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Male dogs are 4 times more prone to develop contagious cancer on nose or mouth

Sniffing or licking other dogs’ genitalia can spread this unusual cancer to the nose and mouth.

No signs of life were detected on Venus

If life is present, it must be affecting the atmospheric chemistry.

One in 500 men carries an extra sex chromosome, study

This puts them at higher risk of several common diseases.

Cells in Alzheimer’s disease overheat and ‘fry like eggs’

Scientists used sensors small and sensitive enough to detect temperature changes inside individual cells.

First Australians consumed the eggs of a two-meter tall bird

First humans did routinely raid nests and steal their giant eggs for food.

A step closer to making terahertz technology usable in the real world

A new effect in two-dimensional conductive systems that promises improved performance of terahertz detectors.

Previously underexplored immune cell characteristics mapped across multiple tissues

New insights into how our immune systems work.

Scientists discovered the ideal amount of sleep in middle and old age

Too little or too much sleep is associated with poorer cognitive performance and mental health.

Six new species of direct-developing frogs discovered

These frogs potentially play a really important role in the forest ecosystem.

Giant predatory dinosaurs could hunt underwater, found study

They include species like Spinosaurus from northern Africa and Baryonyx from England.

Supermassive black holes inhibit stellar births

The study explains how black holes shut down star formation.

New method to display a highly realistic holographic image

Stackable ‘holobricks’ can make giant 3D images.

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