Corruption, poverty and ignorance add to the death toll from killer earthquakes
Natural degradation of methane from BP oil spill cleared up quickly
Biodiversity special featuring reports on extreme animals in exotic locations.
Newly discovered species of early human in Siberia has been gene sequenced by researchers
Latest on space probes and Antarctic graveyards for icebergs from San Francisco meeting.
Analysing tree-specific microbes in the Brazilian rainforest
Carbon emissions were lower last year due to the recession, but not as low as expected
The clean-up operation after the Hungarian toxic sludge spill is going well, say experts
Gamma-ray bubbles - the biggest thing ever to be found in our galaxy
New research shows cells can destroy viruses; this could lead to cures for the common cold