BBC News - Science & Environment
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The Sentinel-2B spacecraft will take pictures to help create a complete map of Earth.
A key spacecraft in Europe's new multi-billion-euro Earth observation programme blasts into orbit.
Simple tips to avoid inhaling air from traffic and other common sources of pollution.
There are fewer than 30 such animals left in Africa after Satao II was apparently shot.
The Star Trek actor takes you on a fact-fuelled cosmic journey to the mysterious Red Planet.
Three UK-based scientists who have studied the brain’s reward centre win a prestigious prize worth 1m euros.
A collapse in the use of coal has driven UK carbon emissions down to levels barely seen since the Victorian era, new figures show.
IBM wants to open out quantum computing to the business community and increase usage for programmers.
Air pollution is in the news - but how bad is Britain’s air?
The surgeon carried out the first successful liver transplant in 1967 and helped normalise the surgery.
14-year-old Logan is helping monitor his city's air - and the results may change your habits.
David Shukman examines the effect that air pollution has on our bodies.
Supporters of fracking say the UK should extract its own gas - rather than import it from Peru.
SpaceX is sending two tourists to the moon, but when can the rest of us look forward to space travel?
Two skulls found in China shed light on the ancient humans who inhabited the region before the arrival of our own species.
US study reveals how much trees help tackle urban air pollution
Scientists have found something - but no one will admit to causing it.
The last woolly mammoths were wracked with genetic disease and had a strange shiny coat, say scientists.
Scientists have created a functioning mouse embryo in the lab
Ancient Amazon peoples planted a vast number of trees for food or building materials, a study argues.