'I want to be a guinea pig to help others'

How one amputee is helping scientists improve the lives of other people who rely on prosthetic limbs.

By Helen Briggs | June 20, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: prosthetics disability engineering

'Clean electricity' will dominate power supply

Britain is set to obtain more of its power from zero-carbon sources than from fossil fuels.

By Roger Harrabin | June 20, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   


UK climate emergency: What does it mean for how we live?

How our life and work could be affected as Wales aims to reach zero carbon emissions by 2050.

By Sarah Dickins | June 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: porth environment machynlleth wales-business climate-change

European Space Agency probe to intercept a comet

Europe will launch another probe to an icy dirtball, following the highly successful Rosetta mission.

By Jonathan Amos | June 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   


Spy satellites reveal extent of Himalayan glacier loss

The melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled over the last 40 years, scientists say.

By Rebecca Morelle | June 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   


Why are Nike trainers washing up on beaches?

From Bermuda and the Azores to Ireland and France, large numbers of shoes are washing ashore.

By Hamish Mackay | June 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~8 mins   

Tags: shipping france atlantic-ocean the-bahamas ocean-pollution oceans bermuda portugal plastic-pollution republic-of-ireland nike-inc orkney

Vaccines: Low trust in vaccination 'a global crisis'

The biggest global study into attitudes on immunisation reveals confidence is low in some regions.

By Michelle Roberts | June 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~8 mins   

Tags: measles vaccination

Greenland’s ‘unusual’ melting sea ice captured in stunning image

A climate scientist has captured the reality of sea ice loss in Greenland in a viral picture.

BBC Science News | June 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: greenland

Worm with eyes in head and bottom found off Shetland

Scientists found the new species during a survey of a marine protected area off Scotland.

BBC Science News | June 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~1 mins   

Tags: animals shetland marine-biology

Fossil proves hyenas once roamed Canada's Arctic Plains

A 50-year-old mystery has been solved by scientists who identified the teeth of ancient Arctic hyenas.

BBC Science News | June 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: yukon canada arctic

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