BBC : Nature (20)

Signal may be from first 'exomoon'

A team of astronomers has potentially discovered the first known moon located beyond the Solar System.

New diesel and petrol cars face 2040 ban in UK

Ministers will also unveil a £255m fund to help councils introduce steps to deal with vehicle pollution.

On a mission to Mars

Researchers living near the active Hawaiian Volcano Mauna Loa are simulating what it's like to "live" on Mars.

Farm subsidies 'must be earned' - Michael Gove

Environment Secretary Michael Gove plans to pay farmers for protecting the environment and creating rural jobs.

Farm subsidies 'must be earned' - Gove

Environment Secretary Michael Gove plans to pay farmers for protecting the environment and creating rural jobs.

Elephant seals 'recognise vocal rhythm'

Male elephant seals recognise the rhythm of one another's voices, researchers say.

Poaching pushes pangolin closer to extinction

Pangolins in the forests of Africa are at risk of being pushed to extinction like their Asian relatives.

Moon dust bag sold for $1.8m at New York auction

The bag was used by astronaut Neil Armstrong to collect the first ever samples of the Moon in 1969.

Why dogs are friendly - it's written in their genes

Being friendly is in dogs' nature and could be key to how they were domesticated from wolves.

Rock find 'rewrites' Australian human history

Scientists unearth evidence that Aboriginal people may have entered Australia over 65,000 years ago.

How did dogs become our best friends? New evidence

Dogs were tamed from a single wolf population between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago, a study suggests.

How did dogs become our best friends? New evidence

Dogs were tamed from a single wolf population between 20,000 to 40,000 years ago, a study suggests.

Mighty T. rex 'walked rather than sprinted'

New research suggests the dinosaur could go no faster than a very brisk walking pace.

LISA Pathfinder: Time called on Europe's gravity probe

The European Space Agency turns off one of its most successful ever missions - LISA Pathfinder.

Is there such a thing as 'flying ant day'?

We're all used to ants sprouting wings and taking to the air during summer, but is there really such a thing as a "flying ant day"?

Scottish osprey chicks moved to Spain

The birds were collected under licence for translocation to a part of Spain where they have not bred for years.

Scientists marvel at creatures' 'precise' body clock

Scientists studied zooplankton found in a Scottish loch to better understand their behaviour.

Drifting Antarctic iceberg A-68 opens up clear water

Satellite images show the colossal Larsen iceberg continuing to edge away from the White Continent.

Why the cheetah is a champion sprinter

New research reveals why bigger is not always better in the animal world when it comes to speed.

A mission to the Pacific plastic patch

A "raft" of plastic debris spanning more than 965,000 square miles is floating in the South Pacific.