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Whale song mystery solved by scientists

Scientists deduce how whales sing under the sea, and why they can be drowned out by noisy ships.

Read More 22 February 2024 | 8:29 am

Moment giant Antarctica drone takes off

Scientists want to use the robot plane to reach inaccessible areas to understand climate change.

Read More 22 February 2024 | 7:40 am

How AI is helping the search for extraterrestrial life

Artificial intelligence software is being used to look for signs of alien lifeforms.

Read More 22 February 2024 | 6:01 am

Pioneering European satellite burns up over Pacific

The veteran ERS-2 Earth observation spacecraft dives to destruction 2,000km west of California.

Read More 22 February 2024 | 2:18 am

Mystery over persistent mercury levels in tuna

Pollution controls have seen mercury emissions plummet - but levels in tuna have remained stable.

Read More 21 February 2024 | 8:41 pm

Rare turtle discovered in India by UK scientists

Cantor's giant softshell turtle is native to the rivers of south Asia and is critically endangered.

Read More 21 February 2024 | 8:32 pm

Beef trade risks key Brazil ecosystem - campaigners

Investigation by Global Witness suggests cattle farming is driving illegal deforestation in the savannah featured in BBC's Planet Earth III.

Read More 21 February 2024 | 9:22 am

Brightest and hungriest black hole ever detected

Astronomers report an object that shines with a brightness equivalent to 500 trillion suns.

Read More 20 February 2024 | 3:54 pm

US spacecraft blasts off towards Moon's south pole

If the Odysseus craft lands safely it would be the first private mission to successfully land on the Moon.

Read More 15 February 2024 | 2:43 pm

Trillion-tonne iceberg A23a spins on the spot

It may be bigger than a large city - but the world's biggest iceberg can still turn on a sixpence.

Read More 14 February 2024 | 3:50 pm

'Pirate of the seas' in big decline after bird flu

Sea-bird counts after avian flu show serious declines in three species, the charity RSPB says.

Read More 13 February 2024 | 8:02 am

Landslide inches from luxury homes in California

At least three homes in Dana Point, California are under threat after a portion of the cliff they're on gave way.

Read More 13 February 2024 | 5:26 am

Migrating species crucial to planet under threat

Human activity is leaving some migratory species like green turtles facing extinction, a UN report says.

Read More 12 February 2024 | 2:46 pm

World breaches 1.5C warming threshold for full year

The last 12 months were the hottest on record, temporarily sending the world past a deeply symbolic mark.

Read More 8 February 2024 | 4:18 pm

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Nasa to repair leaky Artemis-1 moon rocket on launchpad

Nasa will repair the leaks on the Artemis-1 moon rocket on the launch pad and then return it to the Vehicle Assembly Building for nearly two weeks.

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Try 3 issues of BBC Science Focus Magazine for £5! The peer-review process is designed to make sure research stands up to scrutiny. Before a scientific paper is published in a journal, it is usually peer-reviewed