17 July 2014
Europe's mission to land on a comet was always going to be difficult, but the pictures released this week of the giant ice ball illustrate just how daunting the task will be.
Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, say scientists who have studied the animals for 30 years on the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia.
Zoologists find that bats use the pattern of polarised light in the sky at sunset to help them navigate.
The UN's seabed authority issues exploration licences that accelerate a search for valuable minerals on the ocean floor.
European spat over energy savings target
Why the US public quickly lost interest in lunar exploration
Do butterfly wing patterns really mimic predator eyes?
Enormous reticulated python gets annual check-up
Models and conceptual drawings by famous car manufacturers
UK Climate Secretary travels world in hope of paving way for emissions deal
The young medic who discovered the deadly Ebola bug
Ocean exploration is going further than ever
The beaches where Lego keeps washing up
Carbon dioxide turned into food for farmed fish
Europe develops advance unmanned combat planes
One of Britain's rarest butterflies is given a new home
Can we really have a spaceport in Britain by 2018?
Is there any science behind Planet of the Apes?
Lyse Doucet follows the lives of six Syrian children as they cope with the war
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