Snow leopard off endangered list

Snow leopard off endangered list

The conservation status of the elusive snow leopard is downgraded from "endangered" to "vulnerable".
Man-of-war seen along the coast in Cornwall and Wales

Man-of-war seen along the coast in Cornwall and Wales

The RNLI closed Perranporth beach due to the large number of jellyfish-like creatures.
Cassini: Saturn probe turns towards its death plunge

Cassini: Saturn probe turns towards its death plunge

The veteran space probe puts itself on a path to destruction in Saturn's atmosphere on Friday.
Transhumanist

Transhumanist

Scientists ask whether everyone should have the right to become a "transhumanist" by modifying our bodies with technology.
Bats tricked into flying into buildings

Bats ‘tricked’ into flying into buildings

Scientists warn of potential hazards from modern structures with large expanses of glass or mirrors.
Does the UK need a human body farm?

Does the UK need a human ‘body farm’?

Would British forensic science benefit from having its own outdoor laboratory to study human decomposition?
Close research links with EU negotiable post-Brexit

Close research links with EU ‘negotiable’ post-Brexit

Options for collaboration between research communities post-Brexit will be set out in a government paper.
Inefficient vacuum cleaner sales banned

Inefficient vacuum cleaner sales banned

Vacuum cleaners using more than 900 watts and emitting more than 80 decibels are no longer allowed in Europe's shops.
First cancer living drug gets go-ahead

First cancer ‘living drug’ gets go-ahead

US authorities approve a treatment which re-designs a patient's own immune system to attack cancer.
Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree

Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree

The order prevents the government from exploiting a protected area bigger than Denmark.