Taking high doses of B vitamins might protect us from the health impacts of pollution.
A new European satellite - Sentinel-2B - has been launched into space.
A new study has predicted the life spans of people born in 2030.
Scientists measuring pollution on London's transport system found high levels on the Tube.
As bee populations decline, researchers have developed a robotic alternative.
Rising temperatures are affecting the size of reindeer.
Arctic sea ice isn't building up as fast as it normally does at this time of year.
The massive decline in coral on the Great Barrier Reef in 2016 is the worst ever recorded.
Nanotechnology could be used to turn spinach plants into bomb detectors.
A record of the Earth's surface temperatures that goes back 2 million years has been created.
The gravitational pull of the Moon can make earthquakes stronger and more deadly.
Scientists are searching for a 'marker' to define a new epoch in Earth's history.
A zero-fuel aeroplane has completed its Atlantic crossing.
'Numberplate' bees are taking off from London rooftops as part of a citizen science project.
A baking soda recipe could reduce carbon emissions and help limit climate change.
Should the regulations on genetically modified organisms be so strict?
The Large Hadron Collider could be used in new and unexpected ways.
Schoolchildren are growing rocket seeds that have been to space.
How does dust affect our climate?
GM salmon will be allowed in US supermarkets.
Average global temperature for 2015 is likely to be more than 1 degree Celsius higher than it was in 1900.
Could making an advanced material from thin air help combat climate change?
Bears show signs of stress when drones fly by.
President Obama wants the USA to cut carbon emissions from its power plants.
The Pope may have more luck than scientists at convincing the world we need to slow down climate change.
UK scientists want surfers to help them find out how sea water pollution affects human health.
Some scientists thought they had seen a 'pause' in global warming - but it might just have been bad data.
A recurring weather phenomenon is affecting global food prices.
A new battery could store renewable energy for your home.
Scientists in Germany are using tourists' YouTube videos to measure water levels in a cave.
Experts are warning insects could bring diseases to the UK.
A giant solar-powered plane will attempt to circumnavigate the globe.
Massive clean tidal power stations are proposed for the UK.
New tests show limpet teeth are the strongest natural material in the world.
A group of MPs say no fracking should happen in the UK.
Scientists are asking the public to help them find new drugs in exotic dirt.
The US and China have announced new joint pledges against climate change.
A robot penguin is helping conservation scientists monitor bird colonies.
Recent strong winds helped the UK generate more electricity from wind power than from nuclear for the first time.
A new study shows that carbon dioxide can be trapped underground for a million years.
Climate scientists are scattering sensors over the Tibetan plateau.
China now emits more carbon dioxide per head of population than the EU.
Scientists report a rapid surge in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels.
Scientists are urging us to eat less meat.
The UN has issued licences for new undersea mining.
Scientists can't find 99% of the plastic estimated to be in our oceans.
Inspired by desert beetles, scientists have created an object that collects water from thin air.
Leading electric car maker Tesla has confirmed that it will open up its technology patents for others to use.
Researchers have made a link between short-term air pollution and irregular heartbeats.
A new report says that Britain will exhaust its oil, gas and coal resources soon.
A key glacier in West Antarctica has started to collapse.
A new study finds bacteria didn't clean up all the methane gas from a 2010 oil spill.
Air quality in many cities is below health standards.
Air pollution in Asia could affect weather around the world.
Air pollution levels are dangerously high today and predicted to worsen.
A major report details climate-change impacts that have already started and will get worse.
A team of scientists at MIT are building complex structures grown from engineered cells.
Increasing extreme rainfall may increase river pollution.
The plume of radiation from Fukushima has been tracked.
The jet stream might be getting weaker, meaning poor weather lingers.
The Jakobshavn Glacier is the fastest-flowing ice river in the world.
Wirelessly charged electric buses are ready to roll in Milton Keynes.
Researchers say geo-engineering activities could have nasty side effects.
Arctic ice has increased - but it's too soon to celebrate.
Climate scientists have found a link between CFC use and global temperature changes.
Researchers at a US lab are on the way to achieving self-sustaining nuclear fusion.
The latest IPCC report describes evidence for global warming as 'unequivocal'.
Scotland will soon be home to Europe's largest tidal power project.
Human-influenced climate change does make some extreme weather events more devastating.
Radiation levels are higher than ever, but authorities still say they can be 'easily contained’.
The evidence from the chemical attack in Syria is being tested in the lab.
A study has identified parts of China where there's a high risk of drinking water containing arsenic.
Radioactive water has leaked from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan.
Old European forests capture carbon dioxide at a much slower pace than when they were younger.
Japanese apples are feeling the effects of climate change.
Methane escaping from Arctic ice could cost the world $60 trillion.
A giant iceberg has broken off the end of a glacier in Antarctica.
A solar-powered aircraft completes its journey across the USA and sets a new record.
The Environment Secretary says it is beyond doubt that GM food is safe.
A UK company says its reserves of shale gas could be up to 20 times larger than it thought.
A solar-powered plane has set a new flight distance record.
US researchers have found out why the common cold occurs more often in winter.
Scientists have built the smallest flying robots ever.
The EU will ban pesticides thought to harm honeybees.