BBC News - Science & Environment
Scottish pilot Dave Mackay pushes Virgin Galactic's rocket plane faster and higher than it's ever been.
The privately backed Beresheet robot leaves Earth on a mission to land on the lunar surface in April.
Two students take up the challenge of repairing, reusing and recycling clothes for London Fashion Week.
Researchers from the University of Bristol have found a novel way of keeping flies away from horses.
Eighty per cent of Wales' environmental laws are tied to the EU and must be replaced, charities warn.
Wallace Broecker, the scientist who helped popularise the term "global warming", has died at the age 87.
It is still the final frontier, but space travel has come a little closer to the public at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
The Chinese businesswoman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for operating an ivory-smuggling ring.
A mystery disease that is killing beech trees could cause widespread die-offs unless more is done to halt its spread, warn scientists.
Campaigners say retailers want fees to apply only to smaller containers, rather than all plastic bottles.
The oil and gas company believes a prohibition on single-use plastic could increase CO2, but is that true?
The UK and US governments announce a £25m project to improve the sensitivity of the LIGO facilities.
The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.
Thick ice and a lost sub bring an end to the search for the famous Antarctic explorer's sunken polar yacht.
A radical plan to tackle climate change pushed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may now come to the Senate for a vote.
The rover Europe sends to Mars in 2020 to look for life will carry the name of an unsung hero of DNA discovery.