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Muslims Around the World Speak Out Against Terrorist Attacks in Paris

Marc Piasecki—Getty Images<p>Jeff J Mitchell—Getty Images<p>Jerome Delay—AP<p>Jerome Delay—AP<p>Christopher Furlong—Getty Images<p>Maxime Jouy—Newzulu/Alamy Live …

Paris attacks: We bomb the jihadists there, they shoot us here

With this attack, the jihadists are showing us that the West can win battles in the Middle East but still face a war at home<p>The Paris attackers shouted “this is for Syria” as they started their rampage, asserting that by involving themselves in the Middle East western nations had brought its wars …

How Friendships Change in Adulthood

“We need to catch up soon!”<p>In the hierarchy of relationships, friendships are at the bottom. Romantic partners, parents, children—all these come first.<p>This is true in life, and in science, where relationship research tends to focus on couples and families. When Emily Langan, an associate professor …

DNA detectives win Nobel Prize for cancer cure breakthrough

British based Tomas Lindahl was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for discovering that DNA must be able to repair itself when damaged<p>Scientists who discovered how cells repair damaged DNA, a breakthrough which could lead to a cure for cancer, have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry.<p>Sweden’s …

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Northern Lights in pictures: Aurora borealis lights up Britain's night sky - Telegraph

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6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Supermoon lunar eclipse triggers supertide flood warning

Sea levels are governed by the gravitational pull of the moon and sun, a force which was offset when the orbs eclipsed on Monday morning<p>The Supermoon will cause supertides which could flood the coast of Britain as four natural phenomena conspire to cause huge swells, the Environment Agency has …

If there is liquid water on Mars, no one—not even NASA—can get anywhere near it

NASA claims to have found evidence of liquid water on Mars. If true, you’d expect the US government to scramble to set up a new mission to test the claim. After all, discovering that Mars has life or even that in can support life will be one of the greatest discoveries ever.<p>But that won’t happen so …

Martian friend or foe

The discovery by Nasa that Mars has running water probably doesn't mean an alien attack. But you never know<p>"The planet Mars, I scarcely need remind the reader, revolves about the sun at a mean distance of 140,000,000 miles. It has air and water and all that is necessary for the support of animated …