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What is economics? Modern approaches

Tocomplementthetraditional“topdown”viewofaneconomy

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Debris threat prompts space station crew to evacuate

ByMaggieMcKeeInararemove

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Gallery: the evolution of the spacesuit

ByRachelCourtlandInFebruary2009

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Internet at risk from "wiretapping", says web inventor

ByColinBarrasTheever-increasingpowerofcomputersthatishelpingtheinternettogrowisalsothreateningitsfuture.ThatwasthewarningdeliveredbyTimBerners-Lee

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Ultimate virtual reality will trigger five senses

BySandrineCeurstemontImagineavirtualexperiencethatyoucan’tdistinguishfromreality.ResearchersfromtheUniversityofYorkandtheUniversityofWarwick

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DNA origami comes to life

ByColinBarrasInthenaturalworld

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Personality tests reveal the flip side of comedy

ByEwenCallawayYouwouldn’tknowitfromwatchingChrisRockorWillFerrellperform

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Columbus innocent over anthrax in the Americas

ByDeboraMacKenzieWhenEuropeansinvadedtheAmericastheyintroducedmanyOldWorlddiseasesthatdecimatedNativeAmericans.Scientistshadthoughtthatanthraxwasoneofthem.Newresearchshows

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Fumigating your greenhouse could drive climate change

ByAndyCoghlanWhenitcomestofumigatinggreenhouses

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The credit crunch: What can we do now?

Whydidnooneseeitcoming?Somedid.PaulKrugman

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Atomic construction yields punchier power store

ByColinBarras(Image:NatureNanotechnology)Devicesfromelectriccarstolaptopscouldbenefitfromanewkindofcapacitor

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Duetting guitarists' brains fire to the same beat

ByAndyCoghlan(Image:UlmanLindenbergeretal.)Gettinginthegroovegoesdeeperthanjusthittingthenotesattherighttime

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Photography: Life and death beneath the waves

ByLucyDodwellSeethewinningunderwaterphotographsThewinnersofaleadingunderwaterphotographycompetitionhavejustbeenannouncedandincludestunningimagesofacaringoctopusmum

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The credit crunch: What happened?

Atitssimplest

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Innovation: What next after the megapixel wars?

ByTomSimoniteInnovationisournewcolumnthathighlightsthelatestemergingtechnologicalideasandwheretheycouldleadForyears

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Animals in action: The best natural history photography

ByLucyDodwellTheshortlistforthe2009SonyWorldPhotographyAwardshasbeenannounced.Atotalofover60,

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Factory offcuts could power fuel cells

ByColinBarrasWastefibreboardproducedbythefurnitureindustrycanbeconvertedintoelectricitywithouttheneedtoburnit

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Launch of European gravity satellite delayed

ByRachelCourtlandUpdateasof2059GMTonMonday:ESAsaysithasfixedtheproblemthatpreventedGOCEfromlaunchingonMondayandwillattemptlift-offagainonTuesdayat1421GMT.Themuch-anticipatedlaunchoftheEuropeanSpaceA

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Probe launches to map Earth's gravity in best detail yet

ByRachelCourtlandAsleeksatellitethatissettomakethemostdetailedmapoftheEarth’sgravitytooktotheskiesonTuesday.Theprobeisexpectedtomakeimportantcontributionstooceancurrentmeasurementsandclimatemodels.Aft

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Anti-doping test allows drug cheats to escape

ByAndyCoghlanRacialdifferencesturnouttocausemisleadingresultsinastandardscreeningtestforsteroids.Thismaymeanthatsportspeoplefromcertainethnicgroupsarelesslikelytobecaughtiftheycheat.Testsonurinesample

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What is economics? The basics

Fromboomsandbuststowealthandpoverty

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Mild obesity takes years off your life

ByMichaelMarshallIfyouaremoderatelyoverweight

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Paradoxical gene causes and protects against Alzheimer's

ByEwenCallawayAnewlydiscoveredgenemutationfoundtocauseAlzheimer’sdiseasewheninheritedfrombothparentsmaygiveprotectionfromthediseasewhenonlyonecopyisinherited.Thediscoverymayleadtoanewtreatmentforthene

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'Cap the rich' to keep emissions targets fair

ByCatherineBrahicThephrase“it’snotfair”isnotjustthepreserveofpettychildhoodtantrums–youhearitalotinclimatenegotiationsbetweengloballeaderstoo.Now

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Climate change already shaping society

ByCatherineBrahic

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Cellphones reveal emerging disease outbreaks

ByJimGilesYOURcellphonecouldbeakeytoolinthefightagainstdiseasebyrelayingatelltalesignatureofillnesstodoctorsandagenciesmonitoringnewoutbreaks.“Thistechnologyisanearlywarningsystem

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How much would you pay for planet Earth?

ByFredPearcePuttingacashvalueonnaturemaygiveofficialsheadingtoabiodiversitysummitthejolttheyneedINVESTinlushtropicalforests

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Airwolf 2010: The race to build superfast choppers

ByPaulMarksINtheTVseriesAirwolfandBlueThunder,

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Google's text translator aims for poetic licence

SOMEwouldsaythattranslatingpoetryfromonelanguagetoanotherisimpossible.Google

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Visions of toxic industrial splendour

FromtheparaglidervantageofphotographerKacperKowalski

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Love yourself to stay healthy

HIGHself-esteemdoesn’tjustfeelgood

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Floating 3D virtual objects appear at British Library

BySandrineCeurstemontAnewprojectorallowsfloating3Dobjects–fromamodelofthehearttoatalkinghumanhead–tobeviewedfromanyangle.TheRayModelerprototype

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Hunter-gatherers cared for first known ancient invalid

ByAndyCoghlanHEWAStoooldtohunt

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Mammal rush: furry new kids on the block

Over400newmammalspecieshavebeenidentifiedsince1993–andwetakealookatsomeofthemoststrikingofthem.SeeourGalleryhere.Moreonthesetopics:

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Gliding spaceship brings space tourism closer

Readmore:Clickheretoreadtheoriginal

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Curious mathematical law is rife in nature

ByRachelCourtlandWHATdoearthquakes

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Phoenix delivers trapped miners to safety

ASANASAengineerandex-USnavysubmarineman

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Big bounce cosmos makes inflation a sure thing

ByAnilAnanthaswamyISOURuniversearecycledversionofanearliercosmos?Theidea

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A 3D model of the ultimate ear

THISisnotjustanyear.Itistheofficialstandardforthehumanpinna

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NASA 'intrusions' may deter rocket scientists

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People with ME banned from giving blood in UK

BLOODtransfusionservicesintheUKlastweekbecamethelatesttobanpeoplewhohavehadMEorchronicfatiguesyndromefromgivingblood.NHSBloodandTransplant(NHSBT)

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Enzyme-blocker boosts memory in old mice

ByAndyCoghlanElderlymicewithmemoriesaddledbyagecouldrememberaswellastheiryoungercounterpartsafterreceivingadrugthatblocksabrainenzyme.Thefindingcouldonedayhelppeoplewithmemory-impairment.“Itshowsthatn

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A warming world could leave cities flattened

ByKateRaviliousEARTHisstartingtocrumbleunderthestrainofclimatechange.Overthelastdecade

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Cane toad tadpoles relish cannibal caviar

BySoniaVanGilderCookeSinceitsarrivalfromSouthAmericain1935

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Briefing: Cancer is not a disease of the modern world

ByAndyCoghlanAstudyofEgyptianmummiesandancientskeletonshasfoundlittleevidencethattheysufferedfromcancer.Theauthorsofthestudysuggestthatthismeanscancerisamoderndisease.“Thismightberelatedtotheprevalenc

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First life-friendly exoplanet may not exist

ByRachelCourtland(Image:LynetteCook)Lastmonth

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Grey whales took to high seas to survive the ice ages

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Being in love eases the pain

JohnKeatsfamouslyspenthisdyingyearspenningsonnetstohisbelovedFannyBrawne.Hisinfatuationinspiredgreatpoetry

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Men beware: moving country could affect your libido

ByJessicaHamzelouCONSIDERINGmovingcountry?Pickcarefullyifyouareaman

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Grisly death forecast for planet found spiralling into star

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