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Humans ‘to live past 130 by end of century’
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Tall Tales

Humans ‘to live past 130 by end of century’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
6 Jul 2021
‘Face condom’: pandemic inspires new German words
Angela Merkel pictured wearing a white face mask.
Tall Tales

‘Face condom’: pandemic inspires new German words

And other stories from the stranger side of life
16 Mar 2021
Snake robots, farm protests and pet food
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Podcast

Snake robots, farm protests and pet food

What can we learn from the skin of sidewinders? Why are farmers descending on Delhi? And would your cat eat lab-grown mouse protein?
5 Feb 2021
Scientists find no sign of alien life in 10m solar systems
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In Brief

Scientists find no sign of alien life in 10m solar systems

And other stories from the stranger side of life
10 Sep 2020
Trucker fights off snake at 70mph
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In Brief

Trucker fights off snake at 70mph

And other stories from the stranger side of life
10 Jul 2020
What are the Covid rules in Amsterdam’s red light district?
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In Brief

What are the Covid rules in Amsterdam’s red light district?

And other stories from the stranger side of life
2 Jul 2020
Public told not to approach boa constrictor on the loose
Snake, boa constrictor
In Depth

Public told not to approach boa constrictor on the loose

The snake escaped from its owner’s home on Union Street in Boston, Lincolnshire
29 Nov 2018

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British man dies from sea snake bite in Australia
Sea snake
In Depth

British man dies from sea snake bite in Australia

The 23-year-old backpacker was reportedly bitten when pulling up net on fishing boat
5 Oct 2018
Six-foot boa constrictor ‘on the loose’ in Essex wood
Snake, boa constrictor
In Brief

Six-foot boa constrictor ‘on the loose’ in Essex wood

Owners of small dogs warned to keep their pets on leads in Norsey Wood
3 Sep 2018
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