Europe's Sentinel-5P satellite tracks formaldehyde emissions in the air over the Indian sub-continent.
Reusable bags, bottles and containers are the key to success for these buyers in Birmingham.
Adding or removing the colour cyan can have an impact on sleep, according to biologists.
The discovery of a prehistoric pet gibbon suggests humans pushed apes to extinction far back in history.
Koko is said to have been able to communicate thoughts and feelings using more than 1,000 hand signs.
Scientists are celebrating the birth 70 years ago of a machine that kick-started the modern computer age.
Dippy the diplodocus is proving a huge draw on its UK-wide tour. Why are some people so fascinated with dinosaurs?
Pigs in Scotland have had their genes altered so they are now immune to a deadly respiratory disease.
Scientists create pigs that are immune to one of the world's costliest livestock diseases.
The RemoveDebris satellite will trial technologies for snaring broken hardware drifting in orbit.
Canadian MPs have legalised marijuana for recreational use. The BBC visited a huge cannabis farm in British Columbia, which the operators say is the world's largest.
One mayor says children under 10 years old should not walk alone, in case of an attack.
Meet the new residents of a cave in California.
European engineers shake their Mars rover to see that it can survive the violence of a rocket launch.
Puan left an "incredible legacy" of descendants for the critically endangered species, keepers say.
A battery-powered plane that could mean guilt-free travel is part of a plan to tackle climate change.
It took only small teams using ramps and ropes to cap the giant statues of Rapa Nui, a new study says.
A Japanese space probe has been sending back images as it approaches its target, the asteroid Ryugu.
A lot of Hong Kong's fish contains tiny bits of plastic that could end up on your plate.
It is horsefly season, which means all those enjoying the countryside should watch out for bites.
Wade Kelly's drone captured dozens of the reptiles on camera this week, sunbathing by the Daly River in Australia.
All corners of society attend a London service to pay tribute to the great Cambridge physicist.
Improvements to the world's biggest particle smasher are designed to uncover new physics.
Author and activist Will McCallum gives us his top tips for eliminating plastics from our everyday lives.
The Kilauea volcano has been pouring lava into the ocean off Hawaii, causing a hydrochloric acid mist.
Experts say the findings could be life-changing for millions of patients.
Frogs trapped in amber for 99 million years give clues to lost world. The four fossils were found in Myanmar.
The words of the renowned physicist have been set to music by composer Vangelis.
Nasa says it is concerned but hopeful that a veteran robot rover can survive a big dust storm.
With Antarctica shedding ice at an accelerating rate, here's what you need to know about continent's ice sheet.