Palaeontologists have found a 'Jurassic Park' of fossils in Venezuela
Web telephone service developing new technology
Scientists working in California found that a decline in sea-grass could be reversed when sea otters returned to the area
There have long been promises for Microsoft to become a "devices and services company", but just how this will look remains unclear
Traveller attempts to bring massive haul of dried insects into the country from Africa
The deepest fears of male
humans Hottentot golden moles have been confirmed by a new study, which reveals that penis length is a significant factor when females select partners for sex.
The horse painkiller bute, which is potentially harmful to humans, may have been entering the human food chain for some time through horsemeat produced in Britain, according to the head of the Food Standards Agency.
Dubai is no stranger to breaking records. First, they built the world's largest mall, then they built the world's tallest building... And now, if plans come to fruition, the emirate could become home to the world's largest underwater hotel.
Radio 2's Hot Gossip is a panel show hosted by Claudia Winkleman about celebrity tittle-tattle, but not in the shameless we-don't-care-if-you-think-we're-shallow sense. It is, in fact, propelled by shame.
The dramatic decline of the world's top predators, from wolves and lions to sharks and tuna fish, represents one of the most destructive human influences on the natural world, a group of leading biologists has found.
Study says extraction causing harm, but warns cost of remedy may be passed to consumers
Changes in North Atlantic could also undermine the entire food chain, says Europe-wide study
The world's oceans would be a better place for wildlife if people shifted from eating large, predatory fish such as tuna and cod to smaller, "grazing" fish such as anchovies and sardines, a major scientific study has found.
A new report reveals just how fast we are consuming the Earth's resources – and the dire consequences
Rarely are photographers met with subjects that are just as snap-happy as themselves, but they met their match in northern Colombia on Saturday when 800 baby alligators – that adds up to an awful lot of teeth – were released into the wild.
Microscopic life crucial to the marine food chain is dying out. The consequences could be catastrophic