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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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Otherwise known as 'the best damn photos of space you'll see till 2015'

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According to evidence our closest animal relatives have an almost psychopathic tendency towards violence

 

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Overweight mothers are more likely to underestimate their children’s size, a new study examining perceptions of obesity has found

Study finds seven out of 10 adults underestimate other people's weight

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The results of the investigation show that Richard’s skeleton sustained 11 wounds at or near the time of his death: nine of them to the skull, suggesting he had removed or lost his helmet in battle

Bludgeoned to death in a fight, it looks like

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We are phenomenally good at recognising faces; the study showed that humans have been selected to be unique and easily recognisable

 

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Spiders are spotted more frequently in autum, during their mating season

The 'Spider in Da House' app has been launched as the creatures become more active during the autumn mating season

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The rare siphonophore discovered during an expedition in the Gulf of Mexico

The creature may look like a jellyfish but is in fact a colony of organisms that work together to eat, move and breathe

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The Lort Smith Animal Hospital operated on fish George after his concerned owner decided to go ahead with surgery

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The ecological reconstruction of Ikrandraco avatar is shown in this illustration courtesy of Chuang Zhao. Scientists on September 11, 2014 announced the discovery of fossils in China of a type of flying reptile called a pterosaur that lived 120 millions years ago and so closely resembled those creatures from the 2009 film, Avatar that they named it after them.

Scientists have jokingly urged that blue, avatar-like creatures have never existed, and the reptiles were never ridden

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An aerial view over the Amazon from 2012

Scientists hope the project will help answer questions on climate change by monitoring air movements over the rainforest

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Clouds roll in over Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland, as photographers await the much anticipated northern lights

Experts said that the intensity of the solar flares could cause disturbances in satellite and radio transmissions

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The sarcophagus lid is believed to have been brought to the UK by the late Captain ‘Tiger’

 

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The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, at St. Mary's Lighthouse and Visitor Centre, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside

Aurora Borealis to appear unusually far south due to solar flares

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The bridge over the River Omka, in the city of Omsk, Siberia, Russia, near where armour that could be up to 3,900 years old was found.

Archaeologists found the armour in an area rich in ancient burial grounds

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The vast plasma cloud could cause disruption to power grids, radio and satellite communications

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Montreal Protocol saw decrease in use of ozone-harmful chemicals but substitutes are thought to considerably increase climate change emissions

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A couple stand in front of the full moon in Burgos, Spain, on 9 September 2014

The Harvest Supermoon was extra bright and large on the evenings of Monday and Tuesday

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The discovery of the buried stones is part of a much wider archaeological investigation into Stonehenge’s sacred landscape

Scientists say they had no idea massive henge of 50 stones was just two miles away

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Members of the arctic expedition led by British explorer Sir John Franklin (1786 - 1847) on their attempt to discover the Northwest passage. The expedition was beleaguered by thick ice and Franklin died in June 1847 and most of the team died of starvation

One of two ships from the Franklin Expedition, lost in 1846, has been found in the Arctic

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Liam Payne has attacked the media for reporting his tweet of support to Willie Robertson and the subsequent backlash from fans
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A new app has been launched that enables people to have a cuddle from a stranger
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Greg Dyke insists he will not resign as Football Association chairman after receiving a watch worth more than £16,000 but has called for an end to the culture of gifts being given to football officials
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'New Tricks' star Dennis Waterman is departing from the show after he completes filming on two more episodes
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Mario Balotelli celebrates his first Liverpool goal
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Female fans want more explicit male sex in Game of Thrones, George R R Martin says
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