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Scientists Have Found How Cancer Spreads Through The Bloodstream

It has something to do with a molecule called Death Receptor 6.<p>If you get cancer, it’s likely that the tumor itself won’t get you. The most common cause of cancer death is from the metastases that form when the initial tumor spreads, sending cancers cells out which grow elsewhere. These cells …

Cancer

Scientists find only one true wolf species in North America

How many species of wolves live in America? A new study suggests there is just one.<p>The new work, published Wednesday in Science Advances, finds that the gray wolf is the one true wolf in the United States. The red wolf, which lives in the Southern U.S., and the eastern wolf, now found primarily in …

Sorry seems to be hardest word? Not anymore. Scientists reveal the perfect way to apologise

Elton John once sang that sorry seemed to be hardest word but now scientists have found that the perfect apology requires more than just the word 'sorry' itself.<p>Based on the findings of a new study, researchers said there are six key elements to make one's apology more sincere and easy to accept …

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

Nature's unique way of controlling color explains why birds never go gray

Birds use sophisticated changes to the structure of their feathers to create multi-coloured plumage, using a process that could pave the way for the …

Canine copycats can mirror other dogs' emotions

<b>Dogs can copy each other's expressions in a split-second just like people, showing signs of basic empathy, according to Italian researchers.</b><p>Mimicking each other's facial expressions is a human habit, which helps people to get along.<p>Dogs do the same to bond with other dogs, scientists report in the …

Emotional Intelligence

Researchers have discovered the first pair of identical polar bear twins

Among the most surprising discoveries was the detection of a pair of genetically identical twins - the first such case ever reported in any species of bear.<p>Though polar bears are often born in litters of two or three cubs, all of those sampled in previous studies were found to vary in their genetic …

Genetics

Here's How Your Dog Really Feels About You, According To Science

Image: Yaisin Bulut via Getty Images<p>Let’s talk about puppy love. Not youthful romance, but the love between a person and his or her pooch. As every dog lover knows, canine companions make for some of the best friends we could wish for. They play with us, cuddle with us, listen to us and make us …

The Brain