Antarctic seal photo wins top prize

A drone photo of crabeater seals resting on an ice float is overall winner in a nature photography competition.

BBC Science News
March 24, 2020 | bbcnews

~7 mins   

Tags: nature photography wildlife-photography

Top ten garden pests and diseases revealed

The box tree caterpillar comes top of the list of gardeners' concerns for the third year in a row.

BBC Science News
March 12, 2020 | bbcnews

~2 mins   

Tags: nature gardening

New colony of rare freshwater pearl mussels found in Highlands

The species was uncovered during a watercourse survey being carried out in north Highland.

BBC Science News
March 10, 2020 | bbcnews

~3 mins   

Tags: nature animals fish pollution

Urban pollinators make beeline for native violet blooms

Polish researchers find violet coloured native flowers are favoured by urban-dwelling bumblebees.

By Mark Kinver
March 10, 2020 | bbcnews

~3 mins   

Tags: nature

'Birdgirl' Mya-Rose Craig to get Bristol University honorary doctorate

Mya-Rose Craig has been campaigning for equality in the environmental movement since 2015.

BBC Science News
Feb. 20, 2020 | bbcnews

~2 mins   

Tags: nature bristol universities birdwatching inspiring-stories universities-in-the-uk birds university-of-bristol representation young-people


How CRISPR technology is advancing

Fewer off-target edits and greater targeting scope bring gene editing technology closer to treating human diseases.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy
Feb. 14, 2020 | harvard

~7 mins   

Tags: science-technology base-editing base-editors biotechnology-nature broad-institute caitlin-mcdermott-murphy cas9 chemistry chemistry-and-chemical-biology crispr david-liu dna gene-editing genetic-disease genetic-engineering genome rna sickle-cell-anemia


Wisbech bees killed by 'morons' in hive attack

Conservationists believe as many as 10,000 endangered black bees died.

BBC Science News
Jan. 30, 2020 | bbcnews

~2 mins   

Tags: wildlife nature bees wisbech


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