European bison to be introduced into Kent woodland

Image copyright Kent Wildlife Trust Image caption The bison will be brought in from Europe where they live in similar wild populations [...]

Climate change: 'Rising chance' of exceeding 1.5C global target

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A child tries to cool himself in a heatwave in Gaza The World Meteorological Organisation [...]

New government unit to take over Covid response

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Joint Biosecurity Centre is being asked to develop new ways to respond to coronavirus outbreaks [...]

Coronavirus: Spanish study casts doubt on herd immunity feasibility

Image copyright AFP Image caption The study estimates that around just 5% of the Spanish population has developed antibodies [...]

China bubonic plague: Inner Mongolia takes precautions after case

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A bubonic plague smear, prepared from a lymph removed from an adenopathic lymph node of a plague patient [...]

Rocket Lab: Latest mission from New Zealand lost in flight

Image copyright Rocket Lab Image caption The Electron mission was lost late in the ascent from Mahia Peninsula The American [...]

UK government takes £400m stake in satellite firm OneWeb

Image copyright OneWeb Image caption Artwork: The government wants OneWeb to run a sat-nav service as well as deliver broadband [...]

Boris Johnson's newt-counting claim questioned

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The great crested newt is rare in Europe The prime minister has been accused [...]

Coronavirus: Testing sewage an 'easy win'

Image caption Samples could be collected from specific points in the national network of wastewater-treatment plants A sewage-based coronavirus test could [...]

Core of a gas planet seen for the first time

Image copyright Uni Warwick / Mark Garlick Image caption Artwork: The planetary core orbits very close to its parent star Astronomers [...]