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Serious doubts have emerged over the authenticity of the claims

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It is the fourth highest price paid for a Nobel gold medal

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Parts of low-lying Hull, in Yorkshire, could be underwater in the next 100 years

Dr Hugh Ellis says sea levels could be at least a metre higher by the year 2100

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'If we do it will be an enormous step forward in our understanding of our place in the universe'

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Scientists using a technique called optogenetics found that mice were able to recall lost memories

A study on laboratory mice has found that a lost memory is still stored within brain cells even though the animals had apparently lost ability to retrieve it

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Scientists are calling on the Government to fund a vaccine for campylobacter after nearly three-quarters of the fresh chickens in supermarkets and butchers were found to be contaminated with the potentially lethal food-poisoning bug

The Food Standards Agency found that 73 per cent of chickens are contaminated with the bacteria, with 19 per cent heavily contaminated

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The skull captures early human evolution on the move in a vivid snapshot and indicates our family tree may have fewer branches than originally thought

A study of present-day genomes of north-east Africans suggests the northern route through Egypt and the Sinai was more likely

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More than 100 species of fish, 50 deep-water corals and hundreds of invertebrates were filmed during the expedition

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Icons in the new package by children's charity BRIS include alcoholic parents and children with bruises and cuts.

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Many hands: a recent scientific paper had more than 5,000 contributors

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File photo of a mammogram. Hundreds more people are surviving breast cancer according to new figures

Blocking off enzymes could halt the spread of the disease in some patients

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Skull shows two lethal blows

The death 430,000 years ago in northern Spain was revealed after researchers in Madrid pieced together 52 fragments of a near-complete skull

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Video uploaded by YouTube user Ditrianum Media has been watched hundreds of thousands of times

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Magic Mushrooms are a class A drug

Large trials of the drugs are 'almost impossible' due to 'bureaucratic obstacles', says psychiatrist Dr James Rucker

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A Mexican demon, summoned by an ancient game, is haunting the internet. Or is he?

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Lederman, 92, was one of the leading particle physicists of the 20th century

Lederman's work, which won him the prize in 1988, opened up the field of experimental quantum physcis

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'Vortex fluidic device’ was invented by Australian scientist during a flight

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A series of studies has shown that having children can permanently affect the brain of women because the surge in female sex hormones during pregnancy can influence the development of key parts of the central nervous system

Research says surge in female sex hormones can influence the nervous system

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