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‘Iron Man’ tests new jet suit on Europe’s fastest zipline

The real life Ironman is testing his jet suit in a high-speed run along a mile-long zip line in the UK. Daredevil pilot Richard...

NASA discovery of water on Mars was actually sand

"Liquid water has been found on Mars," declared NASA in 2015 - but new research suggests what they saw was actually sand or dust. An...

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, study shows

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, a new study shows, half of them in just four countries - China, India, the US and...

Modigliani sets auction house record at $157.2 million

The much-hyped sale of Amedeo Modigliani's "Nu Couche" painting barely made its pre-sale estimate of $150 million, the first day of Spring auctions in...

Nasa ends year-long Mars simulation on Hawaii

A team of six people have completed a Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in near isolation for a year. Since 29 August...

Controversy over potential new fertility treatment

A study presented to fertility doctors is claiming a simple scratch treatment on the lining of the womb can improve a woman's chances of...

First polar bear born in UK for 25 years at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

Visitors to a zoo in Scotland stand a chance of being able to see the first polar bear cub to be born in the...

Molecule that’s said to heal

Russian scientists claim they've developed a compound which accelerates the healing process in wounds as well as tackling viruses. They've produced a synthetic peptide...

Exercising with back pain

It is estimated that 80 per cent of us will suffer from some form of back pain throughout our lives. This may be due...

Samsung unveils new iris-scanning Smartphone in Seoul

South Korean Smartphone maker Samsung is bringing its new Galaxy Note 7 device home to Seoul. The company's newest device will come with an...