Tim Peake drives remote robot on Earth
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:18:24 GMT
UK astronaut Tim Peake controls a robot vehicle on Earth from the space station, simulating how humans could one day remotely command vehicles on other worlds.
Kenyan call to stamp out ivory trade
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:02:37 GMT
President Kenyatta of Kenya urges action to end Africa's illegal trade in ivory as he prepares to host a summit on saving elephants from extinction.
'Sleepless slugs' on rise, say experts
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:24:33 GMT
Last year's wet summer, followed by one of the warmest winters on record, has helped to create a generation of sleepless slugs, wildlife experts have warned.
Japan to abandon space satellite forever
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 04:40:11 GMT
Japan's space agency says it will abandon efforts to restore a multimillion dollar satellite sent to explore black holes, after it spun out of control.
New EU radar satellite takes first image
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:42:09 GMT
The EU's newest Earth observation satellite, Sentinel-1b, has returned its first radar imagery - of Svalbard, the Norwegian archipelago.
Neonics 'not equally harmful' to bees
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:04:42 GMT
The largest field-study so far in to the group of pesticides called "neonicotinoids" has concluded that each acts differently on the brains of the bees.