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Size matters when it comes to extinction risk

The biggest and the smallest of the world's fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are most at risk of dying out.

Cassini: Saturn probe heads towards destruction

The end is near for US-led space mission as it flies towards a fiery impact with the ringed planet.

Cassini conducts last picture show

The Saturn probe takes some final images ahead of its mission-ending dive into the ringed planet.

Orchid gives up the secrets of its success

Science is laying bare the secrets of orchids, one of the biggest families of flowering plant.

Why are there so many berries this year?

Berries are appearing early this year - and promise to last much longer than usual, according to experts.

Belfast scientists design flexible organic battery

Queen's University scientists design a flexible long-life battery that could be used in pacemakers.

Badger culling gets go-ahead in 11 new areas of England

A vaccination programme to stop the spread of bovine tuberculosis is also restarting.

Man-of-war spotted along coast in Cornwall and Wales

The RNLI closed Perranporth beach to swimmers because of large numbers of jellyfish-like creatures.

Cassini: Saturn probe turns towards its death plunge

The veteran space probe puts itself on a path to destruction in Saturn's atmosphere on Friday.

Badger culling gets go ahead in 11 new areas of England

A vaccination programme to stop the spread of bovine tuberculosis is also restarting.

Tackling the canine obesity crisis

Why, in the mission to improve the health of man's best friend, scientists say greedy Labradors are at the head of the pack.