Ceremony and tributes: Merkel's political life

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Ceremony and tributes: Merkel’s political life

Former German chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the Bundestag in Berlin to vote in elections on September 24, 2017. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images Angela Merkel arrives at the Bundestag in Berlin to vote in…

Christmas Albums: 12 great picks

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Christmas Albums: 12 great picks

Lana Del Rey’s live “Christmas” show in Madison Square Garden consisted mostly of the 29-year-old singing Led Zeppelin’s “Seven Steps to Heaven” in English — so she naturally revisited the song a bit while…

How the brain has grown over three billion years

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How the brain has grown over three billion years

3 billion years. That’s the amount of time it has taken for neurons to develop to the size they are today. A research team led by Professor Antonio Estigara of the University of Manchester…