Shrimp-like animal's 520 million-year-old fossil contains well-preserved nervous system

Chengjiangocaris kunmingensis offers ‘unique insight’ into arthropod evolution

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As US-Cuba cold war thaws, rum wars set to heat up

In Graham Greene’s Our Man in Havana, the Havana Club is the home of the iconic Cuban rum of the same name; a small bar on the second floor, with the windows facing the cathedral where the body of Christopher Columbus had once lain.

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What happens to the billions of atoms in our body when we die?

Q What happens to the billions of atoms in our body when we die? asks Victor Correa

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NASA: 'Our plan is to colonize Mars'

Dr Ellen Stofan says that missions to the red planet are a priority of the US space agency – and that the best way to search for extraterrestrial life is by setting up a permanent presence. Interview by Nicola Davis

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Human nose can detect more than 1 trillion smells, scientists discover

The human nose can detect more than 1 trillion different smells, according to new research – suggesting we are much better at telling odours apart than we previously thought.

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