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Join Alice Roberts as she delves into archaeology, history and genetics to reveal the amazing stories of the species that became our allies. #NSLive
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An algorithm trained on over one million online recipes can tell you what's in a dish and how to make it
An algorithm trained on over one million online recipes can tell you

AI suggests recipe for a dish just by studying a photo of it

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Unwanted noise is a scourge of modern life. But an extraordinary material from BASF's research labs is restoring a bit of peace
Unwanted noise is a scourge of modern life But an extraordinary material

Towards the sound of silence

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SpaceX will design a new spacecraft for a mission to the Red Planet, but Musk’s focus may be closer to home as he tweets Hyperloop plans
SpaceX will design a new spacecraft for a mission to the Red

Elon Musk seems to have ditched Red Dragon lander plan for Mars

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Loneliness increases the odds of early mortality by 26 per cent – that’s about the same as living with chronic obesity. How can we curb its effects?

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Loneliness increases the odds of early mortality by 26 per cent –

Feeling lonely? You’re not on your own

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Loneliness arises from a mismatch between expectations of our social interactions and the reality. That's why we can sometimes feel lonely even when surrounded by other individuals

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Loneliness arises from a mismatch between expectations of our social interactions and

Feeling lonely? You’re not on your own

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As a psychologist who's peered into the minds of psychopathic cheats and fallen victim to con artists, here's what to look out for, says Marc Swogger
As a psychologist who's peered into the minds of psychopathic cheats and

Con artists took me for a ride. Here’s how to protect yourself

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When they get special treatment, they can make new technologies go viral – but when they don’t, their real power is in putting the rest of us off
When they get special treatment they can make new technologies go viral

Bitcoin study reveals how early adopters influence our decisions

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On 20 July 1969, the Apollo 11 mission landed two men on the moon. We report on how Neil Armstrong's "small step" opened a new chapter in history that continues to unfold today
On 20 July 1969 the Apollo 11 mission landed two men on

Apollo 11: Why the moon still matters

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A pair of sea-floor-dwelling eels found off the coast of West Africa have lopsided features that may help them operate as ‘sit-and-wait’ ambush predators
A pair of sea floor dwelling eels found off the coast of

Mud eel’s wonky body may help it ambush prey

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Alone in a crowd: Why so many people feel lonely but nobody is talking about it

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The bounceback of North Sea cod means you can now buy guilt-free, but Brexit and climate change could threaten its fragile recovery
The bounceback of North Sea cod means you can now buy guilt

Now North Sea cod is sustainable, is it really ok to eat?

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President Trump wants to fund less research into diseases that affect poor countries, but an analysis suggests such research hugely benefits the US itself
President Trump wants to fund less research into diseases that affect poor

Trump’s plan to cut global health research may cost US billions

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Some students take ADHD drugs to improve their academic performance. A trial suggests Adderall can work in this way, but it’s largely due to the placebo effect
Some students take ADHD drugs to improve their academic performance A trial

Adderall might improve your test scores – but so could a placebo

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A UK advisory committee has decided that it isn’t cost effective to give boys a vaccine that wards off cancer, but that ignores the reality of teenagers’ sex lives
A UK advisory committee has decided that it isn’t cost effective to

Refusing boys HPV vaccine saves the NHS cash but is bad science

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The police sting hit two markets, AlphaBay and Hansa, that were responsible for the trading of over 350,000 illicit goods such as drugs, firearms and cybercrime malware
The police sting hit two markets AlphaBay and Hansa that were responsible

Dark web crackdown as two biggest markets are taken offline

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Many cases of dementia could be prevented, according to a new study. There may not yet be a cure, but we can do things to help keep it at bay. Find out how we can wrest back control
Many cases of dementia could be prevented according to a new study

Defying dementia

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Coastal communities in the US state are suing oil, gas and coal giants for the cost of dealing with sea level rise. Expect more of this, says Sophie Marjanac
Coastal communities in the US state are suing oil gas and coal

California climate case turns up the heat on fossil fuel giants

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Who recycles the most? Here's how various countries dispose of their waste. Find out more at bit.ly/truth-about-recycling
Who recycles the most Here's how various countries dispose of their waste

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Escarpia laminata lives on the sea floor, where food is plentiful and predators are absent – a perfect environment for longevity
Escarpia laminata lives on the sea floor where food is plentiful and

Giant deep-sea worms may live to be 1000 years old or more

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