After digitising old weather data from atop Ben Nevis, citizen scientists tackle a much bigger project.
A bacterium made with "unnatural" DNA assembles proteins - a key characteristic of a functioning organism.
Hunting animals with the biggest horns, tusks or manes could lead to extinction, according to a study.
Archaeologists say evidence indicates Caesar's invasion in 54BC began in Kent.
One of the world's earliest urban civilisations thrived in the absence of a big Himalayan river, a new study finds.
A spacecraft that will test the best methods to clean up space debris is nearing completion.
The Meteor satellite was found not to be on its planned orbit, hours after launch from a new base.
The red kite is still at risk from poisoning despite the success of conservation schemes, say scientists.
The EU will renew glyphosate's licence for five years, despite some health concerns.
Targets for reducing illegal levels of NO2 pollution from vehicles will be achieved more quickly than the government expects, a study says.
The Norwegian island of Kvaløya is now one of the few places in Europe to see a pod of killer whales.
Prof Joanna Haigh from Imperial College London explains why this gas has played a crucial role in shaping the Earth's climate.
For decades, there was a ceiling not of glass but of ice, holding women back from doing research in Antarctica.
The United Arab Emirates' Mars research programme is turning its attention to date palm trees.
The biohacker movement wants to cure disease without the help of government or big companies
Can technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere really help prevent dangerous climate change?