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A brief history of the word “email”

The exact origin of the word email is all but lost in time but Oxford English Dictionary are trying to track it down.

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World population to hit 9.7bn by 2050

An extra 2.4 billion people will be born over the coming 35 years, a UN report said.

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Lithium find could solve astronomy puzzle

Astronomers have discovered lithium in a type of stellar explosion known as a nova for the first time.

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Women stars to debut on FIFA 16 game

Female footballers such as Christine Sinclair and Alex Morgan will be pictured on the cover of FIFA 16 video game.

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A brief history of the word “email”
July 30 2015 at 10:22

The exact origin of the word email is all but lost in time but Oxford English Dictionary are trying to track it down.

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Lithium find could solve astronomy puzzle
July 30 2015 at 08:27

Astronomers have discovered lithium in a type of stellar explosion known as a nova for the first time.

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World population to hit 9.7bn by 2050
July 30 2015 at 08:27

An extra 2.4 billion people will be born over the coming 35 years, a UN report said.

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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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How panda faked pregnancy
July 30 2015 at 08:26

Eleven-year-old Yuan Yuan was thought to have been expecting a second cub after breeders artificially inseminated her in March.

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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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