Deepwater Horizon’s devasting spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is still fresh in the memory of some 60 environmental groups who are also united in opposition.

If the planet sounds a lot noisier since Donald Trump became US president, there’s a fair cacophony building up beneath the waves. Earlier this y(...)

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Regular eye tests could in future be used to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s, new research suggests.Early trials of two different techniques show tha(...)

Standing in a rigid hull inflatable boat launched from the Australian Navy ship HMAS Perth, leading seaman, boatswain’s mate, William Sharkey searches for possible debris in the southern Indian Ocean in the continuing search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. Photograph: Australian Defence Force/Handout via Reuters

A deep-sea drone had completed its much-anticipated first full scan of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean, the team looking for a missing Ma(...)