Scientists studied zooplankton found in a Scottish loch to better understand their behaviour. ... read more

Being friendly is in dogs' nature and could be key to how they were domesticated from wolves. ... read more

A UK zoo is taking part in a radical plan to save the world's last northern white rhinos from extinction. ... read more

The birds were collected under licence for translocation to a part of Spain where they have not bred for years. ... read more

The European Space Agency turns off one of its most successful ever missions - LISA Pathfinder. ... read more

Dogs were tamed from a single wolf population between 20,000 to 40,000 years ago, a study suggests. ... read more

Legislators vote to extend a programme that charges firms for releasing pollutants to the year 2030. ... read more

We're all used to ants sprouting wings and taking to the air during summer, but is there really such a thing as a "flying ant day"? ... read more