World's first floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.

Each wind turbine is taller than Big Ben and the farm can power 20,000 homes.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 4:28 am

Time, not material goods, 'raises happiness'

Contentment comes from paying others to take on chores such as cleaning and cooking, a study says.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 7:42 pm

China set to launch an 'unhackable' internet communication

China might not have the lead in research but its application of secure networks is leading the way.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 6:13 pm

Greenland ice sheet: How do you go the toilet?

There's one question the BBC's science editor keeps being asked about life on the ice.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 5:00 pm

Scientist describes life on the ice in Greenland

Glacial microbiologist Dr Joe Cook is in Greenland to examine the effect of algae on melting ice.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 4:43 pm

High risk of 'unprecedented' winter downpours - Met Office

A new analysis suggests there's a greater chance of the heavy rain that led to extensive flooding in 2014.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 4:05 am

South African child 'virtually cured' of HIV

The nine-year-old has no active HIV in the body after catching the infection at birth.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 3:32 am

Electricity shake-up could save consumers 'up to £40bn'

New rules will encourage UK consumers to generate and store their own power, ministers say.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 1:13 am

How the body responds to stress

We analysed how the body responds to stress - by making presenter Jordan Dunbar do a comedy performance.

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 6:16 pm

World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland

The revolutionary technology allows wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for current turbines.

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 2:31 pm

Fukushima disaster: Robot finds possible melted nuclear fuel

An underwater robot spotted the lava-like rocks inside a reactor of Japan's destroyed nuclear plant.

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 3:07 am

The rather rude sounds of an elephant seal

Male elephant seals recognise the rhythm of one another's voices, researchers say.

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 1:40 am

Norfolk Broads python discovery mystery

A 12ft-long python found on the Norfolk Broads has still not been found.

Posted on: 22 July 2017 | 3:49 am

Farm subsidies 'must be earned' - Michael Gove

Environment Secretary Michael Gove plans to pay farmers for protecting the environment and creating rural jobs.

Posted on: 21 July 2017 | 4:41 am

Moon dust bag sold for $1.8m at New York auction

The bag was used by astronaut Neil Armstrong to collect the first ever samples of the Moon in 1969.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 5:28 pm

New Mexico boy trips over 1.2 million year old fossil

A 10-year-old boy's stumble unearthed a prehistoric skull, which he then got the chance to help excavate.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 2:07 pm

Elephant seals 'recognise vocal rhythm'

Male elephant seals recognise the rhythm of one another's voices, researchers say.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 11:05 am

Poaching pushes pangolin closer to extinction

Pangolins in the forests of Africa are at risk of being pushed to extinction like their Asian relatives.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 7:13 am

Australia human history 'rewritten by rock find'

Research shows Aboriginal people entered Australia up to 18,000 years earlier than thought.

Posted on: 20 July 2017 | 4:28 am

Why dogs are friendly - it's written in their genes

Being friendly is in dogs' nature and could be key to how they were domesticated from wolves.

Posted on: 19 July 2017 | 7:06 pm

UK rhino eggs 'could save last northern whites'

A UK zoo is taking part in a radical plan to save the world's last northern white rhinos from extinction.

Posted on: 19 July 2017 | 12:04 pm

Mighty T. rex 'walked rather than sprinted'

New research suggests the dinosaur could go no faster than a very brisk walking pace.

Posted on: 18 July 2017 | 6:00 am

Sprouting wings

We're all used to ants sprouting wings and taking to the air during summer, but is there really such a thing as a "flying ant day"?

Posted on: 17 July 2017 | 8:23 pm

Newquay is go!

World Land Speed record holder Andy Green looks forward to the first, low-speed runs of the Bloodhound supersonic car.

Posted on: 17 July 2017 | 7:06 am

'Beam me up, Scotty'

Chinese scientists have "teleported" a photon particle to a satellite - could humans be next?

Posted on: 14 July 2017 | 10:27 am