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What happens when AI meets robotics?

Researchers in Texas are developing robots that have minds of their own. The scientists are creati..

Ocean plastic a ‘planetary crisis’ – UN

Life in the seas risks irreparable damage from a rising tide of plastic waste, the UN oceans chief h..

The other Dodo: Extinct bird that used its wings as clubs

The extinct Dodo had a little-known relative on another island. This fascinating bird ultimately suf..

Little Foot skeleton unveiled in South Africa

One of the oldest and most complete skeletons of humankind's ancestors has been unveiled in Sou..

Bolivia’s lonely frog: Scientists race to find mate for Romeo

Conservationists in Bolivia are scouring the country to find a mate for a childless frog who they fe..

Ancient Britons ‘replaced’ by newcomers

The ancient population of Britain was almost completely replaced by newcomers about 4,500 years ago,..

Julius Caesar’s Britain invasion site ‘found by archaeologists’

Archaeologists believe they may have uncovered the first evidence of Julius Caesar's invasion o..

UK enjoyed ‘greenest year for electricity ever’ in 2017

The UK has achieved its greenest year ever in terms of how the nation's electricity is generate..

Global register lists alien species

The first global register of alien species shows that a fifth of 6,400 plants and animals catalogued..

Clean air target ‘could be met more quickly’

Targets for reducing illegal levels of NO2 pollution from vehicles will be achieved more quickly tha..

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