Giant caiman packed fierce bite
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:24:13 GMT
A team of Brazilian scientists says they have calculated that the bite of a giant prehistoric caiman was twice has strong as that of a T-Rex.
Machine learns to play video games
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:00:03 GMT
A machine inspired by the human brain has learned how to play 49 classic Atari video games - a step towards self-thinking robots, scientists say.
Solar loses out in renewables auction
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:24:22 GMT
The results of the UK government's first auction for renewable energy subsidies are a boost for offshore wind, with solar the biggest loser.
US sea level rise 'very unusual'
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:45:45 GMT
Sea levels along the northeast coast of the US rose dramatically during 2009-2010 in an event scientists describe as "very unusual".
Europe's 'Landsat' ready for launch
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:32:52 GMT
The "workhorse" satellite in Europe's new multi-billion-euro Earth observation programme is built and ready to go into orbit.
UK approves three-person babies
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:36:18 GMT
The UK has now become the first country to approve laws to allow the creation of babies from three people.
'Invest more' in protected areas
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:31:35 GMT
The world's national parks and nature reserves receive eight billion tourist visits a year, generating around $600bn of spending, according to research.