Astronomers weigh up Milky Way
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:11:55 GMT
The Milky Way is lighter than previously thought and is only about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, researchers conclude.
MPs bicker over climate report
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:53:42 GMT
Despite dissent, MPs have endorsed the findings of a UN climate panel that says humans are the dominant cause of global warming.
Eggshells may act like 'sunblock'
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:17:10 GMT
Birds' eggs show adaptations in pigment concentration and thickness to allow the right amount of sun for embryos, scientists say.
Gecko sex satellite back in touch
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:47:58 GMT
Fears recede over the fate of a Russian space satellite carrying gecko lizards as part of a sex experiment, after ground control restores contact.