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Researchers have succeeded in converting human skin cells in a laboratory into the “primordial germ cells” normally found within the testes and ovaries; it is the first and most crucial stage in making male and female sex cells in a test tube

Breakthrough offers hope for those who cannot produce eggs or sperm themselves

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Young Winstone: His ‘tough-guy’ image is a misconception
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Adnan Januzaj and Gareth Bale
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We wonder how they're cooking their turkey though

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The path of The International Space Station (top straight line) is seen from central London on December 24, 2014. The trails of two aircraft on their way to Heathrow are seen below

The shining object appeared in the sky above southern England about 5.22pm

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ESA’s ExoMars programme plans to send two spacecraft to the Red Planet

Mathematicians have plotted out new route that solves two of the biggest problems with the Mars mission — but it takes longer

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Aviation accounts for 2 per cent of man-made carbon emissions — but that could be vastly reduced by new technology

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The steep, ragged cliffs and boulder-strewn terrains on the surface of Comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko

Low surface gravity of Comet CG means human would survive jump from cliff

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The earthy-smelling black truffles cost around £195 for a small 100g portion

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There is no treatment or vaccine for the newly-discovered disease

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The probe was sent into space to look for black holes

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Scientists have claimed that reading books on an iPad and similar e-readers in the evening may disturb sleep patterns because of the type of light the device emits

Using iPads at night might suppress the release of the hormone melatonin

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Planet’s surface is inhospitable to humans — but dangling about 30 miles above it is almost perfect

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Researchers suggest reveratrol could explain the 'French paradox' of a relatively high-fat diet but relatively low incidence of coronary heart disease in the wine-drinking population

It stimulates ancient cellular mechanism that slows ageing in times of stress and sickness

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A code showing part of a human DNA sequence, which holds the key to targeted medicine

Move represents a ‘paradigm shift’ in healthcare with new drugs and diagnostic techniques to be developed

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Ice covers a lake in Richmond Park, south west London

Here's everything you need to know about the shortest day of the year

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Twitchers see things differently, depending on their gender
But despite the differing approaches of male and female twitchers, both were equally committed to their hobby
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Xander van der Burgt, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
In the past decade the scientist has found 25 new large tree species – and he's sure there are more out there
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Nasa has released a video of the final moments of the test flight

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More than five million people in Britain are treated for asthma, costing the NHS around £1bn a year

A study found the majority of people with severe allergies and asthma sufferers were unable to use the devices they had been given effectively

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The deepest fish filmed as scientists discovered several new species on their trip to the Mariana Trench in the Pacific.

The fish has large wing-like fins and a head resembling a cartoon dog, according to a scientist

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A man places an American flag in front of what is left of his brothers house after it was destroyed when a tornado hit in Louisville, Mississippi

Golden-winged warblers have very sensitive hearing

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Ibuprofen is used by hundreds of thousands of arthritis sufferers in the UK

Drug also helped maintain fitness and health during ageing

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Outspoken: Alexander Fury, John Rentoul, Ellen E Jones and Katy Guest
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Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones
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Yaya Sanogo, Mats Hummels, Troy Deeney and Adnan Januzaj
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Nigel Farage celebrates with a pint after early local election results in the Hoy and Helmet pub in South Benfleet in Essex
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Tim Sherwood raises his hand after the 1-0 victory over Stoke
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Strictly Come Dancing was watched by 6.9m viewers
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Roffey says: 'All of us carry shame and taboo around about our sexuality. But I was determined not to let shame stop me writing my memoir.'
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Caplan says of Jacobs: 'She is a very collaborative director, and gives actors a lot of freedom. She makes things happen.'
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Pharrell Williams' “Happy” was the most searched-for song lyric of 2014
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Avocado and spiced roasted tomatoes on sourdough
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Fernando Torres has not scored in 266 minutes of pre-season for Chelsea
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War with Isis: The West needs more than a White Knight

The West needs more than a White Knight

Despite billions spent on weapons, the US has not been able to counter Isis's gruesome tactics, says Patrick Cockburn
Return to Helmand: Private Davey Graham recalls the day he was shot by the Taliban

'The day I was shot by the Taliban'

Private Davey Graham was shot five times during an ambush in 2007 - it was the first, controversial photograph to show the dangers our soldiers faced in Helmand province
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The stories that defined 2014: From the Scottish independence referendum to the Ice Bucket Challenge, our writers voice their opinions

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Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations

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Finally, a diet that works: Californian pastor's wildly popular Daniel Plan has seen his congregation greatly reduced

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Professor Danielle George: On a mission to bring back the art of 'thinkering'

The joys of 'thinkering'

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Monique Roffey: The author on father figures, the nation's narcissism and New Year reflections

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Introducing my anti-heroes of 2014

Introducing my anti-heroes of 2014

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Good taste? It's all a matter of timing...

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Olivia Jacobs & Ben Caplan: 'Ben thought the play was called 'Christian Love'. It was 'Christie in Love' - about a necrophiliac serial killer'

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Bill Granger's healthy breakfasts

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