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Human DNA may set off AIDS timebomb

ByDavidRobsonHOWquicklyHIVexplodesintoAIDSmightdependonanindividual’sDNA.SomevariationsintheDNAinmitochondria

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Swirling waters boost chance of life on Europa

ByDavidShigaWITHJupiterstirringthepot

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金沙网站app:Micro-origami lets scientists get a grip

ByJonEvansPickingupdroppedsewingneedlescanbetrickyenough

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Review: The Canon by Natalie Angier

ByEleanorHarrisONEtowatch:outinpaperbackinearlyJanuaryissciencewriterNatalieAngier‘sTheCanon.Itisanambitioussweepthroughthebasicsofscience

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Meteor impacts may have sparked life on Earth

ByEmmaYoungWhilespacerockshurtlinginfromspacethreatentodealmodernlifeamortalblow

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金沙网站app:Australia plans random drug tests for people receiving welfare

imageBROKER/AlamyStockPhotoByAliceKleinTheAustraliangovernmentisplanningatwo-yeartrialofrandomdrugtestsforwelfarerecipientsstartinginJanuary2018.Ifapprovedbyparliament

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金沙网站app:New Orleans 'should move to higher ground'

MovinghomesinNewOrleanstohighergroundwithinthecitylimitscouldlessentheimpactofanyfuturefloodswithoutinhabitantshavingtoabandontheirbelovedcityaltogether.Withoutmovestocombattheriseinsealevelduetoclima

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金沙网站app:Faroe islanders told to stop eating 'toxic' whales

ChiefmedicalofficersoftheFaroeIslandshaveannouncedthatpilotwhalesarenolongerfitforhumanconsumption

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Burrowing black holes devoured first stars from within

ByDavidShigaSWARMSoftinyblackholesforgedinthebigbangmayhavekilledofftheuniverse’sfirststarsbydevouringthemfromwithin.Thedigestedend-productscouldthenhavegrownintothecolossalblackholesnowlurkinginthece

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金沙网站app:Invention: Low-error golf balls

ByJustinMullinsThedimplesonagolfballaremorethanaprettypattern–theyhelpastruckballflyfurther.Butanewpatentapplicationsaysthatreplacingthemwithgrooveswillmakeforfewermissedputts.Aball’sdimpleshelpagolfe

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Search for 'God particle' hit by huge repair bill

ByNewScientistStaffandReuters(Image:CERN)Repairingthegiantparticlecolliderbuilttosimulatethebigbangcouldcostupto35millionSwissfrancs(£20millionor$29million)

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Stock market game may predict eco disasters

ByRachelNowakinMelbourneSTOCKmarketscouldforecasttheavailabilityofwatermoreaccuratelythanthebestcomputermodelsusedbyenvironmentalscientists.That’stheideabehindthelaunchofanonlinemarketwhichinvites“tra

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Nobody knows how these baby stars got so close to our black hole

NASA/CXC/JPL-Caltech/ESA-STSCI/SciencePhotoLibraryByLeahCraneASWARMofbabystarslivejustafractionofalightyearfromourgalaxy’scentralsupermassiveblackhole.Butnoonecanexplainhowtheyendedupsocloseintheirsho

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First malaria vaccine a success in trials

IT’SbeenabadweekforPlasmodiumfalciparum

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Jealous dogs don't play ball

ByNoraSchultzAdogmightbeaman’sbestfriend

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Dolphin males leave sponging to the females

ByCatherineBrahicSexualstereotypesarenotthepreserveofhumans.Maledolphins

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Jealous dogs don't play ball

ByNoraSchultzDOGSmightbeman’sbestfriend

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A healthy planet? Top 10 environment articles in 2008

Climatechangehascontinuedtodominateenvironmentalscienceinthepastyear.Thereareplentyofotherissuesoutthere

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Lightning strikes give blizzard warning

AFLASHoflightningduringasnowstormmaybenature’swayofsignallingthattheworstisyettocome.Thecombinationofsnow

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3D face scans could see terrorists coming

ByKurtKleinerAirportsecurityguardscouldsoonbepointinglasersatyourhead

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Invention: Slimline radioactive battery

ByJustinMullinsEngineershavelonghopedtoexploitradioactivedecaytogenerateelectricity.Onewaytodothisistousearadioactiveisotope

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金沙网站app:DNA database 'violates human rights'

THEUKhasledtheworldinforensicDNAprofilingforlawenforcement–butnowtheEuropeanCourtofHumanRights(ECHR)hasruledthattheUK’snationalDNAdatabasehasgonetoofar.Inalandmarkjudgementon4December

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Death map USA: Natural disaster hotspots revealed

ByEwenCallaway(Image:KevinBorden/SusanCutter/IJHG)(Image:KevinBorden/SusanCutter/IJHG)(Image:KevinBorden/SusanCutter/IJHG)(Image:KevinBorden/SusanCutter/IJHG)Southernersaremoreliketodiefromthe

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How to stop creationism gaining a hold in Islam

ByEwenCallawaySalmanHameedteachesastronomyandreligiousstudiesatHampshireCollegeinAmherst

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Weird ancient burst of light in the sky turns out to be a nova

NASA/CXC/M.WeissByRebeccaBoyleA25-yearhuntforabrightspotintheskyfirstseenalmostsixcenturiesagohasturnedupanova–andansweredalong-standingquestionaboutthisuniquetypeofexplodingstar.Wenowhaveabetterideao

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Pay the obese to lose weight, says study

ByJimGilesThefocusofthenextdietfadmightbecashratherthancarbohydrates.KevinVolppoftheUniversityofPennsylvaniainPhiladelphiafoundthatobesepeopleofferedafinancialrewardforeverykilogramshedlostmoreweightd

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Squid in acid: What future oceans hold in store

ByCatherineBrahicSwimmingthroughwarmer

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金沙网站app:News review 2008: Reality returns to the White House

ByPeterAldhousBarackObamamayhaveanimpossibleburdenofexpectationonhisshoulders

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Spanish Inquisition left genetic legacy in Iberia

ByEwenCallawayIt’snotoftenthatculturalandreligiouspersecutionmakescountriesmorediverse

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Blight hits world's vanilla supply

Savourtheegg-nogwhileyoucan–alethaldiseaseiswipingoutvanillaplantationsinMadagascar

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DNA is recovered from ancestral snack

WEMAYsoonfindoutexactlywhatourancestorsatewhentheysatdowntodinner.ThediscoverythatDNAcanbeextractedfromancientcookedbonesoverturnstheexpectationthatheatwoulddestroysuchgeneticmaterial.ClaudioOttonioft

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Switch to biofuels boosts insect pest

USFARMERS’eagerpursuitofbiofuelsearlierthisyearsentfoodpricesskyrocketing

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Fatal AI mistakes could be prevented by having human teachers

Bloomberg/GettyByMattReynoldsArtificialintelligenceneedsourhelp.ThebestAIsarequicklymasteringskillsfromlip-readingtovideogames

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Commercial space station finds first customers

COMMERCIALspaceflightistakingoff.SpaceXofHawthorne

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金沙网站app:Invention: Blood vessel bandage

ByJustinMullinsWithcoronaryheartdiseasebeingtheleadingcauseofdeathinthewesternworld

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Review: Dinosaurs by Steve Brusatte

ByDouglasPalmerSeeaslideshowofimagesfromthebookJUSTasthereallysmallandfeathereddinosaursbecomethemostinterestingones

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2008 to be extended by one second

ByRachelCourtlandThoseeagertosee2008cometoaclosewillhavetowaitasecondlonger.Asingleleapsecondwillbeaddedattheendoftheyeartoaccommodateasubtleslow-downintheEarth’srotation.Thedecision

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Perfect athlete's 100m sprint time calculated

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Report urges timetable for human mission to Mars

ByDavidShigaTheObamaadministrationshouldsetaconcretescheduleforhumanMarsmissions

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'Whispering' bats as loud as a rock concert

ByEwenCallawayJustwhenyouthoughtitwassafetobringapetbattothelibrary

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Spanish Inquisition left genetic legacy in Iberia

ITISnotoftenthatculturalandreligiouspersecutionmakescountriesmorediverse

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First superconducting transistor promises PC revolution

ByPaulMarksTHEworld’sfirstsuperconductingtransistor

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Cold sore virus might cause Alzheimer's

ByAndyCoghlanTestsonbrainsamplesfromdeadpeoplehavestrengthenedclaimsthatAlzheimer’sdiseasemaybecausedbythesamevirusthatcausescoldsores.“Wethinkthevirusisaverystrongriskfactorforthedisease

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金沙网站app:Neanderthals couldn't stand the heat

NEANDERTHALSmayhavediedoutbecausetheirDNAcouldnotadaptswiftlytoclimatechange.PreviousstudiessuggestedthatNeanderthalsfailedtoadapttofluctuatingtemperaturesduringthelasticeage.Now

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Spinning water droplets behave like black holes

WHATdoesadropofwaterhaveincommonwithablackholeandanatom?Well

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Martian rock steps mark past climate swings

ByStephenBattersby(Image:NASA/JPL/UofArizona)(Image:

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'It appears that she does it for her own satisfaction'

“There’salotIdisagreewith

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Light 'echoes' solve mystery of famous supernova

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:MaxPlanckInstituteforAstronomy/OKrause/NASA)Themysteryofwhatkindofstarself-destructedtocreatethesupernovaobservedbyDanishastronomerTychoBrahein1572hasbeensolvedatlast.Astellarembe

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Megathrust earthquake could hit Asia 'at any time'

ByTamsinOsborneAdevastating“megathrust”earthquakecouldoccuratanytimeofftheIndonesianislandofSumatra

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Deadly fungus gets sexy in heat

ADEADLYfungusthoughttobeasexualturnsouttohaveasexlifeafterall

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金沙网站app:Gizmo: Nanny cars

AcarignitionkeythatpreventsdriversusingacellphonewhileatthewheelhasbeendevelopedattheUniversityofUtah.Wheninsertedinthecar’signitionslot

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