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Exercise therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy were shown to be the most effective treatments for CFS, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), in a major trial in 2011

Uncertainty about the nature of the illness means there are no treatments that have been shown to work for all patients

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The dress can be seen in different colours

One person’s “white” may actually be another person’s “light blue” when seen next to a different background or under different lighting conditions

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Secrets of JK Rowling's Harry Potter workings have been revealed in a new bibliography
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Hawking's amazing survival has left some doctors unable to believe that he suffers from ALS

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The dress can be seen in different colours

Don't believe what you see in the world, and certainly don't argue about it — philosophers have known these truths for centuries, and we can learn them from #TheDress

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The dress can be seen in different colours

It's all about the way your brain is programmed to understand light — and whether you're a night or day person

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Blue-rayed limpets (Helcion pellucidum) on sea kelp (Laminaria hyperborea)

Scientists say the natural optical structures found in the mollusc could be used as a basis for developing colour-selective, controllable, transparent displays

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Dust from North Africa provides crucial nutrients for rainforest's plants and trees

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Over 20 per cent of people between 50 and 60 have blood cells marked with the same DNA mutations found in leukaemia cells

Scientists estimated that over 20 per cent of people between 50 and 60 have blood cells marked with the same DNA mutations found in leukaemia cells

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The International Space Station

Space agency will take its modules off and make them into a new satellite

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Huge black hole has been growing far faster than scientists would expect for a black hole so young

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The technique would involve someone's head being sewn onto a donor body

The Italian believes the technique could save the lives of people riddled with cancer or whose nerves and muscles have wasted away

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Mind over grey matter: drawing on the principles of neuroplasticity, David Roland set about re-wiring his brain after a stroke

The forensic psychologist David Roland was burdened by the traumatic nature of his work and facing financial ruin. When he woke up in A&E, with little idea how he got there, it was thought he'd had a breakdown. But in time the doctors worked out that he'd suffered a stroke. In this exclusive extract from his new book, he describes the aftermath

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Space Invaders, one of the 49 classic Atari games that the Deep Q-network has mastered

The Deep Q-network has learned to play Space Invaders and Breakout

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Finger on the pulse: Michelangelo's 'God Creates Adam'

How life emerged from non-life has been a central question, puzzling scientists and theologists

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March will see the deepest eclipse for decades. Here's everything you need to know about it

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Mitochondrial donation could potentially help almost 2,500 women of reproductive age in the UK who are at risk of transmitting harmful mutations

Opponents have warned the change is the start of a 'slippery slope' towards designer babies and eugenics

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Solar energy accounted for barely any renewable energy in 1999, but now makes up a huge portion of it

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Members of the European Parliament have warned Britain is breaching EU law by allowing the creation of 'three-parent babies'

Group of 50 MEPs have written to Prime Minister David Cameron, asking him to withdraw the legislation

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Rats may have been blamed because there wasn’t a word for gerbil

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She’s electric: some scientists believe that robots with consciousness, such as Ava in ‘Ex Machina’, are only ‘a couple of breakthroughs away’

Building artificial intelligence in humanity’s image will make it dangerous, says leading theorist

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One in six couples experience infertility in the UK

Dame Sally Davies said that tests showed the procedure would be safe

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The LifeSaver Syringe is already being used in dozens of developing countries and has saved countless lives

LifeSaver Syringe immediately breaks if the user tries to pull back the plunger for a second use

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John Terry, holding trophy, celebrates with Chelsea team-mates after winning the League Cup in 2005
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Stevenson says: 'Thatcher trying to tell us that we are now in a classless society was absurd. There is still phenomenal inequality and injustice.'
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Nearly half of all young people in middle and high income countries were putting themselves at risk of tinnitus and, in extreme cases, irreversible hearing loss
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Robbie Savage will not face a driving ban
football'Mr Marmite' faced the possibility of a 28-day ban
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Fearne Cotton is leaving Radio 1 after a decade
radio The popular DJ is leaving for 'family and new adventures'
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Robert De Niro has walked off the set of Edge of Darkness
news The Godfather Part II actor has an estimated wealth of over $200m
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HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?
How we must adjust our lifestyles to nature: Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch

Time to play God

Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch where we may need to redefine nature itself
MacGyver returns, but with a difference: Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman

MacGyver returns, but with a difference

Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman
Tunnel renaissance: Why cities are hiding roads down in the ground

Tunnel renaissance

Why cities are hiding roads underground
'Backstreet Boys - Show 'Em What You're Made Of': An affectionate look at five middle-aged men

Boys to men

The Backstreet Boys might be middle-aged, married and have dodgy knees, but a heartfelt documentary reveals they’re not going gently into pop’s good night
Crufts 2015: Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?

Crufts 2015

Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?
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Manchester City 1 Barcelona 2 player ratings: Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man?

Manchester City vs Barcelona player ratings

Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man at the Etihad?
Arsenal vs Monaco: Monaco - the making of Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger

Monaco: the making of Wenger

Jack Pitt-Brooke speaks to former players and learns the Frenchman’s man-management has always been one of his best skills
Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle - the West Indies' enigma lives up to his reputation

Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare and murky loyalties prevails

In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare

This war in the shadows has been going on since the fall of Mr Yanukovych
'Birdman' and 'Bullets Over Broadway': Homage or plagiarism?

Homage or plagiarism?

'Birdman' shares much DNA with Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway'
Broadchurch ends as damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

A damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

Broadchurch, Series 2 finale, review
A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower: inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

Inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower