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The World Music Festival, Womad, hosted a science pavilion this year, but are such initiatives successful?
One of the last known populations of woolly mammoths became extinct because of a lack of drinking water, a study concludes.
Slow-motion replays of crimes in courtrooms may be distorting the outcomes of trials, according to US research.
Controlling human nerve cells with electricity could treat a range of disease including type-2 diabetes, a new company says.
A lynx that escaped from Dartmoor Zoo is back in his pen after more than three weeks on the run.
A whirling column of air and water mist provides a stunning sight off the Suffolk coast.
Researchers and donors tell the story of how your brain tissue can help with medical research.
Dr Laura Palmer shows us what happens inside a brain bank and and explains why such donations are vital.
A mobile phone game that has caught the attention of the world also appears to have caused a breakthrough with autism sufferers, as the Victoria Derbyshire programme finds out.
One of the world's leading air crash investigators tells Australian TV he believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately flown into the sea.
The cave systems at the base of the rock of Gibraltar have just received UNESCO world heritage status, in recognition of the rich insights they bring to the study of Neanderthals.
Theresa May had "objections" to a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point during the days of the coalition, says the then Business Secretary Sir Vince Cable.
Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p charge for them was introduced, government data suggests.
Towers of lettuce and pak choi, or a three-storey farm in an office building - could this be the future of farming?
The boss of EDF in the UK says he is confident the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will be built, despite the government delaying its approval.
A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.
The RSPB is concerned after the number of little terns nesting in the UK's biggest colony dropped by almost half.
Andy Green looks at the logistics involved in getting the Bloodhound supersonic car to South Africa next year so that it can begin its assault on the world land speed record.
The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has erupted, however the volcano appears to be "smiling"
Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).