Luhman 16B is the nearest brown dwarf to Earth, and the third nearest star system to our solar system
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Stem cell breakthrough: Japanese scientists discover way to create 'embryonic-like' cells without the ethical dilemma
Wednesday 29 January 2014
Experts say the ground-breaking discovery could pave way for routine use of stem cells in medicine
Tuesday 28 January 2014
The fire-pit found near Tel-Aviv could hold the secret to the beginnings of social culture among early humans
Monday 27 January 2014
It was thought that the global landmark was perhaps 70million years old
Saturday 25 January 2014
Literary prescriptions for modern ailments
Thursday 23 January 2014
Scientists say it's too early to say whether Ceres could support microbial life, but a visit from the Dawn spacecraft in early 2015 should provide answers
Wednesday 22 January 2014
Feeling the cold may be a healthy and sustainable way to lose weight
Communication breakdown on board the Akademik Shokalskiy blamed for the ship being stranded in Antarctic ice over Christmas
Wednesday 22 January 2014
A failure to respond to an order from the ship's captain may have played a critical role in the operational fiasco that led to the stranding of the Akademik Shokalskiy in thick Antarctic sea ice on Christmas Eve.
Tuesday 21 January 2014
TV picks, Tuesday 21 January
Sunday 19 January 2014
During an extreme event, countries in the western Pacific experienced devastating droughts and wild fires
Friday 17 January 2014
The chorus was secreted in the column of text
Pioneering first gene therapy trial opens the door for reversing some previously incurable forms of blindness
Thursday 16 January 2014
The sight of thousands of people with previously incurable forms of blindness could be saved thanks to a pioneering new gene therapy that requires just one operation.
You’re not just insecure: Study reveals how your friends really are richer, happier and more popular than you
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Scientists publish first mathematical proof explaining the reason it might always seem like everyone else is doing better than you – because (on average) they are
Sunday 12 January 2014
A leading toxicologist has said that Alexander the Great may have died after drinking wine made from a poisonous plant that would have cause a slow and painful death
Saturday 11 January 2014
"It is my experience of the countryside that I am trying to convey to the public"
Thursday 09 January 2014
A coronal mass ejection two days ago could make the aurora visible
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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