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Fermilab stops hunting Higgs, starts neutrino quest

ByDavidShigainFermilab

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App could help you control your home appliances

ByVijaysreeVenkatramanIT’Sacouchpotato’sdreamcometrue.Teletouch

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Monkeys meditate for marshmallows

ByLindaGeddesWhatwouldtheBuddhahavesaid?MonkeyshavebeentrainedtoputthemselvesintoaZen-liketrance–butoutofdesireformarshmallowsratherthanenlightenment.Theresultsuggeststhatsimianscouldhelptoobjectivel

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Political backlash to geoengineering begins

ByMichaelMarshallPoliticaloppositiontotechnologiesthatcouldartificiallycooltheplanetisinfullswing.Afieldtestofgeoengineering

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Arctic ozone hole breaks all records

ByMichaelMarshallInthefirstthreemonthsofthisyear

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Astrophile: Giant star comes with ancient tree rings

ByMaggieMcKeeObjecttype:RedgiantstarDistance:490lightyearsMass:2suns

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Inside of nose reveals time of death

TINYfinger-likeprojectionsliningthenosecontinuetobeatafterdeath.Sincethebeatingoftheseciliaslowsatapredictablerate

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Tether drugs together to target breast cancer

LINKINGtwocancerdrugsmayhelpwomenwithbreastcancerlivelonger

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Nanorockets could deliver drugs inside the body

NANOROCKETSpoweredbyabenignrocketfuelcouldonedaycarrydrugsaroundthebody.Nanotubesfilledwithrocketfuelactlikemissiles

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Air pollution is stunting India's monsoon

ByMichaelMarshallIndiahasbeendryingoutforhalfacentury

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Metamorphosis: Guess what I'll be when I grow up

(Image:NaturePictureLibrary/RexFeatures)Photosrevealthesurprisingtransformationthatmanyspeciesundergoastheygrow–canyouspottheadultinsidetheyoungster?

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Eating your greens alters your genes

ByFerrisJabrEditorial:“Thegoodnewsabouthowfoodtweaksourgenes“CONSIDERtheBrusselssprout:small

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Stinky secret to rove beetles' reproductive success

MALErovebeetles(Aleocharacurtula)resorttostinkytrickstoboosttheirchancesofreproductivesuccess.Eachinjectsasmellychemicalintothefemaleitmateswith

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'Autistic' mice created – and treated

ByChelseaWhyteAnewstrainofmiceengineeredtolackagenewithlinkstoautismdisplaysmanyofthehallmarksofthecondition.Italsorespondstoadruginthesamewayaspeoplewithautism

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Invisibility cloak to hide magnetic fields

FIRSTtheywerejustforlight.Nowaninvisibilitycloakhasbeendesignedtohidemagneticfields.Exoticsubstancescalledmetamaterialssteerlightaroundverytinyobjects

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Maker of cognitive training game seeks FDA approval

BySujataGuptaIMAGINEgettingaprescriptiontoplayacomputergame.Itcouldhappen:BrainPlasticity

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Why the warming climate makes animals smaller

REDUCINGtheirbodysizeoverthegenerationsisknowntohelptaketheheatoffanimalsstrugglingtoadapttoglobalwarming.Now

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Fukushima's radioactive sea contamination lingers

ByAndyCoghlanLevelsofradiationintheseaofftheFukushima-DaiichinuclearplantremainstubbornlyhighsixmonthsaftertheearthquakeandtsunamistruckJapanon11March.Afterlevelspeakedataround100

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Brain tweak turns wimpy mice into dominant leaders

ByAndyCoghlanVideo:MeekmouseyieldsindominanceduelDominantmicecanbehumbledandwimpsmademightybyalteringthestrengthofelectricalconnectionsintheirbrain.Thecrucialconnectionsdictatingamouse’splaceintheso

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Pay as you go solar power makes energy cheaper

ByJacobAronPayasyougoisacommonwayofpayingforcallsonyourcellphone.NowtheideacouldhelpmakesolarpoweramorerealisticoptionforfamiliesinKenyaandotherAfricancountries.Thesystem

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'Light-speed' neutrinos point to new physical reality

ByLisaGrossmanEditorial:“Historyismovingatlightspeed“Readmore:“Neutrinos:Completeguidetotheghostlyparticle“SUBATOMICparticleshavebrokentheuniverse’sfundamentalspeedlimit

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Bright 'hollows' on Mercury are unique in solar system

ByLisaGrossmanMercuryiscoveredwithpitsthatareunlikeanythingelseinthesolarsystem

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Terminal buzz gives bats their hunting edge

ByMichaelMarshallVideo:BatcallspoweredbysuperfastmusclesBatsowetheirsuccesstosuperfastmusclesintheirlarynx

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A shot of Ritalin could reverse a general anaesthetic

ANAESTHETICSleavepeoplegroggy

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Too much booze blunts your immune system

ByAndyCoghlanToomuchalcoholdullsmorethanyourwits.Italsoweakensyourimmunesystemandcouldmakeyoumuchmorevulnerabletoviruses

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Technology : I spy with my lobster eye

ByMarcusChownTHEEYEofthelobsteristheinspirationforaremarkableX-raytelescopebeingdevelopedbyastronomersfromBritain

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Technology : Search and destroy to tackle arthritis

INaneatpieceoftechnologytransfer

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Rocket jitters

CHINA’SspaceprogrammesufferedanothersetbacklastweekastwoofitscommercialcustomerstoreupthecontractstolaunchtheirsatellitesonChineseLongMarchrockets.Thedecisionsfollowaseriesoftroubledlaunchesfortherock

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Technology : Less is more in race to be strong

BRIDGESthatmendthemselvesaswellaslighteraircraftandfasterracingcarscouldallspringfromthebiggestdevelopmentsincecarbonfibreswereinvented30yearsago.Researchershavemadetheworld’sfirsthollowstrandsofcarbo

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West changes tune on Soviet reactors

ByRobEdwardsStuttgartTHEgovernmentsofRussia

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Cooling dust

DUSTblowingwestfromtheSaharaisshieldingpartsofNorthandCentralAmericafromglobalwarming.JosephProsperoandcolleaguesfromtheUniversityofMiamisaysthecoolingeffectfromdustblownhighintotheatmosphereaffectsot

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Technology : NO hiding place for blood drug

ByDavidBradleyNITRICoxideplaysakeyroleinthebody

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Weevils go to work on water weeds

ByIanAndersonBrisbaneWEEVILScouldsolveoneofUganda’smostpressingproblems:howtodealwiththeinfestationofwaterhyacinthscloggingupLakeVictoria.Theplantsarechokingabout80percentoftheUgandanshoreline

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Science : Choice words spur genes into action

ByPeterAldhousALTERINGDNAsothatitencodesitsinformationinadifferentgenetic“dialect”canmakeitmuchmoreeffectiveatproducingprotein.MolecularbiologistsintheUShaveusedthistechniquetoboosttheproductionofprot

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Technology : There's a breathless hush on the telly tonight . . .

ByBarryFoxVIEWERSwhoinvestedintheearliestEuropeansatelliteTVreceiverscouldsoonfindtheirsetsfallingsilent.DigitalradioandmusicservicescurrentlybeinglaunchedonLuxembourg’sAstrasatellitescanonlyexpandtot

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`Real intelligence' group targets study

ByAndyCoghlanCAMPAIGNERSwhoobjecttoresearchonthegeneticsofintelligencehavewrittentoBritain’sMedicalResearchCouncilthisweekcallingonittorefusefundsforstudiesonthelinksbetweengenesandIQ.Membersofthe“Cam

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Give a drug a bad name... - Morphine is the world's most effective painkiller, yet because of its reputation as a dangerous drug it is rarely prescribed even to terminally ill patients

ByRitaCarterEACHyearinBritainthousandsofcancerpatientsdieinagony.Theirdeathsmaybeunavoidable

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Technology : All change at optical junctions

ByMarkWardSWITCHINGlightpulsesbetweendifferentlinesisaproblemthathasplaguedtelecommunicationscompaniessincetheybeganusingopticalfibres.Currently

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Technology : Bacteria dish up toxic meal for mosquito larvae

WATER-dwellingbacteriaspikedwithpoisonscouldspelldeathforthelarvaeofmosquitoesthatspreadmalariaandothertropicaldiseases.ResearchersinSingaporehavegeneticallyengineeredthebacteriasotheymaketoxinsthatwi

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Postcard to Saturn

NASA’sCassinispaceprobetoSaturnwilldoubleasahigh-techpostcardfromEarth.Theagencypromisedlastweekthateverysignaturesenttoitwouldbeincorporatedinadigitalrecording

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Car industry pins hopes on wired-up apprentices

ByAndyCoghlanLARGEvehiclemanufacturers

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Sulphur success

POWERcompaniesintheUSreducedtheiroutputofsulphurdioxideby5.6milliontonnesin1995

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Science : Knowing when to let go

ByRitaCarterTHEsecretofthrowingaballwithdeadlyaccuracyisallinthefingers—thewayyouuseyourwrist

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Pentagon changes tack too late to save GPS

ByKurtKleinerWashingtonDCTHEUSpromisedlastweekthatitwouldmakeitsGlobalPositioningSystemmoreaccessibletocivilians

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Wilful slobbery

PEOPLEwholeadunhealthylifestylesknowperfectlywellwhattheyshoulddotostayhealthy

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Cleaner gold improves miners' prospects

ByAndyCoghlanIVOLUBRINA

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Technology : Tiny factory cleans up dirty water

ByMarkWardAFACTORYonasiliconchip

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Fur flies over European pelt ban

ByDeboraMacKenzieBrusselsABANonimportsofpeltsfromanimalscaughtinlegholdtrapsiscausinguproarinBrussels.ThebanonimportsintotheEuropeanUnionwassupposedtotakeeffectinJanuary

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Death in the city

INATHENSthedeathratejumpsby12percentwhenlevelsofsulphurdioxideintheairtop100microgramspercubicmetre.Inaddition

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Recipe for gorgeous gonads

ByLouBergeronSTOCKSofseaurchins

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Reflected glory

A3Ddisplaythatallowscardesignerstogeneratehologram-likeimagesisbeingdevelopedattheUniversityofStrathclyde(UK2307373).Arapidlyscanninglaserprojectsthecomputerimageontoascreenthatmovesbackwardsandforwar

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