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View amazing images by Andrew Brookes (Tek Image) and gain a rare insight into the complex work performed by research teams. With each day, scientists are a step closer to finding new ways to treat, cure or even prevent the thousands of diseases that afflict humankind.
Chinese New Year is celebrated on 8th February and 2016 is the year of the Monkey, the ninth of the twelve animals. People born in the year of the Monkey are characterised as quick-witted, innovative and with a magnetic personality. They are lively, flexible and versatile. Personality traits, like mischievousness, curiosity and cleverness, make them very naughty.
This week saw the sad news of five dead sperm whales along the British Coast. The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) is the largest of the toothed whales and the largest toothed predator on earth. It is a social animal, living in groups of around a dozen individuals. View our gallery of these magnificent creatures in the waters as nature intended.
On 15 December 2015, Tim Peake was launched to the International Space Station (ISS). He is the first Briton to be selected as an astronaut by ESA and one of a few British astronauts to visit the ISS. We look forward to seeing and hearing more of Tim’s expedition.