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New research blames rising temperatures over the last century as the key cause of decline in one of the world's most important fisheries. Lake...

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Hopes for the imminent discovery of a particle that might fundamentally change our understanding of the Universe have been put on hold. Results...

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Badgers may not transmit TB to cattle by direct contact, according to new research. A study suggests that cows contract the disease by coming...

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Geologists have found evidence for an ancient megaflood which they say is a good match for the mythical deluge at the dawn of China's...

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Men's historical dominance of the workplace may, in part, be because of their ability to reconcile with enemies after conflict, a new study suggests....

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A hidden portrait by the French Impressionist painter Edgar Degas has been revealed by scientists. Researchers in Australia used powerful X-rays to bring to...

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Scientists have glimpsed activity deep in the mouse brain which can explain why we get thirsty when we eat, and why cold water is...

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The man who has taken charge of UK research funding says Brexit presents scientists with an opportunity. In his first interview in his new...

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One of the last known groups of woolly mammoths died out because of a lack of drinking water, scientists believe. The Ice Age beasts...

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Slow-motion video replays of crimes shown in courtrooms may be distorting the outcomes of trials, according to a US study. Researchers found that slowing...

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