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Westmill Wind Farm near Swindon powers 2,500 homes

A combination of offline nuclear power plants and strong winds led to the strong performance of wind farms on Tuesday

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Study suggests that you could walk your way to an improved state of mind

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First woman: Valentina Tereshkova
Women may be better suited to space travel than men are, studies show. So an all-female mission to Mars may be more than just pie in the sky, says NASA guinea pig Kate Greene
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Actress sees off speculation about her appearance in an amazing way

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Serge Pizzorno of Kasabian and Noel Fielding backstage at the Teenage Cancer Trust concerts
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New research indicates the boy king mostly likely died as a result of genetic impairments which weakened his body

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Photo issued by Flinders University of an artist's impression of a Microbrachius dicki mating scene

The prehistoric Microbrachius dicki copulated sideways in a Scottish lake

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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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'You have to visualise these French postdocs thinking it over a Friday beer,' Professor Duboule says

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Watch the comet fly past Mars at around 7pm on Sunday

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Hatch’s skeleton
For nearly 500 years, Hatch was thought to be the only known female aboard when the flagship sank. But new DNA testing tells a different story
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Russell Edwards, left, and Dr Jari Louhelainen with the shawl
'Error of nomenclature' undermines case against Polish immigrant barber accused of carrying out the atrocities in 1888
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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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Video: Mimas may contain an ocean or possibly a rugby-shaped core

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

The absence of a female sex hormone leaves men vulnerable to man flu and other respiratory illnesses

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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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High notes, flat performance: Jake Bugg
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Review: Despite an uphill climb to see Jake Bugg in action, his performance is notably flat

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The Putin automaton will go on sale next month in Germany
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Powerful images of strays taken moments before being put down

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Russell Brand has written a book of political analysis called Revolution
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Review: Witty banalities aside, the comedian has an authentic voice

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Separated at birth? Frank Sivero (left) claims The Simpsons based Mafia character Louie on his Goodfellas character
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Widows, who have been abandoned by their families, light sparklers after offering prayers on the banks of the river Yamuna as part of Diwali celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International in Vrindavan, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh
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Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

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Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London