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Why did life expectancy in the US drop by 12 years after WW1?
A US company has developed a way of monitoring an entire neighbourhoods using technology originally developed during the Iraq war.
Scientists warn that an army of organisms from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and destroy native species.
The Soviet space mission where nearly everything went wrong
Donors at a Cairo conference pledge $5.4bn (£3.4bn) in aid to the Palestinians, after the 50-day Gaza conflict between Israel and Hamas.
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