Space rocket debris found off Scilly
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:38:48 GMT
A large chunk of what is believed to have been an unmanned American space rocket is found in the sea off the Isles of Scilly.
Minister to make fracking decision
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:13:59 GMT
The decision to allow shale gas drilling - or fracking - in Lancashire will be made directly by the government, it has emerged.
Ultrasound scans brain in micro 3D
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:37:15 GMT
Scientists use ultrasound to scan the blood vessels of an entire rat brain in microscopic 3D detail, pioneering a technique they say will improve cancer and stroke diagnosis.
Europe's Mars missions are go - finally
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 22:54:38 GMT
Ten years after being formally approved, Europe's ExoMars project is at last ready to send some hardware - a satellite - to the Red Planet.
Spider web gives up DNA secrets
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:32:54 GMT
Spiders - and their prey - can be identified from the DNA they leave behind stuck on webs, say US scientists.
Court lifts SA rhino horn trade ban
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:04:20 GMT
A South Africa court lifts a ban on the domestic trade in rhino horns which was imposed by the government in 2009 to stem poaching.
'Good' settlement for UK science
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:19:40 GMT
The UK chancellor has said that the science budget will be protected in real terms - equating to an increase.