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The tiniest vampires in the world

The tiniest vampires in the world

Within a few metres of you, almost certainly, a vampire is feeding

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Signs your job is a bad fit

Signs your job is a bad fit

Are you in the wrong job? Plus, the worst career mistake you can make

Autos

To honk or not to honk?

To honk or not to honk?

This and other cultural conundrums answered

Culture

Is Stephen King a great writer?

Is Stephen King a great writer?

The case for the author’s literary merit

Future

The truth about the paranormal

The truth about the paranormal

Surprising benefits of believing in ghosts

Travel

America's famous 'haunted' prison

America's famous 'haunted' prison

Where ghosts of abused inmates roam the cells

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Horizons

Vaccine-producing lettuce

Vaccines: No more needles?

Could costly, painful injections soon be a thing of the past? Scientists are growing lettuce leaves that produce the vaccines for diseases such as malaria, cholera and polio.

Technology of business

Wedding rings

Meet the metal detectorists saving marriages

BBC News discovers how a group of metal detectorists try to reunite people with lost jewellery.

world-changing ideas

Colonising Mars

What it takes to be a Martian

From producing oxygen to forming an extraterrestrial government, the BBC's Richard Hollingham goes on a journey to discover the necessary steps towards life on the red planet.

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