The tiny island of St Helena has been dubbed the Galapagos of the South Atlantic because its animals and plants have evolved in isolation from the rest of the world
'I’ve always been really interested in trying to do something different with food'
This year's weather has created the perfect conditions for many insects
Why sloths descend from the safety of the trees once a week to go to the toilet has baffled scientists - but one specialist thinks he has the answer
The West Midlands Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner has been a James Turner Street landlady for almost 12 years
The creature crawled into his ear as he slept
The forward has been ruled out for six months
A virus can be bad news – or the reason your favourite tulip is so beautifully marked, says our green-fingered correspondent
A zebra's stripes protects it from a range of predators, both big and small
The miniature robot weighs just 20g and can fly without human guidance; it could map abandoned buildings or masquerade as a fairy at a theme park
Warning comes as Costa Rica declares 'national emergency' over state of crop
Conservationists stunned by the insects’ rapid recovery
Sexually frustrated fruit flies die earlier, new research suggests.
Reduced to a trembling wreck by the mere sight of a spider? Never fear - a new app believes it can help
The developers of a new electronic device that fits onto cockroaches, allowing their movements to be controlled by a mobile phone app, have been criticised for animal cruelty.
The most venomous spider in Britain has bitten an amateur footballer in Devon.