Three scientists win Nobel for 'click' chemistry

Chemistry Nobel goes to Carolyn Bertozzi, Morton Meldal, and Barry Sharpless. Click here for…

Asteroid struck by Nasa probe leaves 10,000km trail

A telescope in Chile captures an image of a comet-like plume of debris behind the giant…

'Humble' worm saliva can break down tough plastic

Could the solution to plastic pollution be found inside the mouths of tiny wax worms? …

COP27: Activists "baffled" that Coca-Cola will be sponsor

Climate activists say Egypt should reverse its decision because of Coca-Cola’s plastic pollution. Click…

King Charles should attend climate summit, COP26 president says

Alok Sharma says the King has been a champion of the environment and other countries want…

Don’t backtrack on climate, COP host Egypt tells Truss

The call followed news that King Charles will not attend COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh in November. …

Physics Nobel rewards science at the smallest scales

This year’s prize recognises quantum mechanics – the science that describes nature at the scale of…

Nuclear fusion plant to be built at West Burton A power station

West Burton A will be the site of the prototype fusion energy power plant, the government…

Nobel Prize goes to Svante Paabo for Neanderthal work

Sweden’s Svante Paabo wins the prize for discoveries on humanity’s extinct relatives. Click here…

Record avian flu outbreak sees 48m birds culled in UK and EU

The largest outbreak of avian influenza on record saw 48m birds culled in the UK and…