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How do domestic cats really see the world?
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A shipwreck recently found in north Canada is identified as HMS Erebus - lost in Sir John Franklin's famous Victorian-era Northwest Passage voyage.
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As many as 100 people in Texas are being checked for exposure to Ebola after a man was diagnosed in Dallas with the disease, health officials say.
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A UK study finds that the most feared predators in the sea have individual personalities, which determine how readily they socialise.
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Following the announcement of fresh price cuts, dairy farmers say they will take direct action within the next four days.
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Scientists identify a huge rectangular feature on the Moon that is probably the buried remains of an ancient rift valley system.
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A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.
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Tens of thousands of Pacific walrus have been photographed moving ashore in northwest Alaska.
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The European Space Agency produces a list of four possible locations on Mars where it could send a rover in 2018.
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12 more bodies have been recovered by rescue workers from from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's volcanic eruption.
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Researchers capture the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.
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The space agencies of India and the US sign an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth.
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Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.
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Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.
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Researchers have captured the social spread of a new type of tool use in a wild population of chimps for the first time.
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New technology allows security services to analyse the contents of the sewers to discover where people are making home-made bombs.
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Sewer sensors to sniff out bombs
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The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, with wildlife populations halving in just 40 years, a report says.
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New EU team to review Europe's green policies
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The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) is celebrating its 60th birthday. Here is a quick look at its life so far - in 60 seconds.
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Work is beginning to raise part of one of the main roads in the Somerset levels to protect it from future flooding.
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Rescue teams in Japan have resumed their search for survivors of a volcanic eruption on Saturday.
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A charity has developed a range of meat products made from the iconic Dartmoor Pony, in what it says is a bid to save the species.
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Are male and female brains that different?
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How new medical tools change our relationship with doctors
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