Mars rover hopes to grab a piece of history

British engineers test technologies that will be needed to bring samples of Martian rock to Earth.

By Jonathan Amos | Dec. 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   


Russian president warns over expansion of US space force

The Russian leader says the US "militarisation" of space means Moscow has to respond.

By Reality Check team | Dec. 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: reality-check

Distant star's vision of our Sun's future 'death'

A newly discovered planet offers insights into the Sun's demise in 5-6 billion years.

By Paul Rincon | Dec. 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: astronomy space-exploration

Climate change is causing birds to shrink, study says

In the 'largest study of its kind' researchers studied 70,000 bird specimens over a 40-year period.

By Kelsey Vlamis | Dec. 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: climate-change

Greta Thunberg's Atlantic crossing: 'Why I wanted to help'

Nikki Henderson, who helped Greta Thunberg get to Madrid, reveals what happened on their 19 day journey.

By Michael Baggs | Dec. 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: cop25

Climate change: Emissions edge up despite drop in coal

Emissions of CO2 have risen in 2019, say researchers, as oil and gas use continues to grow.

By Matt McGrath | Dec. 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: cop25

'Forgotten' elm tree set to make a comeback

The elm can be restored to its former glory despite Dutch elm disease, say experts.

By Helen Briggs | Dec. 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: environment nature trees

Artificial neurons developed to fight disease

Scientists make artificial nerve cells, paving the way for new ways to repair the human brain.

By Helen Briggs | Dec. 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: medical-research

COP25: WWF and Prado Museum use art to show climate change

WWF and the Prado Museum join forces to raise the alarm during the COP25 summit in Madrid.

BBC Science News | Dec. 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~1 mins   

Tags: cop25

Greta Thunberg: Young are 'angry' over climate change

Climate activist Greta Thunberg said that adults should stop making young people "angry" over global warming.

By Paul Rincon | Dec. 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: cop25

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