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ByRachelNowakinMelbourneMARATHONoperationstoseparateconjoinedtwinsarefraughtwithdanger

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Early Earth's air may have been thinner than on Everest today

Jean-PierreClatot/GettyByJeffHechtClimbingMountEverestisabitliketravellingbackintime.Earth’satmosphericpressure2.7billionyearsagomayonlyhavebeenaquarterofwhatitisnow–equivalenttoconditions2000metresab

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Your country needs you

ByRobEdwardsBRITAIN’SMinistryofDefenceshouldallowanimmediatestudyofthehealthrisksfacingsurvivorsofchemicalweaponstestsitcarriedoutuntil1989

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Having an overactive immune system may prime you for depression

TEKImage/SPL/GettyAREweprogrammedfordepression?Peoplewithoveractiveimmunesystemsappeartobeprimedforthecondition.Thefindingcouldallowdoctorstodistinguishbetweendifferenttypesofdepression

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How to watch Mercury pass in front of the sun today

NASAByJacobAronThemessengerofthegodsisonthemove.Today

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‘Midlife MOTs’ don’t work so why are doctors pushed to do them?

HeroImages/SuperstockByClareWilsonIfyouliveinEngland

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If Google has nothing to hide about NHS data, why so secretive?

ChristofStache/AFP/GettyTHEREisanapocryphalstoryintechnologycircles:GoogleandFacebookcoulddothingswithourdatathatwouldmakeourheadsspin

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Revealed: Google AI has access to huge haul of NHS patient data

OliScarff/AFP/GettyImagesByHalHodsonIt’snosecretthatGooglehasbroadambitionsinhealthcare.ButadocumentobtainedbyNewScientistrevealsthatthetechgiant’scollaborationwiththeUK’sNationalHealthServicegoesfarb

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A fifth of all plants threatened as habitats shrink worldwide

CyrilRuoso/MindenPicturesByGarethWillmerPlanthabitatsarechanging–often shrinking–globallyandmorethan20percentofplantspeciesarenowatriskofextinctionworldwide.That’saccordingtothefirstglobalassessmentof

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Livelier balls are flying further

ByJeffHechtinBostonSUSPICIOUSbaseballfanshavefinallybeenvindicated:gradualalterationstotheofficialballsusedintoday’sgamearemakingiteasiertoscorehomeruns.Theballsnowflyabout10percentfurther

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Gene collection

ByEmmaYoungBritain’slargesteverDNAcollectionprojecthasbeenannouncedbytheMedicalResearchCouncil.GeneticmaterialfromthousandsofsickpeoplewillbecollectedandstoredindatabasesacrossBritain.Scientistswillth

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A kinder cure

ByAndyCoghlanANINGENIOUStrickthatshouldrevealthesideeffectsofdrugslongbeforetrialsbeginhasbeendevelopedbyacompanyinCalifornia.Thetrickistoattachproteinstotheirgenes.Thisprovidesaquickwayofrevealingwhi

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Just can't get enough

ByAndyCoghlanENGLANDfootballerstakenote:gamblingisasaddictiveassmoking

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Carnivorous plant conned out of a meal by cunning fly larvae

PauloGonellaSpecies:Ahoverfly

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Facebook must fight for its facial recognition tech in court

FlorianGaertner/PhotothekviaGettyImagesByAvivaRutkinStopthattag!AjudgeruledlastweekthataUSclass-actionlawsuitarguingthatFacebook’suseofitsfacialrecognitiontechviolatesIllinoislawwillgoahead

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永利网娱乐:The Hemsley effect: why we fall for celebrity food advice

SMeddle/ITV/REX/ShutterstockByitsverynature

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Austrian train tragedy

ByMickHamerThe“chimneyeffect”wasthemainreasonwhythefirespreadsorapidlyandfiercelyinSaturday’sAustrianskitraintragedy.Atleast159peopleareknowntohavediedinthetraintunnel.Thefunicularrailwaynormallytakes

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A flower rooted in the past

THEwaterlilyisnotonlyoneofthemostbeautifulflowersintheworld,

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First global Mercury map shows its hills and valleys in detail

NASA/U.S.GeologicalSurvey/ArizonaStateUniversity/CarnegieInstitutionofWashington/JohnsHopkinsUniversityAppliedPhysicsLaboratoryByLisaGrossmanTheinnermostplanetisreadyforitsclose-up.TheteambehindNASA’s

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Dead cert

AparticleacceleratorhasjoinedalegalbattleinFloridabyshowingthatthecontentsofacremationurnaren’thumanashes.Inthedisputeovertheremains

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Game of bones: first Europeans' shifting fortunes found in DNA

MartinFrouzandJiříSvobodaAproudlineagewithahistorystretchingbackthousandsofyearsissweptasidebynewcomersfromthesouth-east–onlytorisetodominanceoncemore15

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Pump up the volume

ByBarryFoxFIFTYmillionhomesworldwidenowownhugeTVsetsthatcanthumpoutboomingcinema-likesoundfromsurround-soundloudspeakers.Butbecausetheracketannoystheneighbours

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永利网娱乐:Hunter killers

ByAlisonMotlukGENETICALLYengineeredstemcellscanhuntdownandkillcancerousbraincells

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Don't sweat

IT’Sthebacteriainhumansweatthatattractbloodsuckingmosquitoes

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Servers in space

ByEugenieSamuelSecureinternetserversblastedoffintospaceforthefirsttimeonThursdaywithamissiontogetasbeatupaspossible.Ifthespecially-toughenedchipssurvive

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Work stress linked to pre-eclampsia

ByEmmaYoungWomenwhoworkduringpregnancyarealmostfivetimesmorelikelytodeveloppre-eclampsia–apotentiallylife-threateningcondition.JohnHigginsandcolleaguesatUniversityCollegeCorkmonitoredthebloodpressureo

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Chemical matching of bullets fatally flawed

ByRobinMejiaandIanSampleMichaelBehnisservingaprisonsentenceintheUSforamurderhemaintainshedidnotcommit.In1997

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Boy takes swing at US patents

ByJeffHechtAfive-year-oldkidfromMinnesotahaspatentedawayofswingingonachild’sswing.TheUSPatentOfficeissuedpatent6

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Space station "railroad" problem solved

ByWillKnightNASAengineershaveidentifiedthetechnicalglitchthatupsetthefirsttestoftheInternationalSpaceStation’smobiletransporter.DuringMonday’stest

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Star wars could make space unusable

ByJeffHechtSpace-basedmissiledefencescouldresultinswarmsofdangerousdebristhatmakelow-Earthorbitspermanentlyunusable

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Controversial copyright clause abandoned

ByWillKnightTheInstituteofElectricalandElectronicsEngineers(IEEE)

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Hong Kong chicken flu slaughter "failed"

ByEmmaYoungGenetictestsonthelateststrainofavianflutohitHongKongshowitisbasedonthestrainthatcausedadevastatingoutbreakin2001.Thisshowsthatlastyear’sattempttoeradicatethevirusbyslaughteringtheentirechic

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Supercomputer smashes world speed record

ByWillKnightAJapanesesupercomputerhasrecordedthefastest“floatingpoint”calculationspeedofanycomputerontheplanet.ThefeatisreportedinthelatesteditionoftheLinpackreport

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Bio-prospecting guidelines finally agreed

ByFredPearceLeadingenvironmentalistshavecondemnedadealreachedonWednesdaytoallowpoorcountriestomakemoneyfromdrugsandothernewproductssynthesisedfromtheirindigenousplants.Onecalleditaplan“toprivatisetheg

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California condor chick hatches

ByMattKaplanForthefirsttimein18years

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Virtual-reality body suit planned for pilots

ByIanSampleEarthboundpilotswhoflyremote-controlledaircraftsuchastheUSPredatorsrovingAfghanistancouldonedaydonavirtual-realitybodysuittogetabetterfeelforhowtheiraircraftisflying.Unliketoday’spilots

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永利网娱乐:Retinal cell implants improve Parkinson's

ByEmmaYoungImplantingretinalcellsintothebrainsofpeoplewithadvancedParkinson’sdiseasecanimprovemotorfunctionbyalmostahalf

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Fear over camelpox as bioweapon

ByAndyCoghlanandDeboraMackenzieThevirusthatcausescamelpoxisanevencloserrelativeofthesmallpoxvirusthanscientistsbelieved.Thisheightensfearsaboutitspotentialrisks

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Mattress bugs may link to cot deaths

ByAndyCoghlanBabyvomitsoakingintofoammattressesmighthelpexplainsomecotdeaths.Bacterialinkedtosuddeninfantdeathsyndrome(SIDS)seemtothriveinvomit-soakedpolyurethanefoam

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Let battle commence

ByDuncanGraham-RoweROBOTWARSareabouttostartinearnest.ButforgettheTVshowanditsremote-controlledchainsaws.Thisbattleisoverwhogetstocontrolthesoftwarethatdrivesreal

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Single mums raise better broods

ByHelenPhillipsSinglemumsarebetteratraisingtheirkidsthantwoparents–atleastinthebirdworld.Motherzebrafincheshavetoworkharderandraisefewerchicksontheirown

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New radiation detector is very cool

ByWillKnightAportablenewradiationdetectorcouldprovideamuchbetterwayofmonitoringpollutionanddetectingso-called“dirty”nuclearweapons

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Top climate scientist ousted

ByFredPearceRobertWatson

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First diagnosis of dinosaur arthritis shows it lived in pain

AllenCreative/SteveAllen/AlamyByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationAdinosaurhasbeendiagnosedwithseverearthritis70millionyearsafteritsdeath.Scientistsbelievethehadrosaur

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Gene therapy causes cancer in mice

ByAndyCoghlanMicestruckdownbyleukaemiahavebecomethefirstanimalstodiefromcancerasadirectresultoffaultygenetherapy.Genetherapypioneershavealwaysacknowledgedthatthevirusesusedtoshuttlecurativegenesintopa

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Cough syrup sales might reveal anthrax outbreak

ByDeboraMacKenzieMonitoringthesalesofcommondrugslikeaspirinorcoughsyrupmighttellauthoritieswhenananthraxattackisinprogress

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Thousands of Inca mummies uncovered

ByEmmaYoungMorethan2

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永利网娱乐:Flood disaster threatens Himalayas

ByFredPearceMorethan40lakesintheHimalayascouldbursttheirbanksatanytimeandfloodcommunitiesupto100kilometresdownstream

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Smoking parents produce fewer boys

ByJamesRandersonParentswhosmokeproducefewerboys

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ISS "railroad" may need software fix

ByWillKnightTheInternationalSpaceStation’snewmobiletransporterfrozeduringitsfirsttest400kmabovetheEarth’ssurfaceat1350GMTonMonday.NASAhopesasoftwarerepairshouldremedytheproblem.Thetransportershouldhav

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Brazil aims to clone endangered animals

ByAndyCoghlanConservationistsinBrazilarepoisedtotrycloningeightanimalsthatareunderpressure

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