BBC News - Science & Environment
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A campaign led by medical professionals is calling for all diesel cars to be banned from London.
The world's largest cold energy storage plant, which can act like a giant battery for renewable energy, is being commissioned at a site near Manchester.
Japan launches a cargo ship equipped with a half-mile long magnetic tether to clear space junk.
Japan launches a cargo ship carrying a space junk collector designed to gather debris in space.
Planet Earth filmmakers talk dancing flamingos and bears
Scientists have found a 100 million year old dinosaur tail trapped in amber.
Tiny crustaceans previously recorded at two locations in the British Isles are found in a loch near Kinross.
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95.
Former astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95. Pallab Ghosh looks back at the day he made history.
A sample of the smallpox virus from a 17th Century victim challenges current thinking.
Giraffes have been classified as vulnerable to extinction. Chester Zoo says humans are to blame.
The tail of a feathered dinosaur has been found perfectly preserved in amber from Myanmar.
Historians unveil a digitally-reconstructed image of the face of Scottish king Robert the Bruce nearly 700 years after his death.
Red fire ants could wreak more damage than rabbits, cane toads and foxes combined, experts warn.
A dramatic drop in the giraffe population over the past 30 years leaves them vulnerable to extinction.
Humans may in part owe their big brains to a DNA "typo" in their genetic code, research suggests.
People in west Siberia have captured footage of what is believed to be a small meteorite.
Scientists in the US have unveiled an athletic robot which takes its inspiration from bush babies.
For a second day, Paris is cutting car numbers according to odd or even licence plates. Do such schemes work?
Poultry keepers have been told to keep their birds inside to protect them from avian flu in Europe.