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Epilepsy drug helps alcoholics quit the bottle

ByAnnaGoslineAdrugusedtotreatseizuresandmigrainesmayhelpalcoholicsquitthebottle

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Chromosome caps may explain cell immortality

Telomeres

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Tree sap makes a formidable underwater insect trap

Gettingfossilisedintreesapseemsanoddwayforanaquaticinsecttomeetitsmaker.Biologistshavebeenleftscratchingtheirheadsoverhowithappened.“Mostpreviousstudieshavefocusedonnon-aquaticinsects

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Physics Nobel for discovery that led to iPods

iPodownersandlaptopuserswillappreciatewhy.The2007Nobelprizeinphysicshasrecognisedthediscoverythatallowedtheminiaturisationofharddiscs.AlbertFertoftheUniversityofParis-SouthinFranceandPeterGrünbergofth

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Banked blood turns fatally stale

ByAlisonMotlukBLOODtransfusionsaresupposedtosaveyourlife

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Hackers' dirty tricks threaten to distort elections

ByJessicaMarshallFORmorethananhouronUSelectiondayin2002

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Buzzing bees scare trespassing elephants

THEY’VEbuiltbarriers

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Suspect health products debunked

Wouldyoubuyacompactdiscthatclaimstochannel34

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Inventors of 'knockout' mice scoop Nobel prize

KNOCKINGoutamouseisonewaytowinaNobelprize.Thisyear’sNobelprizeformedicineissharedbyMartinEvansofCardiffUniversity

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Catalysis researcher wins Nobel Prize

ByNewScientiststaffandReutersThe2007NobelPrizeforchemistryhasbeenawardedtoGermanscientistGerhardErtlforworkthathasledtocleanercarexhaustsandmayyetexplainthedepletionoftheozonelayer.TheSwedishAcademyof

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Possum breaks record with year-long snooze

Apossumhassetanenviablerecordfordoingabsolutelynothing.Afterstuffingitselffulloffoodinalaboratory

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Internet gets first full census for 25 years

ByTomSimonite(Image:USC)Anelectroniccensusoftheinternet’s2.8billionaddresseshasbeencompletedbyUSresearchers.Itisthefirstattempttocontacteverywebaddresssince1982–theresultscouldhelptackletheproblemoft

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Speeding up fat metabolism may prevent diabetes

ByColinBarrasRAMPINGupfatmetabolismdoesn’tjuststopweightgain–itcouldalsopreventtype2diabetes.Previousstudieshadshownthatmiceengineeredtolackanenzymecalledacetyl-CoAcarboxylase2(ACC2)depositedlessfatin

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UK changes position on animal-human hybrids

WHATadifferenceayearmakes.Just12monthsago

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First Malaysian astronaut blasts off to space station

ByNewScientistSpaceandReutersARussianSoyuzspacecraftcarryingMalaysia’sfirstastronaut

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Go nuclear for a third industrial revolution, says EC

Weareonthebrinkofthe“thirdindustrialrevolution”

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Ants have a sense of their own mortality

ByBobHolmesWORKERantsaccuratelygaugetheirlifeexpectancy

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US beaches harbour dangerous diseases

Fancyheadingdowntothebeachtoswimamongahostofpathogensthathavecomefromhumanfaeces?Ifnot

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Supernova shift may distort dark-energy readings

ByDavidShigaEFFORTStodiscoverthenatureofthemysteriousforceknownasdarkenergyhavebeenthrownintodisarraybythediscoverythatsupernovaearenotaspredictableashadbeenassumed.Becausetheaveragebrightnessoftheste

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Virtual human has a roving eye

ByBelleDuméVideo:Thisvirtualcharactergazesatsceneswiththesamepatternofmovementsahumanwould.Hereitplaysagamethatinvolveslookingatcardsandahumanplayer(video:GIPSALab)Virtualcharactersthatmeetyourga

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This week 50 years ago

FirstmajornuclearaccidentNoonewillknowpreciselywhathappenedattheUKAtomicEnergyAuthority’sWindscaleplantlastThursdayafternoonuntilaninquiryisundertaken,

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Allergic reactions may guard against brain cancer

ByAnnaGoslineItmightmakeyousneeze

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Saturn's satellites reveal their secrets

ByGovertSchillingIapetusHisdarkmaterialsSATURN’SmottledmoonIapetuscanblamethesunforitsblemishedcomplexionandsplitpersonality.Iapetusisayin-yangsatellite

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Super-Earths will have plate tectonics

“Super-Earths”–rockyplanetsupto10timesthemassofEarththatorbitotherstars–probablyhavesimilarstructurestoourworld

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Giant squid emerges from the ocean's deep

ByEmmaYounginSydneyITISareallifeKraken

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Powerless to stop the spread

ByDeboraMackenzieTHEREisincreasingconcernthateffortstocontaintheSARSpneumoniaviruswillprovefutile.Yetitmightjusthavebeennippedinthebudifeffectiveactionhadbeentakenearlyon.Thedelayhighlightstheproblemo

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Get ahead in gaming

ByBarryFoxForgetjoysticks.Infuture

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Rough sense of smell

THEroughsurfacesofournasalcavitiesplayacrucialpartinsniffingoutvarioussmells.DavidWaltofTuftsUniversityinMedford

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Great apes plunge towards extinction

ByJeffHechtOURclosestrelatives

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No more useless hits

ByBarryFoxSomewebsitestrytotricksearchenginesintogivingthemundueprominence.Siteownerssimplyfillhiddenfieldsontheirhomepageswithsearchablebutonlyvaguelyrelevantkeywordsthatletthemdeliverasalespitchtoha

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Sex life of worms reveals Chernobyl effect

ByRobEdwardsWormscontaminatedbyradioactivityfromtheChernobylnuclearaccidenthavestartedhavingsexwitheachotherinsteadofontheirown.AccordingtoUkrainianscientists

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Alcoholic blackouts may lead to heavier drinking

ByShaoniBhattacharyaPartialmemoryblackoutsafterdrinkingbingescouldcontributetofuturealcoholism

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Landing sites chosen for Mars rovers

ByJustinMullinsThelandingsiteshavebeenchosenforNASA’stwoMarsExplorerspacecraft

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Is this the hottest thing in superconductor research?

ByJeffHechtRUMOURSofasuperconductorthatworksatroomtemperaturehavebeencirculatingforseveralmonths.NowSouthAfricanphysicistJohanPrinshasfinallypublishedhisresultsinapeer-reviewedjournal–afeatthatnoprevi

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Dispatches

WHALINGTHREATIcelandisthreateningtoreturntoscientificwhalingandcatch250whalesinthespaceoftwoyears

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Flashy feathers can be a fatal attraction

THEbrightplumagethatsomemalebirdsusetoattractmatescomesatacost:thespeciesismorelikelytobecomeextinct

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Final human genome sequence released

ByAndyCoghlanThistimeitistherealthing

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Strange energy

HIGH-energycosmicrayshavemoreenergythantheyshould.Thatmakessenseiftheyaremadefromlumpsofquarkscalledstrangelets

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We hear that…

Armadillosplayhavocwitharchaeologicalsites.Themischievouscreaturesrearrangeartefactsastheydigtheirburrows

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Rice branches out

BUMPERriceharvestscouldgrowfromthediscoveryofagenethatmakesriceplantsbranch.Riceplantsmusthaveanoptimalnumberofbranchestoyieldthemostgrain.Toofew

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Rising rivers set to wreck Bangladesh

ByStephenLeahyArgumentsoverthecausesofglobalwarmingwillbringlittlesuccourtothepeopleofBangladesh.Floodinginthecountryissettoincreasebyupto40percentthiscenturyasglobaltemperaturesrise

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Cold and calculating

IFYOUwanttobeaprofessionalathlete

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International effort to recover stolen Iraqi treasures

ByWillKnightAninternationaloperationhasbeenlaunchedtorecoverthepricelessarchaeologicalartefactslootedfromtheNationalArchaeologicalMuseumofBaghdadonFriday.Thetrueextentofdamageremainsunclear

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Frame that smell

ByBarryFoxCamerasshouldcapturesmellsaswellaspictures

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Can we contain SARS?

ByDeboraMacKenzieWITHsomanypeoplealreadyinfectedinsomanyplaces

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Genetic sequence of SARS virus revealed

ByDeboraMacKenzieThefullDNAsequenceofthecoronavirusbelievedtocauseSARShasbeenpublishedbyscientistsinCanada

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America's oldest religious icon revealed

ByJeffHechtThetwokeypiecesareincisedwithanimageofthefanged“staffgod”

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Radio energy to zap insect infestations

ByStephenLeahyRADIOwavesareshowingpromiseasanalternativetousingozone-depletingchemicalstodestroyinsectinfestationsinstoredfruitandnuts.Thesepestsarecurrentlydealtwithusingthecheapandeffectivechemicalm

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Felled by sap

APHIDSareasignificantcroppest

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在塔吉克斯坦,正式登记了1千422艾滋病毒感染者

杜尚别12月25日AsiaPlus-今天塔吉克斯坦的艾滋病病毒感染者人数已达1422人据该国卫生部称

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世界银行将向Khatlon的医务人员捐赠40多辆车

杜尚别12月25日AsiaPlus-世界银行在KhatlonOblast提供了20辆UAZ救护车

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