A handful of dust from an asteroid streaming through space could tell Nasa how life on Earth began.
They live on flood-plains contaminated by potentially harmful levels of toxic waste, research reveals.
A Lords committee warns that the government risks missing housebuilding and environmental targets.
Bird lovers will see a very different pattern of species in the future, scientists warn.
The prime minister has rolled back some net zero policies, but says he's still committed to targets.
The prime minister claims the changes will support "hard-pressed families" but opponents accuse him of "selling out".
Ancient timber preserved in a riverbed suggests humans were building wooden structures 500,000 years ago.
Google DeepMind has used its technology to identify parts of human DNA that might cause diseases.
The Prince of Wales joins the global stage in New York as the Earthshot Prize finalists are revealed.
The Royal Society's scheme comes after black scientists tell the BBC they feel unsupported and overlooked.
An Edinburgh food research team produces a lower-fat alternative aimed at cutting palm oil dependence.
A former Nasa scientist decodes the significance of the discoveries made by the lunar lander and rover.
Missing winter sea ice signals changes that could be a "disaster for the world", scientists say.
The detection of methane by satellite raises hopes future leaks can be stopped more quickly.
Despite suffering some of the worst impacts of climate change, the continent only gets 12% of financing.
Residents say that with Lake Baringo getting bigger they are at greater risk of attack.
The oceans are a vital regulator for the climate and our weather but are rapidly heating up.
A new paper says its collapse could be imminent, but some experts argue science is not established.
The UK may weaken some key green commitments, despite its pledge to reach "net zero" by 2050.
Nasa's James Webb Telescope may have discovered a molecule thought only to be produced by life.
Looking like a pearl necklace, the object known as SN1987A is the closest star explosion to Earth.
Aditya-L1 will carry out scientific studies of the Sun from a vantage point 1.5 million km above Earth.
It is hoped the Vikram lander and Pragyaan rover will reawaken when the next lunar day starts.
Source: BBC News - Science & Environment
Japan's H-IIA rocket carrying the national space agency's moon lander launched from the Tanegashima Space Center on 7 September
The reptiles were dug out of a nest by the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies.
The rare spectacle, not expected again until 2037, lit up the skies - here are the best views from around the world.
The Met Office said the waterspout was spotted on Saturday morning.
The camera was recording a meteor shower from Hawaii when a parade of satellites passed through.
At least 36 people have died in wildfires sweeping through the Hawaiian island of Maui.
Located on a dormant volcano in Hawaii, the telescope takes pictures of deep space.
The US Border Patrol seized seven animals as a person was arrested in Fort Brown, Texas.
Historically hot seawater in Florida threatens to kill coral, but scientists are fighting to stop it.
With July "virtually certain" to be the warmest month on record, BBC Weather has this analysis.
A number of hotels on the Greek island have been evacuated and some tourists have had to flee on boats.
Experts in Hong Kong believe it to be a rarely-spotted whale mid-feed, filtering small fish into its mouth.
The question was posed at the world's first robot-human press conference at a UN summit in Geneva.
Spectacular movies of lightning spreading across the Earth have been released by the European weather agency Eumetsat.
The launch is part of a mission that will map the cosmos to try and investigate so-called dark matter.
The 70-minute mission was purchased for the Italian Air Force and the Italian National Research Council.
Drone footage shows a humpback whale swimming alongside a kayaker near Bondi Beach in Australia.
Two male platypuses were caught on camera fighting for territory in Tasmania, Australia.
The Hawaiian volcano erupted on Wednesday and is still spewing hot lava from various vent sources.
Their parents, Camelia and Uyosi, need to teach these weeks-old wolves pack behaviour.
A 10m humpback whale has been rescued after becoming entangled in a shark net off Australia’s Gold Coast.
A paralysed man has been able to walk simply by thinking about it, thanks to electronic brain implants
Cosmonauts threw a parcel of hardware into open space in a planned manoeuvre.
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