Hints that evidence of elusive dark matter has been found.
Science news and highlights of the week
El Nino is a weather event that happens every five years yet it is hard to predict
Seismologists report on the unusual shaking during the Nepalese earthquake
Nepal earthquake devastation
Malaria resistant to artemisinin drug found in Kenya
25 years since the launch of the Hubble Space telescope, we celebrate its successes.
Claudia Hammond investigates concussion in sport and asks, will science stop play?
A date has been set for the reboot of the Large Hadron Collider
A warning that all countries need to be clear of Ebola before the danger is over.
70% more food production will be required to feed the growing global population.
When did humans become a geological force? Europe’s invasion of the Americas in 1500s?
The sunlight-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, is about to fly around the world.
The CLEVER project that aims to curb mobile phone waste
New research examines the ability to implant completely made-up false memories in people
How much plastic waste is entering the worlds' oceans?
Scientists say the first stars lit up the Universe later than was previously thought
New developments in materials mean that cheaper photovoltaic cells may be on the horizon
What have we learned so far from data sent back from the instruments on-board Rosetta?
Solution to the mystery of the missing Mars robot Beagle2
The most recent Earth-like exoplanet spotted by Kepler
In a special programme, Dr Kevin Fong explores the evolution of trauma medicine.
Claudia Hammond looks back at the Ebola epidemic to see why it spiralled out of control.
Scientists find microplastics in deep sea sediments are higher than sea-surface waters
Rosetta’s ROSINA instrument measures what water in Comet 67P’s atmosphere looks like
Nasa’s new Orion crew capsule took to the sky and completed its maiden, unmanned voyage
The first results of a human trial of an experimental vaccine to protect against Ebola
Monica Grady from the Open University discusses the latest news from the comet mission.
History was made this week as Rosetta’s probe, Philae, landed on comet 67P.