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AP

Solving a 400-year-old cold case

Researchers spent two years establishing the identities of four skeletons unearthed in Jamestown, Virginia. Now they have answers.

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AP

Five kinds of prostate cancer - study

British scientists have shown that the most common cancer among men can be classified into five types.

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How to upgrade to Windows 10

Microsoft began rolling out its new operating system yesterday. We answer your questions about the upgrade.

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No new contact with Philae - scientists
July 30 2015 at 08:26

The fridge-sized robotic lab, which landed on a comet called 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, last made contact via the Rosetta orbiter on July 9.

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Teens find oldest human fragment
July 30 2015 at 08:26

Two young archaeological volunteers have uncovered the oldest human fragment ever found in France.

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Experts identify early settler remains
July 29 2015 at 13:21

The remains were found in what is believed to be the oldest Protestant church in the modern-day United States.

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The chimps who follow detox diets
July 29 2015 at 13:20

It seems our chimp cousins can also follow trendy regimes - as they have been spotted drinking water from clay pits.

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Nokia launches virtual reality camera
July 29 2015 at 11:08

Nokia unveils spherical camera designed for making 3D movies ahead of its quarterly results bulletin this week.

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Footballers’ tweets in the spotlight
July 29 2015 at 11:23

Club owners starting to review Twitter and Facebook accounts after string of questionable social posts by players.

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Facebook suffers setback in Europe
July 29 2015 at 10:57

German privacy watchdog says company cannot force users to use their real names when signing up.

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Jawbone UP3: for the not so fit
July 29 2015 at 10:39

Most fitness trackers focus on achieving personal bests. The UP3 focuses more on how you sleep.

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Intel, Micron claim chip breakthrough
July 29 2015 at 10:19

Companies say new memory technology is biggest breakthrough since NAND flash in 1989.

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Experimental vaccine shows promise
July 29 2015 at 08:53

In results published in the journal Nature Communications, vaccinated mice produced antibodies against multiple strains of MERS.

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