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Updated 2017-03-29 05:19
New population of rare tigers found in eastern Thailand
Camera traps caught images of the critically endangered Indochinese tigers in eastern Thailand.
Menstrual cycle recreated 'in a dish'
Scientists have made a mini working replica of the female reproductive tract to experiment on.
ExoMars: Rover scientists to study Mawrth Vallis option
Europe is going to investigate a second site on Mars - called Mawrth Vallis - as a possible destination to send its 2021 rover.
Trump to sweep away Obama climate change policies
Environmentalists warn Mr Trump's order will have serious consequences at home and abroad.
'Fake science used to justify badger culls'
A senior researcher claims ministers are using a flawed method for assessing badger numbers in the TB cull.
How the mouse came to live alongside humans
The origins of house mice go back about 15,000 years to the Middle East, fossil evidence suggests.
Kimberley fossil tracks are Australia's 'Jurassic Park'
Scientists describe a remarkable collection of dinosaur tracks on beaches in Western Australia.
Planet Nine: Astronomers want help from amateur stargazers
An Australian university has asked amateur stargazers to help find a possible ninth planet.
Testing for 'defectives'
After years of protest, the University of Melbourne has removed the name of a controversial figure.
'Fake research' comes under scrutiny
The scale of "fake research" in the UK appears to have been underestimated, a BBC investigation suggests.
Impact crater linked to Martian tsunamis
Scientists locate the source of powerful tsunamis that swept across Mars three billion years ago.
Changing to BST: Will the clock change affect your kids?
Research is under way to determine how clock changes affect children's sleep patterns.
Cardboard cribs
What evidence is there that Finland's famous baby boxes actually reduce infant mortality rates?
Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline
The State Department says the project, blocked by Barack Obama, is in the national interest.
The Foehn feeling
For centuries, people in the Alps have attributed health issues, headaches in particular, to the mountain wind known as the Foehn.
'Devastating' coral loss in South China Sea - scientists
Researchers are warning of a "devastating" loss of coral at the Dongsha Atoll in the South China Sea.
Bloodhound supersonic car record bid slips again
The British-led effort to break the World Land Speed Record is delayed by cash-flow problems to 2018.
Europa: Our best shot at finding alien life?
After years of planning, scientists are set now to send missions to explore the ocean world of Europa.
Exmoor gardens raided by 'wily old stag'
A mature stag has learnt how to use its antlers to lift bird feeders off garden trees.
British scientists claim major advance in TB treatment
Researchers are using genome sequencing to make sure patients get the right drugs more quickly.
Kaikoura: 'Most complex quake ever studied'
2016's big quake in New Zealand will likely prompt a rethink about how such events are expected to behave.
Fruit-shaped sensor 'can improve freshness'
The sensor comes in orange, apple, banana and mango varieties and alerts to cooling problems.
Dinosaur crater's clue to origin of life
The crater made by the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs reveals clues to the origins of life on Earth.
'New' wave-like cloud finally wins official recognition
The new clouds include the rare, wave-like asperitas, after a long campaign by skywatchers.
How an obscure seed is helping to save the elephant
A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.
Paleo artist
An award-winning artist brings ancient fossil discoveries to life through illustrations.
Major shake-up suggests dinosaurs may have 'UK origin'
Scientists reclassify dinosaurs, putting British fossils at the base of their family tree.
UK schoolboy corrects Nasa data error
The A-level student noticed something odd in radiation levels from the International Space Station.
Princess Anne: GM crops 'have real benefits'
Princess Anne has told the BBC's Farming Today she believes gene technology has important benefits to offer in terms of providing food.
Genetically-modified crops have benefits - Princess Anne
The Princess Royal's views in a BBC radio show appear to be at odds with those of the Prince of Wales.
Plans for coal-fired power plants drop by almost half in 2016
A report suggests a "dramatic" decline in the number of coal-fired power plants in pre-construction.
'Dispersal machines'
How the toxic pests, described as "dispersal machines", are thwarting efforts to halt their advance.
Fossil named after Sir David Attenborough
The ancient arthropod, found in Herefordshire, joins a long list of items named after the TV legend.
Sea otters ahead of dolphins in using tools
Sea otters may have been using stone tools for thousands or even millions of years, say scientists.
Nasa 'smallsats' open up new planetary frontier
Nasa plans small satellite missions, which could open up new ways of exploring the Solar System.
President jokes while signing space agency funding bill
President jokes while signing space agency funding bill
Why a Czech zoo is dehorning its white rhinos
Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic, has taken the decision to remove the horns from its white rhinos for their safety.
Tiny genetic change lets bird flu leap to humans
A change in just a single 'letter' of the flu virus allows bird flu to pass to humans, according to scientists.
Rosetta saw cliffs collapse on comet
The comet visited by the Rosetta spacecraft is constantly being re-shaped, sometimes in dramatic fashion, a study suggests.
Space view of Earth's magnetic rocks
Earth's history is recorded in the magnetisation of its hard, outer shell.
Spaceport protest delays rocket launch in French Guiana
Striking workers block the roll-out of the booster at the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana.
'Step change' needed to create more woodland
Too little new woodland is being created in England, say MPs, amid warnings of a "tree planting crisis".
'Extreme and unusual' climate trends continue after record 2016
The world continues to experience extreme climate trends after a record breaking 2016, says WMO.
LHC: Five new particles hold clues to sub-atomic glue
Researchers discover five new sub-atomic particles that could help to explain how atoms are held together.
Sperm swimming technique 'all down to simple maths'
Knowing why some sperm succeed and others fail could help treat male infertility, researchers say.
Secret of a sperm's success
How a sperm manages to reach the fallopian tubes is clear at last, scientists say.
SpaceX Dragon capsule returns to Earth
The SpaceX Dragon capsule returns to Earth after its mission to the International Space Station.
Hi-tech tribe
How a remote community in Guyana is using cutting-edge software and equipment against deforestation.
Buzz Aldrin launches VR plan to get humans to Mars
The second man to set foot on the Moon, launches a virtual reality movie detailing his plan to get humans to Mars.
Baby pygmy hippo in debut splash
Taronga Zoo's baby pygmy hippopotamus - the first born in seven years - has made its first public appearance.
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