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    Hipster protests his individuality, self-owns by mistaking someone else for him

    All together now: "We are all different!"

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    You can die of a broken heart – and it's all down to your brain

    That pesky brain up to its old tricks again

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    Scientists are bringing people back from the dead

    Oh good, just what we need

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    Alexandra Haddow
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    This new tarantula species has a literal horn

    The reasons for the horn are "uncertain", which doesn't reassure us

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  • Food & Drink

    Burnt toast could be as dangerous as traffic fumes, says science

    Bad news for those who like their toast well done

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  • Entertainment

    You need to see this moving Chris Packham speech about Alan Turing

    He refuses to skirt around the important issues

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  • News

    Turns out life on Earth all started when a planet-sized object biffed into us

    New research suggests the same lucky crash that created the Moon gave us the ingredients for existence

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    This amazing Twitter thread on human 'evolutionary leftovers' has gone viral

    Nature really does do some cool stuff

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    Tom Victor
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    Aliens are real and coming for us, say scientists (kind of)

    Repeated radio signals from deep space could be a sign of a distant civilisation

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    Here's who could end up on the £50 note

    We'll get a scientist on the new banknote, but who?

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    Tom Victor
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