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PM gives green light to post-Brexit EU research deal

Image copyright WPA Pool/Scott Heppell Image caption Boris Johnson wants UK scientists to have the closest possible relationship with EU researchersThe UK will endeavour to...

China prepares 100,000 ducks to battle Pakistan’s locust swarms

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ducks have a voracious appetite for locustsChina is preparing to deploy 100,000 ducks to neighbouring Pakistan to help tackle...

Climate change: Pressure on big investors to act on environment

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Investors are facing scrutiny like never beforeEver wondered if your bank or insurance company is funding the coal industry?...

Red pandas are two species, not one

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Red panda: Endangered in the wild, its survival looks precariousThe red panda is not one species but two, according...

Docking gives Intelsat telecoms satellite new lease of life

By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent Image copyright Northrop Grumman Image caption MEV-1 approaches Intelsat-901 with Earth in the backgroundTwo American satellites have docked high...

Red squirrels sniff out danger better than greys

Image copyright Victoria GillA native predator of the red squirrel appears to be an unlikely ally in its battle with the grey squirrel. Scientists from...

Outdoor heaters: Paris campaigners want them banned

A campaign is underway in Paris to ban heaters due to concerns about their electricity use. Since the smoking ban, there has been a mass...

Climate change: Why are tomato prices in Africa increasing?

Tomato prices in Kenya have skyrocketed in recent weeks, with some parts of the country paying up to seven times more. The price rises follow...

Environment Agency chief: Avoid building new homes on flood plains

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Floodwater swamps Severn Stoke in Worcestershire at the weekendThe head of the Environment Agency is to warn against building...

Katherine Johnson: Hidden Figures Nasa mathematician dies at 101

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Katherine Johnson was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015Pioneering African-American Nasa mathematician Katherine Johnson has died at the...
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