Did climate change kill ancient Australia's megabeasts?
Will the new H7N9 strain of bird flu present a wider threat to humans?
DNA - its discovery and how the double helix has shaped biological science since
Why Iran has earthquakes so often, and the dangers posed by aftershocks
Exploring early embryonic development of dinosaurs showed they wriggled in their eggs
A new vaccine could help reduce the spread of Foot and Mouth virus in many countries
All giant squid are just one global species despite individuals looking different
Nasa's Curiosity rover finds rock indicating that there may have been water on Mars.
What we’ve learnt about earthquakes and tsunamis since the 2011 Tohoku quake in Japan
Rats communicate using brain-to-brain interface
What scientists have learnt from the Russian meteor strike.
An implant in rats’ brains allows them to ‘feel’ guidance from infrared light
How the leaf rust fungus epidemic is devastating coffee crops in Central America
Natural global warming causes different rainfall patterns than warming by greenhouse gases
Strong geological evidence for liquid water on Mars in the past
Evidence that crustaceans feel and learn from pain, rather than just a reflex response
Study on the personality traits of Beijing children born under China's One Child Policy
Astronomical highpoints and developments in space for 2013
Top science stories from 2012 on the BBC World Service
How science can improve the use of phosphorus in growing soybeans in Amazonia
What chemical secrets are hidden in the urine of male mice?
Space and earth science from the American Geophysical Union's 2012 annual meeting
Comprehensive satellite data shows Greenland and Antarctic ice caps are melting
The Ebola virus infects pigs and can be spread through the air according to new research
What does detection of a rare particle decay in the LHC mean for supersymmetry?
What caused the collapse of the Mayan civilisation in the 10th Century?
What are Barack Obama's and Mitt Romney's views on scientific issues?
Scientists are sentenced to six years for advice given before the L'Aquila earthquake.
Amateur planet hunters find a planet with four suns
Conservationists have calculated how much it will cost to save global biodiversity