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Red wine could help combat acne, researchers say

Researchers at UCLA found the antioxidant resveratrol, which can be found in grapes, wine and berries, worked wonders when combined with the traditional acne treatment of benzoyl peroxide

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A doctor examines blood samples of Ebola

As the first confirmed case of the Ebola virus on US soil is confirmed, we explain exactly what Ebola is

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Chimpanzees pass on their skills in a way similar way as humans do

'We were incredibly lucky to be in the right place at the right time' says researcher

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The BB Suit is a onesie developed to filter air pollution and record the levels of pollution in any given area

The suit also has an air quality sensor to test carbon monoxide, methane and liquid petroleum gas in the surrounding environment

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Dutch designer Teresa van Dongen has created a lamp powered by octopus bacteria

Teresa van Dongen said she was influenced by bioluminescence found in the sea and wanted to harness it to explore new forms of energy

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It’s not all tail wagging and cat-chasing in the complex world of the dog

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The eyes of mantis shrimp have inspired new cancer-detecting cameras

New cancer-detecting camera is inspired by the eyes of the mantis shrimp

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Importance of water to life on earth means any other inhabited worlds would likely need it too

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Visitors will sign medical disclaimer before sampling tasters of mind-altering drugs used through history

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Mysterious new species of poison dart frog can fit on a fingernail and could be under threat

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A spice commonly used in curries could help the brain heal itself, new research has suggested

Compound commonly used in curry could be key in treating Alzheimer's

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A Roman coin from the Seaton Down Hoard, the largest discovery of coins ever to be found in the UK

Discovery is one of the largest finds of all time

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US astronaut Barry Wilmore (R), Russia's cosmonauts Yelena Serova (C) and Alexander Samokutyayev (L)

Elena Serova was asked how she would maintain her style in space

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The president of the Royal Society Sir Paul Nurse is looking into why only two women have been awarded fellowships

President launches investigation

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The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO)twitter account posted a picture of the Red Planet from a height of 7300 km, adding: “The view is nice up here”.

ISRO's Mars Orbiter tweets 'The view is nice up here'

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The Indian Mars Orbiter

Mangalyaan has already been chatting to NASA's Mars Rover on the surface

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Vantablack was first created by Surrey NanoSystems - who say they are delighted by Sir Anish's interest

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A mock up of what Rhinorex condrupus looked like

Scientists have said the reason it has such a big nose remains a mystery

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Volunteers were asked to smell other people's odours on gauze pads and rate their appeal on a scale of one to five

People subconsciously prefer the smell of those who share their political attitudes, researchers found

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Video: MAVEN is the first spacecraft dedicated to exploring the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet

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Almost half of cancers diagnosed in England are detected at an advanced stage when treatment is less likely to be successful

Thousands of patients’ lives could be saved with earlier diagnosis

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Another winning study was on why people see the face of Jesus in toast

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There is an 80 per cent chance that by the end of this century the global population could have reached between 9.6 billion and 12.3 billion people

Africa’s population is set to quadruple to four billion by the end of the century

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Laid bare: the Good2Go app ensures people have a chance to make their intentions clear about having sex
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Richard Burr remains the baker to beat on the Great British Bake Off
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The village was originally named Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain after the Celtic female Saint Brigit, but the name was changed 150 years ago to Llansantffraid – a decision which suggests the incorrect gender of the saint
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Kristen Scott Thomas in Electra at the Old Vic
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Destructive discourse: Jewish boys look at anti-Semitic graffiti sprayed on to the walls of the synagogue in March 2006, near Tel Aviv
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Italian couples fake UK divorce scam on an ‘industrial scale’

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A look at the the legal tourists who exploited our liberal dissolution rules
Time to stop running: At the start of Yom Kippur and with anti-Semitism flourishing, one Jew can no longer ignore his identity

Time to stop running

At the start of Yom Kippur and with anti-Semitism flourishing, one Jew can no longer ignore his identity
Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping
An app for the amorous: Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?

An app for the amorous

Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?
Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid. Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?

Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid

Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

After a few early missteps with Chekhov, her acting career has taken her to Hollywood. Next up is a role in the BBC’s gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders’
She's having a laugh: Britain's female comedians have never had it so good

She's having a laugh

Britain's female comedians have never had it so good, says stand-up Natalie Haynes
Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LED lights designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows

Let there be light

Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LEDs designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows
Great British Bake Off, semi-final, review: Richard remains the baker to beat

Tensions rise in Bake Off's pastry week

Richard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
Paris Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015: Time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris

A look to the future

It's time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris
The 10 best bedspreads

The 10 best bedspreads

Before you up the tog count on your duvet, add an extra layer and a room-changing piece to your bed this autumn
Arsenal vs Galatasaray: Five things we learnt from the Emirates

Arsenal vs Galatasaray

Five things we learnt from the Gunners' Champions League victory at the Emirates
Stuart Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

This deal gives England a head-start to prepare for 2019 World Cup, says Chris Hewett
Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence