Magpies living near airports are less likely to flee from the sound of passing planes, new research shows. But it's unclear whether this makes them more or less likely to actually get hit.
Chemical companies touted synthetic insecticides and herbicides as miracle products in the 1940s and 1950s. But farmers and cropdusting pilots didn't always buy the sales pitch.
Whether or not you’ve ever used the word flutter, you’ve encountered the phenomenon – in flags, airplanes, bridges and more. Mathematicians are still figuring out exactly why and how this happens.
Trump administration rollbacks dominated news about the environment in 2017 – but beyond Washington D.C., many researchers are developing innovative visions for a greener future.
To stop pilots strikes this Christmas, Ryanair made a massive U-turn on previous policy on recognising unions.
Every December Australia's air travel peaks, as we travel to family and friends (or flee on holiday). Many buy carbon offsets for these flights – but what do they actually do to our carbon emissions?
Scientists have engineered sugarcane to increase its oil content and are developing renewable jet aircraft fuel from the oil. The engineered sugarcane could become a valuable energy crop.
Airports are caught in a bind, relying on income from parking fees but under pressure to make sure fewer passengers pay them. Vote with your wallet.
If the Civil Aviation Authority hadn't stepped in, things could have been a lot worse.
There is a global pilot shortage which could soon affect all airlines.
Berliner's may have won the latest battle to keep Tegel airport open, but they are unlikely to win the war.
It's not as dangerous as you might think.
Is national pride the only thing that can save struggling airlines like Air Berlin and Alitalia from market forces?
On the trail of the men of Britain's Royal Aircraft Factory, who gave their lives to help create the world's first air force.
Failing to agree an aviation agreement could mean no legal basis for flights to operate at UK airports.
Sophisticated systems keep planes in bubbles of safety.
How not to handle it – British Airways have offered up a textbook example of getting almost everything wrong.
Online shopping giants and logistics firms are trying to improve efficiency and cut carbon – knowing that doing so will reduce their operating costs while appealing to green-minded consumers.
Being an air hostess in the 1960s was a sought after job. But bodies were carefully policed: at Qantas, if a hostess put on too much weight she could be rostered off until she'd lost it.
Flying cars have been the stuff of science fiction for years, and now companies are now starting to look at such options. But what will it take to get our cars off the ground?