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Scientist trains teenager to use human speech

Following successful experiments teaching chimpanzees to use sign language, Dr Greg Watts has announced the first examples of human teen speech. ‘What we were all taught in medical school is that the vocal chords go through a maturation process, and that inarticulacy is inevitable during the adolescent phase.

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Posted: Dec 29th, 2014
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New research cast doubts on the story of the tortoise and the hare

Scientists at a West Midlands University have expressed doubts about the story of the tortoise and the hare, after reproducing the race under laboratory conditions. The researchers recruited a variety of species of tortoise and hare and raced them over distances from 10 metres up to 10 miles. In every single case the hare won and the tortoise had barely finished crossing the start line.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2014
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NASA space probe finds evidence of ‘more bloody stars’

even the spacecraft's had enoughNASA today announced an end to all space exploration after the latest set of photographs taken by its Voyager 1 spacecraft, currently exploring the Kuiper Belt on the very edge of the solar system, showed nothing but a bunch of stars that look virtually indistinguishable from those viewed from Earth.

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2014
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Particle physics ‘all made up’ admit boffins

what scientists know 'just incredible'‘I mean, the names! You fell for all of them: quark and muon came from a drunken game of scrabble’.

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Posted: Aug 4th, 2014
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Synthetic life form accuses God of ‘playing science’

spirituality now yours for just £49.99‘I am beginning to think that this omnipotence thing has gone to His head.’

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Posted: May 18th, 2014
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