The world's botanic gardens contain a third of all known plants and help protect 40% of endangered ones.
Australia is to be a launch partner on the UK's innovative new small radar satellite, NovaSAR.
Despite signs that numbers of giant pandas are rising, suitable habitat has shrunk, satellite data shows.
Is the US solar industry about to tear itself apart?
The lecture that inspired the genetic revolution
How climate change is changing the diet of these beautiful birds
Mexico's earthquake at street level
What if the dinosaurs hadn't died out?
Why is it so hard to swat a fly?
Stories from the natural world
10 of the most beautiful venues in the UK