BBC : Nature (24)

Watched chimps change their hunting habits

Wild chimpanzees have changed their hunting strategies in response to being watched and followed by scientists, observations suggest.

Whale body size warning for species collapses

The shrinking size of whales over the 20th Century could help scientists detect when wildlife populations are in trouble, a study suggests.

India genome plan could boost healthcare

Could an effort to gather genetic data from its population of one billion people help India take the lead in advanced healthcare?

German-UK team maintains Galileo success

OHB and SSTL will make the next eight, possibly even the next 14, satellites for Europe's GPS.

The power of a billion: India's genomics revolution

Could an effort to gather genetic data from its population of one billion people help India take the lead in advanced healthcare?

Europe selects grand gravity mission

After decades in the planning, a space mission to detect gravitational waves finally gets the go-ahead.

Hawking urges Moon landing to 'elevate humanity'

Prof Stephen Hawking has called for leading nations to send astronauts to the Moon by the end of this decade.

Why suitcases rock and fall over - puzzle solved

Scientists crack the problem of why two-wheeled suitcases can rock from side-to-side and turn over.

Volcanoes 'triggered dawn of dinosaurs'

A million-year-long period of volcanic activity led to the rise of the dinosaurs, a study suggests.

How cats conquered the ancient world

The domestic cat is descended from wild cats that were tamed twice - in the Near East and then Egypt.

Brexit 'will enhance' UK wildlife laws - Gove

Any Brexit changes to the UK's wildlife laws will increase - not reduce - environmental protection, Michael Gove has pledged.

Scientists fear new EU rules may 'hide' forest carbon loss

Forestry researchers condemn attempts to change the way carbon from trees is counted in Europe.

Trump's divided desert: Wildlife at the border wall

Science reporter Victoria Gill joins researchers in Arizona to find out how President Trump's wall could affect endangered desert wildlife.

Genome pioneer John Sulston enters elite club

Sir John Sulston is elevated to the Companion of Honour in the Queen's birthday list.

My 25-year project to photograph the world's animals

Wildlife photographer Joel Sartore has photographed more than 6,000 contained species so far. He explains why.

China's quantum satellite in big leap

Chinese scientists say their experimental Micius spacecraft paves the way for a new kind of internet.

Air pollution plan 'unfair' on local authorities

Solving air pollution is a national not a local issue, says the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

Juncker rejects US climate deal re-negotiation

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the EU will not re-negotiate the Paris climate agreement.

Ancient bird like 'a kangaroo-sized flying turkey'

New details on an early megapode bird that lived alongside Australia's extinct giant marsupials.

'Bottled nature' helps ease dental pain

Taking a walk along a virtual-reality beach helps ease dental patients' discomfort, a study finds.

The battle for nesting sites among the birds and the bees

Competition for nesting sites could explain why some birds and bumblebees are declining faster than others.

Global hotspots for alien invasions revealed

Great Britain is in the top 10% of areas for harbouring alien species, according to a study.

The oldest living thing on Earth

Mayflies live for a day, humans live a century - if we're lucky - but what is the oldest living organism on the planet?

3D printed bionic hands trial begins in Bristol

The hands could become available on the NHS bringing life-changing improvements for patients.