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'Fake research' comes under scrutiny
The scale of "fake research" in the UK appears to have been underestimated, a BBC investigation suggests.[click for more]
Impact crater linked to Martian tsunamis
Scientists locate the source of powerful tsunamis that swept across Mars three billion years ago.[click for more]
Bloodhound supersonic car record bid slips again
The British-led effort to break the World Land Speed Record is delayed by cash-flow problems to 2018.[click for more]
'Devastating' coral loss in South China Sea - scientists
Researchers are warning of a "devastating" loss of coral at the Dongsha Atoll in the South China Sea.[click for more]
Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline
The State Department says the project, blocked by Barack Obama, is in the national interest.[click for more]
Kaikoura: 'Most complex quake ever studied'
2016`s big quake in New Zealand will likely prompt a rethink about how such events are expected to behave.[click for more]
Fruit-shaped sensor 'can improve freshness'
The sensor comes in orange, apple, banana and mango varieties and alerts to cooling problems.[click for more]
'New' wave-like cloud finally wins official recognition
The new clouds include the rare, wave-like asperitas, after a long campaign by skywatchers.[click for more]
Dinosaur crater's clue to origin of life
The crater made by the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs reveals clues to the origins of life on Earth.[click for more]
Major shake-up suggests dinosaurs may have 'UK origin'
Scientists reclassify dinosaurs, putting British fossils at the base of their family tree.[click for more]
Sea otters ahead of dolphins in using tools
Sea otters may have been using stone tools for thousands or even millions of years, say scientists.[click for more]
Fossil named after Sir David Attenborough
The ancient arthropod, found in Herefordshire, joins a long list of items named after the TV legend.[click for more]
UK schoolboy corrects Nasa data error
The A-level student noticed something odd in radiation levels from the International Space Station.[click for more]
Nasa 'smallsats' open up new planetary frontier
Nasa plans small satellite missions, which could open up new ways of exploring the Solar System.[click for more]
Genetically-modified crops have benefits - Princess Anne
The Princess Royal`s views in a BBC radio show appear to be at odds with those of the Prince of Wales.[click for more]
Tiny genetic change lets bird flu leap to humans
A change in just a single `letter` of the flu virus allows bird flu to pass to humans, according to scientists.[click for more]
'Extreme and unusual' climate trends continue after record 2016
The world continues to experience extreme climate trends after a record breaking 2016, says WMO.[click for more]
Changing to BST: Will the clock change affect your kids?
Research is under way to determine how clock changes affect children`s sleep patterns.[click for more]
President jokes while signing space agency funding bill
President jokes while signing space agency funding bill[click for more]
British scientists claim major advance in TB treatment
Researchers are using genome sequencing to make sure patients get the right drugs more quickly.[click for more]
Exmoor gardens raided by 'wily old stag'
A mature stag has learnt how to use its antlers to lift bird feeders off garden trees.[click for more]
Princess Anne: GM crops 'have real benefits'
Princess Anne has told the BBC`s Farming Today she believes gene technology has important benefits to offer in terms of providing food.[click for more]
Why a Czech zoo is dehorning its white rhinos
Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic, has taken the decision to remove the horns from its white rhinos for their safety.[click for more]
Secret of a sperm's success
How a sperm manages to reach the fallopian tubes is clear at last, scientists say.[click for more]
How an obscure seed is helping to save the elephant
A look at how the seed of a South American tree is increasingly being used as an alternative to ivory.[click for more]
Virtual reality could spot concussion in footballers
New technology which could be used by club doctors is being trialled, a BBC investigation finds.[click for more]
Europa: Our best shot at finding alien life?
After years of planning, scientists are set now to send missions to explore the ocean world of Europa.[click for more]
Hans Rosling, population expert: Five last thoughts
In his last BBC interview, the statistician highlighted five key ways demographics are shaping the world.[click for more]
Most scientists 'can't replicate studies by their peers'
Science is facing a "reproducibility crisis" as scientists fail to reproduce others` work, it is claimed.[click for more]
The Foehn feeling
For centuries, people in the Alps have attributed health issues, headaches in particular, to the mountain wind known as the Foehn.[click for more]