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Vantablack was first created by Surrey NanoSystems - who say they are delighted by Sir Anish's interest

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A mock up of what Rhinorex condrupus looked like

Scientists have said the reason it has such a big nose remains a mystery

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Volunteers were asked to smell other people's odours on gauze pads and rate their appeal on a scale of one to five

People subconsciously prefer the smell of those who share their political attitudes, researchers found

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Emma Watson has become the latest target of the 4Chan nude hacking scandal
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Video: MAVEN is the first spacecraft dedicated to exploring the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet

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Almost half of cancers diagnosed in England are detected at an advanced stage when treatment is less likely to be successful

Thousands of patients’ lives could be saved with earlier diagnosis

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Another winning study was on why people see the face of Jesus in toast

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There is an 80 per cent chance that by the end of this century the global population could have reached between 9.6 billion and 12.3 billion people

Africa’s population is set to quadruple to four billion by the end of the century

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Otherwise known as 'the best damn photos of space you'll see till 2015'

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According to evidence our closest animal relatives have an almost psychopathic tendency towards violence

 

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Overweight mothers are more likely to underestimate their children’s size, a new study examining perceptions of obesity has found

Study finds seven out of 10 adults underestimate other people's weight

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The results of the investigation show that Richard’s skeleton sustained 11 wounds at or near the time of his death: nine of them to the skull, suggesting he had removed or lost his helmet in battle

Bludgeoned to death in a fight, it looks like

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We are phenomenally good at recognising faces; the study showed that humans have been selected to be unique and easily recognisable

 

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Spiders are spotted more frequently in autum, during their mating season

The 'Spider in Da House' app has been launched as the creatures become more active during the autumn mating season

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The rare siphonophore discovered during an expedition in the Gulf of Mexico

The creature may look like a jellyfish but is in fact a colony of organisms that work together to eat, move and breathe

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George the goldfish during surgery

The Lort Smith Animal Hospital operated on fish George after his concerned owner decided to go ahead with surgery

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The ecological reconstruction of Ikrandraco avatar is shown in this illustration courtesy of Chuang Zhao. Scientists on September 11, 2014 announced the discovery of fossils in China of a type of flying reptile called a pterosaur that lived 120 millions years ago and so closely resembled those creatures from the 2009 film, Avatar that they named it after them.

Scientists have jokingly urged that blue, avatar-like creatures have never existed, and the reptiles were never ridden

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An aerial view over the Amazon from 2012

Scientists hope the project will help answer questions on climate change by monitoring air movements over the rainforest

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Clouds roll in over Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland, as photographers await the much anticipated northern lights

Experts said that the intensity of the solar flares could cause disturbances in satellite and radio transmissions

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The sarcophagus lid is believed to have been brought to the UK by the late Captain ‘Tiger’

 

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The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, at St. Mary's Lighthouse and Visitor Centre, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside

Aurora Borealis to appear unusually far south due to solar flares

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The bridge over the River Omka, in the city of Omsk, Siberia, Russia, near where armour that could be up to 3,900 years old was found.

Archaeologists found the armour in an area rich in ancient burial grounds

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The vast plasma cloud could cause disruption to power grids, radio and satellite communications

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Sheridan Smith as Cilla Black and Ed Stoppard as her manager Brian Epstein
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Tennis player Andy Murray's mum Judy has been paired with Anton du Beke for Strictly Come Dancing. 'I'm absolutely delighted,' she said.
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Vote with your wallet: the app can help shoppers feel more informed about items on sale
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The cover of Dark Side of the Moon
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New Zealand fly-half Aaron Cruden pictured in The Zookeeper's Son on a late-night drinking session
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A cabin crew member photographed the devastation after one flight
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Ben Affleck stars as prime suspect Nick Dunne in the film adaptation of Gone Girl
filmBen Affleck and Rosamund Pike excel in David Fincher's film, says Geoffrey Macnab
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Secret politics of the weekly shop

The politics of the weekly shop

New app reveals political leanings of food companies
Beam me up, Scottie!

Beam me up, Scottie!

Celebrity Trekkies from Alex Salmond to Barack Obama
Beware Wet Paint: The ICA's latest ambitious exhibition

Beware Wet Paint

The ICA's latest ambitious exhibition
Pink Floyd have produced some of rock's greatest ever album covers

Pink Floyd have produced some of rock's greatest ever album covers

Can 'The Endless River' carry on the tradition?
Sanctuary for the suicidal

Sanctuary for the suicidal

One mother's story of how London charity Maytree helped her son with his depression
A roller-coaster tale from the 'voice of a generation'

Not That Kind of Girl:

A roller-coaster tale from 'voice of a generation' Lena Dunham
London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice. In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence

London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice

In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence
Vivienne Westwood 'didn’t want' relationship with Malcolm McLaren

Vivienne Westwood 'didn’t want' relationship with McLaren

Designer 'felt pressured' into going out with Sex Pistols manager
Jourdan Dunn: Model mother

Model mother

Jordan Dunn became one of the best-paid models in the world
Apple still coolest brand – despite U2 PR disaster

Apple still the coolest brand

Despite PR disaster of free U2 album
Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

Despite the result, this is the end of the status quo

Boyd Tonkin on the fall-out from the Scottish referendum
Manolo Blahnik: The high priest of heels talks flats, Englishness, and why he loves Mary Beard

Manolo Blahnik: Flats, Englishness, and Mary Beard

The shoe designer who has been dubbed 'the patron saint of the stiletto'
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written

Scrambled eggs and LSD

Behind The Beatles' lyrics - thanks to Hunter Davis's original manuscript copies
'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

'Normcore': Blending in is the new standing out

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates
Dance’s new leading ladies fight back: How female vocalists are now writing their own hits

New leading ladies of dance fight back

How female vocalists are now writing their own hits