2 September 2014
Europe's new multi-billion-euro Sentinel programme returns its first earthquake analysis - of the Magnitude 6.0 tremor that hit California's wine-producing Napa region last month.
The European Space Agency is about to announce the site on Comet 67P where the Rosetta mission will try to make a historic landing.
The Advanced Ligo instrument, a laser "ruler" built to measure the traces of gravitational waves, is progressing at amazing speed, scientists say.
A robot unveiled today at the British Science Festival will be loading dishwashers next year, its developers claim.
A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at Spinosaurus - the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur.
3 September 2014
Twenty-minute motorway charging is a key factor behind the emergence of electric cars in Britain and elsewhere.
7 August 2014
How do you land on a comet? That's problem facing the people running Esa's Rosetta mission after the successful rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
What impact could Scotland vote have on research?
Why do terrapins live in canals?
Dams and reservoirs could mitigate South Asia floods
Designers of new Mars instrument draw on nature
The business of saving water for all of our futures
Can human engineering stop the flow of volcanic lava?
China makes new territory in the South China Sea
Tips and tricks on taking the perfect photo
New charging tech drives electric car boom
Incredible images from the Curiosity Rover
Ebola outbreak takes turn for worse - can it be stopped?
The power units needed to drive a 1,000mph car
Horizon meets the pioneer of anti-surveillance web tech
Think you’re a geography expert? Test your knowledge with BBC Travel’s Geoguessr
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