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The near-6,000 sq km block of ice known as A-68 looks finally to be on the move.
It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year.
A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours.
The call of storm petrels are recorded for the first time on islands where rats came ashore from shipwrecks.
Why firms are spending millions to beat each other into orbit
The fast-growing US solar industry is at odds with itself - and the decision may be left to Trump.
Sir David Attenborough spoke to the BBC about Zoo Quest, the environment and the planet's future.
DNA from ancient remains is used to reconstruct thousands of years of population history in Africa.
The idea of plant-eating dinosaurs having a strict vegetarian diet is called into question.
Evolutionary biologist Matthew Cobb unpicks a lecture that, sixty years ago, set the course for the genetic revolution.
The people of the Guna Yala archipelago, off the Panama coast, may be among the first island communities to leave their homes and move onshore.
In this photo essay, photographer Clayton Conn shares his experience of the Mexico City earthquake.
The UK and US reach an agreement that aims to allow freer movement of research equipment and scientists.
The small satellite industry is the fastest growing part of the space sector "and they all require launch" says Rocket Lab boss Peter Beck.
Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry.
Barn owls keep their acute sense of hearing into old age, scientists have discovered.
Rivalries in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago led to competition between communities, according to new research.
The ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C is still within reach, a study indicates.
The biggest and the smallest of the world's fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are most at risk of dying out.
Volunteers came to the aid of a seal after its neck was trapped within a plastic flying ring.