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Ten big science stories of 2018
…The year 2018 provided plenty to chew on if you're interested in science… by our addiction to plastic. In April, our Science Editor, David Shukman, visited…. Other planetary science stories from 2018 What happened to the Stonehenge builders…


New Year Honours for business, cancer and science experts
…A scientist whose "lifelong passion" is to find ways for the elderly to live long, healthy lives is among those honoured by the Queen. Prof Louise Robinson, director of Newcastle University's Institute for Ageing, has been awarded a…


The best science long reads of 2018 (part two)
…, here's a festive selection of the best science and environment long reads published… on the BBC this year. Missed part one of our best science long reads in 2018? Go here…: The myth, the legend (the science) By Mary Halton The Meg, a giant shark tale from…


The best science long reads of 2018 (part one)
… Antarctic iceberg, here's a festive selection of the best science and environment long… reads published on the BBC this year. Missed part two of our best science long reads… Horizon looked at some of the most promising ideas for turning this staple of science


Clean air: Do low emission schemes improve children’s lungs?
… at Ten. BBC Science Editor: David Shukman…


Tim Peake: Inside the European Astronaut Centre
… Centre in Cologne. Today programme's science editor, Tom Feilden, went to meet him…


Gwynedd Council to fund £300,000 apprenticeship scheme
… in the so-called STEM sectors - science, technology, engineering and mathematics…


Netflix's Bird Box film contains footage of Lac-Megantic disaster
… footage was found to have been used in the Canadian-American science-fiction drama…


Teacher suspended over condom comment to underage schoolgirls
… the correct procedures were followed". The science teacher was due to go away…


The explosive science behind fireworks
… laboratories at the University of Sheffield to take a closer look at the science behind…