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The Government has been accused of misleading the public over the introduction of a new in vitro fertilisation (IVF) technique that some experts believe will result in the birth of 'genetically modified babies'

Lord Winston and other scientists accuse the Government of acting by stealth as the Department of Health buries redefinition of ‘genetically modified babies’ in treatment of mitochondrial donation

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President Obama, one of the more enthusiastic users of the fist bump

Academics at Aberystwth University in west Wales came to the conclusion following a series of tests on hand hygiene

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The prehistoric creatures might have survived the asteroid strike which led to their extinction if it had come slightly earlier or later in history

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Researchers have discovered that marriages today have the best prospects of survival when both partners have the same level of education

Researchers have discovered that marriages today have the best prospects of survival when both partners have the same level of education

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New research suggests many dinosaurs were covered with 'chick-like' feathers

Discovery has potential to drastically change image of the mighty creatures

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This artist's rendering provided by NASA shows the Voyager spacecraft35 years after leaving Earth

Two members of the Voyager team believe that the space-probe is still within the influence of the Sun, in a region known as the heliosphere

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One of the best examples of fraudulent research in recent years was the work on the cloning of human embryos

One case involving stem cells occurred in the past year with Haruko Obokata, a young cell biologist at the Riken research institute in Japan

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The wild monkeys showed low blood counts and detectable levels of caesium - though scientist say these are not necessarily related to the nuclear meltdown

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The Foton-M4 and its cargo of five geckos could be lost for good unless scientists regain control of the craft before its scheduled re-entry in September

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Scientists found that South African samango monkeys were happier eating on the ground if humans were around

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Bihar is a major producer of mangoes

Researchers at a Bihar university have successfully grown a fruit variety with smaller stones

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New research looked at how dogs reacted to their owners reading aloud or paying attention to a plastic bucket or a stuffed dog that moved and barked

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Explorer George Kourounis braves the fiery 99 ft deep Darvaza Crater to collect soil

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A scientific researcher works on an IVF treatment in a laboratory

The Government plans to legalise IVF treatment to prevent inherited diseases

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The treatment could be a breakthrough in the search for a cure for AIDS - but reserachers warn that there are still plenty of significant hurdles

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New study compares resources used by beef cattle with other protein sources

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Researchers say a diet of fatty foods could impede smell abilities

A team of researchers at Florida State University say they have found a link between a bad diet and a reduced sense of smell

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Study analysed the DNA of about 37,000 schizophrenia patients

Estimated that schizophrenia costs the UK taxpayer about £2bn a year

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The site of a genetically modified crop trial

 

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Video (below) shows a droplet of liquid fuel ignited in microgravity conditions

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Delicate Arch in National Park in Utah

Arches 'carved' from sandstone are found all over the world

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Researchers presenting findings to the Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference claim to have found a link between cuteness and aggressive tendencies.

Even before they start school, children rate puppies, kittens and babies as 'cuter' than their adult counterparts

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France striker Loic Remy
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Orville and Keith Harris. He covered up his condition by getting people to read out scripts to him
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Zoe Saldana stars in this summer's big hope Guardians of the Galaxy
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O'Shaughnessy pictured at the Unicorn Theatre in London
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Workers in Seattle are paid 100 times as much as workers in Bangladesh
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Red Bastard: Where self-realisation is delivered through monstrous clowning and audience interaction
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A new Russian revolution

Cracks start to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
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Apartheid’s sadistic killer that his country cannot forgive

The debate rages in South Africa over whether Eugene de Kock should ever be released from jail
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If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?
Commonwealth Games 2014: Dai Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Greene prays for chance to rebuild after injury agony

Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion, but then the injuries crept in
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Patrick Cockburn: Secret report helps Israel to hide facts

The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz
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The man who dared to go on holiday

New York's mayor has taken a vacation - in a nation that has still to enforce paid leave, it caused quite a stir, reports Rupert Cornwell
Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business, from Sarah Millican to Marcus Brigstocke

Best comedians: How the professionals go about their funny business

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The Guest List 2014: Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks

The Guest List 2014

Forget the Man Booker longlist, Literary Editor Katy Guest offers her alternative picks
Jokes on Hollywood: 'With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on'

Jokes on Hollywood

With comedy film audiences shrinking, it’s time to move on
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It's the best of British art... but not all is on display

Voted for by the British public, the artworks on Art Everywhere posters may be the only place where they can be seen
Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

Blanche Marvin reveals how Tennessee Williams used her name and an off-the-cuff remark to create an iconic character
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Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

Websites offering your ebooks for nothing is only the latest disrespect the modern writer is subjected to, says DJ Taylor
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Edinburgh Fringe 2014

The comedy highlights, from Bridget Christie to Jack Dee
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Dame Jenny Abramsky: 'We have to rethink. If not, museums and parks will close'

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