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China denies bird flu research findings

Inthespiritofthe1930sSovietbiologistTrofimLysenko

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Soundbites

“Evolutioninthesenseofcommonancestrymightbetrue

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The A-bomb: 60 years on, is the world any safer?

ByRobEdwards“IAMbecomedeath

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Shuttle tank takes on fuel for launch

ByKellyYoung

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Big pharmaceuticals buy more influence than ever

IFYOUwanttowinfriendsandinfluencepeopleinhighplaces–likeCapitolHill–takealeaffromthepharmaceuticalindustry’sbook.Areportpublishedlastweekrevealsthatdrugfirmshavespent$800millionsince1998buyinginfluenc

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Nanowires may provide innards for quantum computers

SEMICONDUCTINGnanowirescouldonedaystoreandprocessdatainquantumcomputers.AteamofresearchersledbySilvanoDeFranceschioftheDelftUniversityofTechnologyintheNetherlandsmadenanowiresoutofindiumarsenide

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Do cosmic rays ever exceed the limit?

THEworld’smostsensitivecosmic-raydetectorhasfailedtofindtheultra-highenergycosmicraysspottedbyasmallerJapanesedetector–leavingthestandardmodel’slimitforcosmicrayenergiesintactfornow.Bythetimecosmicray

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Gizmo

Itcouldbecometheultimateflightsimulator

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Novel warhead may bust the deepest bunkers

ByDavidHamblingDESPITEtheintelligencefailurethatledtheBushadministrationtobelieveIraqhadweaponsofmassdestruction

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Sperm reveal hidden teamwork talents

SEAurchinspermputonanimpressivedisplayofsynchronisedswimmingwhenplacedonaflatsurface

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Invention: Thought-controlled voice synthesizer

ByBarryFoxForover30years

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Switching off TV transmitters, ready or not

AdecisiontoswitchoffanalogueTVtransmittersbeforemostpeoplehavedigitalsetsmaycostUSconsumersatleast$3.5billion.CongressisexpectedtoapproveproposalstoshutdownexistingterrestrialanalogueTVtransmissionsat

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CCTV footage shows London suicide bombers

ByWillKnightSurveillancecamerasprovidedavitalbreakthroughinthehuntforthoseresponsibleforthefourbombblaststhatkilledatleast52peopleinLondon

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Saturn moon resembles fluffy snowball

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)Saturn’smoonHyperionisagiant

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Superbugs' power lies in their colour

THEsecretofStaphylococcusaureus

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European court bans 'megadose' supplements

ALOTofobjectorsarenotgoingtobehappy.ButonTuesdaytheEuropeanCourtofJusticeupheldalawblockingthesaleofproductscontaining“megadoses”ofvitaminsandmineralsacrosstheEuropeanUnion.Dieticiansandmainstreamcons

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Shuttle crew to test puncture repair kits

ASTRONAUTSaboardthespaceshuttleDiscovery–whichwasbeingreadiedforitsWednesdaylaunchasNewScientistwenttopress–willbetestingfivedifferent“puncturerepairkits”designedtopreventthekindofdisasterthatbefellth

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9000-year-old man released

Helayundisturbedfor9000yearsbutforthepastninehehasbeenatthecentreofabitterlegaltugofwar.“KennewickMan”

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'Oestrogen soup' linked to cancer

LONG-TERMexposuretooestrogen-likechemicalsmightincreasetheriskofbreastcancerinwomenwithageneticpredispositiontothedisease.“Forpeoplewhoaresusceptible

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New drug improves attention and reactions

ADRUGthattargetsoneofthesamebrainreceptorsasnicotineboostsmemoryandattentionintheelderly.Theboostpersistsfordays

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New pig vaccine kills brain invaders

ByEmmaYoungAVACCINEforpigscouldhelpsavethe50

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60 Seconds

CreationistreverseAfterwidespreadprotest

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Deep-sea fish lured by red-light district

AVORACIOUSrelativeofthejellyfish

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G8 deal good for Africa, falls short on climate

ByFredPearceDESPITEthebombingsinLondonlastweek

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Petrol workers accident prone on drive home

ByMickHamerPETROLstationworkersaremorethantwiceaslikelytohaveanaccidentwhiledrivinghomeasonthewaytowork.Thisisthefirstconfirmationofalinkbetweenlow-levelexposuretopetrolfumesandroadaccidents.Evenmotor

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Carbon nanotubes pinned down at last

ByKurtKleinerAnewtechniquethatplacescarbonnanotubesexactlywheretheyareneededcouldhelpovercomeoneofthebiggestobstaclesblockingthedevelopmentofnanotube-basedelectronicdevices.Themethodusesaspeciallycons

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Likely source of pandemic HIV revealed

SOUTH-easternCameroonhasemergedasthelikelysourceofthepandemicformofHIV.Usingatechniquesheandherteamdeveloped

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The code that keeps your fingerprints secure

ByCelesteBieverTHIEVEScouldsoonhaveamuchtoughertimestealingyourdigitalidentity

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Right-handed amino acids were left behind

ACLUEtothemysteryofhownatureselectedleft-handedaminoacidsratherright-handedonesmaylieinthewaythesubstancesbehaveastheydissolveinwater.Aminoacidscanappearinleft-handed(L)andright-handed(D)mirror-imagef

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Spyware program 'blackmails' computer users

ByNewScientistTechstaffandAFPAprogramthatinstallsspywareonacomputerand“blackmails”usersintobuyingsoftwaretoremoveithasbeenidentifiedbyaSpanishsecurityfirm.Theprogram

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Can India's vultures be saved?

Itisnewsthatnoonewantstohear

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TRAPPIST-1 worlds are close enough for life to hop between them

ESO/M.KornmesserByLeahCraneThenewlydiscoveredplanetsoftheTRAPPIST-1systemcouldbeaplaygroundforrock-ridingmicrobes.Threeofthesmall

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Putting a face to a skull

ByDeboraMacKenzieTHEGermanpolicewerestumped.InJanuary2003theydiscoveredaskullinaforestnearCelle

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UNAIDS: HIV infection rate has stabilised at last

ByNewScientist.comstaffandAFPTheincidenceofnewHIVinfectionsappearstohavestabilisedforthefirsttimeinthe25-yearhistoryofAIDS

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Radar satellite maps the sinking of New Orleans

ByRoxanneKhamsi(Image:FalkAmelung/UniversityofMiami)OntheeveoftheofficialstartoftheNorthAtlantichurricaneseason

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Lost luggage forces spacewalk rethink

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA)(Image:NASA)AstronautsarepreparingforaspacewalkfromtheInternationalSpaceStation(ISS)onThursday

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How 'toxic' nanotubes were faking it

ByMasonInmanCARBONnanotubesmightnotbeasnastyastheyaremadeouttobe.Itturnsouttheyaretrickingacommonlyusedtoxicitytestintoproducingfalsepositiveresults.Researchershadhopedthatsingle-walledcarbonnanotubes

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Rear-view helmet vision may help avert motorbike accidents

GettyImagesByVictoriaTurkAHELMETdisplaypromisestogivebikerseyesinthebackoftheirhead.JohnHale

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Mosaic problem stands in the way of gene editing embryos

DrYorgosNikas/SciencePhotoLibraryByMichaelLePageFIXINGfaultyDNAtocreatechildrenfreefrominheritedgeneticdiseaseisonestepcloser.Thefirstpublishedresultsfromeffortstousegeneeditinginviablehumanembryoshav

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Cooling to absolute zero mathematically outlawed after a century

plainpicture/BerndSchumacherByLeahCraneIT’Sanabsolute.Mathematicshasputspeedlimitsoncooling

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Satellite could open door on extra dimension

ByMaggieMcKeeAnexotictheory

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60 Seconds

SmarterspaceprobesAplantoupgradeNASA’sfleetofMarsspacecraftwithintelligentsoftwarethattransmitsonlythemostinterestingdatashouldhelpmaximisetheirscientificreturn.TheMarsroverswillbeupgradednextmonth

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New space station laboratory arrives in Florida

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA/JimGrossmann)TheColumbuslaboratorymodule

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The ocean floor – can they dig it?

NOTeveryoneisthrilledbyaplantominetheoceanfloorforthefirsttime.ItfollowsthediscoveryofsignificantmineraldepositsoffthecoastofPapuaNewGuinea.NautilusMinerals

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Did Saturn's volcanic moon roll with it?

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)(Image:NASA/JPL/GSFC)Saturn’stinymoonEnceladusmayhavetiltedover

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Bipolar teens see hostility in neutral faces

ByRoxanneKhamsiTeensdiagnosedwiththebipolardisorderaremorelikelytointerpretneutralfacialexpressionsashostileandreactwithfear

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Can bulldozers save Moonwalkers from solar flares?

ByKellyYoungThebestwaytoprotectastronautslivingandworkingontheMoonfromharmfulsolarradiationisbeingdebatedbylunarscientists.Buryingahabitatmoduleunderlunardirtisoneoptioncurrentlybeingdiscussedbyscient

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US charges Russian security officials over massive Yahoo hack

BrendanSmialowski/AFP/GettyByNewScientistStaffandPressAssociationTheUShasannouncedchargesagainsttwoRussiansecurityservicesofficersandtwoallegedhackers

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Indian Ocean version of El Niño behind drought in East Africa

DanKitwood/GettyImagesANINDIANOceanphenomenonispartlytoblamefortheseveredroughtinEastAfrica

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Invention: Mile-high showers

ByBarryFoxForover30years

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Uranus has no diamonds after all

ByDavidShigaHuntingfordiamondsonUranusorNeptunewouldbealostcause

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