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Fukushima breakthrough? Lost nuclear fuel may have been found

There are fresh hopes of a breakthrough in the clean-up of the Fukushima nuclear plant after new images emerged from beneath its wreckage. Possible...

Northern Lights may go out across the UK, say experts

The Northern Lights may no longer be visible from any part of the UK by the middle of the century, according to British scientists. University...

Metallic hydrogen discovery by Harvard scientists raises superconductor hope

Scientists harnessed pressures greater than those found at the centre of the earth to turn hydrogen into a metal that could be extremely efficient...

Fake news inquiry: Facebook should verify stories

Facebook should verify its content to prove to users articles are not fake news, the Culture, Media and Sport Committee chairman has told Sky...

‘Father of Pac-Man’ video game Masaya Nakamura dies at the age...

Games company founder Masaya Nakamura, known as the "Father of Pac-Man", has died at the age of 91. Mr Nakamura, who...

Cannibal hamsters eat their babies due to corn diet in France

Hamsters living in the wild in northeastern France are eating their babies alive due to a limited diet of corn, according to new research. The...

Doomsday Clock brought forward to 2.5 minutes to midnight

Humanity has moved a step closer to destruction, scientists behind the Doomsday Clock have warned. The predicted moment of our demise has been brought...

British astronaut Tim Peake to return to space on a second...

British astronaut Tim Peake is to return to space on a second mission to the International Space Station. He made the surprise announcement at the...

Human-pig ‘chimera’ embryo grown in lab

Scientists have grown a hybrid species which has human and pig DNA by injecting human stem cells into the embryo of a pig. The so-called...

Moody and neurotic? It could be down to your brain shape

Moody? Neurotic? The outer layer of your brain is probably thicker and less wrinkled than that of your more personable friends. A team at Cambridge...

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