Hints that evidence of elusive dark matter has been found.
Science news and highlights of the week
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.
The results of a new Hepatitis-C vaccine show great promise
We have been warned that we have been abusing antibiotics
Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant
The risks of huunting and eating bushmeat
This year’s Nobel Prize winners have been announced.
The latest on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
India has successfully put a satellite into orbit around Mars
Scientists have chosen where they aim to land the Philae space probe on comet 67P