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Monkeys Trying to Have Sex With Deer Is a Thing Now,...

At the start of this year, the world was left baffled when evidence emerged of a male snow monkey unsuccessfully getting it on with...

This Italian Family Feels No Pain, And Scientists Finally Understand Why

Scientists have identified a mysterious genetic mutation that effectively negates the sensation of pain, enabling people with the rare anomaly to persevere effortlessly through...

Huge Study Says Rainy Weather Doesn’t Actually Make Your Joints Ache

For the first time, data from millions of doctor's visits has revealed that there really doesn't appear to be a link between rainy weather...

Brain Stimulation in Mice Gives Hope of Restoring Social Behaviours in...

Stimulation of specific brain cells could one day be prescribed to individuals who have autism - to help reduce the difficulty they experience with...

Scientists Have Found a Way to Hypnotise People Into Experiencing Synesthesia

For synesthetes, the strange experience of mixed-up stimuli - such as being able to taste words or hear flashes of light - is often...

Scientists Bashed a Fake Skull to See if a Rare Neolithic...

Humans have lived around the River Thames in England for millennia, which means the river foreshore is surprisingly rich in archaeological artefacts. One such...

Nearly 40% of Cancer Deaths Are Preventable With Lifestyle Changes, Says...

We know that certain lifestyle choices can increase the risk of cancer, but a new study puts into perspective just how many cancer-related deaths...

Discovery in 12,000-Year-Old Grave Shows Not All Ancient Fishers Were Men

Archaeologists have unearthed the oldest fish hooks found in a grave, and they're challenging the idea that most of the fishing work in the...

Something Really Fascinating Happens When You Give Plants Anaesthetic

When somebody mentions anaesthetics, we probably think straight away of pain relief, but there's a lot more going on in these complex chemical compounds...

Huge Breakthrough as Experimental Drug Is First-Ever to Suppress Huntington’s Protein

The first human trial of an experimental drug designed to combat Huntington's disease has delivered a success beyond what the researchers themselves hoped for.Results...