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Tumbling science on its head

Paging through the CV of a PhD student, one would expect to see a long list of published research papers... not Benjamin Perez.

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Man’s best friend for 40 000 years

Most scientists believed man first domesticated dogs from wild wolves 16 000 years ago. This may not be the case.

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AP

Cold snaps more lethal than heatwaves

Cold weather kills nearly 20 times as many people as hot conditions, according to a large study.

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