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Seabird guano creates toxic hotspots in Arctic

ByAnnaGoslineTHEfaecesofArcticseabirdsseemtobecausingpollutionhotspotsinnortherncoastalecosystems.Windandoceancurrentshavepreviouslybeenblamedforhighlevelsoftoxicchemicalssuchasmercury

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Chronic fatigue is not all in the mind

ByRowanHooperATLONGlast

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Profligacy may be parasites' undoing

ByAndyCoghlanALAVISHlifestylemightbethedownfallofthreeparasitesthataffectmillionsofpeopleinpoorcountries.ThesequencingoftheDNAoftheparasitesthatcausesleepingsickness

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Atom-hopping electrons have journey timed

ELECTRONS

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Google launches interactive Moon map

ByKellyYoungTheGooglesearchenginehaspostedaninteractivemapoftheMoonshowingthesixApollolandingsitesinhonourofthefirstlunarlanding36yearsago.On20July1969

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永利总站线路:New Antarctic base will ski to safety

ByGaiaVinceTheBritishAntarcticSurvey’snewbasewillbebuiltonskissoitcanbemovedaroundandescapethefateofitspredecessor–whichisdriftingouttosea.Thenewbase

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Nerve stimulation prevents gut inflammation

ANENTIRELYnewwayoftreatinginflammatorydiseasescouldopenupthankstothediscoverythatgutinflammationcanbeblockedinmicesimplybystimulatingaparticularnerve.WouterdeJonge’steamattheUniversityofAmsterdamAcade

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New test detects pathogens in minutes

ByGaiaVinceAnewtechniquefordetectingdangerouspathogenscouldleadtofasterandcheaperdiagnosisofdiseaseandpreventfoodpoisoning

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‘Cosmic Botox' bashes asteroid wrinkles away

ByZeeyaMerali(Image:NASA-JPL)Meteoroidimpactscangivefaceliftstoasteroids

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Soundbites

“Thereisverylittlecontrol.Masseducationmeansit’snolongerpossibleforanyindividualtoknowexactlywhotheirstudentsare.”AnthonyGlees

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Augmented reality brings maps to life

ByWillKnight(Image:GerhardReitmayr

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Antidepressants barely better than placebos

IT’Stimetobinantidepressants.Theyarenobetterthanplacebosandpreventpeopletacklingtheunderlyingcausesoftheirdepression.Atleastthat’stheconclusionofthelatestreviewoftheevidence.“Peopleprescribedantidepre

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Cocaine use prevents adaptive behaviour

ByGaiaVinceCocainemaykeepusersfromadaptingtonewsituationsbydisruptingconnectionsbetweenkeybrainregions

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Paralysis anomaly sheds light on consciousness

ByAlisonMotlukPEOPLEwhoareparalysedbutdon’tknowitmayhelpusunderstandthemysteryofconsciousness.Consciousawarenesscoulddependonmanymorepartsofthebrainthanpreviouslythought.Anosognosiaisaconditioninwhich

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Oldest dust disc challenges planet theories

ByDavidLChandlerTheoldestdustydisceverseencirclingastarsystemhasbeenspottedbytheSpitzerSpaceTelescope’sinfraredspectrometer.ThepuzzlingfindbyNASA’sprobecouldchallengecurrenttheoriesofplanetformation.T

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永利总站线路:Blurred images fail to reveal comet crater

BEFORENASA’sDeepImpactspacecraftsmashedintocometTempel1on4July

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Micro-menaces blown up for image awards

ByWillKnight(Image:WellcomeTrust/SpikeWalker)Thebarbedfangsofanintestinaltapeworm

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Shuttle could launch with faulty fuel sensor

ByKellyYoungNASAisconsideringlaunchingthespaceshuttleDiscoveryevenifitcannotfixthefuelsensorproblemthatdelayedtheshuttle’sscheduledlift-offon13July.AndatleastoneformerleadingNASAofficialsaystheriskmay

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Has Huygens found life on Titan?

ByStephenBattersbyIFLIFEexistsonTitan

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Shuttle fuelling test may become new launch date

ByKellyYoungSpaceshuttleDiscoverymayundergoathirdfuellingteston26Julyinanattempttofindthesourceofthefuelsensorproblemthatfoiledlastweek’slaunchattempt.NASAisworkingtodiscoverwhatwhyanenginecut-offsens

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Bizarre boulders litter Saturn moon's icy surface

ByStuartClark(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)TheCassinispacecrafthascoastedtoitsclosestencounteryet–skimmingjust175kilometresaboveSaturn’sicymoonEnceladus.Butastronomersareatalosstoexplainit

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Electron timed hopping between atoms

ByZeeyaMeraliElectronscanhopbetweenatomsinunder320quintillionthsofasecond

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Thriving ecosystem discovered under Antarctic ice

Anecosystemhasbeendiscovered

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Norwegian fjords join list of World Heritage Sites

NowwecanalljoinMontyPython’sdeadparrotinpiningforthefjords.TwoofNorway’sfinest

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Invention: Eye-tracking displays

ByBarryFoxForover30years

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Huntington's disease meets its match

ByPeterAldhousHuntington’sdiseasemaybeabouttomeetitsmatchwiththedevelopmentofatherapydesignedtoknockoutproductionofthedefectiveproteinthatcausesthecondition.Huntington’sisanuntreatableinheriteddisease

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永利总站线路:New dinosaur is the smallest giant

ByPatrickBarryDESPITEtheirgiantreputationasthelargestdinosaursandlargestlandanimalsever–sauropodsactuallycameinallsizes

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Lose biodiversity and gain diseases

HERE’Saneconomicincentivetoprotectbiodiversity:we’llsavemoneyonpublichealth.Habitatandspecieslosscouldcostusmillions

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Invention: Origami gadgets

ByBarryFoxForover30years

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Translator lets computers "understand" experiments

ByTomSimonite(Image:UniversityofAberystwyth)Aframeworkfortranslatingthewrite-upsofexperimentsintoaformatthatcanbeprocessedbycomputershasbeendevelopedbyacademics.Thenewtoolcouldrevolutionisethewayscie

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Vaccination campaigns launched in quake zone

ByNewScientist.comstaffandAFPinYogyakartaCampaignstovaccinatemorethanamillionIndonesiansagainstmeaslesandtetanusinthezoneravagedbyamassiveearthquakeon27MaywerelaunchedonWednesday

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World's 'leggiest' animal rediscovered

(Image:PaulMarekandJasonBond

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Andromeda galaxy hosts a trillion stars

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA/JPL-Caltech/P.Barmby)(Image:NASA/UMass/Z.LiandQ.D.Wang)TheAndromedagalaxy’sdustypinkarmscontrastwitholderstarsthatglowblueinastrikingnewimagefromtheSpitzerSpaceTelescope.Usin

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Bush risks electoral fallout over stem cell veto

IFPRESIDENTGeorgeW.Bushvetoesliberalisationofstemcellregulations

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Worm-inspired robot crawls through intestines

ByTomSimonite(Image:BIOLOCHproject)ArobotdesignedtocrawlthroughthehumangutbymimickingthewrigglingmotionofanunderseawormhasbeendevelopedbyEuropeanscientists.Itcouldonedayhelpdoctorsdiagnosediseaseb

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Can beer bottle tops help to rescue Africa's soil?

ByAndyCoghlanSOMETIMESlowtechismuchbetterthannotech.Asimple

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Earth's earliest life so far, and lots of it

ByEmmaYoungANCIENTrockformationsinWesternAustralia’sPilbararegionarehometotheearliestevidencenotonlyoflifeonEarth

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Anger disorder is common in US population

ByRoxanneKhamsiExplosiveoutburstsofuncontrollableragemayaffectmorepeoplethanpreviouslythought

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Images help solve mystery of Titan's missing craters

ByStephenBattersby(Image:NASA)WhathappenedtoTitan’scraters?NASA’sCassinimissionshouldhaveseenhundredsofimpactcratersonSaturn’sgiantmoon

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New antivenom could save more snakebite victims

ByDeboraMacKenzieAsnakebiteantivenomhasbeendevelopedthatismorepowerfulthanconventionalantidotesandworksevenwhenitisunclearexactlywhatspeciesofsnakehasbittenthevictim.Snakebiteskilltensofthousandsofpeo

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New outbreak as polio refuses to go quietly

ByLindaGeddesNamibiaissufferingitsfirstpoliooutbreakinmorethanadecade

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Ozone might choke our arteries as well as our cities

OZONEpollutiondoesn’tjustchokeourcitiesassmog

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Software could add meaning to 'wiki' links

ByMatthewSparkesAnnotatingthecontentofcommunity-edited

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Star's dusty disc could create exotic worlds

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:NASA/FUSE/LynetteCook)(Image:J.-L.Beuzitetal./GrenobleObs/ESO)EighteentimesasmuchcarbongasasexpectedliesinadustydiscaroundthestarBetaPictoris

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Launch of inflatable spacecraft delayed

ByKellyYoungThelaunchofaprototypeinflatablespacecraft

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Mars rover escapes from the "Bay of Lamentation"

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA/JPL)NASA’sOpportunityroverhasonceagainfreeditselffromasandtraponMars.On28May

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Report backs use of monkeys in medical research

Manymedicaladvanceswouldhavebeenimpossiblewithoutexperimentsonmonkeys

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Physicists create great balls of fire

ByAmarendraSwarup(Image:MaxPlanckInstituteforPlasmaPhysics)Balllightning–themysteriousslow-movingspheresoflightoccasionallyseenduringthunderstorms–hasbeencreatedinthelab.ResearchersattheMaxPlanckI

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Astronomers predict timing of starquakes

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:DarleneMcElroy/LANL)“Starquakes”thatripopenthecrustofstellarcorpsescanbepredictedwithunprecedentedaccuracyinonesuchneutronstar

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永利总站线路:Demolition marks start of Three Gorges dam flood role

ByJohnPickrell(Image:Reuters)OnTuesdayittook192tonnesofdynamiteand2540detonatorstodemolishatemporarystructurethathadprotectedChina’smassiveThreeGorgesDamduringconstruction.Thedemolitionmarksasignif

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Worsening dust storms threaten Mars rovers

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/JPL/MalinSpaceScienceSystems)MartianduststormsthatwerejustaninconvenienceafewweeksagoarebecomingarealworryforNASA’sOpportunityrover

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