The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
New models show that Antarctic ice sheet loss may be overestimated.
The close proximity of the new rocky planet will allow detailed studies of its atmosphere
Environmental and health disaster in SE Asia caused by illegal forest fires and El Niño
Electric eels use high voltage zaps to find, stun, track, and manipulate their prey
RRS James Cook, packed with cutting-edge equipment, sets off on Monday from Southampton.
Long-term weather forecasting could become more accurate by looking at stratosphere winds
The first ancient African genome sheds light on Eurasians coming back to Africa
Evidence that there is liquid water on the surface of Mars
As Antarctic ice melts seabed creatures may counteract climate change by capturing carbon
Scientists attempt to interpret yet more amazing features seen in pictures of Pluto
Fifteen partial skeletons of a new Hominin, Homo Naledi, discovered in deep African cave
Global study estimates there are three trillion trees on Earth
Study finds evidence that supports creating restrictions on trawling depths in EU waters.
Learning from Hurricane Katrina, applying coastal protection plans elsewhere.
How barnacles might help find missing flight MH370
Long term effects of radiation on survivors of Hiroshima atomic bomb.
The first published findings from comet 67P show expected but promising results
A very early snake fossil shows they probably evolved from burrowing lizards
Specialised cells in the brain can tell you how fast you are going
How global warming is affecting Arctic tundra and how it could be adding to the problem.
Ebola returns to Liberia almost two months after being declared free of the virus
Who really should be in control of driverless cars?
Matching DNA from poached ivory and elephant poo helps target poaching hotspots in Africa
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome could have come from camels
Recalculation of the data dismisses the reported 'global warming hiatus'
How well is India doing on the world science stage?
A quadriplegic man moves a robotic arm by thinking about beer
Effect of seasons on our genes may explain why some illnesses are aggravated in winter