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[ i ] Dark matter map hints at cracks in our understanding of the universe
[ i ] UK temperatures broke records in 2019 as climate change took hold
[ i ] Deep-sea anglerfish fuse bodies to mate thanks to an odd immune system
[ i ] We can now predict dangerous solar flares a day before they happen
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[ i ] NASA has launched its Perseverance Mars rover and Ingenuity helicopter
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[ i ] Sharon Moalem interview: Why women are genetically stronger than men
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[ i ] Lyme disease vaccine found to be safe and effective in clinical trial
[ i ] We’ve finally figured out where Stonehenge’s giant boulders came from
[ i ] Half of Nobel prizes in science go to just five research fields
[ i ] Boosting gut microbes helps protect mice against Alzheimer’s disease
[ i ] The best view of the stars from Earth is on a hill in Antarctica
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[ i ] Endangered tigers have made a remarkable comeback in five countries
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[ i ] Tiny mammals once scavenged meat from giant dinosaur carcasses
[ i ] Stunning night sky pictures shortlisted for astronomy photo prize
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[ i ] Birdwatching AI can recognise individual birds from behind
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[ i ] Mould from Chernobyl nuclear reactor tested as radiation shield on ISS
[ i ] Spiderwebs gather DNA that can help us monitor insects in forests
[ i ] Earth faces plastic pollution disaster unless we take drastic action
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[ i ] DNA from Viking people reveals the unexpected history of smallpox
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[ i ] How the slave trade left its mark in the DNA of people in the Americas
[ i ] Mosquitoes evolved to suck human blood when they couldn’t find water
[ i ] Night lights cause severe loss of sleep for pigeons and magpies
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[ i ] Friederike Otto interview: Can we sue oil giants for extreme weather?
[ i ] A giant impact may have caused cracks all over Jupiter's moon Ganymede
[ i ] China is sending its first rover to Mars with the Tianwen-1 mission
[ i ] Hearing restored in rats by modifying ear cells to respond to light
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[ i ] Hundreds of illegal Chinese fishing vessels spotted near North Korea
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[ i ] UK could eliminate the coronavirus but it might do more harm than good
[ i ] Recent decades of European floods are among the worst in 500 years
[ i ] Humans reached the Americas 15,000 years earlier than thought
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[ i ] Hidden nutrition: We don't know what makes up 99 per cent of our food
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[ i ] Moon craters hint huge asteroids bombarded Earth 800 million years ago
[ i ] The universe may be full of enormous clusters of tiny black holes
[ i ] Ghostly clouds are appearing more often due to climate change
[ i ] Quadruple-stranded DNA seen in healthy human cells for the first time
[ i ] Dozens of active volcano sites spotted on Venus for the first time
[ i ] Climate change may kill off nearly all polar bears by 2100
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[ i ] We must regulate AI now to improve our lives and avoid its risks
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