BBC News - Science & Environment
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Scientists from Plymouth University have visited the UK's tallest mountains - over 100 metres under the sea.
International scientists are calling for action to "future proof" the insects, birds and mammals that pollinate crops and wild plants.
Paddling from Greenland to Scotland in a canoe is risky business.
Researchers have developed a battery which self-destructs when dropped into water.
A single drug can treat three deadly and neglected infections - Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness - animal studies show..
New research blames rising temperatures over the last century as the key cause of decline in Lake Tanganyika, one of the world's most important fisheries.
The speedy, almost comical horse step known as an ambling gait originated in England in the middle of the Ninth Century, scientists say.
Another giant panda cub is born at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo - the fourth time that mother Yang Yang has conceived naturally.
China launched its first mobile telecommunications satellite, to establish a network serving large swathes of the world.
A physicist speaks to BBC2's Horizon programme as a tantalising discovery recedes into the background of data from the Large Hadron Collider.
Results from the Large Hadron Collider show that a "bump" in the machine's data, previously rumoured to represent a new particle, has gone away.
New research suggests that badgers do not transmit TB to cattle by direct contact.
Geologists have found evidence for an ancient megaflood which they say could be the mythical flood at the dawn of the first Chinese dynasty.
An analysis of sports events suggests men may be better at reconciliation after conflicts which could give them advantages in the workplace.
A hidden portrait by the French Impressionist painter Edgar Degas has been revealed using powerful x-rays, scientists report.
China's Jade Rabbit says a final goodbye and shuts down forever, after 31 months exploring the Moon, far outliving its predicted lifespan.
Scientists observe activity in the mouse brain which can explain why we get thirsty when we eat, and why cool water quenches thirst more quickly.
Moon Express becomes the first private firm to win US approval for an unmanned mission to the moon.
Photographs in which still objects can be manipulated are developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Photographs in which still objects can be manipulated are developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.