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The climate bug
Midges are just a nuisance for most of us, but for researchers they're providing useful information.
Feature | 17 Oct 2014
Robots to map marine life in key fishing areas
The trial is the biggest of its kind in British waters.
Multimedia | 14 Oct 2014
Invading ladybirds prefer cities to woodland
Invasive harlequin ladybirds prefer living in sunny cities.
News | 13 Oct 2014
Trout in hot water
How will global warming affect fish? Some ingenious experiments with geothermal streams are finding out.
Feature | 10 Oct 2014
Raising cash to learn future of UK mussels
Crowdfunding's provided funding for everything from creating smartwatches and virtual reality headsets...
Blog post | 7 Oct 2014
Biodiversity and big data
Bringing plant classification into the 21st century.
Feature | 3 Oct 2014
Scientists probe leak risk from seabed CO2 stores
Experiment gives first realistic picture of ecological impact of gas leaks.
News | 1 Oct 2014
How plastic pollution may harm marine life
Tiny pieces of plastic may harm fish, birds and other marine life.
Multimedia | 30 Sep 2014
More snow won't save melting Antarctic glaciers
Greater precipitation no match for warmer temperatures.
News | 23 Sep 2014
Out of the laboratory and into the Amazon
Taking atmospheric science deep into the rainforest.
Feature | 19 Sep 2014
Linking sewage treatment with antibiotic resistance
Sewage plants could be helping spread antibiotic resistance.
Multimedia | 16 Sep 2014
Honeybee homing hampered by parasite
Exhausted workers struggle to make it back to the nest.
News | 3 Sep 2014