GM fungus rapidly kills 99% of malaria mosquitoes, study suggests

A fungus has been genetically modified with spider venom to kill the mosquitoes that spread malaria. …

Philippines sends rotting exported waste back to Canada

Exported waste, intended for recycling, is being sent back to Canada by the Philippines. …

Rosalind Franklin: Mars rover control centre opens

Day-to-day operation of the Rosalind Franklin Mars rover will be run out of a facility in…

Inmarsat lays big satellite order with Airbus

The London-based satellite operator announces a major expansion of its telecommunications network. Click here…

Climate change link to puffin deaths

Climate change played a role in the deaths of thousands of puffins in Alaska, according to…

Ministers told back up science vision or risk UK stagnation

£20bn boost is needed to achieve the government’s vision of a science-led economy, according to a…

Malaysia orders tonnes of imported waste to be returned

The country’s government says it has become a dumping ground for wealthier nations. Click…

Last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies

The future of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino has been struck a blow, with the death…

Everest deaths: Four reasons why this climbing season went wrong

Overcrowding is blamed for an increase in deaths on the world’s highest peak, but other factors…

Study: Millions lack access to green spaces

Millions of people in Great Britain live more than a 10-minute walk away from their nearest…