Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home

Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in Germany from China ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Posted on: 24 June 2017 | 3:11 pm

Yellowstone grizzly: Endangered or not?

The Yellowstone grizzlies are about to be taken off the endangered species list - after they were first added more than 40 years ago.

Posted on: 23 June 2017 | 4:11 pm

Splish splashing spinning gorilla

Zola has been cooling off in his favourite blue swimming pool at Dallas Zoo.

Posted on: 23 June 2017 | 4:13 am

Watched chimps change their hunting habits

Wild chimpanzees have changed their hunting strategies in response to being watched and followed by scientists, observations suggest.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 8:42 pm

How the presence of humans can affect chimp hunting habits

Two chimp 'tribes' have developed different hunting habits in response to human presence.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 8:12 pm

Future of energy on show in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's Expo 2017 provides a taste of what could be the future of greener and renewable energy.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 6:55 pm

Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space

The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 3:59 pm

Whale body size warning for species collapses

The shrinking size of whales over the 20th Century could help scientists detect when wildlife populations are in trouble, a study suggests.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 11:29 am

German-UK team maintains Galileo success

OHB and SSTL will make the next eight, possibly even the next 14, satellites for Europe's GPS.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 9:21 am

Koalas 'facing extinction' in some Australian states

The conservation group WWF is warning that koalas could be wiped out in some Australian states amid deforestation and increasing attacks by livestock.

Posted on: 22 June 2017 | 5:20 am

India genome plan could boost healthcare

Could an effort to gather genetic data from its population of one billion people help India take the lead in advanced healthcare?

Posted on: 21 June 2017 | 6:53 pm

Race to the bottom

The obscure and difficult to reach tracts of the seabed being claimed in the hope they contain mineral riches.

Posted on: 21 June 2017 | 5:00 pm

Queen's Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector

A government plan to protect the UK's £13.7bn space industry has been laid out in the Queen's Speech.

Posted on: 21 June 2017 | 9:09 am

Why suitcases rock and fall over - puzzle solved

Scientists crack the problem of why two-wheeled suitcases can rock from side-to-side and turn over.

Posted on: 20 June 2017 | 7:34 pm

Hawking urges Moon landing to 'elevate humanity'

Prof Stephen Hawking has called for leading nations to send astronauts to the Moon by the end of this decade.

Posted on: 20 June 2017 | 10:04 am

Europe selects grand gravity mission

After decades in the planning, a space mission to detect gravitational waves finally gets the go-ahead.

Posted on: 20 June 2017 | 9:55 am

Volcanoes 'triggered dawn of dinosaurs'

A million-year-long period of volcanic activity led to the rise of the dinosaurs, a study suggests.

Posted on: 19 June 2017 | 3:59 pm

How cats conquered the ancient world

The domestic cat is descended from wild cats that were tamed twice - in the Near East and then Egypt.

Posted on: 19 June 2017 | 10:03 am

Brexit 'will enhance' UK wildlife laws - Gove

Any Brexit changes to the UK's wildlife laws will increase - not reduce - environmental protection, Michael Gove has pledged.

Posted on: 19 June 2017 | 8:58 am

Scientists fear new EU rules may 'hide' forest carbon loss

Forestry researchers condemn attempts to change the way carbon from trees is counted in Europe.

Posted on: 18 June 2017 | 8:06 pm

Trump's divided desert: Wildlife at the border wall

Science reporter Victoria Gill joins researchers in Arizona to find out how President Trump's wall could affect endangered desert wildlife.

Posted on: 17 June 2017 | 7:42 pm

Genome pioneer John Sulston enters elite club

Sir John Sulston is elevated to the Companion of Honour in the Queen’s birthday list.

Posted on: 16 June 2017 | 4:30 pm

'Little sunfish' robot to swim in to Fukushima reactor

It'll be a tough journey - previous robots sent in to the ruined nuclear reactor didn't make it back.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | 11:21 pm

China's quantum satellite in big leap

Chinese scientists say their experimental Micius spacecraft paves the way for a new kind of internet.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | 1:17 pm

Air pollution plan 'unfair' on local authorities

Solving air pollution is a national not a local issue, says the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | 4:43 am