The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.
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Tracking first Ebola victim and and how virus spread
A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
UK researchers obtain "rich" data from the Philae lander just before its power died.
James Watson is to sell the Nobel Prize medal he won for the discovery of the structure of DNA.
A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.
A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.
What went wrong with stem cell cancer treatment
Archaeologists in Denmark have uncovered an incredibly rare find: a stone age axe held within its wooden handle.
Blue Peter Scientist Steve Mould is given the task of looking at some of the worst offenders.
Scientists use gravity data to produce what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move.
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit. Adam Lynch created his own inverted microscope by adapting a cheap instrument he bought online.
Tasks for Italy's first female astronaut
Urban agriculture plays a much more extensive role in global food security than previously estimated, a study using satellite data suggests.
The brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, according to experts who have pinpointed the region using scans.
A novel autonomous sub acquires the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.
A volcano has erupted on the Cape Verde island of Fogo, resulting in the evacuation of hundreds of residents and the closure of a local airport.
A campaign begins to reduce light pollution in South Downs National Park and give it dark skies special status.
Successful conservation projects have reversed the decline of salmon in many UK rivers, as John Maguire reports.