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Malaria bug may give mosquitoes a super sense of smell

ByMeeraSenthilingam(Image:TimFlach/Getty)Malariaparasitesgivemosquitoesakeenersenseofsmell

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Mental disorders affect 1 in 5 US children each year

BySaraReardonAsmanyasoneinfivechildrenaged3to17yearsoldexperiencesamentalhealthdisordereachyear

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Stem cells: Back to the future

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Time-lapse spots faulty embryos before IVF

ByDouglasHeavenTime-lapseimagingcanspotsmalldifferencesinembryogrowththatcouldhaveabigimpactonthesuccessrateofIVF.“It’sthemostexcitingbreakthroughin30years

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Itch protein may hold key to cure for skin conditions

ByDouglasHeaven(Image:Ocean/Corbis)Itmakesyouscratchjustthinkingaboutit.Sunburnandinsectbitesadduptoatypicalsummerholidaycocktailofsensations

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Avatar helps schizophrenics stand up to voices in head

ByDouglasHeavenPuttingadigitalfacetotheabusivevoicesintheirheadcouldhelppeoplewithschizophrenia.Resultsofapreliminarytrial

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Nasal spray could buy time in flu pandemic

ByDeboraMacKenzieAbetterdefenceagainstpandemicflumaybeontheway.Ittakesmonthstomakeafluvaccinebut

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Mind-controlled exoskeleton lets paralysed people walk

ByHelenThomsonTWOyearsago

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Saudis say Dutch patent on MERS virus hampers research

ByDeboraMacKenzieThenormallycivilworldofinternationalhealthdiplomacywasshatteredyesterday

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Rise of the autistic workforce

ByHalHodsonEditorial:“Disabilityandtechnology:Nomoreneuraldivide“Areweonthecuspofanautisticrevolution?GermansoftwaregiantSAPhasdeclaredthatitintendstogain“acompetitiveadvantage”overitsrivalsbyac

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Threatwatch: Could a MERS vaccine make people sicker?

ByDeboraMacKenzie(Image:AFP)AsthenumberofcasesofMERS

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Stem-cell treatment restores sight to blind man

ByAndyCoghlan(Image:ScienceSource/SPL)Anexperimentalstem-celltreatmenthasrestoredthesightofamanblindedbythedegenerationofhisretinalcells.Theman

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3D printer shows surgeons secrets of strange hearts

ByAndyCoghlan(Image:AmandaVoisard)We’vehad3D-printedaeroplanes

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Genes in the brain keep bad time when we are depressed

ByDouglasHeaven(Image:ClayPatrickMcBride/Photonica/Getty)Genesincellsthroughoutthebodyswitchonandoffthroughoutthedayinacoordinatedway.Oratleasttheyshould.Inpeoplewithclinicaldepression

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Acid trips down memory lane

BySimonIngsAcidmaynotharmus

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Synthetic spider venom makes a kinder, safer antidote

ByAndyCoghlan(Image:JamesGerholdt/Photolibrary/Getty)Insomecountries

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Mindscapes: The man who needs to paralyse himself

ByHelenThomson(Image:ImageSource/Plainpicture)Name:SeanO’ConnorCondition:Bodyintegrityidentitydisorder“Ihaveattemptedtobreakmyback

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Measles cases in England are up 65 per cent on last year

BSIP/GettyByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationTherehavebeen440confirmedcasesofmeaslesinEnglandsofarthisyear.Thesecasesarelinkedto“ongoinglargeoutbreaksinEurope”

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How was Angelina Jolie's breast cancer risk calculated?

ByTiffanyO'Callaghan(Image:RexFeatures)YesterdayAngelinaJoliesharedherexperienceasacarrierofaBRCA1geneticmutationthatconfersaveryhighlifetimeriskofdevelopinginvasivebreastcancer.NewScientistspoket

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Let them eat crickets – it's more sustainable

ByTiffanyO'CallaghanTheUnitedNationswantsustoeatmoreinsects.EnvironmentalistPatCrowleyisonthecase

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Evolving H7N9 bird flu could close poultry markets

ByDeboraMacKenzie(Image:PeterAdams/Getty)THERE’Sgoodnewsandbadnews.Atlastreport

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The West's toxic hypocrisy over lead paint

ByPerryGottesfeld(Image:AndrzejKrauze)MANYbattleshavebeenwagedtoeradicatediseasearoundtheworld

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Move to restrict asbestos trade blocked

ByNicFlemingAnattempttobluntthethreatofasbestosindevelopingcountrieshasfailed.Russiaandsixallieslastweekblockedamovetohavechrysotile

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Staying a move ahead of cancer

BySujataGupta(Image:Getty)EvaSchernhammerhatesworkingnights.Asanoncologist

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Zap the brain with electricity to speed up mental maths

ByHelenThomson(Image:JeffreyCoolidge/Getty)Areyoubadatsums?Neverrememberyourtimestables?Nowyoucansimplyzapyourbrainwithapulseofelectricitytomakementalarithmeticawholeloteasier.In2010

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Tiny nanoelectrodes record brain's activity without damaging it

VictorHabbickVisions/GettyELECTRODESsothintheyarebarelytherecouldmakebraintreatmentssafer.WiresaresometimesimplantedinthebraintotreatepilepsyandParkinson’sdiseasebystimulatingmalfunctioningnervecells.

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Animals that grow designer organs for humans are a step closer

ManfredWeis/GettyByClareWilsonTRANSPLANTwaitinglistscouldbecomeathingofthepastifwecouldfindawaytogrowhumanorgansinsideotheranimals.Nowmousepancreaseshavebeengrowninsiderats–afirststeptowardsareadysupp

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Magic mushroom drug helps people with cancer face death

MishaKaminsky/GettyByKevinFranciottiCanapsychedelictripchangethewaypeoplewithlife-threateningcancerfacedeath?Resultsfromtwoclinicaltrialssuggestso.Researchershaveshownthatasingledoseofpsilocybin–t

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Bandages laser-bonded to your skin may fix wounds better than stitches

DaveKing/GettyByLeahCraneWoundrepairisusuallyaboutfightingfirewithfire–usingsuturesandstaplesthatpulltheskintogetherbutthataddmoredamagetothesurroundingtissueintheprocess.Butthejobcanbedonewithoutthat

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Exclusive: First visit to Russia's secret nuclear disaster site

AlexeyZheninByFredPearceThevillageofSatlykovo

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Killer bird flu has spread across Europe - are humans next?

Roland Weihrauch/EPA/AlamyByDeboraMacKenzieBirdfluisback

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Making cells ignore mutations could treat genetic diseases

GuyViner/SPLByMichaelLePageIftheinstructionsforwhatyou’rebuildingarewrong

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Wood-burners: London air pollution is just tip of the iceberg

AgencjaFotograficznaCaro/AlamyStockPhotoLastweek

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Laser probe lets brain surgeons identify cancer cells with sound

DrP.Marazzi/SciencePhotoLibraryByTimothyRevellIttakessteadyhandsandexperiencedeyestoremovebraintumours.Soon

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Young people’s blood is being tested as a treatment for Parkinson’s

ZoonarGmbH/AlamyStockPhotoByAliceKleinBloodfromyoungadultsisbeingtrialledasatreatmentforParkinson’sdiseasebyafirmthatwantstousethetherapytotargetneurodegenerativeconditions.Alkahest

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Evidence of 'shaken baby' questioned by controversial study

BillGreene/TheBostonGlobeviaGettyByAndyCoghlanPEOPLEwhohavebeenconvictedofshakinginfantstodeathmayhavenewsupportforappealingtheirconvictions.Anextensivereviewhasconcludedthatthereisnosolidscientificev

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A skin test after a traumatic event may identify those at risk of PTSD

MuchlisAkbar/EyeEm/GettyByClareWilsonOnly somepeoplewhogothrougha traumaticeventgetpost-traumaticstressdisorder(PTSD)

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How to make even your toughest new year's resolutions stick

CavanImages/PlainpictureWETRADITIONALLYgreetthenewyeartothestrainsofAuldLangSyne

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Preventing Big Cannabis: How to nip marijuana lobby in the bud

BlairGable/ReutersCANNABISisgoinglegit.Thisyear

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Why diet drinks with aspartame may actually help make you fatter

TMG/GettyByAndyCoghlanItmaysoundlikeahealthyswitch

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Zapping the brain really does seem to improve depression

BySallyAdee MarcAsnin/Redux/eyevineNowweknow–zappingthebrainwithelectricityreallydoesseemtoimprovesomemedicalconditions

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Antibiotics might kill gut bacteria that protect newborn lungs

BassittART/GettyByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationExposuretoantibioticsinthewombcouldpermanentlyweakentheimmunesystemandmakelungdiseasemorelikely

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If your smartphone is keeping you up at night, give it a rest

OscarWong/GettyIFYOUarethinkingofgivingupsomethinginJanuary

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Superagers with amazing memories have Alzheimer’s brain plaques

PeterDazeley/GettyByJessicaHamzelouinSanDiegoHavinganagilemindinyour90smightsoundlikewishfulthinking

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Woman gives birth thanks to ovary removed when she was 8

FergusWalsh/BBCByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationAwomanwhohadherfertilityrestoredusingfrozenovariantissuewhichwasremovedwhenshewasachildhasgivenbirthintheUK.MoazaAlMatrooshi

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Let’s hope UK’s soft drink tax cuts obesity and diabetes rates

SteveAllen/GettyAftermuchwaiting

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Have you talked to your family about organ donation?

ByJustinMullinsIFYOUoroneofyourchildrenneededahearttransplant

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More at-risk people will get access to HIV preventive treatment

MikeKear/AlamyStockPhotoMOREpeopleinEnglandaresettogetapreventiveHIVtreatment

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Women with a thicker brain cortex are more likely to have autism

CallistaImages/SPLByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationHavingathickerouterlayerofthebrainislinkedtoanincreasedlikelihoodofhavingautism.Thecerebralcortexisthewrinkledouterlayerofthebrainthatisresponsi

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A cure for ageing is near but you probably can't afford it

AldoSperber/PictureTankByJessicaHamzelouFEELthat?It’syourbody

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An antioxidant might lead to new therapies for bone arthritis

PeterDazeley/GettyByAndyCoghlanAnantioxidantfoodsupplementwidelyusedtotreatconditionsincludingparacetamolpoisoninghasshownpromiseinhelpingmicewithosteoarthritis

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