 hunt

The team looking for missing flight MH370 releases detailed images of the seabed for the first time, revealing extinct volcanoes and deep depressions.

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 12:24 pm

Date fixed for comet landing attempt

Europe's daring attempt to put a small robot on the surface of Comet 67P will take place on Wednesday 12 November.

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 10:35 am

Bloodhound Diary: The ultimate 'kit car'

The complexities of assembling the ultimate kit

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 9:17 am

VIDEO: Inside the 'UK's greenest homes'

How builders and architects in Chichester are embracing new technology to make houses greener and more attractive to buyers.

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 6:13 am

Complex molecule discovered in space

The discovery of a branched carbon molecule 27,000 light-years from Earth suggests the building blocks of life may be ubiquitous throughout the galaxy.

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 4:56 am

First Russian woman in ISS mission

Russia has sent a woman into space for the first time in 17 years as part of a joint US-Russian mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

Posted by on 25 September 2014 | 10:30 pm

Obama expands Pacific marine reserve

US President Barack Obama expands a marine reserve in the Pacific, creating the largest network of oceanic protected areas in the world.

Posted by on 25 September 2014 | 8:20 pm

It's outer space, but with filling stations

How space rocks could become private cosmic filling stations

Posted by on 25 September 2014 | 6:27 pm