The BBC brings you all the week's science news.
Discovered in East Africa, the finding holds promise for completely new treatments.
Are the politicians finally coming round to the scientist’s views on the way forward?
Thu 3 Sep 2020
More than 2 million people live around this volcano, which has become more active
Thu 27 Aug 2020
Is convalescent plasma really a ‘tremendous’ treatment for Covid-19?
Thu 20 Aug 2020
Has the loss from Greenland’s vast ice sheet reached a tipping point?
Thu 13 Aug 2020
Despite widespread alarm, Russia is not about to roll out an untested vaccine.
Thu 6 Aug 2020
Huge death toll from rising temperatures projected for century’s end.
Thu 30 Jul 2020
NASA 2020 rover launched on fresh search for life on Mars
Thu 23 Jul 2020
The challenge of making two billion Covid-19 vaccine doses within the year.
Thu 16 Jul 2020
New research on how long our defences against the coronavirus last.
Thu 9 Jul 2020
African scientists have developed a reliable, quicker and cheaper mass testing method
Thu 2 Jul 2020
Why a minority become gravely ill is still a mystery
Thu 25 Jun 2020
Siberia has seen 38 degrees Celsius, 100 degrees Fahrenheit
Thu 18 Jun 2020
A readily available drug prevents some deaths, and others may also be useful
Thu 11 Jun 2020
Efforts to eradicate locust swarms and save harvests continue despite the pandemic
Thu 4 Jun 2020
Understanding viral damage to the brain and heart
Thu 28 May 2020
The number of cases and deaths may be much higher than official figures show
Thu 21 May 2020
More than a hundred vaccines are in development to fight the virus
Thu 14 May 2020
Understanding which situations pose the highest risk for virus transmission is key.
Thu 7 May 2020
Research from New York shows how our own immune response is responding to Covid 19
Thu 30 Apr 2020
Early trials suggest Remdesivir can aid recovery
Thu 23 Apr 2020
Why they don’t mix
Thu 16 Apr 2020
Tentative steps to relax the lockdown
Thu 9 Apr 2020
The impossibility of social distancing and even handwashing in crowded refugee camps
Thu 2 Apr 2020
As cases spread in Nigeria, can lessons from Ebola counter covid 19?
Thu 26 Mar 2020
Why staying home is the best defence against Covid -19
Thu 19 Mar 2020
Research from Italy and China, shows many people have the coronavirus but no symptoms
Thu 12 Mar 2020
The pattern of transmission and prospects for drug treatments.
Thu 5 Mar 2020
Fires were at least 30% worse due to mankind’s influence on the climate.
Thu 27 Feb 2020
More new cases of Covid-19 are now outside China than inside - how can we map the virus?
Gravity and ripples in the fabric of space time - what do these mean for us?
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