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Artificial cloud created at the edge of space

ByRachelCourtlandUpdateon23September:ThedustreleasedintheCAREexperimentscatteredsunlight

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Visions of data

ByTomSimoniteAsnewwaysofanalysingtheworldaroundusaredeveloped

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'Night-shining' clouds seen from Earth and space

Noctilucentcloudsfloatmuchhigherthanotherclouds

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Minimally conscious patients can learn

ByJessicaHamzelouAmereglimmerofconsciousnessisallthat’srequiredtolearnsomethingnew.ExperimentsinspiredbyRussianpsychologistIvanPavlovhaverevealedthatsomepeoplewhoare“minimallyconscious”canlearntoassoc

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Bashed your head? You needed a stiff drink

ByAndyCoghlanCrazyasitsounds

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Rare meteorite found by 'fireball' observatory

ByHazelMuir(Image:DesertFireballNetwork

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Follow the roads if you want to look for America

ByJessicaGriggs(Image:BenFry)(Image:BenFry)(Image:USGS)TheroadnetworkoftheUSisoneofthelargesthuman-madeconstructionsonEarth.The4millionmappedroadstakeupabout1percentofthenation’slandarea–abou

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Wind, not water, may explain Red Planet's hue

ByKerThan(Image:NASA/ESA/HubbleTeam)Mars’sdistinctiveredhuemaybetheresultofthousandsofyearsofwind-bornesandparticlescollidingwithoneanother–andnotrust

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Photo finish for the $1m movie prediction prize

ByColinBarrasNetflixhasawardeda$1millionbountytoaninternationalteamofmathematiciansandcomputerscientistsknownasBellKor’sPragmaticChaos.TheprizeisforimprovingthealgorithmNetflixusestorecommendmoviestou

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Wild text messages from the mean rivers of New York

ByCatherineBrahic

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Drug-electricity combo makes paralysed rats sprint

BySanjidaO'ConnellVideo:ParalysedratRatswithseveredspinalcordsandnofeelingintheirhindlimbscanwalk

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Probe gets clearest glimpse yet of cosmic dawn

ByDavidShiga(Image:ESA/LFI/HFIConsortia/AxelMellinger)ThePlanckspacecrafthasobtaineditsfirstpeekattheafterglowofthebigbang

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Raptorex – a prototype T. rex

ByEwenCallawayLongbeforeTyrannosaurusrexruledtheplanet

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Mutant mice living the dieter's dream

ByJessicaHamzelouIt’sadieter’sdream:imaginethatyourappetitesimplyreduced

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Today on New Scientist: 18 September 2009

Thisisadigestofthestoriespostedtonewscientist.comfrom6pmyesterdayuntil6pmtoday.We’rerunningitasanexperiment.Didyoufindituseful?Doyouhavesuggestionsabouthowwecanmakeitbetter?Letusknow.Youcannowsubs

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Innovation: Classic computers on the danger list

ByTomSimoniteInnovationisourregularcolumnthathighlightsemergingtechnologicaltrendsandwheretheymayleadSeeourgalleryofvintagecomputersfrommuseumsfeaturedinthisarticleLastweekWITCH

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Climate myths: Any cooling disproves global warming

ByMichaelLePageInfact

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Brain science to help teachers get into kids' heads

ByNoraSchultzinBerlinNEUROSCIENCEcoulddoforschoolswhatbiomedicalresearchhasdoneforhealthcare.That’stheconclusionoftheDecadeoftheMind(DOM)symposiumlastweekinBerlin

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Today on New Scientist: 16 September 2009

Thisisadigestofthestoriespostedtonewscientist.comfrom6pmyesterdayuntil6pmtoday.We’rerunningitasanexperiment.Didyoufindituseful?Doyouhavesuggestionsabouthowwecanmakeitbetter?Letusknow.Youcannows

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March of the outdated machines

Sincethefirstdigitalelectroniccomputerswerebuiltinthe1940stheirdescendantshavehelpedchangetheworld.Theseexhibitsfromthreemuseumsattemptingtokeepthestoryofcomputerspastalivesummarisetheadvancesmade.See

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Super-dense data stores cool down

ByColinBarrasEngineersinKoreahavecreatedamaterialthatcouldallowsuper-dense“millipede”-styledatastoragesystemstoworkatroomtemperature.Thediscoverybringsthetechnologyclosertocommercialreality–goodnewsfo

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Break promises if you like but treat your workers well

ByPeterAldhousPromisesaremadetobebroken–especiallyifyou’retheboss.Workersdon’tcaresomuchaboutwhethertheiremployersdeliveronspecificpromises

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Killer fungus breaks chemical stalemate

ByDeboraMacKenzieAkillerfungusmaybreakthechemicalstalematethatishamperinganti-malariaefforts.Mosquitoesthatcarrymalariaarebecomingincreasinglyresistanttoinsecticides.Intheory

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Moon is coldest known place in the solar system

ByMacGregorCampbellVideo:Mappingthemoon(Image:NASA)PoorPluto.Firstitgetskickedoutoftheplanetclub

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Video games need a more diverse cast of characters

ByPaulMarksYoumightnotbesurprisedtohearthatthedemographicsofvideo-gamecharactersdon’tquitematchupwiththoseofrealpopulations.Butthefirst“virtualcensus”ofthehumancharactersthatinhabitUSvideogamesexposes

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Wired Californian forests to guide response to climate

ByPeterAldhousinMendocinocounty

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Stem cell therapy wasn't unfair help for baseball star

ByFerrisJabrEditorial:“TherealproblemofBartoloColón’sstemcelltherapy“BARTOLOCOLÓN

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New super-dense forms of carbon outshine diamond

WECANallonlydreamofowningrocksmadeofthese.Simulationshaverevealedthreestableformsofpurecarbonthatwouldsparklemorethandiamondifsynthesised.Carbonatomscanbecombinedindifferentconfigurationswithwidelyvar

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China starts building world's biggest radio telescope

ByAnilAnanthaswamyTHElargestandmostfamousradiotelescopeintheworld–theAreciboObservatoryinPuertoRico–isabouttobeupstaged.InaremotepartofGuizhouprovinceinsouthernChina

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Tevatron's mystery signal grows stronger with more data

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Proteins protect against heart attack

PILLSthatkeepthebody’srepairsystemonconstantalertcouldlimitdamagefromheartattacks.PaulRileyatUniversityCollegeLondonandcolleaguesidentifiedarichsourceofdormantstemcellsintheepicardium

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Mouse virus doesn't cause chronic fatigue syndrome

ARETROVIRUSfoundinthebloodofpeoplewithchronicfatiguesyndromeprobablycamefromcontamination

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Unicycle robot keeps its balance while standing still

ByKurtKleinerASANYunicyclistknows

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$6 billion needed to save 7.4 million people with HIV

BYDRASTICALLYacceleratingtheavailabilityofantiretroviraldrugs

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Heaviest elements yet join periodic table

ByDavidShigaTHEperiodictablehasputonweight.Itsnewestmembers

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Fukushima fallout greater than thought

THREEmonthson

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Nano-foam could plug underground CO2 leaks

BURYINGcarbondioxidedeepundergroundisanattractivesolutiontoclimatechange

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Software simulator tracks undersea noise pollution

BySujataGuptaIT’Sgettingnoisybeneaththewaves.StudiesofftheCaliforniacoasthaveshownthatlow-frequencynoisehasdoubledeverydecadesince1960.Thishuman-madenoisecouldbehavingadevastatingeffectonunderwaterlif

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Meet the league of extraordinary supernovae

ByMaggieMcKeeSOMEofthebrightestandstrangestobjectstogracetheskiesinrecentyearsaremembersofanewclassofsupernovae.Justhowtheyareformedremainsamystery

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Fluorescent fish glows to show feminising chemicals up

FORpeopleworriedaboutthefeminisingeffectofoestrogen-likechemicalsinthewaterthereisnowamodern-dayequivalentofthecanaryinthecoalmine:ageneticallymodifiedfishinabowl.Malefishexposedtooestrogenhavedelay

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Climate squeeze could wipe out vital crops

THISweektheclimatechangespotlightofdoomfallsonfarmers,

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Drug-loaded brain electrode could prevent seizures

ByFerrisJabrTalkaboutintelligentdesign:anewpolymer-coveredelectrodehasthepotentialtomonitoranddeliverdrugstoout-of-syncbraincells.Iftrialsinanimalsaresuccessful

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One Per Cent

RocketflieshighonthecheapArocketbuiltbyagroupofDanishspaceenthusiastsreachedanaltitudeof2kilometresonitsmaidenflightlastweekfromitsbaseintheBalticSea.Builtforaround£42

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Meet the league of extraordinary supernovae

ByMaggieMcKeeSomeofthebrightestandstrangestobjectstogracetheskiesinrecentyearsaremembersofanewclassofsupernovae.Justhowtheyareformedremainsamystery

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New super-dense forms of carbon outshine diamond

ByMacGregorCampbellWecanallonlydreamofowningrocksmadeofthese.Simulationshaverevealedthreestableformsofpurecarbonthatwouldsparklemorethandiamondifsynthesised.Carbonatomscanbecombinedindifferentconfigur

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Hybrid cars give flywheels a spin

ByDuncanGraham-RoweTHEnextgenerationofhybridcarscouldgetaboostfromanoldtechnology–thehumbleflywheel.Byreplacingheftybatteriesinhybridelectricvehicleswithalightweightflywheelthatusesanovelformofmagneti

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Skin cancer treatment: Biggest breakthrough in 30 years

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'Sustainable' timber is not always what it seems

ByFredPearceMOSTproductssourcedfromtropicaltimberdestroytheforest–andasustainabilitylogomaynotbeareliableguidetoyourgreenconscience.Whileareportthisweekcelebratesa50percentincreaseintheareaoftropicalf

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Erase entangled memory to cool a computer

ByAnilAnanthaswamyIMAGINEcoolingasupercomputernotwithfansorfreezers

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Cellphones are 'possibly' carcinogenic

UH-OH

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