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Ipswich Tidal Flood Barrier to protect 1,600 homes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe tidal barrier was unveiled in Ipswich by Floods Minister Therese CoffeyFlood defences costing almost £70m...

Nasa’s New Horizons: ‘Space snowman’ appears squashed

Image copyright NASA/JHU-APL/SWRI/NOAO Image caption Images taken of Ultima Thule as New Horizons passed behind the objectIt seems the "space snowman" is more like a...

Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa

Image copyright BBC News Image caption Prof Djikeng's thinking was moulded by his childhood experiencesA researcher in Edinburgh is leading efforts to develop gene-edited farm...

Climate change: Warming threatens Himalayan glaciers

Image copyright Getty ImagesClimate change poses a growing threat to the glaciers found in the Hindu Kush and Himalayan mountain ranges, according to a...

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering: GPS pioneers lauded

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrad Parkinson and Lord Browne explain the importance of GPSThis year's £1m QE Engineering Prize has...

Rosalind Franklin: Mars rover named after DNA pioneer

Image copyright Getty Images/ESA Image caption The Rosalind Franklin rover is due to launch to Mars next yearThe UK-assembled rover that will be sent to...

Nasa calls time on silent Opportunity Mars rover

Image copyright NASA/JPL/Doug Ellison Image caption Oppy used one of its cameras to take this selfie on MarsThe US space agency (Nasa) has called time...

New ‘mysterious’ frog species discovered in India’s Western Ghats

Indian researchers have discovered a new species of frog - in a roadside puddle. Sonali Garg, a PhD student at Delhi University, and her supervisor...

Giant pangolins: Study by Chester Zoo to protect mammals

Though pangolins are protected by international wildlife laws, they remain the most trafficked group of mammals in the world. To protect the rare giant pangolin...
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