How the current Northern hemisphere heatwaves and droughts link to global warming
Heatwaves and Droughts
Water on Mars
Scientists have used radar technology to discover water beneath the surface of Mars
Drought and the Mayans
Measuring the extent of the drought that contributed to collapse of Classic Maya Society
Nasa's Solar Probe Launch
Nasa’s Parker Solar Probe hopes to ‘touch the Sun’ in 2025
Weed-killer – ‘Roundup’, Science and the Law
US jury rules on herbicide, Roundup’s link to cancer, does the science agree?
Fungal Threat to World’s Favourite Banana
The Cavendish banana is globally threatened by a fungal disease. Can genetics save it?
Devastating Floods in Kerala
The monsoon dropped a month’s rain in just two days, causing extreme flooding in SW India
The True Cost of the Brazil Museum Fire
The cost to science of the fire which destroyed Brazil’s National Museum
The Path of Hurricane Florence
Why Hurricane Florence is headed for the US Eastern seaboard and the impacts of landfall
Dickinsonia – The Earliest Known Animal
558-million-year-old fat reveals that Dickinsonia was the earliest known animal
Hayabusa 2’s Rovers Land on Asteroid
Two rovers on the Japanese space mission Hayabusa 2 land safely on the asteroid Ryugu
Sulawesi – Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcanic Eruption
The geology that makes Sulawesi a natural disaster hotspot
Will Earth Run Out Of Food?
Future food production will break planetary boundaries, if we don’t make changes
Did the Climate Add to the Demise of Angkor?
How did drought and intense monsoons help the demise of the ancient Khmer city of Angkor?
Why Free Movement is Crucial for Science
Concerns that Brexit and wider global movement will affect the progress of science
A Milky Way Merger
An impact with another galaxy 10 billion years ago filled the Milky Way with stars
Our Geological Junk
Changing the planet with our waste.
Science in Trump’s America
Can political changes following the US midterm elections alter US science policy?
Goodbye Jet Engine?
The futuristic electric aircraft with no motors powered by ‘Ionic Wind’.
Gene Editing Controversy
A researcher in China claims to have modified the genes of two baby girls
Climate Change Missing Target
New figures show an increase in global emissions compared with previous years
Scientists reveal an abundance of life hidden in rocks beneath the world’s oceans
Is This Fungus the World’s Biggest Organism?
New analysis shows the ‘Humungous Fungus’ is older and bigger than previously thought
A Year of Space Firsts
From robots landing on asteroids to flying closer to the sun than ever before.
Beyond the Planets
Nasa’s Fly-by of Ultima Thule, the most distant visited object in our solar system
Trump’s Hubble Trouble
The impact of the US government shutdown on science
Is 2018 the Warmest Year on Record?
Global temperatures are reaching new highs. Studying the oceans may help explain why
A Path to Malaria Eradication
Zanzibar has reduced malaria infections by over 95 per cent
Brazil’s Mining Disaster
What is a mine ‘tailing’s dam’, and why has its collapse lead to deaths?
Why Speed Matters in Earthquakes
Last September’s earthquake in Indonesia was so destructive due to its speed
Detecting earthquakes with Fibre Optics
How a system designed to carry TV and internet traffic can help detect earthquakes
Race and Racism in Science Teaching
This week we are at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting
A breath of fresh air for a Thursday evening.
Scarborough Pupil Referral Unit
Bek Homer takes you for a dip into life by the sea on our unique North Yorkshire coast.
Cynhadledd NFU Cymru a LLoegr.
50 o ffermwyr ifenc Clwyd yn rhedeg i Baris.
Brexit and fishing; global biodiversity; rural work experience.
How might the UK's fishing sector fare in a no-deal Brexit?
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside from BBC Radio 4.