Space project will go on - Branson
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:48:06 GMT
Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.
Rockets 'destroy chemical weapons'
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:22:15 GMT
A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.
Wannabe is 'catchiest hit single'
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:33:07 GMT
Results from a citizen science online experiment suggests that the Spice Girls' Wannabe is the UK's catchiest hit single.
WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:10:37 GMT
Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.
Newt flesh fungus 'brought by pets'
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:00:27 GMT
A skin-eating fungus threatens salamanders and newts across Europe, and probably arrived on pet amphibians imported from Asia.
IPCC debates 'most important' report
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:34:14 GMT
Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.
Low oxygen 'delayed life on Earth'
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:04:03 GMT
Animals took so long to evolve and thrive on Earth because of incredibly low levels of oxygen during a period more than a billion years ago, scientists say.
Rocket makers probe US explosion
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:27:46 GMT
The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.