The first award-winning images from almost 42,000 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition entries are released today.
Accurate dating of 40 sites across Europe shows that Neanderthals and humans overlapped by as much as 5,400 years.
Microscopic particles brought back to Earth by the Stardust mission are likely the first examples of interstellar dust.
Lunar meteorites reveal the diverse composition of the Moon's crust, contrary to a theory based on Apollo samples.
New evidence from primitive plants and beetles shows how the evolution of flowering plants caused a boom in land-based life.
One of the earliest examples of dinosaurs living in herds has been found in a remote region of Venezuela.
Contrary to previous suggestions, most dinosaurs were likely not declining before the impact wiped them out entirely.
Warm humid weather means clouds of flying ants, probably several times this summer.
Royal visit to the butterfly house provides perfect backdrop for official pictures.
In a rare case of internal differences between the sexes, the males of one fish genus have a swimbladder up to 98 times the volume of the females'.
Fascinating giants that roamed four continents from circa 700,000 to 4,000 years ago: woolly mammoths (Mammuth...
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An Indian rust fungus has been released at several sites across England as a form of 'biocontrol' - using a na...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:00:52
A section of the new Infrastructure Bill designed to control invasive species could end up harming important n...
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