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Most people with rare genetic diseases are unable to access life-saving medicines due to high costs.
Desalination usually requires a lot of heat and power, but a new system just needs wave energy.
Projects will have to meet net zero targets, under the proposals to be outlined in the King's Speech.
The James Webb observatory records the giant jets and shocks created by a birthing star in Orion.
Climate change is warming the world's oceans, creating good conditions for jellyfish in the UK.
The government rejects calls to provide new funding for mental health support for farmers in crises.
COP28 President Sultan Al Jaber has acknowledged the challenges he faces.
While Beyoncé uses private jets, Filkins Drift walked to their gigs, carrying their instruments.
Fossil fuel emissions threaten a key climate threshold sooner than previously thought, a report says.
Glow worms are a rare sight in the UK but one young conservationist is trying to bring them back.
Bringing previously extinct native species like beavers back to England is not on the Environment Secretary's priority list.
The size of the tanks stolen is not known but police say their contents were of "significant value".
Thames Water is among a group of firms being closely monitored due to issues with their finances.
A bacterium found in several wild elephants may explain why hundreds died suddenly in Botswana in 2020.
The climate change summit comes after a year of weather extremes and broken temperature records.
The companies include UK multinationals such as HSBC, Prudential, and Legal & General.
Archaeologists say pottery and stone tools have also been found at the site in Orkney.
The world is shifting rapidly to clean energy but still investing too much in fossil fuels, the IEA says.
Future sea-level rise may have been underestimated, a new study warns, with more melt "locked in".
The UK has some of the world's most powerful tides - and is well placed to exploit their power.