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Watched chimps change their hunting habits
Wild chimpanzees have changed their hunting strategies in response to being watched and followed by scientists, observations suggest.[click for more]
Whale body size warning for species collapses
The shrinking size of whales over the 20th Century could help scientists detect when wildlife populations are in trouble, a study suggests.[click for more]
Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home
Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in Germany from China ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.[click for more]
India genome plan could boost healthcare
Could an effort to gather genetic data from its population of one billion people help India take the lead in advanced healthcare?[click for more]
Queen's Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector
A government plan to protect the UK`s £13.7bn space industry has been laid out in the Queen`s Speech.[click for more]
German-UK team maintains Galileo success
OHB and SSTL will make the next eight, possibly even the next 14, satellites for Europe`s GPS.[click for more]
Why suitcases rock and fall over - puzzle solved
Scientists crack the problem of why two-wheeled suitcases can rock from side-to-side and turn over.[click for more]
Europe selects grand gravity mission
After decades in the planning, a space mission to detect gravitational waves finally gets the go-ahead.[click for more]
Hawking urges Moon landing to 'elevate humanity'
Prof Stephen Hawking has called for leading nations to send astronauts to the Moon by the end of this decade.[click for more]
Volcanoes 'triggered dawn of dinosaurs'
A million-year-long period of volcanic activity led to the rise of the dinosaurs, a study suggests.[click for more]
How cats conquered the ancient world
The domestic cat is descended from wild cats that were tamed twice - in the Near East and then Egypt.[click for more]
Brexit 'will enhance' UK wildlife laws - Gove
Any Brexit changes to the UK`s wildlife laws will increase - not reduce - environmental protection, Michael Gove has pledged.[click for more]
Scientists fear new EU rules may 'hide' forest carbon loss
Forestry researchers condemn attempts to change the way carbon from trees is counted in Europe.[click for more]
Trump's divided desert: Wildlife at the border wall
Science reporter Victoria Gill joins researchers in Arizona to find out how President Trump`s wall could affect endangered desert wildlife.[click for more]
Genome pioneer John Sulston enters elite club
Sir John Sulston is elevated to the Companion of Honour in the Queen’s birthday list.[click for more]
China's quantum satellite in big leap
Chinese scientists say their experimental Micius spacecraft paves the way for a new kind of internet.[click for more]
'Little sunfish' robot to swim in to Fukushima reactor
It`ll be a tough journey - previous robots sent in to the ruined nuclear reactor didn`t make it back.[click for more]
Dams could 'permanently damage Amazon'
Scientists warn that hydroelectric dams in the Amazon could have a significant impact on the environment.[click for more]
Air pollution plan 'unfair' on local authorities
Solving air pollution is a national not a local issue, says the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.[click for more]
Juncker rejects US climate deal re-negotiation
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the EU will not re-negotiate the Paris climate agreement.[click for more]
Ancient bird like 'a kangaroo-sized flying turkey'
New details on an early megapode bird that lived alongside Australia`s extinct giant marsupials.[click for more]
'Bottled nature' helps ease dental pain
Taking a walk along a virtual-reality beach helps ease dental patients` discomfort, a study finds.[click for more]
The battle for nesting sites among the birds and the bees
Competition for nesting sites could explain why some birds and bumblebees are declining faster than others.[click for more]
Bloodhound supersonic car set for October trials
The Bloodhound 1,000mph car will conduct some "slow speed" runs at Newquay airport in Cornwall.[click for more]
Global hotspots for alien invasions revealed
Great Britain is in the top 10% of areas for harbouring alien species, according to a study.[click for more]
The oldest living thing on Earth
Mayflies live for a day, humans live a century - if we’re lucky - but what is the oldest living organism on the planet?[click for more]
3D printed bionic hands trial begins in Bristol
The hands could become available on the NHS bringing life-changing improvements for patients.[click for more]
Dogs and wolves share sense of fair play
Animals take umbrage when they feel that others are getting greater rewards than they are.[click for more]
Yellowstone grizzly: Endangered or not?
The Yellowstone grizzlies are about to be taken off the endangered species list - after they were first added more than 40 years ago.[click for more]
Splish splashing spinning gorilla
Zola has been cooling off in his favourite blue swimming pool at Dallas Zoo.[click for more]