Science

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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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    Historians have identified the worst year in the history of civilization

    Somehow, it's not 2016

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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    Brian Cox was challenged to sum up science in two minutes and did it in one tweet

    240 characters of sheer knowledge

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    Shortlist Team
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    Weird space object spotted last year could have been an alien, say actual scientists

    Harvard scientists, no less

    Posted by
    Mike Rampton
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  • Why men need to look out for breast cancer (and how to check yourself)
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    How dudes can check themselves for male breast cancer, according to a doctor

    It's pretty rare but some men can develop breast cancer - these are the warning signs

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
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  • Straight people with ‘gay genes’ are more attractive, according to science
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    Straight people with ‘gay genes’ are better looking and have more sex, according to science

    It's great to be gay!

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
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    This is the exact amount of sleep you need, according to science

    It's the most extensive study of its kind

    Posted by
    Tom Victor
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  • Scientists think they finally understand why black holes are so damn scary 1
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    NASA just spotted something burst out of a black hole for the first time ever

    Freaky but fascinating

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
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  • Ghosts or psychology? How Ouija boards really work
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    Ghosts or psychology? How Ouija boards really work

    Spoooooooooky!! Or nooooooooooooot!!!

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    Shortlist Team
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  • Can smartphone apps really help prevent self-harm?
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    Fireballs and exploding oceans: What happens if it keeps getting hotter?

    A stomach-churning exploration of what will occur if we don't stop our planet's temperature from rising

    Posted by
    Tristan Cross
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