Rare chimps, leopards and pangolins have been caught on camera in the forests of Nigeria's largest national park.
Contrary to the traditional view of them as brutes, it turns out that Neanderthals enjoyed making art.
A single mutation in an immunity gene may explain why bats can carry deadly viruses and not get sick.
The US rocket company puts up two satellites to test technologies for a broadband mega-constellation.
A novel deal with donors including Leonardo DiCaprio turned public debt into conservation funding.
Britain's Stone Age population was almost completely replaced some 4,500 years ago, a study shows.
Scientists scan Tasmanian tiger specimens to better understand the marsupial's development in the pouch.
Campaigners win a third High Court victory over the UK government's plans to tackle air pollution.
Belle needed treatment for an injured leg and is Cotswold Wildlife Park's first hand-reared white rhino calf.
Since China refused last month to accept any more foreign waste for recycling, the UK is facing a challenge disposing of its plastic waste.
The bands of leather are "probably the only known surviving examples" of their kind.
Plants appeared on land 100 million years earlier than previously thought, according to new research.
Campaigners may want new laws to fight pollution but the remedies already exist, a new report argues.
The government wants the number to rise from 360 to 500 by 2023 but farmers are unhappy.
New research shows how vampire bats evolved to survive on a diet of blood alone.
An innovative scanning system is making it easier to find the hidden stories behind artworks.
Excessive nitrogen from sewage and livestock waste is damaging the health of marine flowering plants.
More than 100,000 of the animals have been killed since 1999.
Chemicals from household products rival vehicles as a key source of urban air pollution.
Borneo has lost a "shocking" number of its great apes, according to a new survey of the island.
Scientists develop technology that goes inside the lung to make fast diagnoses of infection.
Tarli, an endangered Asian elephant, has beaten the odds to overcome an Ebola-like virus.
The probe provides access deep inside a patient’s lung, which means doctors will be able to diagnose lung conditions much quicker and more accurately.
Nitrogen pollutants from motor vehicles fell 12% from 2012 to 2016, according to official statistics.
Winning photos from the Underwater Photographer of the Year competition
Shark diving is helping tourists improve their perception about the largest predatory fish in the world.
A car launched by Elon Musk could stay in space for millions of years before hitting Earth or Venus.
Quantum computing has taken a step forward with the recent development of a silicon-based programmable quantum processor.
Alibaba rolls out a system that analyses pig squeals and coughs to improve pork production.
A scientist says the search for alien intelligence has been hit by a shortage of computer hardware.