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Exoplanets: Earth is not alone

There are probably many millions of Earth-like planets across the Milky Way that we could potentially walk around on, with liquid water and maybe even bacterial life on the…

There are probably many millions of Earth-like planets across the Milky Way that we could potentially walk around on, with liquid water and maybe even bacterial life on the…

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'Oldest human ancestor' found - and it's not pretty

A group of international scientists in China have discovered what they say is the oldest known ancestor of humanity.

A group of international scientists in China have discovered what they say is the oldest known ancestor of humanity.

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Human-pig embryo created by scientists

Scientists in California have managed to successfully grow human cells within a pig embryo.

Scientists in California have managed to successfully grow human cells within a pig embryo.

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Italy earthquakes: 'the situation is critical', geologist tells euronews

Authorities in snowbound central Italy are appealing for help after four strong earthquakes hit the same region battered by devastating and deadly tremors starting last…

Authorities in snowbound central Italy are appealing for help after four strong earthquakes hit the same region battered by devastating and deadly tremors starting last…

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Is Blue Monday really the most depressing day of the year?

Just days after Friday 13 sent superstitious people into a spin, ‘Blue Monday’ was upon us with January 16 promising to be the most depressing day of the year for…

Just days after Friday 13 sent superstitious people into a spin, ‘Blue Monday’ was upon us with January 16 promising to be the most depressing day of the year for…

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Watch: Polar bear cam shows Arctic plight

Scientists equip a female polar bear on the ice sheet of the Beaufort Sea with a camera to understand how polar bears live with diminishing ice cover

Scientists equip a female polar bear on the ice sheet of the Beaufort Sea with a camera to understand how polar bears live with diminishing ice cover

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The Italian laboratory restoring the films of Charlie Chaplin

Eighty years after Charlie Chaplin made the movie classic ‘Modern Times’, the great clown’s movies are being restored at a laboratory in northern Italy.

Eighty years after Charlie Chaplin made the movie classic ‘Modern Times’, the great clown’s movies are being restored at a laboratory in northern Italy.

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Hold on a second… 2016 will be longer than you thought

Many people have said that 2016 was the worst year yet, but bad news for those of you who agree: 2016 is going to be a whole second longer than 2015.

Many people have said that 2016 was the worst year yet, but bad news for those of you who agree: 2016 is going to be a whole second longer than 2015.

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'Three-parent baby' treatment given go-ahead in UK

Britain becomes the first country in the world to approve a controversial technique to help couples conceive children free of genetic diseases.

Britain becomes the first country in the world to approve a controversial technique to help couples conceive children free of genetic diseases.

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HyQ - the four-legged robot for disaster zones

As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…

As Italy is slowly recovering from a series of deadly earthquakes, researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology of Genoa are developing a new generation of robots to work in disaster…

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Good news from Mars

The crash of the Schiaparelli Mars lander last month may have temporarily grabbed all the headlines - but now there is some good news.

The crash of the Schiaparelli Mars lander last month may have temporarily grabbed all the headlines - but now there is some good news.

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Fighting dementia with gaming

A mobile game that challenges a gamer’s spatial navigation has generated the largest-ever dementia study.

A mobile game that challenges a gamer’s spatial navigation has generated the largest-ever dementia study.

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Nuclear diamonds could solve clean energy problems

A team from the University of Bristol in the UK have created a diamond using nuclear waste, that can be made to produce an electrical current.

A team from the University of Bristol in the UK have created a diamond using nuclear waste, that can be made to produce an electrical current.

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Digging deep to help Europe's soil

European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…

European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…

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Pluto could harbour 'slushy underground ocean'

A frozen area of Pluto, known as the ‘heart’ may harbour a slushy ocean between 150 and 200 km beneath its surface, NASA scientists say.

A frozen area of Pluto, known as the ‘heart’ may harbour a slushy ocean between 150 and 200 km beneath its surface, NASA scientists say.

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Creating solar energy from trash

Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be…

Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be…

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Fossil is "pickled" dinosaur brain say scientists

A small brown pebble found on a Sussex beach could be the first fossilised dinosaur brain tissue ever discovered according to UK scientists.

A small brown pebble found on a Sussex beach could be the first fossilised dinosaur brain tissue ever discovered according to UK scientists.