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New oil and gas at odds with green goals - report

New licences for North Sea oil and gas are incompatible with reaching net zero by 2050, a report says.

Read More 6 October 2022 | 11:04 am

Scottish fossil revealed to be pterodactyl ancestor

X-ray scans of a tiny reptile fossil reveal the pterodactyls' forebears scampered around on two legs.

Read More 6 October 2022 | 6:39 am

Space, the unseen frontier in the war in Ukraine

It is the first war where commercial space capabilities have played a significant role, a US general says.

Read More 6 October 2022 | 5:32 am

Nicole Mann: Astronaut becomes first Native American woman in space

Marine Colonel Nicole Mann tells the BBC she hopes her achievement will inspire future generations.

Read More 6 October 2022 | 3:08 am

Three scientists win Nobel for chemistry 'Lego'

Their work on linking molecules like in living cells can be used in cancer treatment drugs.

Read More 5 October 2022 | 7:18 pm

Asteroid struck by Nasa probe leaves 10,000km trail

A telescope in Chile captures an image of a comet-like plume of debris behind the giant rock.

Read More 5 October 2022 | 10:01 am

'Humble' worm saliva can break down tough plastic

Could the solution to plastic pollution be found inside the mouths of tiny wax worms?

Read More 5 October 2022 | 6:10 am

COP27: Activists 'baffled' that Coca-Cola will be sponsor

Climate activists say Egypt should reverse its decision because of Coca-Cola's plastic pollution.

Read More 5 October 2022 | 6:09 am

King Charles should attend climate summit, COP26 president says

Alok Sharma says the King has been a champion of the environment and other countries want him to attend COP27.

Read More 5 October 2022 | 4:33 am

Don’t backtrack on climate, COP host Egypt tells Truss

The call followed news that King Charles will not attend COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh in November.

Read More 4 October 2022 | 7:32 pm

Physics Nobel rewards 'spooky science' of entanglement

This year's physics award recognises research into a strange phenomenon in sub-atomic particles.

Read More 4 October 2022 | 3:54 pm

Revealed: Huge gas flaring emissions never reported

BBC investigation finds oil companies not declaring millions of tonnes of cancer-linked emissions.

Read More 29 September 2022 | 6:58 am

Hurricanes: Are they getting more violent?

As Hurricane Ian makes its way through the Caribbean towards the US - we ask if climate change is making these storms more severe?

Read More 27 September 2022 | 6:17 am

Prince William 'comforted' by support for his environmental work

He praised the passion of people supporting the Earthshot environmental prize he helped set up.

Read More 21 September 2022 | 10:47 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