24 October 2014
Fresh information is being obtained on the Philae obelisk, the stone monument that played such a key role in helping to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs.
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
The European Space Agency releases a short sci-fi movie to promote its audacious bid to land on a comet next month.
Skywatchers in North America are treated to the final eclipse of the year.
16 October 2014
Nigeria, unlike other Ebola-stricken countries, is succeeding in wiping out the disease through rigorous monitoring, the BBC's David Shukman reports.
Stags, starlings and more turn out for Autumnwatch
Unravelling the flocking habits of starlings
Egyptian hieroglyphs seen in a new light
Australian photographer explores Greenland's ice sheet
Two very different paths to smarter cities
Footage reveals wild chimps on night-time crop raids
The Arizona desert filmed in mesmerising time-lapse
Prof Brian Cox investigates the mysterious signal received in 1977
Tiny species found a decade ago in Indonesia caused big rethink
A fascination of comets is their blackness
Why we don't know how many people Ebola has killed
How you and the world have changed since your birth
David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life
Did climate change propel us to the stars?
How the first human to walk in space nearly didn't return to Earth
How far away is a treatment and vaccine?
Hi-res surveillance system causes US controversy
Preview this fascinating film that explores the experience of marriage
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