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Google targets second major music market

Search giant rolls out streaming service to rapidly growing Japanese market.

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Monkey tibia found in underwater cave

Scientists date species of fossil monkey found in underwater cave in Dominican Republic to be 1 million years old.

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Sadness can make the world grey

According to psychologists, sadness can make it difficult for us to distinguish between different colours.

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Satellite failure costs Nasa $1bn

A key instrument on a $1-billion Nasa satellite has failed, reducing the ability to capture data to measure the moisture in Earth's soil.

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3D image of tumour shows its complexity
August 27 2015 at 09:17

The first three-dimensional computer model of how a solid tumour grows, mutates and evolves has been developed by scientists.

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Your home is a playground for germs
August 27 2015 at 09:17

There are an average of 9 000 different species of germs and fungi living in our homes, say researchers.

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Bad at fractions? Leave it to the monkeys
August 27 2015 at 09:16

In the hope of finding out why we find fractions difficult, researchers used a touch-screen tablet to test whether rhesus monkeys could compare ratios.

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Unearthed, ancient Greek palace
August 27 2015 at 09:16

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered the ruins of an ancient palace with important archaic inscriptions dating back to the Mycenaean Age.

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Twitter’s Periscope tops 10 million
August 26 2015 at 15:04

Users now posting more than 40 years worth of video on the service every day.

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Ashley Madison exec hacked rivals
August 26 2015 at 14:41

Chief technology officer boasted he could add messages between users and change their status on opposition site.

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Cape’s leopard toads on the move
August 26 2015 at 12:09

Help western leopard toads hop safely to their breeding areas.

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Ethiopia launches space programme
August 26 2015 at 12:09

The East African country plans to put a satellite into orbit within five years to monitor farmland.

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Ashley Madison faked female profiles
August 26 2015 at 10:50

Hacked data suggests majority of female profiles on the site were created by a “small amount of individuals”.

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Formula for an unbeatable poohstick
August 26 2015 at 08:56

If Winnie the Pooh were able to get his head round a leading engineer's work he would find a surefire way of winning at his beloved poohsticks.

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