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IT REALLY may be possible to enhance your IQ through your diet - or, more worryingly, lower it. New research has identified a possible link between levels of brain chemicals and intelligence test results.

Pop: Songs of suffocation and hard-won hope


Food: Burning ambitions

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Police hunt for bodies in US sex-torture case

A NAKED young woman ran for her life down a lonely road in New Mexico with a padlocked collar around her neck. She told police she had been abducted by a couple in a trailer park, tortured with bizarre electrical and medical instruments for three days and subjected to sexual humiliation and rape.

RMC eyes US and Europe for growth

RMC, the building materials group, yesterday said it could spend up to pounds 1.2bn to buy businesses in the fast-growing US and European markets.

Assault on the Serbs: Into a peasant village, falls a hi-tech enemy Serbs dance on the grave of downed US jet When the jet crashed 'all of Europe was lit by fire'

IT FELL from the sky like a meteor, this piece of 21st- century state-of-the-art technology, an invisible jet from New Mexico crashing into the carefully ploughed fields of a quiet village whose peasants pray in a delicate, domed, Baroque church and keep armies of pigeons in their cottage roofs.

Science: Flash, bang, wallop

Was it a spaceship? A nuclear bomb? After 30 years, one deep-space mystery has been solved.

So whose sperm is it anyway?

If we want men to be better fathers, the decision to have a child cannot rest solely with women

Travel: Christmas in margaritaville

Art, spirituality and amazing guacamole: just three good reasons to escape to Santa Fe for the festive season.

Basketball: New joins Rocks' struggle

THE EDINBURGH Rocks coach, Jim Brandon, has lined up American Michael New in his bid to lift the Budweiser League's newest franchise from the bottom of the table.

Obituary: Wendell Chino

WENDELL CHINO was a hero to American Indians and set out a persuasive philosophy of "red capitalism" that gave Indian tribes a model by which they could regain control of their lands and find a way to greater prosperity. As the longtime president of the Mescalero Apache Nation, he helped to lift his tribe out of abject poverty with a series of entrepreneurial schemes that included a ski resort and one of the first gaming casinos on Indian land.

Boxing: Champion sheds the underworld title

The wounds have taken time to heal for Johnny Tapia.

Music: First, find your hub cap

Harry Partch wrote music using a notation system that could only be played on his home-made instruments. Obscure? Yes. Eccentric? Maybe. But his work is tender, tactile. And never abstract. By Phil Johnson

Woman sued for `stealing' sperm

IN THE latest example of America's gender wars, a man in Albuquerque, in the south-west state of New Mexico, is suing his former girlfriend for becoming pregnant without his agreement.
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Scottish independence: How the Commonwealth Games could swing the vote

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A writer spends a night on the streets

Rough sleepers - the homeless, the destitute and the drunk - exist in every city. Will Nicoll meets those whose luck has run out
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UK's railways are entering a new golden age

New stations are opening across the country and our railways appear to be entering an era not seen in Britain since the early 1950s
Conchita Wurst becomes a 'bride' on the Paris catwalk - and proves there is life after Eurovision

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Alexander Fury salutes the Eurovision Song Contest winner's latest triumph
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This year's most acrimonious sporting event took place in France, not Brazil. How did pétanque get so passionate?
Whelks are healthy, versatile and sustainable - so why did we stop eating them in the UK?

Why did we stop eating whelks?

Whelks were the Victorian equivalent of the donor kebab and our stocks are abundant. So why do we now export them all to the Far East?
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Germany vs Argentina World Cup 2014: Lionel Messi? Javier Mascherano is key for Argentina...

World Cup final: Messi? Mascherano is key for Argentina...

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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Swimmer knows she needs Glasgow joy on road to Rio

Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: Swimmer needs Glasgow joy on road to Rio

18-year-old says this month’s Commonwealth Games are a key staging post in her career before time slips away
The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week

The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week

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A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The German people demand an end to the fighting

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments

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New play by Oscar Wilde's grandson reveals what the Irish wit said at his trials

New play reveals what Oscar Wilde said at trials

For a century, what Wilde actually said at his trials was a mystery. But the recent discovery of shorthand notes changed that. Now his grandson Merlin Holland has turned them into a play
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Can scientists save our sea life?

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Martin Freeman’s psychotic monarch is big on mockery but wanting in malice