Ferdinand Waldo Demara.
How does a man with no education convince everyone he is a priest, professor and doctor?
Donated tissue samples are often used in research to help create new methods of diagnosis and treatment.
10% of people are left-handed but we still haven't uncovered how this changes the way their brains work.
The independence movement is growing in Wales but it's not clear whether it would be able to go it alone.
To perform a sequence of actions, our brains need to prepare and queue them in the correct order.
Knowing how the brain prepares for sequences of movements can help us better understand disorders such as stuttering and dyspraxia.
Une jeune femme participant à la “Fête de l'Europe” organisée par l'ONG européenne Eurocircle le 9 mai 2014 à Marseille.
Peut-on parler d’« identité européenne », thématique chère à de nombreux partis politiques européens ? Réponses et analyses de trois spécialistes de l’identité.
Is there such a thing as an European identity?
Does an "European culture" or a "European identity" actually exist?
New research suggests that even ecologically flexible baboons could be at significant risk of habitat loss and endangerment from anthropogenic climate change.
Rufous-backed dwarf kingfisher habitat is lost when forests are cleared for oil palm plantations.
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The impact of deforestation for oil palm plantations is well known – and now research has found the replanting process could be additional harm to biodiversity.
Warrior women: Brienne of Tarth, left, and Arya Stark sparring.
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The young assassin and wannabe knight stand in the background but if their medieval influences are anything to go by, they could end up leading the final battle.
Les pollens de graminées comptent parmi les plus allergènes.
En terme d’allergie, le suivi des pollens se concentre sur la quantité de grains présents dans l’air. Mais connaître le type d’espèces présentes pourrait être le plus important.
Stéphanie Frappart during the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 match at the De Grolsch Veste, Enschede.
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Stéphanie Frappart's Ligue 1 appointment is well deserved, but the reasoning behind it seems bregruding.
Though it's fairly straightforward to locate the Earth's moon in space today, there is a fundamental gap in our understanding of how it got there.
Pollen counts focus on the amount of grains in the air, but it could be the species that are more important.
Kata-kata menjelaskan dunia kita.
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Salah satu ciri luar biasa dari kata majemuk adalah mereka tidak menerjemahkan sama sekali dari satu bahasa ke bahasa lain.
A ghost ship off the coast of Peru, home to the biggest fishery on the planet, has become an unlikely nesting site for guanay cormorants and Peruvian boobies.
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Netflix's new high-budget nature documentary promised to reveal both the splendour of the natural world, and the pressing threats it faces.
Volunteers prepare food parcels for vulnerable individuals and families at the Black Country Food Bank.
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Food banks should not be "normal" and yet they are rapidly becoming an accepted substitute for welfare in the UK.
The Mohave rattlesnake — poster child for venom variation among rattlesnakes.
The Mohave rattlesnake is famous for its variable venom – but the reasons behind that variation are not as straightforward as we thought.
Words shed light on our world.
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Different languages have different ways of describing the world – and this in turn affects how speakers see the world.
Breakdancers perform in front of the Arc de Triomphe.
With a booming hip hop culture, Paris is the best place to introduce break dancing to the Olympic games.