Vatican urges action on climate
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:04:26 GMT
The Vatican Science Academy will urge Christians to take action on climate change because it threatens the world's poor.
Back pain link to chimpanzee spine
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:29:07 GMT
People with lower back problems are more likely to have a spine similar in shape to the chimpanzee, our closest ape ancestor.
Nepal quake 'followed historic pattern'
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:08:52 GMT
Nepal's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday was primed over 80 years ago by its last massive earthquake in 1934, geologists working in the region say.
Hastings fishermen seek 'fair share'
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:23:02 GMT
In the tightly contested seat of Hastings and Rye, it is the topic of fishing quotas that has become a key election issue
Vast replica recreates ancient cave
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:15:58 GMT
BBC Newsnight gets rare access to one of the most important cave art sites in the world - and visits its vast replica, which is about to open in France.
Tinnitus mapped inside human brain
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:00:38 GMT
For the first time, brain signals relating to the constant ringing noise of tinnitus have been mapped across a wide area inside a patient's brain.
Mammoth genome sequence completed
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:49:24 GMT
Swedish scientists have decoded the DNA of woolly mammoths raising the possibility of recreating the now extinct creatures
Hubble issues 25th birthday image
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:32:36 GMT
The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its silver anniversary with a picture featuring a spectacular vista of young stars blazing through a dense cloud of gas and dust.