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A novel way of measuring how much light a plant can tolerate could be useful in growing crops resilient to changing climate, new research shows.
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Students and staff at UCL`s teaching observatory, the University of London Observatory, have spotted one of the closest supernova to Earth in nearby galaxy Messier 82 (the Cigar Galaxy).
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The next time you see birds flying in a "V`` formation, consider this: A new study says they choreograph the flapping of their wings with exquisite precision to help them on their way.
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Scientists have discovered a previously unknown human relative, with whom ancient man must have had sex with.
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Scientists have discovered that reindeer eyes changes colour from gold to blue over the course of the year.
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Natural Environment Research Council-funded scientists working in the Channel island of Jersey, have re-discovered a record of Neanderthal archaeology, thought to be long lost
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Scientists say the threat of infants being killed by rival males led to the evolution of pair living in humans and other primates.
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Though they have tiny brains, bees are smart enough to pick out the most attractive flowers by watching other bees and learning from their behaviour, scientists have found.
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British researchers have proposed a new theory for the origins of Stonehenge: It may have started as a giant burial ground for elite families around 3,000 B.C.
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Each system of the device has a memory featuring context-sensitive information meaning it can only interact with other, similar systems.
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An international team of scientists has discovered that Arctic sea ice volume has decreased by 36 percent during autumn and 9 percent during winter between 2003 and 2012.
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A website that is a collaboration of many institutes working for the conservation of bats is calling on "citizen scientists" to help researchers monitor and record the population of bats in Europe.
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