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金沙网站app:Milky Way's dimmest bulbs found

ByRachelCourtlandAstronomershavefoundwhatappeartobethegalaxy’sdimmestbulbs–twobrowndwarfsthatareeachhalfasbrightasthepreviousrecordholder.Sometimescalled‘failedstars’

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Calls to scrap the 'leap second' grow

ByDevinPowellATMIDNIGHTonNewYear’sEve

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Cosmology: Top 10 articles from 2008

ByJeremyWebbUnderstandingtheoriginandnatureoftheuniversehasbeenagoalofhumanssincetheyfirstliftedtheireyestothenightsky.Inthepastdecade

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Mitochondrial battery could sniff out explosives

BySaswatoDasABIOELECTRONICsensorthesizeofapostagestampcouldsniffoutbombsandotherexplosives.Mostcommerciallyavailableexplosivesdetectorstendtobeexpensive

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Delaying puberty could help gender-confused teens

ByLindaGeddesYoungteenagerswithextremegenderidentitydisordershouldbegivendrugstoblockpubertysothattheydon’thavetoexperiencedistressingchangestotheirbodieswhichtheyperceivetobeoutoflinewiththeirtruegen

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Fertile women more open to corny chat-up lines

ByEwenCallawayFormenwhosechat-uplinesaren’tworking

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Hunt for natural oil slicks gets a boost

ByCatherineBrahic(Image:Hu)Naturaloiloozingoutfromtheseabedmakesupnearlyhalfoftheoilthatspillsintotheoceans.Now

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Time with dad is time well spent

ByEwenCallawayWhenpickingoutthatperfectFather’sDaygiftnextyear

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Company tries to get gun classed as medical device

ByEwenCallawayReadthelatestfromtheFDAinthisblogAUScompanyclaimstohavereceivedfederalapprovaltomarketa9-mmhandgunasamedicaldeviceandhopestheUSgovernmentwillreimburseseniorswhobuythe$300firearm.ButtheUS

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Malaria bed nets' usefulness is their downfall

BEDnetsintendedtoslowthespreadofmalariaarenotalwaysbeingputtobestuse:someKenyansareusingthemtofish.Insecticide-treatednets(ITNs)areasimple

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Super-biofuel cooked up by bacterial brewers

ByColinBarrasBacteriahavebeengeneticallyrewiredtoproduce“non-natural”alcoholsthatwouldmakeidealbiofuel.Inanewstudy

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Thorium could power the next generation of nuclear reactors

NRGByStevenAshleyADutchnuclearresearchinstitutehasjustfiredupthefirstexperimentinnearlyhalfacenturyonnext-generationmolten-saltnuclearreactorsbasedonthorium.Thoriumhaslongheldpromisefor“safer”nuclearp

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Gizmo: 'No-touch' screens

YoucouldsooncontrolyouriPhone

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Zoos 'consuming' elephants from the wild

ByCatherineBrahicZoosare“consuming”elephants

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US and Europe join forces for future Mars missions

IFYOUwanttosendarobottoMars

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We've seen how our brains file away memories for the first time

Will&DeniMcIntyre/SciencePhotoLibraryByJessicaHamzelouWHILEyou’redaydreaming

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Want to get your face on the cover of New Scientist?

ByRogerHighfieldDoyouwanttoappearonthecoverofNewScientist?What’sinaface?Muchmorethanyoumayrealise.Ourfacesspeakvolumesaboutus

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Hormone-free contraceptive pill on the horizon

APROTEINthatplaysacrucialroleinconceptioncouldbethekeytocreatingacontraceptivethatdoesn’ttinkerwithawoman’shormones.ThecoatingofmammalianeggscontainsaproteincalledZP3

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Zimbabwe health system faces meltdown

ByLindaGeddesZIMBABWE’Sescalatingcholeraepidemiccouldbejustahintofwhat’stocomeasthecountry’shealthcareinfrastructurecollapses.AsNewScientistwenttopress11

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Treatment for jet lag could take off

WAKEuptothis:anewtreatmentforjetlagmaybewithinreach.ElizabethKlermanofBrighamandWomen’sHospitalinBoston

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Ecstasy over G spot therapy

ByLindaGeddesIthasevadedloversforcenturies

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Happiness spreads like the plague

ByEwenCallawayAreyourfriendshappy?Whatabouttheirfriends?Thesepeople

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Mother of pearl mimic is toughest ever ceramic

ByColinBarras(Image:Science)Anewsyntheticmaterialsimilarinstructuretonacre–motherofpearl–islikelythetoughestceramic-basedmaterialevermade

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Large Hadron Collider gears up for July restart

ByJessicaGriggsTHELargeHadronColliderwillbebackupandrunningbythethirdquarterof2009–probably.Accordingtoaninternalreportsenttothephysicistsworkingonthegiantparticle-smasherattheCERNlaboratorynearGeneva

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Obama to usher in new era on arms controls

ByDeboraMacKenzieTHISweekmorethan100countriesaresigningatreatybanningclusterbombs

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Hunting new Earths and the edge of the universe

ByAnilAnanthaswamyLASTmonth

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Give everyone CO2 permits, say scientists

ByNewScientiststaffandReutersEveryoneontheplanetcouldgetidenticalgreenhouse-gasemissionrightsaspartofadrivetohalveemissionsby2050

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Teddy bears and celestial smiles: The week in space

ByMaggieMcKeeThisweek

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Christmas books special: The best of 2008

ByEleanorHarrisYoucan’tbeatreceivingagoodbookforChristmas.Ifyouareembarkingonalast-minutedashtotheshopsandneedsomeinspiration

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Australia makes a stand on climate... sort of

ByRowanHooperAustraliahaspledgedtocutitsgreenhouseemissionsby5to15%by2020asitunveiledtheworld’sbroadestcarbon-tradingscheme.AustraliaisnowsecondonlytotheEUinitsdrivetocutemissionsbyestablishingacap-an

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Antarctic islands surpass Galapagos for biodiversity

AGROUPofisolatedAntarcticislandshasprovenunexpectedlyrichinlife–hometomorespeciesofseaandlandanimalsthantheGalapagosIslands.Thefindingsraisetheissueofwhateffectclimatechange–alreadyinfluencingtheAntar

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Your amazing brain: Top 10 articles from 2008

Avastincreaseinbrainresearchinrecentyearsisgivingusamuchimprovedpictureofwhat’sgoingoninourwhiteandgreymatter.Incaseyouhadn’tnoticed

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'Megamaser' is most distant sign of cosmic water

ByHazelMuirWaterhasbeenspottedinsideagalaxyattheedgeofthevisiblecosmos.Findingothersuchsignalscouldhelppindownthepropertiesofmonsterblackholesintheearlyuniverse.Thetelltalesignofthewaterismaseremissio

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Software plays pop mogul

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Gallery: Snowflakes as you've never seen them before

ByLucyDodwellSeeaslideshowofsnowflakephotographsbyKennethLibbrechtAsanyonewhohastriedtoexaminethemunderamicroscopewillappreciate,

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金沙网站app:Is the Exxon Valdez oil spill finally cleaned up?

Nextyearmarksthe20thanniversaryoftheExxonValdezoilspill;oneofthemostnotoriousman-madeenvironmentaldisastersinhistory.Canwefinallygivethesiteacleanbillofhealth?PaulBoehmofscientificconsultancyExponent

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'We have 'survival' emissions, you have lifestyle emissions'

“Wehave‘survival’emissions

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Failing water scheme leaves Beijing high and dry

ByFredPearceThecompletiondateforanengineeringmega-projecttobringwaterfromatributaryoftheRiverYangtzeinthewetsouthofChinatothecapitalcity

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Texas may be just as vulnerable when next big hurricane hits

ZumaPress/eyevineByAylinWoodwardHurricaneHarveymadelandfalllateonFridaynight.ItisoneoftheworsthurricanestohitthesouthernUSsinceKatrinaravagedNewOrleansin2005.Attimeofwriting

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Monthly shot to stop alcoholics' holiday relapse

ByPeterAldhousALCOHOLICSstrugglingtokeepoffshotsofthehardstuffoverthefestiveseasonmaywanttoconsideranalternativeshot:amonthlyinjectionthatkeepsthemoffthebooze.Forpeoplebattlingalcoholism

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Platinum-free fuel cell promises cheap, green power

ByColinBarras(Image:dbkinghttp://flickr.com/photos/bootbearwdc/2213871048/)Doingawaywiththeuseofthepreciousmetalplatinumcouldleadtoanewclassoflow-costfuelcells

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World leaders 'failing to get' climate message

ByFredPearce

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Earliest spider web and more

EarliestspiderwebHastheworld’soldestspiderwebbeenfound?Strands140millionyearsoldwerefoundinsideapieceofamberonaUKbeachandlooksimilartothosemadebymodernorbspiders

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Switch to biofuels boosts insect pest

ByDeboraMacKenzieTherapidexpansionofmaizeproductionforbiofuelshasbeencriticisedforraisingfoodprices

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Snowflake maker to improve weather forecasts

ByJimGilesHOWdoesasnowflakeform?Anewgenerationoficecloudchambersissettogiveusthefirstdetailedinsightintothisdelicateprocessandcouldevenhelpweatherforecastersbetterpredictwhensnowislikelytofall.Next

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Fertility drugs increase cancer risk

ByAlisonMotlukandCelesteBieverDRUGSdesignedtoinduceovulationseemtohaveincreasedtheriskofuterinecancerinagroupofwomenwhoweretreatedwiththemover30yearsago.Thenumberofwomenwhodevelopedthediseaseaftertaki

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Brain quirk makes eyewitnesses less reliable

ByEwenCallawayEyewitnessaccountsofcrimescouldbemoreuntrustworthythanwethought.Describinganeventstraightafteritoccursmakeswitnessesmoresusceptibletoprovidingfalseinformationinsubsequentretellings

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Rich countries carry out '21st century land grab'

ByDeboraMackenzieHISTORYmayberepeatingitself.Untilthemid-20thcentury

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Beijing set to stay thirsty until 2014

BEIJINGresidentsmightwellbewonderingwhethertheywilleverseethemuch-neededwatertheywereduetoreceivebythetimetheOlympicsrolledaround.Thecompletiondateforaprojecttobringwatertothearidcapitalcityinnorthern

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Storm greets UN climate change conference

ONMONDAYmorning

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Review: The Eagle Annual of the Cutaways, edited by Daniel Tatarsky

ByTomSimoniteMANYasmallboyhaswishedhehadX-rayvision.FornearlyfiftyyearstheUKboys’comicEaglemadeitso.AteamofskilledartistsproducedclearyetcomplexcutawaydrawingsofeverythingfromthelatestinLondonbusestoi

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