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Crews race to fix California dam before more rain falls

ElijahNouvelage/GettyByChelseaWhyteCatastrophicfailuresatadaminCaliforniacombinedwithheavywinterstormshaveforcedhundredsofthousandstofleetheirhomes.Althoughthelevelofthedam’slakeisfallingfast

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It just gets better

ISTHEREanythingthatstatinscan’tdo?Wealreadyknowthatbyspongingcholesteroloutofthebloodstreamthesedrugscanalleviateheartdiseaseanddiabetes

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Human genome editing shouldn’t be used for enhancement – yet

EllaMaruStudio/SPLByJessicaHamzelouWhilegeneeditingisalreadysavinglives

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Soundbites

“Yes

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The shocking use of police stun guns

ByPaulMarksAYOUNGwomanscreamsinpainandfallsfromtheopendoorofherSUVontothetarmac.Secondsearlier

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The Mars paradox: Why we still don't understand water on Mars

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ.ofArizonaSOMETHINGdoesn’taddup.Marshasicecaps

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Lemur named after Monty Python star

ITDOESnothaveaparticularlysillywalk

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Junk food tax and veg subsidies could add 500,000 years of life

JasonFreeman/AlamyStockPhotoByAliceKleininSydneyTaxingjunkfoodandsubsidisinghealthieroptionscouldsaveAustraliabillionsofdollarsbypreventingpeoplefromgettingsick.Astudythatlookedatconsumerhabitsfindsth

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Gizmo

Weareusedtogettingcomputerstodoourdonkeyworkforus

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Dormouse might be first tree-climbing mammal shown to echolocate

AleksandraA.PanyutinaBySandrineCeurstemontArarerodentisn’tjustblindasabat:itmaynavigatelikeonetoo.Thetree-climbingVietnamesepygmydormouseseemstomakeultrasoniccallstoguideitsmotion.Ifthat’sconfirmed

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Mega-icebergs may drive penguin evolution

IT’Stoughbeingapenguin.Youwaddlehundredsofkilometrestoreachyourfeedinggrounds

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UK gearing up for nuclear revival

INAclearsignthattheUKisgearinguptobuildmorenuclearpowerstations

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Emergency clause lets European countries beat bee pesticide ban

AndrewWinning/ReutersByAislingIrwinPesticidesthathavebeenbannedinEuropeforthepastthreeyearshavestillbeendeployedmorethan60timesaroundthecontinentduringthisperiod

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永利网娱乐:How to build better sex robots: stop making them look human

ZackaryCanepari/PanosPicturesIT’Stoolateforthisyear

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Television adverts for antidepressants cause anxiety

ADVERTSthatclaimdepressioniscausedbyachemicalimbalance

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UK wind power takes a battering

ByRowanHooperWINDpowerenthusiastshavebeenalittleflusteredthisweek.AnenergyanalysthasclaimedthattheUKgovernment’splanstoderiveafifthofthenation’senergyfromrenewablesourcesby2020arenotfeasible.Themajori

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Caterpillars keep volcanic slopes bare

ANINFESTATIONofveryhungrycaterpillarsisholdingbacktherevegetationoflanddestroyedbytheeruptionofMountStHelensinWashingtonstate25yearsago.Caterpillarsofgelechiidmoths

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永利网娱乐:Is home test for HIV a good idea?

ByStuHutsonIMAGINEiftestingforHIVwasassimpleasapregnancysticktest.Aquickswabofyourgums

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Metabolic switch may bring on chronic fatigue syndrome

plainpicture/Caiaimages/PaulBradburyByAndyCoghlanIt’sasifaswitchhasbeenflicked.Evidenceismountingthatchronicfatiguesyndrome(CFS)iscausedbythebodyswappingtolessefficientwaysofgeneratingenergy.Alsoknown

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Sex and dentistry: I made a fellatio prosthetic for my mouth

Kuang-YiKuByFrankSwainTomyright

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Japanese asteroid probe fails dress rehearsal

IFPRACTICEmakesperfect

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Mild heart defect may cause migraine with aura

MIGRAINESaccompaniedbyvisualdisturbancescouldpointtoamildheartdefect.MarkusSchwerzmannandhiscolleaguesattheUniversityInselspitalHospitalinBern

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Female shark learns to reproduce without males after years alone

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Churchill's lost essay on alien worlds has a message for us all

GeorgeSkadding/GettyAnewlyunearthedessayhasopenedafreshwindowonthecuriosityoftheloquacious

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Universes that spawn 'cosmic brains' should go on the scrapheap

FrédéricLecloux/AgenceVU/CamerapressByAnilAnanthaswamyTRUSTyoursenses.Anytheorythatletsbizarrebrainsrandomlypopintoexistencecan’tbeavaliddescriptionoftheuniverse.Thatmightseemobvious

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Mars's top camera suffers worrying glitch

ByDamianCarringtonThemostpowerfulcameraeversenttoMarshasdevelopedaworryingglitch

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Space station's hull to heave with spare parts

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA)TheoutsideoftheInternationalSpaceStationmaysoonlooklikedad’sclutteredgarage

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Walkers take artificial ankle in their stride

ByTomSimonite(Image:Elsevier/UniversityofMichigan)Patientswithneuromuscularproblemsandspinalinjuriescouldbenefitfromusingroboticjoints

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Saturn moon 'sandblasts' its neighbours white

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)ParticlesspewedfromSaturn’smoonEnceladusaresandblastingneighbouringmoons

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永利网娱乐:NASA reviews its astronaut screening process

ByKellyYoungNASAisreviewingitspsychologicalscreeningprocessforastronauts

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Fat-fighting pill gains approval in US

ByNewScientistandReutersThefirstover-the-counterweight-losspillwonapprovalfromUShealthofficialsonWednesday

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Slowed-down light stores data for longer

ByAmarendraSwarupLight

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How green is my country?

Low-carbontechnologiesarenowwidelyseenaskeytomitigatingtheeffectsofclimatechange.Tokeepaneyeonprogressinthisarea

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Report slams NASA's neglect of small missions

ByDavidShigaNASAisfacingafour-year-long“launchdesert”ofnonewastronomymissionsbecauseofskewedpriorities

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Software patch could improve car engine efficiency

ByNewScientistTechandReutersManymoderncarscouldreducefuelconsumptionby2.6%simplybyuploadingnewsoftwaretotheengine’scomputer

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Brain scans reveal intentions of calculating minds

ByRoxanneKhamsi(Image:BernsteinCentreforComputationalNeuroscience)Brainscansthatcanreadaperson’ssecretintentionsevenbeforetheyacthavebeendemonstratedbyresearchers.Inarecentstudy

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What are the major obstacles for sustainable energy?

ByCatherineBrahicWhatarethemajorobstaclesthatliebetweenourfossil-fuelguzzlingpresentandafuturedominatedbyrenewableandsustainableformsofenergy?Inadequatewaysofstoringsolarenergy

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$25 million prize for greenhouse gas removal

ByCatherineBrahic

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60 Seconds

AnotherlibrarygoesonlineGoogle’sbook-scanningprojecthasaddedaprincelyfeathertoitscap.PrincetonUniversityistoopenup1millionofitsbooks

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Astronauts set records on third spacewalk

ByNewScientistSpaceandReuters(Image:NASATV)TwoastronautstookawalkinspacefromtheInternationalSpaceStationonThursdaytopackupblanketsandcoversnolongerneededtokeepgearwarm.Itwasthethirdspacewalkinnine

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Kyoto Protocol 'loophole' has cost $6 billion

ByNewScientistEnvironmentandReutersAloopholeinanimportantpartoftheKyotoProtocolhascostnearly$6billion

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Green crimes deserve minimum jail terms, says Europe

ByNewScientistEnvironmentandReutersTheEuropeanCommissionwantstopunishthemostseriouscrimesagainsttheenvironmentwithminimumjailtermsoffiveto10yearsandfinesofupto€1.5million($1.9million)

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Major attack hits internet's 'root' servers

ByNewScientistTechandAFPTheworstattackontheinternet’sinfrastructureinyearsslowedtrafficusinginfected“zombies”computersonTuesday.Theattackinvolveddelugingtheinternet’scentraldomainnamesystem(DNS)server

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Milky Way's black hole the ultimate particle accelerator

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/CXC/MIT/FKBaganoffetal)Ourgalaxy’ssupermassiveblackholeisresponsibleforthemysteriousgamma-rayemissionfromthegalacticcentre

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永利网娱乐:Autism-spectrum disorder reversed in mice

ByRoxanneKhamsiThesymptomsofRettsyndrome–ageneticdisorderthatcausesmentalretardationandimpairsmovement–havebeenfullyreversedinamousemodelofthedisease

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Mini helicopter masters insect navigation trick

ByDuncanGraham-Rowe(Image:HubertRaguet)Aminiaturerobotichelicopterhasrevealedasimpleyeteffectivevisualtrickthatletsinsectsflysoadeptlywithoutsophisticatedavionics.Besidesexplaininghowinsectszoomarou

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Keep Earth cool with Moon dust

ByDesperatetimescallfordesperatemeasures.WhynottackleglobalwarmingwithagiantdustcloudpositionedinspacetoblockouttheSun?TheSunshield–madefromdustminedfromtheMoon–isthebrainchildofCurtisStruckatIowaS

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Endangered primates harbour fewer parasites

ByAriaPearsonPrimatesthreatenedwithextinctionharbourfewerparasitesthantheirnon-threatenedcounterparts

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Bubble-powered 'computer' may improve chemical testing

ByKurtKleinerAcomputerthatcarriesoutcalculationsusingtinybubblesinsteadofelectricityhasbeendevelopedbyUSresearchers.The“microfluidic”computerperformscalculationbysqueezingbubblesthroughtinychannelsetc

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Six steps to a stress-free career

ByAlisonMotlukNewScientistrevealshowtokeepyourhairandditchyourhighbloodpressurewithoutemigratingtoaPacificisland.ThisfeatureisapartoftheNewScientistCareersGuide2007

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Softening surfaces stops liquids from splashing when they hit

MarkusReugels/GettyByMarcusWooSometimes

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