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We still don’t know how some animals find their way on huge migrations

The psychology of magic and how it plays with our minds

Monkeys seem to prefer each other’s company after a scary experience

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces

HBO’s Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death


How cell therapy innovation is changing cancer treatment

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Major discovery suggests Denisovans lived in Tibet 160,000 years ago

How hacked rental e-scooters could be the future of street crime

The origins of language discovered in music, mime and mimicry

Is there anything we can do to stop Greenland from turning green?

Signs of human climate change influence on drought traced back to 1900


Chernobyl disaster: how the Soviet Union’s cover story was blown

UK government told to adopt world’s most ambitious climate target

The truth about the QWERTY keyboard

Have people in the UK really been banned from shooting wood pigeons?

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