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Electronic circuits created in a flash

ByDavidCohenAmaterialthatturnsintoanelectricalconductorattheflashofalighthasbeendevelopedbyJapaneseresearchers.Circuitscouldbecreatedonthematerialusingastencil

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Caretaker robot will keep terrorists at bay

ByEugenieSamuelHOWCANatrundlingrobotarmedwithabatterychargerhelptofightbioterrorism?Simple.Itwillwheelaboutkeepingnetworksofanthraxsensorsfullycharged

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Mass human sacrifice unearthed in Peru

ByEmmaYoungTheancientsacrificedremainsof200fishermenhavebeenexcavatedfromabeachinPeru.Archaeologistsbelievetheywerekneeling

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Malaria's deadly secrets laid bare

ByEmmaYoungThecompletegeneticcodesofthemostdeadlymalariaparasiteandthemosquitothatcarriesithavebeenrevealed.Researcherssaythis“extraordinarymomentinthehistoryofscience”willleadtonewdrugsandvaccinestot

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Bedbugs bite back

ByAndyCoghlanWHENyoupickupaterrificdealatasecond-handsale

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A foolproof way to spot quark stars

ByJeffHechtSEARCHINGspaceforexoticstarsmadeentirelyoffreequarksisatrickytask

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Cosmic crash of speeding jets tracked

ByStuartClarkAcosmictrafficaccidentthatcouldprovidecluesabouthowthelargestsingleobjectsintheUniverseareformedhasbeenobservedbyastronomers.Thesecolossalobjectsaregiganticcloudsofparticlesthatstraddleso

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Quantum cryptography takes to the skies

ByDuncanGraham-RoweQuantumcryptographykeysencodedinphotonsoflighthavebeentransmittedmorethan23kilometresthroughair

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Blood pressure drugs "slow ageing"

ByRachelNowak

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BugBear computer virus rolls on

ByDavidCohenThecomputervirusBugBear

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Amorous ostriches scoop Ig Nobel prize

ByJeffHechtAninvestigationintowhyamorousUKostricheswerefailingtobreedisjustoneofthewinnersofthe2002IgNobelPrizes.Theannualawardsforachievementsthat“cannotorshouldnotbereproduced”werepresentedatHarvard

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Asteroid follows Earth around orbit

ByWillKnightAstronomershavediscovereda100-metreasteroidthatfollowstheEarth’spatharoundtheSuninareversible“horseshoe”orbit.ItisthefirstobjectfoundtobecloselyfollowingEarth’sorbit

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Fatal seal epidemic burns out

ByJamesRandersonThedeadlysealvirusthathassweptthroughNorthSeaharboursealpopulationsthissummerhasnowkilledover18

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Marriage makes both sexes happy

ByPeterHadfield

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Robots to the rescue

ByDuncanGraham-RoweAROBOTICemergencyresponseteamhasbeensetupfollowingsuccessfulrobotsearchoperationsinthewreckageoftheWorldTradeCenterinSeptember2001.TherobotsandtheirhumanhandlersatthenewCenterforRob

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Warplane system 'could stop mid-air explosions'

ByKurtKleinerAirlinesarefacingfreshcallsfortheiraircraft’sfueltankstobefittedwithexplosion-preventionsystemslikethoseonmilitaryplanes.ThisfollowsawarningfromBoeingthat3200ofitsplanesmayhavefaultyfuelp

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World's funniest joke revealed

ByEmmaYoungAyear-longonlinesearchfortheworld’sfunniestjokeisover.Thewinningrib-tickleremergedfromtwomillionratingsof40

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With this DNA, I thee wed

ByBarryFoxItsoundssosimple

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Hurricane Lili closes shuttle Mission Control

ByDavidCohenTheapproachofHurricaneLilihaspostponedthealreadymuchdelayedlaunchofthespaceshuttleAtlantisuntilMondayattheearliest.TheoriginallaunchdatewassetforWednesdayafternoon.Unusually

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'Miracle' gene therapy trial halted

ByEmmaYoungA“miracle”genetherapytreatmentforchildrensufferingfromthefatal“bubbleboy”diseasehasbeenhaltedinFrance

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Internet creaks after huge network crash

ByDavidCohenMillionsofpeoplewhouseservicespoweredbyUUNetwereleftwithpoorordeadnetconnectionsonThursdayafterthecompanysufferedahugenetworkfailure.UUNetisownedbythetroubledcommunicationscorporationWorld

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West Nile virus transmitted in breast milk

ByEmmaYoungThediscoveryofWestNilevirusantibodiesinaone-month-oldbabymakesit“verylikely”thattheviruscanbetransmittedthroughbreastmilk

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The case against female circumcision

ByMarinaMurphyWOMENwhoare“circumcised”tendtolosetheirvirginityyounger

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Slam the door on floods

ByBarryFoxBythetimethesandbagshavebeenfilledit’softentoolatetosavehomesfromflooddamage.SoGeraldFairbrotherofSandy

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Space probe kit will fight terrestrial crime

ByDuncanGraham-RoweTechnologyinspiredbyaNASAspaceprobewillsoonbehelpingdetectivessolveguncrimesandmurdercasesfarfaster.Asimplehandhelddevicethatinstantlyconfirmswhetherasuspecthasrecentlyfiredagunmean

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One cartridge fits all

ByBarryFoxTherearetoomanydifferenttypesofink-jetcartridgearound

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Curiosity cures the chimp

WILDchimpanzeesandgorillasstumbledaccidentallyontoawaytotreatstomachbugs.Whenafflictedbystomachpains

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NHS does have the power to give HIV PrEP drug, say judges

JeffChui/APByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationNHSEnglandhaslostitsappealoveraHighCourtrulingthatithasthelegalpowertocommissionPrEP

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Abortion could be made illegal in parts of Trump's America

BillClark/CQRollCall/GettyByClareWilsonAbortionprovisionintheUSwillsooncomeunderattack.President-electDonaldTrumphasgivenmixedmessagesinthepast

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Cutting Edge

GOODVIBRATIONSTicklishexecutivesbeware.Vibratingstudsembeddedincarseatswillsoonbetellingluxurycardriverswhichwaytoturnnext.Theirpurposeistoreducethenumberofdashboarddisplayandaudioalertsthatcandistrac

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We must take the poison out of the 'shaken baby syndrome' debate

WHAT’Sworse:lettingababy-killergofree

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Radical redraft could save Nuclear treaty

IranandBrazilopenlyfloutit

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Hardy's prime problem solved

ByDanaMackenzie“MATHEMATICS

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Spiral pattern helps cacti deal with stress

ByAnilAnanthaswamyTHEspiralpatternsofgrowthseeninmanyplants

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Language centre moves with age

THElanguagecentreofthebrainshiftswithage.Thetextbookviewisthatinmostright-handedpeoplethelanguagecentreislocatedinthelefthemisphere.Butastudyof121volunteersofallagesfoundthatlanguageprocessingbecomesm

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Using egg leftovers could double the number collected in IVF

luismmolina/GettyByJessicaHamzelouCouldthisbeawaytoboostaflaggingreserveofeggs?Atechniquethatusesanegg’sgeneticleftoverscoulddoublethenumberofeggscollectedinIVF.Themethodwouldrequireanotherpersont

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Dither over scope

NASAhaschangeditsmindyetagainabouttheHubbleSpaceTelescope.Earlierthisyear

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Talking 'bout a revolution

ByDeboraMacKenzieARULINGbyaWorldTradeOrganizationpanellastweekmightspellthebeginningoftheendfortheenormoussubsidiesrichcountriespaytheirfarmers.Thatwouldhaveprofoundconsequencesaroundtheworldforagricu

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Food made from natural gas will soon feed farm animals – and us

CalystaByMichaelLePageAllofthefoodyou’veevereatenwasmadewithsunlightcapturedbyplantsjustafewmonthsoryearsbeforeyouateit.Butsomeoftheenergyonyourplatecouldsooncomefromsunlightcapturedbyplantsmillionsof

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Training tomorrow's spinners

ByBarryFoxTennisplayers

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Universal speed limit spells end for Moore's law

ByCharlesChoiFIRSTthebadnewsforgeeks.Computingpowerisfundamentallylimitedbytherateofexpansionoftheuniverse.Thegoodnews

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Viral hijack

ATLEASTonevirusthatinfectspeoplemaybeabletohijackanancientimmunesystemthatevolvedtodefendusagainstviralattacks.WhensnippetsofRNAareaddedtocells

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The psychology that explains how Trump's divisive rhetoric won

MarkMakela/GettyByChrisSimms“Howcouldthishappen?”seemstobethequestiononalmosteveryone’slips.RepublicanDonaldTrumphassurfedhiswaveofdivisiveandraciallychargedrhetoricrightintotheWhiteHouse.LiketheBre

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President Trump’s defence deals may spark a nuclear arms race

JungYeon-Je/GettyByDeboraMacKenzie“Amanyoucanbaitwithatweetisnotamanwecantrustwithnuclearweapons.”Thewordsofhisvanquishedopponent

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Natural selection deals an even hand to the richest and poorest

HOWheavyyouwereatbirthcouldhavebeeninfluencedbythecountryyouwerebornin.Asurveyofbabyweightsin130countrieshasfoundthatwomenintherichestandpoorestcountriesaremorelikelytogivebirthtolargerbabiesthanwomen

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Soundbites

“Gettheambulance

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Splash landing on an oily Titan

TheHuygensprobe

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Body scan fears

BRITISHcitizensfacetheprospectofbeingroutinelyfriskedforhiddenweapons

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You've got mail

ByBarryFoxTheFrenchmultimediacompanyThomsonwantstoexploitcallerID–normallyusedtoidentifythesourceofincomingphonecalls–toflashanalertonaTVscreenwhenyourPCreceivesaninstantmessage(US2004/49545).Software

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A single click generates the list to end all lists

ByCelesteBieverUSINGsearchenginestocompilealist–likethetop50greatestbluesguitaristsbyrecordsales

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Hot spots on neutron stars tracked for first time

ByKellyYoungHotspotsonneutronstarshavebeentrackedforthefirsttime

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