Climate change: Is ‘blue hydrogen’ Japan’s answer to coal?

The Mirai (which means future in Japanese) is Toyota's first zero-emissions electric car. Unlike other electric cars, the Mirai doesn't have a huge battery...

Gene edited sex selection may spare animal suffering

If the father's half of the gene editing molecule was on his Y chromosome, once it combines with the mother's DNA containing the other...

2021 hurricane season was third most active

Matthew Rosencrans, lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (Noaa) Climate Prediction Center in the US, said: "Climate factors, which...

New plan to pay farmers who protect winter soil

The UK nations all have their own farm support plans, but ministers expect the scheme in England - the Sustainable Farming Incentive - will...

Scientists claim big advance in using DNA to store data

"A single synthesis run for data storage purposes usually takes about 24 hours - which just depends on the length of DNA strands you...

Rules to create gene-edited farm animals must put welfare first – review

But the animals suffered from several unanticipated health issues, including kidney and liver problems, uncoordinated walking, bulging eyes, gastric ulcers, heart disease and pneumonia....

Travel firms scramble to rearrange holidays amid new Covid measures

Tour operators are scrambling to rearrange Swiss skiing holidays after the country joined Spain in tightening travel restrictions amid rising concerns about the spread...

Upcoming Moon missions spur the search for new spacesuits

"A flight-ready suit remains years away from completion," the report notes, adding that Nasa officials expect to spend a further $1bn (£740m) on design,...

Germany signals shift to green economy

The Social Democrats won the 26 September vote, ahead of Mrs Merkel's Christian Democrat alliance, which saw its worst-ever election result. The Greens achieved...

Universities to combat race bias in research

"I know of (black) students who lecturers have come up to and told them 'students like you don't stay, and that's okay. If you...