Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.
Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.
The discovery of a branched carbon molecule 27,000 light-years from Earth suggests the building blocks of life may be ubiquitous throughout the galaxy.
The team looking for missing flight MH370 releases detailed images of the seabed for the first time, revealing extinct volcanoes and deep depressions.
The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, with wildlife populations halving in just 40 years, a report says.
Europe's daring attempt to put a small robot on the surface of Comet 67P will take place on Wednesday 12 November.
Nasa's Curiosity rover on Mars drills its first full hole since May - into a mudstone at the base of Mount Sharp in Gale Crater.
US President Barack Obama expands a marine reserve in the Pacific, creating the largest network of oceanic protected areas in the world.
The Amazon rainforest is being fertilised by the remains of ancient fish blown in by great duststorms from Africa.
A Canadian man is charged with wildlife smuggling after guards at the US border found 51 turtles in his trousers, authorities have said
India's space agency releases its first pictures of Mars as its satellite begins work a day after entering orbit around the Red Planet.
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