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The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.
29 May
Piecing together the bare bones of a sea reptile that swam at the time of the dinosaurs.
27 May
Researchers invent a DNA "tape recorder" that can trace the family history of every cell in a body.
29 May
Zoo officials shoot dead a gorilla after it grabbed a four-year-old boy who fell into its enclosure in the US city of Cincinnati.
28 May
Sainsbury's is trialling new food-cooling technologies that promise to be more eco-friendly than current alternatives.
27 May
US scientists produce their most precise date yet for the colossal landslide that shaped the big red canyon running through what is now Zion National Park.
29 May
A new, expandable "room" has been opened up on the International Space Station.
27 May
All references to climate change's impact on World Heritage sites in Australia are removed from a UN report after a government request.
26 May
The sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has landed in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, after a near-17-hour flight.
26 May
Researchers investigating a cave in France have identified mysterious stone rings that were probably built by Neanderthals.
26 May
HS2 is an over-priced, gold-plated project and will fail in many of its objectives a group of transport experts warns.
26 May
Shareholders at Exxon Mobil AGM reject most proposals but voted in favour of a resolution that could see a climate activist elected to the board in the future.
26 May
The contract is signed that will lead to the construction of one of this century's key astronomical facilities - the European Extremely Large Telescope.
26 May
A possible grizzly-polar bear hybrid has been shot by a hunter in northern Canada.
25 May
A study finds that bizarre, tentacled worms which live attached to crayfish are at risk of extinction, alongside the crayfish themselves.
26 May
The Royal Navy is investigating claims the wreckage of a British submarine lost during World War Two has been discovered off the coast of Sardinia.
24 May
Virtual reality technology used in the gaming industry could be utilised to recreate crime scenes for jurors, researchers claim.
25 May
Dosing farm animals with antibiotics increases greenhouse gas emissions from cow dung, research suggests.
25 May
The world's biggest publicly traded oil company faces a critical AGM under pressure from a broad coalition of shareholders on climate change.
25 May
The sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse takes off from Dayton, Ohio, on a 750km flight to Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania.
28 May
An onboard camera has captured the successful landing of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, returning from space after launching an Asian communications satellite.
28 May
Roger Harrabin visits a factory in Wales that is using ice to make fridges more economical.
27 May
The water vole has become Britain's most endangered mammal, but a project in Worcestershire is trying to reverse the decline.
26 May
Stone rings thought to be created by Neanderthals have been found in France
18 May
Look inside a life-size model of a submarine which the Chinese hope will take humans to the very bottom of the ocean - the Mariana Trench, in the Pacific.
25 May
A news crew has been filming tornados outside Dodge City in Kansas. At least two people were injured in severe storms.
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