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Standards agency calls for tougher testing and monitoring by councils after horsemeat scandal
Have you gorged on an entire series of Game of Thrones? Then you deserve a reward. Microsoft plans to give special “awards” to viewers in return for watching television shows and adverts on its new Xbox One console.
A small, brown rodent that is a staple source of food for a range of iconic species – from the barn owl to the Arctic fox – has undergone a dramatic and perplexing change in the way it breeds, scientist have found.
Traveller attempts to bring massive haul of dried insects into the country from Africa
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has lost more than half its coral cover since 1985, according to a new study. The loss has been spurred by a combination of factors including hurricanes, coral-eating starfish and coral bleaching.
Something to Declare
Study of 11,000 bird and butterfly species shows many are at risk
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.
In a bid to reflect the true worth of nature, 700 scientists looked at the benefits of natural ecosystems
I am about to descend a wire ladder that drops into a recently discovered cave on the small Indian Ocean volcanic island of Rodrigues. My team is studying the ecosystem of the island before human settlement. My partner Julian and Australians Greg and Steve have already gone down the ladder, each vying for the macho achievement of being the pioneer.
Science has never had an advocate quite like David Deutsch. He is a computational physicist on a par with his touchstones Alan Turing and Richard Feynman, and also a philosopher in the line of his greatest hero, Karl Popper. His arguments are so clear that to read him is to experience the thrill of the highest level of discourse available on this planet and to understand it.
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.
Hosepipe bans are a nightmare for the green-fingered. But with so much flooding last year, why are utility companies threatening drastic action?
Scientists warn that the UK's dramatic loss of expertise in the field poses a threat to our environment and health
The guitarfish, the slender snipe eel and the stoplight loosejaw are just some of the oddly named and weird looking creatures being showcased at London’s Natural History Museum for a new exhibition exploring the depths of the ocean, which opens this week.
Standard corporate doctrine holds that playing ones strengths is the best way to hold onto and grow a solid market position.