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Finding aliens not straightforward

If this is the only place in the galaxy with intelligent life, then Earth is some sort of miracle, say scientists.

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'Editing' DNA to fight off deadly illness

Scientists believe a new development could eventually result in a new approach to fighting viral infections and tumours.

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Stop killer robots - researchers

Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Steve Wozniak add their voices to call to ban autonomous weapons.

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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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Is Apple undermining streaming music apps?
July 17 2015 at 10:26

FTC launches antitrust probe into Apple’s App Store and how it treats streaming music competitors.

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IT support fraud cases on the rise
July 17 2015 at 10:15

Conmen, posing as service technicians from comapanies such as Apple and Microsoft, are fleecing consumers.

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The 'fluffy feathered poodle from hell'
July 17 2015 at 08:28

Scientists have unearthed a spectacularly preserved, nearly complete fossil in China of a feathered dinosaur with wings like those of a bird.

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Watch: Cannibal dwarf star eats mate
July 17 2015 at 08:28

A super-dense white dwarf star about 730 light years from Earth has been caught in the act of 'cannibalism'. [VIDEO]

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Earth’s ecosystem taking strain - report
July 17 2015 at 08:28

Unprecedented environmental degradation is jeopardising the health of future generations, according to a new report.

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How the brain processes a scream
July 17 2015 at 08:28

If you feel like a scream jolts the deep recesses of your brain, there's a good reason for it.

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Jellyfish named after boy, 9
July 17 2015 at 08:27

A schoolboy who discovered a new species of jellyfish in a Queensland canal has had the tentacled creature named in his honour.

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Higher rates of illness ‘close to fracking sites’
July 16 2015 at 13:13

This latest report will be seen as further evidence that more research is needed into the health effects of fracking.

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Pupils’ passion rewarded with Nasa trip
July 16 2015 at 13:13

Two Cape Town high school pupils are over the moon after being selected to attend the United Space School at Nasa.

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Wanted woman bagged by Spotify
July 16 2015 at 12:32

Seven months after making a run for it, wanted couple tracked down by their music streaming habits.

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