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Innovation: How cellphones will enhance reality

ByDuncanGraham-Rowe(Image:Nokia)Despitedecadesofhype

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Space pioneers battle for greater freedom

ByPaulMarksCIVILIANspaceflightcompaniesarethisweekpressingtheUSgovernmenttochangestrictarms-controlrulesthatcouldcrippletheirnascentindustry.AtissuearetheInternationalTrafficinArmsRegulations(ITAR)

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Primate ancestor, Back to black bees, and more...

PrimateancestorA47-million-year-oldprimatefossilcouldbethecommonancestorofmonkeysandapes

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Europe may be blind to swine flu cases

ByDeboraMacKenzieEditorial:Ignoringfluwon’tmakeitgoawayEUROPEmighthavemoreH1N1swinefluthanitknows.Theviruscouldbecirculatingwidelybutnotbeingspottedsimplybecausepeoplearenotbeingtested.AsNewScienti

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Sperm-like nanopropeller is smallest swimmer ever

ByJonEvansREMOTE-CONTROLLEDnano-devicesthatlooklikespermbutmimicthecorkscrewmotionofflagellamayonedaydeliverdrugstowheretheyareneededinthebody.Flagellaarethestructuressomebacteriausetoswimthroughwater

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Secret DNA tests outlawed in Germany

SECRETLYobtainingsomeone’sDNAtosettlepaternitydisputeswasbannedinGermanylastweek.TheUKpassedasimilarlawin2006

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'Wolf man' condition down to huge DNA malfunction

ByEwenCallaway(Image:Sinopix/RexFeatures)(Image:PhotobyAlinari/exFeatures)(Image:Roger-Viollet/RexFeatures)A31-year-oldChinesemanwhosebodyis96percentcoatedinhairhasanextrachunkofDNAthatcouldexpla

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Mars robots may have destroyed evidence of life

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/JPL-Caltech/UniversityofArizona/TexasA&MUniversity)(Image:NASA/JPL-Caltech/UniversityofArizona/TexasA&MUniversity)HAVEMarslandersbeendestroyingsignsoflife?Insteadofide

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Can airport technology halt a pandemic?

ByPaulMarks(Image:Sinopix/RexFeatures)(Image:CharlesPertwee/RexFeatures)WHENaviationofficialschoseMexicoCityforameetingtodiscusstheirresponsetopandemicoutbreaks

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Europe's HIV followed holiday routes

ByEwenCallaway(Image:DimitriosParaskevisetal.

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Human pathogens threaten ancient cave art

ByAndyCoghlan(Image:LABATJeanMichel/Sunset/RexFeatures)(Image:LABATJeanMichel/Sunset/RexFeatures)(Image:

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Spying roboflies to get minicam eyes

AMICROCHIP-sizeddigitalcamerapatentedbytheCaliforniaInstituteofTechnologycouldprovidevisionfortheUSmilitary’sinsect-sizedaircraft.Itislightenoughtobecarriedbythesetinysurveillancedronesandalsousesvery

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Fake web traffic can hide secret chat

ByPaulMarksTHEinternet’sunderlyingtechnologycanbeharnessedtoletpeopleexchangesecretmessages

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Shellfish reefs are 'most imperilled sea habitat'

ByPeterAldhousGLOBALLY

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Can a former shuttle pilot put NASA back on track?

DOESNASA’sprobablenewbosshavetherightstufftoputtheagencybackontrack?FormerspaceshuttlepilotCharlesBoldenwasthisweekexpectedtobenominatedasNASAadministrator

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澳门金沙网上平台开户:Power-hungry gadgets must learn to diet

COME2030

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Flight fight over Grand Canyon noise pollution

YOUmightthinkthedepthsoftheGrandCanyonwouldbeaplaceofrestfulquiet.Butwithwellover100helicopterandlight-planeflightspassinglowoverheadeveryday

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'Happyhour' gene may help put boozers off their drink

ByEwenCallawayAnewlyidentifiedgenecalledhappyhourmakesfruitfliessensitivetobooze.Drugsthatmimictheeffectsofthegenemayofferanewtreatmentagainstalcoholabuse

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Harnessing science to create the ultimate warrior

ByLindaGeddes(Image:RichardMattox/USArmy)Editorial:Isthisthedawnofthesuper-soldier?BATALLIONSofsuper-soldierscouldbeselectedforspecificdutiesonthebasisoftheirgeneticmake-upandthenconstantlymonit

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澳门金沙网上平台开户:Chilly brine could have harboured life on Mars

ByIvanSemeniukMarsmayhavehadawet

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Ötzi the Iceman: Up close and personal

ByMichaelMarshallTheIcemanisamummifiedhumanbeing

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Circus captivity is beastly for wild animals

STARSoftheshowtheymaybe

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'King and Paco will get some extra tuna tonight, that's for sure'

“Therearetwocountriesthattheworldblamesfordoingnothing

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US climate bill takes shape

THEfirstseriousattempttoreininUSgreenhousegasemissionsistakingshape.AHouseofRepresentativescommitteeisexpectedtopassabillthisweekthatwillrequireUSemissionstofallto17percentbelow2005levelsby2020.Thebil

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Magma pulses may reveal Earth's 'heartbeat'

ByCatherineBrahicEARTHmayhaveaheartbeat.EvidencefromHawaiiandIcelandhintsthattheplanet’scoremaybedispatchingsimultaneousplumesofmagmatowardsthesurfaceevery15millionyearsorso.Ifthehypothesisistrue

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Finally, a fat-fighting drug that shows promise

ByDeboraMacKenzieHandsupeveryonewhosenewyear’sresolutionistoloseweight.Wouldn’titbegreatifwecouldjusttakeapilltoshedfat?Timeandagain“dietpills”haveturnedouttobeuseless

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Would a placebo work for you?

ByJessicaHamzelouCouldyoubetrickedintobelievingasugarpillwilleaseyourpain?Abrainscancouldrevealwhetheryouwouldrespondtoaplaceboornot.TorWagerattheUniversityofColorado

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Zoologger: The butterfly that sleeps its way to safety

ByMichaelMarshallSpecies:PierisbrassicaeHabitat:Europe

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澳门金沙网上平台开户:Glowing tentacles and furry pillars: corals we'll miss

Coralssupportoverone-thirdoftheworld’smarinelife.TakealookatsixspeciesdeemedgeneticallycrucialyetontheedgeofexistenceinourGalleryhere.Moreonthesetopics:

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Foxes zero in on prey via Earth's magnetic field

ByMichaelMarshallItsoundslikesomethingaguidedmissilewoulddo.FoxesseemtozeroinonpreyusingEarth’smagneticfield.Theyarethefirstanimalthoughttousethefieldtojudgedistanceratherthanjustdirection.HynekBurdao

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Most detailed image of night sky unveiled

ByDavidShigainSeattle(Image:M.BlantonandSDSS-III)Itwouldtake500

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Sex and space travel don't mix

BySujataGuptainSaltLakeCity

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Is coffee the real cure for a hangover?

ByBobHolmesHeavydrinkersmightcuretheirhangoverwithacupofcoffeeandapainkiller–atleastifthechemicalacetateisthecauseofthatpoundingheadache.MichaelOshinskyatThomasJeffersonUniversityinPhiladelphia

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Tevatron collider to shut down this year

Readmore:Clickheretoreadtheoriginal

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澳门金沙网上平台开户:Will Gabrielle Giffords recover?

BySujataGuptaThreedaysaftercongresswomanGabrielleGiffordswasshotinthehead

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Neanderthals' ugly faces weren't adaptations to cold

NEANDERTHALS

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Housing 9 billion won't take techno-magic

ByFredPearceEditorial:“Howtoengineerabetterfuture”Avisionofthefuturebuiltnotaroundtechnicalwizardrybutdemocracy

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We can feed 9 billion people in 2050

ByDeboraMackenzieEditorial:“Howtoengineerabetterfuture”The9billionpeopleprojectedtoinhabittheEarthby2050neednotstarveinordertopreservetheenvironment

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Tree-like giant is largest molecule ever made

MEETPG5

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Thunderstorms caught making antimatter

ByDavidShigaThunderstormshavebeencaughtproducingoneofthemostmysterioussubstancesintheuniverse:antimatter.Thediscoverycouldfurtherourunderstandingofthemurkyphysicsoflightningproduction.NASA’sFermispac

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Ethereal quantum state stored in solid crystal

ByStephenBattersbyETHEREALquantumentanglementhasbeencapturedinsolidcrystals

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Vacuum of space no match for the mighty radish

ByDavidShigaIMAGINEthis:youareonanoutpostonMars

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Is coffee the real cure for a hangover?

HEAVYdrinkersmightcuretheirhangoverwithacupofcoffeeandapainkiller–atleastifthechemicalacetateisthecauseofthatpoundingheadache.MichaelOshinskyatThomasJeffersonUniversityinPhiladelphia

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Metamorphosis key to creating stable walking robots

ByPaulMarksVideo:RobotevolutionVirtualrobotslearningtowalkaresteadiestontheirfeetwhentheystartoutwithnolegsandareallowedtoevolvelimbsovertime.Aswellashelpingtodesignmorestablerobots

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The scent of a woman's tears wards off men

ByJessicaHamzelouTearsofsadnesscontainachemicalturn-offformen.Likeanimaltears

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Hipster bird species evolving to tune out urban sounds

ByWendyZukermanCallthemtheurbannewbreed.Weknowbirdsraisetheirvoicestomakethemselvesheardinthenoisybigcity

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Spinning cosmic dust motes set speed record

ByDavidShigaSomedustgrainsoutindeepspacearespinningatmind-bogglingrates.AccordingtodatafromtheEuropeanSpaceAgency’sPlanckspacetelescope

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December photo competition winners: Light

December’sphotocompetitionthemewas“light”.Wereceivedanilluminatingcollection,

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Fledgling space firm will use old Soviet gear

ByRachelCourtlandItisasecondchancefortworelicsofthecoldwar.ShippedfromRussia

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Chess grandmasters use twice the brain

ByNoraSchultzItmaytakeyearsofhardworktobecomeachessgrandmaster

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