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A segment of human intestine has been grown in laboratory mice for the first time as part of research that could one day produce transplant 'spare parts' for repairing diseased tissues and organs using a patient’s own skin cells

Whole organs, composed of a complex arrangement of specialised tissues, could one day be made inside a patient’s body

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A segment of human intestine has been grown in laboratory mice for the first time as part of research that could one day produce transplant 'spare parts' for repairing diseased tissues and organs using a patient’s own skin cells

Whole organs, composed of a complex arrangement of specialised tissues, could one day be made inside a patient’s body

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Siding Spring captured on Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope

Comet is due to fly past the Red Planet on Sunday

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Astronauts Reid Wiseman and Alexander Gerst (not shown) work outside the space station, visible to the UK tonight

Spacecraft, which was also visible last night, will appear to stargazers as a very fast-moving plane

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Ebola, which has swept through West Africa killing nearly 1,000, could have a vaccine by 2015

One expert says aim was to immunise frontline healthcare workers and other first responders in West Africa by January

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The comet will be the first to ever be studied in this detail

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Study found males were more able to suppress their hunger in order to go out and find a mate

 

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Man flu is not a myth, with men more vulnerable to sickness due to a lack of oestrogen

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Images confirm that the planet closest to the Sun has 'recent' water deposits

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Scientists discover sophisticated 7th century techniques used to make 12-18 karat gold look like 21-23 karat material

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The brain networks in two brain damaged patients (left and middle), one of whom imagined playing tennis (middle), alongside a healthy adult (right)

Cambridge study shows brain-damaged patients responding to simple new test

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Experts meet to discuss humanity's devastating effect on our planet

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The two men had just 35 minutes to replace the faulty unit

The two spacewalkers had to carry out the repairs during 35 minutes that the station's solar panels were not generating electricity

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A recreation of the short-faced marsupial, which died out when modern humans arrived in Australia

The giant Sthenurus – dead for 30,000 years – was three times the size of the modern-day kangaroo

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New report into reality TV-funded Mars One project claims that the technology for colonizing the Red Planet is simply not yet advanced enough

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Nurse Nina Pham has received a plasma transfusion from Dr Kent Bradley, who survived the deadly virus

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<p>However, after leaving Solent, Ross studied History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, now part of the UCL, a move that was somewhat out of keeping with the rest of his career. Ross was made a fellow of the school in 2006 in recognition of his services to broadcasting.</p>
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Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
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Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell
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New book on Ian Curtis sheds fresh light on the life of the late singer

'Joy Division were making art... Ian was for real' says author Jon Savage
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Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

The Bafta-winner talks Hollywood, being branded a psycho, and how Barbra Streisand is his true inspiration
Tim Minchin, interview: The musician, comedian and world's favourite ginger is on scorching form

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Boris Johnson's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Boris's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Many of us Brits still disapprove of conspicuous consumption – it's the way we were raised, says DJ Taylor
Ash frontman Tim Wheeler reveals how he came to terms with his father's dementia

Tim Wheeler: Alzheimer's, memories and my dad

Wheeler's dad suffered from Alzheimer's for three years. When he died, there was only one way the Ash frontman knew how to respond: with a heartfelt solo album
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Bill Granger's heavenly crab recipes

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Radamel Falcao: How faith and love drive the Colombian to glory

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