Science In Action

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The BBC brings you all the week's science news.

A new report demonstrates the impact of global warming on flooding in Pakistan.
A single gene mutation may have propelled a major leap in human brain development
The record-breaking heatwave in China and its connection to extreme weather elsewhere
The latest analysis of Nasa’s perseverance discoveries confounds scientists’ expectations
Deadly drought Aug. 18, 2022
The gloomy predictions for East Africa’s long running drought
Science in the heat of Iceland's new volcanic eruption.
Researchers make synthetic mouse embryos with brains and beating hearts from stem cells
James Webb Space Telescope expands our view of the universe ever deeper back in time
Heat waves in the Northern Hemisphere - how and why more frequent and more extreme?
A sensational new view of the universe from the James Webb Space Telescope.
New insights into the cause of Long Covid ‘brain fog’
New study reveals risk of death as temperatures rise in Latin American cities
Monster microbe June 23, 2022
Gigantic bacterium discovered in the Caribbean. It’s the size and shape of an eyelash.
Thirty years on, we ask what has the Earth Summit in Rio achieved?
A medical scan which reveals where HIV and other viruses hide in the body.
Two recent subtypes of the Omicron virus are much better at evading our immune defences.
New insights into Tonga’s cataclysmic volcanic eruption revealed
Climate change may have doubled the death rate of rainforest trees over the last 50 years
Astronomers image the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy
Vietnam’s vast Mekong Delta is set to sink beneath the sea by the end of the century