BBC News - Science & Environment
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The American space agency's new Juno mission to Jupiter returns its first imagery since going into orbit around the gas giant last week.
Neutrinos and their antimatter counterparts have shown a small difference that may explain why the universe did not destroy itself during the Big Bang, scientists have reported at major conference.
People can carry a "silent" red hair gene that raises their risk of dangerous skin cancer, experts warn.
Grass species of crops adopt an "austerity" strategy and limits the development of its root system during times of drought, a study reveals.
How non-human archaeology revealed ancient evidence of monkey tool-use.
Climate change could have a domino effect on key infrastructure, government advisers warn in a 2,000-page report assessing risks and opportunities for the UK.
Capuchin monkeys in Brazil have used stone tools for at least 700 years, according to scientists.
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, has begun what should be its penultimate flight, leaving Seville in Spain bound for Cairo in Egypt.
Radiation levels in the Pacific are almost back to their pre-Fukushima levels (except around Fukishima itself), and are expected to have fully recovered by 2020.
Archaeologists in Israel say they hope the discovery of a Philistine cemetery will shed new light on the mysterious migrant people.
An archaeological dig is under way on what experts say is a very rare undisturbed Bronze Age burial mound in Lancashire.
Russian, American and Japanese astronauts enter the International Space Station.
The Victoria Derbyshire programme discusses the controversial use of homeopathy by vets as more than 2,300 people sign a petition calling for the treatment to be banned.
Scientists have designed a robotic stingray powered by light-activated muscle cells.
Scientists have mutated mice to turn them into "super sniffers", in research aiming to create a new generation of tracker animals.
About 1,000 of the UK's vets sign a petition calling for a ban on homeopathy being prescribed to animals.
Foreign fishing vessels operate illegally off the coast of Guinea, depleting its fish population and destroying marine life. Despite the economic and social consequences of illegal fishing, the Guinean government has failed to police its waters because it doesn't have money to operate surveillance equipment, as the BBC's Tamasin Ford reports.
A doomed Japanese satellite managed to capture a spectacular view of a cluster of galaxies 250 million light years away just before it died, scientists reveal.
A month-old male giant panda cub in Belgium's Pairi Daiza wildlife park is growing fast and gaining weight - but still not quite standing up.
The government’s climate change advisors have given a cautious green light to fracking in the UK.