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Are you damaging your hearing without...

Are you damaging your hearing without...

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Thu, Sep 29 2016

Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it...

WWII: Spy's row with wife 'almost ruined...

WWII: Spy's row with wife 'almost ruined...

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Wed, Sep 28 2016

A row between a spy and his wife almost compromised World War Two D-Day operations, secret MI5 files...

First 'three person baby' born

First 'three person baby' born

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Wed, Sep 28 2016

The world's first baby has been born using a new "three person" fertility technique, New Scientist...

Hubble spots evidence of water plumes...

Hubble spots evidence of water plumes...

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Tue, Sep 27 2016

Europa is considered one of the most promising candidates for life in the solar system beyond Earth

Moonlight sonata: fish's nocturnal 'singing'...

Moonlight sonata: fish's nocturnal 'singing'...

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Mon, Sep 26 2016

In one of the marvels of nature, males of a fish species called the plainfin midshipman that dwells in...

A league of their own: Rohingya footballers...

A league of their own: Rohingya footballers...

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Mon, Sep 26 2016

The 150,700 refugees and asylum-seekers in Malaysia live in the shadows of the society, barred from working...

Belarus authorities push pubs to stock...

Belarus authorities push pubs to stock...

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Tue, Sep 20 2016

Sweetened hematogen bars, containing a sterilised cow-blood extract, had been standard with youngsters...

Story of a newspaper run by homeless...

Story of a newspaper run by homeless...

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Tue, Sep 20 2016

The newspaper named Balaknama has built up a solid reputation over the years thanks largely to its bitingly...

Don’t blink first! The power of a...

Don’t blink first! The power of a...

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Sat, Sep 17 2016

A photo of a standoff between a protester and a Chilean policeman leads Kelly Grovier to examine what...

The woman who is allergic to water

The woman who is allergic to water

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Fri, Sep 16 2016

Rachel’s rare condition means that a bath is agony; even her own tears will scorch her face. How can...

US to give a record $38bn for Israel...

US to give a record $38bn for Israel...

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Wed, Sep 14 2016

The United States of America and Israel have agreed on a record $38bn (£29bn) military aid package.

The pilot who stole a secret Soviet...

The pilot who stole a secret Soviet...

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Wed, Sep 14 2016

It is the most secretive aircraft the Soviet Union has ever built

Ghost snake of Madagascar

Ghost snake of Madagascar

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Tue, Sep 13 2016

It has been named so for its pale grey colouration and elusiveness

Muslim woman attacked in New York

Muslim woman attacked in New York

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Tue, Sep 13 2016

Police are investigating the attack to figure out whether it was a hate crime

How many black dots do you see at...

How many black dots do you see at...

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Tue, Sep 13 2016

There is a new optical illusion called “Ninio's extinction illusion” that has the potential to break...

Catalan nationalists rally for independence...

Catalan nationalists rally for independence...

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Mon, Sep 12 2016

When Catalan nationalists held an unofficial referendum on independence in November 2014, 80% of those...

Why you feel busy all the time (when...

Why you feel busy all the time (when...

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Mon, Sep 12 2016

Overwhelmed? It can seem like we’re busier than ever, but that’s not quite true, says Oliver Burkeman,...

Can Islamic values and modernity co-exist...

Can Islamic values and modernity co-exist...

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Mon, Sep 12 2016

America grieves for those lost on September 11

Hawaii's unpronounceable treasure

Hawaii's unpronounceable treasure

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Sun, Sep 11 2016

Located 2,100km northwest of the main Hawaiian Islands, the Papahānaumokuākea National Marine Monument...

iPhone 7 makes global debut

iPhone 7 makes global debut

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Wed, Sep 7 2016

Much awaited iPhone 7 is expected to make its global debut on Wednesday.

Kashmir Scholars Action Group sends...

Kashmir Scholars Action Group sends...

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Tue, Sep 6 2016

The Kashmir Scholars Action Group in an open letter urged the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to...