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Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).
The establishment of community gardens in inner city areas can boost social and ecological wellbeing, suggest researchers.
One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur
Plans to build the first new UK nuclear plant in 20 years suffer an unexpected delay after the government postpones a final decision until the early autumn.
It's a rare albino squirrel, living in a garden in Sussex.
Scientists are calling for a "thoughtful debate" about the wisdom of global attempts to limit temperature rises under 1.5C.
Crossing the English Bulldog with another breed is the best way to ensure its survival, according to US scientists.
People in the US have filmed a Chinese rocket body streaking across the sky over Utah and California.
Ecologists discover a food web beneath the waves of French Polynesia that is both unusual and spectacular.
The earliest evidence of cancer in the human fossil record has been discovered in South Africa, say researchers.
The Prime Minister has said that she wants to ensure a positive outcome for science in negotiations to leave the European Union.
The rapid growth in the illegal killing of African elephants seen since 2006 seems to have stabilised and may be decreasing.
The crashed remains from Flight MH370 could be as much as 500km further north than the current search area, argues a new modelling study.
A new class of antibiotics has been discovered by analysing the bacterial warfare taking place up people's noses, scientists report.
Astronomers discover that Jupiter's giant storm is somehow heating the planet's upper atmosphere - possibly by means of sound waves.
As Philae, the robotic lander, is finally switched off and the world says goodbye.
Koalas have quickly learned to use wildlife passageways to cross busy roads in Australia's Queensland state as they move between habitats.
Professor Monica Grady describes the final days of communication with the Philae lander
Scientists have used high-power X-rays to "see inside" an exquisite and complete dinosaur specimen.
An orangutan copying sounds made by researchers offers new clues to how human speech evolved, scientists say.