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Netropolitan – Hurricane Felix

HURRICANEFelix’sdestructivetouroftheAmericanseaboardonceagaingivestheNetachancetoproveitselfasagreatsourceofinformationforthoseunluckyenoughtobeinthepathofdisaster.Anxiousnetizenswantingtofindoutwheth

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Vaccine blunts parasite's deadly edge

ByAbiBergerIFyouwanttostoppeoplecatchinganinfection

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Neutrons crack aircraft fatigue

ByDavidSparksLIGHTER

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Junk food leads condor astray

ByBobHolmesAYOUNGCaliforniacondor–oneofonlysixlivinginthewild–isbackincaptivityafterbiologistsfounditeatingpopcornandhotdogsinacampsitelastweek.Thecondor’sjunk-foodbingeisthefirstsetbackinanotherwisep

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Netropolitan – Replies

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Milk protein may help beat cancer

ByAbiBergerBREAST-FEEDINGisgoodforbabiesandprotectsthemfrominfections.ButnowscientistsinSwedenhaveunexpectedlydiscoveredthathumanmilkalsohasananti-cancereffect.AndersHåkanssonandhiscolleaguesatLundUni

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Innocent pesticides

ONEoftheworld’slongest-runningexperimentshasshownthatrepeateddosesofpesticidesdonotdamagethesoil.Havingappliedfivecommonpesticidestoexperimentalplotsoflandforthepasttwodecades

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Enigma: No. 837

ByKeithAustinThequickbrown…Wearrangethe26lettersofthealphabetinarowasfollows:THEQUICKBROWNFXJMPDVLAZYGS(*)Nowtakeanyletter

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Lose your shirt in the cybercasino

ByMarkWardONCEtheriskiestthingabouttheInternetwasyoure-maillosingitsway.Butsoonitwillbepossibletoloseyourshirt–bygamblingontheWorldWideWeb.Whenitopensforbusinessnextyear

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Counterfeiters cash in on reject chips

ByBarryFoxNEC

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Liver Alert

ALLEuropeanswhohavehadbloodtransfusionssince1990shouldbeofferedteststoseewhethertheycarrythevirusthatcauseshepatitisC

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Virtual squeeze

SHOPPINGontheInternetwillhaveadisastrouseffectonAmericancitiesandstates

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Tumble fryer

ByBarryFoxAFTERtwentyyearsofresearch

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Seeing is believing for Asia's rice farmers

ByDeboraMackenzieVIETNAMESEfarmershavehalvedtheamountofpesticidetheyuseontheirricefieldsafterexperimentingtofindoutiftheyreallyneededthechemicals.AgriculturalexpertsfromeightAsiancountrieswillmeetatth

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Talking heads fall foul of multimedia patent

ByMarkWardSCHOOL-LEAVERSintheUScanplantheirfuturecareerswithmultimediatrainingsoftwarecalledCreateYourDreamJob.Inthetopleft-handcornerofthescreenatalkingheadguidesthemthroughthealternatives.Itisfun

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Malaria vaccine fails to impress

ByAbiBergerDISAPPOINTINGresultsfromTheGambiamaydrivethefinalnailinthecoffinofthecontroversialColombianmalariavaccineSPf66.TheresearcherswhocarriedoutthefirstAfricantrialofthisvaccineinbabiessaySPf66gi

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Hepatitis B pill shows promise

THEworld’sfirstpilltotreathepatitisBhasshowngreatpromiseinearlytests

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Tough bones are sound as a bell

ByJonathanBeardPOTTERSandmetalworkershaveknownforthousandsofyearsthataperfectobjectwillringwhentapped

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Mexican rabies crosses the border

ByVincentKiernanTHEgrowingpopularityofcoyotehuntingthreatenstounleashanepidemicofrabiesintheUS.AccordingtotheCentersforDiseaseControlinAtlanta

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Oaks favour far-flung fathers

ByBobHolmesANintimateglimpseintothematinghabitsofoaktreeshasrevealedmanylong-distanceliaisonsandpossiblyatastefortheunusual.Farawayfatherssireasurprisinglylargeshareofburoakacorns

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Netropolitan – Disasters

WEALLknowthehorridfascinationthatdisastersholdformostofus.Thoseofyouwithvoyeuristictendenciescannowvisithttp://www.disaster.net/index.html

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Sinking feeling

OSPREY

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Gorillas killed

TWOmountaingorillaswerekilledthismonthinVirungaNationalParkinZaire

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Lost city photographed from space

FORmorethan3000yearsthelostcityofUbarwasatthecentreoftheworld’stradeinfrankincense.Thecity

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Iron clue to cancer from nitrates

ByDavidBradleyWHYshouldnitrosaminescausecancer?Americanchemistshavediscoveredhowthesenormallyinertorganiccompoundscouldbeactivatedinthebodytoexerttheircarcinogeniceffects.Nitrosaminesarefoundincigare

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Australasian : John Hellstrom ...downloaded

THEsamplesoflimestoneNewZealanderJohnHellstromneedsforhisresearchworkdonotcomeeasily.Theyhavebeencollectedfromtwocavesmorethan200metresbelowMountArthurnearNelsonontheSouthIslandofNewZealand.Hellstrom

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Technology : Timed to put a stop to video's nasty surprises

ByBarryFoxMODERNvideorecordersusuallycarrythemysteriouslabel“PDC”.ThenamestandsforProgrammeDeliveryControl

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scan : islands of plenty

SOUTHAustraliahasmorethan150islands

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Technology : Double pull keeps satellites in their place

ByMarkWardGRAVITYislikeatrafficcop.ItkeepssatellitescirclingtheplanetinprescribedorbitsandpunishesthosethatstraywithafieryplungetoEarth.Now

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scan : cool fish

WHENAustralianmarinelifeisdiscussed

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scan : on the rocks

HOWwilltheAustralianlandmasschangeoverthenext200millionyears?Howhasitevolvedoverthepast600millionyears?TheanswersaredisplayedinanimatedandgraphicforminapackcontainingtwoCD-ROMscalledTheGeologyof

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Made in Taiwan

SOUTHKoreaistryingtoblockmovesbyTaiwantoshipupto200000barrelsoflow-levelnuclearwastetoNorthKorea.Thedealcouldnettheimpoverishedcommunistnationmorethan$250million.TheSeoulgovernmentsaysitsnorthernneigh

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Environment body goes to pieces

ByFredPearcePLANStoputscienceattheheartoftheUnitedNationsEnvironmentProgramme(UNEP)werethrownintodisarraylastweek.TheannualmeetingofitsgoverningcouncilinNairobibrokeupafterafierceargumentwhichsplitthe

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Chernobyl refuses to lay down and die

ByDeboraMacKenzieANAGREEMENTbetweenUkraineandtheWesttoshutdownChernobylandreplaceitwithtwoothernuclearplantswillbethrownintodoubtbyareportwhichsaystheplanisnotcost-effective.ApanelofEuropeanandAmerica

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Gappy families

TOOTHLESSgrinsruninthefamily.ThebacteriumPorphyromonasgingivalis

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Technology : Flags come out for robotic muscles

ByJonathanBeardTWOtinyflagswaggingbackandforthinalaboratoryinTroy

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Vacuum cleaner gets to the roots of asthma

ByPhyllidaBrownPARENTSofasthmasufferersshouldtrywashingtheirchildren’shairwithanantidandruffshampoo.ResearchersinBrazilhavefoundthattheskinflakesonchildren’sscalpsprovideacomfortableandoverlookedrefug

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Disruptive element

APLANtodisposeofplutoniumfromretiredAmericannuclearwarheadsbyusingitasfuelinciviliannuclearreactorshashitasnagbecauseofanobscurechemicalelement.Inapaperobtainedbyanantinuclearpressuregroup

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Modified maize faces widening opposition

ByDeboraMacKenzieBrusselsACONTROVERSIALformofgeneticallyengineeredmaizegrownintheUS

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Science : Mini-planets are worlds apart

ByJeffHechtBostonTHEobjectsthatlurkinthedarkouterreachesoftheSolarSystemaregrowinglargerandmorenumerous.Beforelastyear

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Netropolitan :

JUSToverayearago

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Science : Bad sex gene ruins fruit flies' love lives

ByMegGordonWashingtonDCASVALENTINE’sdaycametoalabinCaliforniathisweek

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Broken ice, but what does it mean?

ByElisabethMealeyAntarcticPeninsulaRIFTSintheLarsenBIceShelf

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Medals for all in the `science Olympics'

ByAlisonMotlukWHICHnationcanclaimtohavethebestrecordforscientificresearch?Italldependsonhowyoumeasureit

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Science : Professionals know the score

ByMickHamerSTRATEGY

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research: in the field : Gloves off

MostanaesthetistsarefailingtotaketherecommendedprecautionsagainstspreadingbloodborneinfectionssuchasHIVandHepatitisBandC

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America joins the hunt for the Higgs

ByVincentKiernanWashingtonDCPARTICLEphysicistsintheUShaveanewspringintheirstep.Inhisbudgetrequestfor1998

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Antibiotic from gut bug keeps killer at bay

ByAndyCoghlanGlennGibsonandhiscolleaguesattheInstituteofFoodResearchinReadingaddedliquidfromacultureofbifidobacteriatoculturesofE.coli.“IfyouhaveaPetridishcontainingE.coli0157:H7

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Netropolitan :

FEBRUARY14thhasnotalwaysbeenahappyday.StValentinecertainlycan’thaveenjoyedhislastone

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Science : Now you see it, now you don't . . .

ByMarkBuchananSUPERMAN’slegendaryX-rayvisionallowedtohimpeerthroughwallsatwill.Buttherestofusmaysoonbeabletoemulatethesuperhero

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A call from Britain, a prize in Australia

THISprizewinningcomputerimageofthebutterflyeffectwasassembledbytwophysicistsattheAustralianNationalUniversityinCanberra.TheimagewonBruceHenryandMurrayBatchelorfirstprizeintheBeautyofPhysicsexhibitionr

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