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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

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

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The Government plans to legalise IVF treatment to prevent inherited diseases

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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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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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Brooks Newmark, Braintree MP has donated his DNA to a scientific project
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Professors David Cooper, Praphan Phanuphak and Joep Lange, the co-directors of HIVNAT, a joint research centre in Bangkok

Professor Lange, 59, was a clinical researcher from the Netherlands specialising in HIV therapies

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Lightning over central London as major storms kept the city awake overnight

It may be cool in America's eastern states, but Britain is suffering from Spain's humid heat

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Women only speak more than men in small groups, in a collaborative context

A new study explains why previous findings have been contradictory

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The veteran poverty campaigner Sir Bob Geldof issues a stark challenge to emerging economies at the Melbourne HIV/Aids conference
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Part of Joseph Beuys' 1982 sculpture 'Fettecke' used to distil schnapps
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BBC takes viewers back down memory lane

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Nicolas Cage shines in low-budget drama Joe

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