The latest stories from the Science & Environment section of the BBC News web site.
The growth of "smart" farm machinery is increasing the risk of hacking of food and farming systems.
The aerospace company sends up its Starliner vehicle on a mission to prove its capabilities in orbit.
Conservation scientists hope that preserving genetic material offers future insurance against extinction
"If you are black or a woman, you don't see yourself fitting in," a leading female physicist says.
It will invest in pipelines in other countries but will speed up a shift to green energy.
A UK study says record-breaking temperatures in NW India and Pakistan are now 100 times more likely.
Massive tractors and combine harvesters could be having a lasting impact on soil, a study suggests.
Its hue was created by sunlight being projected through the Earth's atmosphere onto the Moon.
The Moon will slowly darken and turn red as it falls into Earth's shadow.
The research is an important step towards making long-terms stays on the moon possible.
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