Coronavirus: Calls to protect great apes from threat of infection

The possibility of infection in great apes like gorillas warrants the utmost caution, say experts.

By Helen Briggs
March 25, 2020 | bbcnews

~3 mins   

Tags: coronavirus-pandemic

Climate change: Green energy plant threat to wilderness areas

Solar, wind and hydro electric installations are often built in conservation areas.

By Matt McGrath
March 25, 2020 | bbcnews

~4 mins   

Tags: climate-change

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

Fossil worm shows us our evolutionary beginnings

A tiny, 555-million-year-old seafloor creature reveals why our bodies are organised the way they are.

BBC Science News
March 24, 2020 | bbcnews

~3 mins   

Tags: evolution geology animals fossils

Mammal study explains 'why females live longer'

Across wild mammal species, females live over 18% longer than males because of genetics and environment.

By Matt McGrath
March 24, 2020 | bbcnews

~4 mins   

Tags: gender animals genetics sex conservation

Coronavirus: When will the outbreak end and life get back to normal?

The huge challenge the world faces to find an exit strategy to end the lockdowns and return to normal.

By James Gallagher
March 23, 2020 | bbcnews

~6 mins   

Tags: coronavirus-pandemic

Electric car emissions myth 'busted'

Fears that electric cars could actually increase carbon emissions are a baseless, a study suggests.

By Roger Harrabin
March 23, 2020 | bbcnews

~4 mins   

Tags: climate-change

Climate change: Earth's deepest ice canyon vulnerable to melting

Nasa scientists probe Denman Glacier which fills the deepest land gorge on Earth.

By Jonathan Amos
March 23, 2020 | bbcnews

~5 mins   

Tags: climate-change

Machine 'could quadruple' heart and lung transplants

The device managed to pump oxygenated blood into both organs in a world-first procedure.

By Richard Westcott
March 23, 2020 | bbcnews

~3 mins   

Tags: royal-papworth-hospital cambridge organ-donation transplants

OneWeb increases mega-constellation to 74 satellites

The London-based start-up expands its network with a Soyuz launch from Baikonur in Kazakhstan

By Jonathan Amos
March 21, 2020 | bbcnews

~4 mins   

Tags: space-exploration communications-satellites

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