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BBC News - Science & Environment
The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.

Rosetta spies cometary sinkholes
The comet being studied by Europe?s Rosetta probe is riddled with pits that formed much like sinkholes here on Earth, say scientists.
New test pins down 'time of death'
Forensic researchers develop a new method for establishing an accurate time of death after as much as 10 days.
Probe refines Pluto flyby path
The American New Horizons spacecraft makes its last planned targeting manoeuvre as it bears down on Pluto.
Boat-leap dolphin breaks woman's legs
A dolphin jumps into a boat off the coast of southern California, hitting a woman and breaking both of her ankles.
Seventh shark attack in N Carolina
A 68-year-old man is badly injured by a shark in North Carolina in the seventh attack off the state's coast in less than three weeks.
Oranges bug 'hacks insect behaviour'
A deadly disease of citrus plants spreads by manipulating its insect host, research suggests.
Light crystals clinch physics medal
US physicist Eli Yablonovitch, who first created "photonic crystals" to repel, trap and steer light, will receive the Newton Medal from the UK's Institute of Physics.
New director general takes Esa reins
Johann-Dietrich Woerner moves from the German space agency to head up the European Space Agency.
Solar plane attempts to cross front
A solar powered plane is encountering its first weather front during its attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean.
China climate change plan unveiled
China - the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases - has announced details of its climate action plan.

Technology
Get the latest technology news, reviews, advice, picture galleries and video from the Telegraph. We also focus on video game reviews and bring you the Gadget Inspectors.

Why are employers using wearable tech to monitor their workers?
Employers are fitting their staff with heart and fitness monitors. But not everyone is hailing it as a great step forward for health










Facebook wins legal victory over allegations it broke privacy rules
Austrian court says it does not have the authority to hear case against social network giant










Mobile phone calls to 0800 numbers are now free
As of Wednesday, 0800 and 0808 numbers will not be charged for when making mobile phone calls










First pictures of the iPhone 6s 'leaked online'
Pictures of what appears to be the iPhone 6s have appeared online, suggesting very minor changes from its predecessor










Apple Music, critic's review: 'clunky, fussy, confusing and flawed'
A new dawn? Apple's new streaming service leaves music critic Ed Power fuming










Google Photos assigns 'gorilla' tag to photos of black people
Google has removed the 'gorilla' tag from its new Photos app, after it was found to be misidentifying images of black people










The best of Siri: 11 funny responses from the iPhone's virtual assistant
As asking Siri how to divide zero by zero takes over the internet, we go through more of the best answers when you ask for Siri's help










Apple Music vs Spotify: How do the two streaming services compare?
Now that it's finally available to download, how does Apple Music compare with Spotify, and which deserves your money?










The future of Facebook is telepathy, reveals Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says technology will become so advanced that people will be able to send thoughts to their friends










Apple Music: four key facts about the music streaming service
Following the launch of Apple Music, Apple's online music streaming service, The Telegraph's Rhiannon Williams gives her verdict on its key features










NatureNews - Most recent articles - nature.com science feeds
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop

The week in science: 26 June?2 July 2015
A five-year window for combating AIDS; lions return to Rwanda?s verdant hills; and supply run to space station fails as rocket explodes.
Plant collections left in the cold by cuts
North America?s herbaria wilt under pressure for space and cash.
Europe braces for more climate litigation
Dutch order to cut emissions opens door for citizens' lawsuits elsewhere.
Machine ethics: The robot?s dilemma
Working out how to build ethical robots is one of the thorniest challenges in artificial intelligence.
US vaccine researcher sentenced to prison for fraud
The case of Dong-Pyou Han illustrates the uneven nature of penalties for scientific misconduct.
SpaceX rocket failure threatens support for commercial spaceflight
The destruction of an unmanned rocket on Sunday comes at a tricky time for NASA and the International Space Station.
Super-muscly pigs created by small genetic tweak
Researchers hope the genetically engineered animals will speed past regulators.
Researchers pin down risks of low-dose radiation
Large study of nuclear workers shows that even tiny doses slightly boost risk of leukaemia.
The hunt for the world?s missing carbon
Researchers are racing to determine whether forests will continue to act as a brake on climate change by soaking up more carbon.
Sex divide seen in mechanism that produces persistent pain
Research showing that male and female mice regulate pain sensitivity differently raises questions about gender balance in experimental design.