Chemists develop a way of increasing malaria drug production which could see prices drop
Enormous fresh water dome in Arctic Ocean discovered, which could impact European climate.
Forests store huge amounts of carbon and the Amazon may now be changing to a carbon source
Deep water currents moved oil-consuming bacteria around
What will be the big science discoveries in 2012? Predictions in physics and chemistry.
Space: what happened in 2011 and what can we expect for 2012?
The latest on the search for another planet like our own Earth.
The search for the Higgs Boson gets tantalisingly closer
Dangerous volcanoes, disappearing oceans, and new planets - news from our world and beyond
As the climate warms, greenhouse gases could be released from thawing permafrost