Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Rock shelter used by speedy early Australians

The swiftness with which the first Aboriginal settlers spread across Australia is underlined by the discovery of an ancient rock shelter north of Adelaide.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

European Schiaparelli probe on target for Mars landing

Europe's Schiaparelli spacecraft is ejected by its “mothership” and is now on a direct course to try to land on Mars on Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Synthetic rhino horn ready 'in two years'

The man behind attempts to develop synthetic rhino horn has told the BBC that he hopes to have a "bio-identical" product on the market in two years.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Plastic bag use plummets in England

Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p levy on them was introduced, government data suggests.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Flavour changing neutrinos give insight into Big Bang

Neutrinos and their antimatter counterparts have shown a small difference that may explain why the universe did not destroy itself during the Big Bang, scientists have reported at major conference.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Exxon 'has to change or die' on climate

The world's biggest publicly traded oil company faces a critical AGM under pressure from a broad coalition of shareholders on climate change.