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Hot spots on neutron stars tracked for first time

ByKellyYoungHotspotsonneutronstarshavebeentrackedforthefirsttime

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Stink bomb gas puts mice into suspended animation

ByAndyCoghlanSuspendedanimationhasbeendeliberatelyinducedinaspeciesofmousewhichdoesnotnaturallyhibernate.Itisthefirsttimesuchafeathasbeenachieved

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Self-hypnosis may help hay fever sufferers

ByShaoniBhattacharyaSelf-hypnosiscouldbeusedtoalleviatethesymptomsofhayfeverandpossiblycuttheamountofdrugsneededbysufferers

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Major gene screening trial allays fears

ByRachelNowak

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Hubble's birthday snaps reveal new side to old friends

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:NASA/ESA/Beckwith/STScI/AURA)(Image:NASA/ESA/STScI/AURA)TheHubbleSpaceTelescopeiscelebratingits15thyearinspacewithtwosharp

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Antarctic Peninsula glaciers in major retreat

ByFredPearceResearchers’worstfearsoverthemeltingofAntarcticahavebeenrealised.ThefirstcomprehensivesurveyofglaciersontheAntarcticPeninsulashowsawidespreadretreatthatinvestigatorsfromtheBritishAntarctic

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Autonomous rendezvous in space becomes hit and run

ByKellyYoungNASA’sDARTspacecraftmayhaveaccidentallyhitthesatellitethatitwasmerelysupposedtoapproachon16April.Buttheagencysaysneithercraftwasdamaged.DART(DemonstrationofAutonomousRendezvousTechnology)w

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Desktop nuclear fusion demonstrated

ByJustinMullinsAnastonishinglysimpledemonstrationofnuclearfusioninatabletopdevicehasbeenperformed

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Infant daycare helps prevent childhood leukaemia

ByShaoniBhattacharyaBabieswhoattendeddaycarearemuchlesslikelytosufferchildhoodleukaemiawhentheygrowolderthanthosewhodidnotmixwithotherinfants

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Reef fish lives fastest, dies youngest

ByMichaelLePageIfthereisaonein10chanceyouwillbeeatenbeforethedayisout

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New Nokia cellphone to challenge MP3 players

ByPaulMarksAcellphonethatcanstoreasmuchmusicasApple’spopulariPodMiniMP3playerwillbelaunchedbyNokialaterin2005.ThemovefollowsSony-Ericsson’sunveilinginMarchofamusic-storing“Walkman”phoneandmarksanother

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Attack on game raises prospect of online extortion

ByWillKnightAnattackagainstaprominentonlinecomputergamehaspromptedfearsthatlucrativevirtualcommunitiescouldbethenexttargetforinternetextortionists.FinalFantasyXI

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Mess with the body clock at your peril

ByHelenPhillipsTHEwaypatternsofshiftworkareorganisedcouldbecausingmajorhealthproblems

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Drug adverts have 'profound effect' on prescribing

ByShaoniBhattacharyaAdvertisingdrugsdirectlytopatientshasa“profoundeffect”onthewaydoctorsprescribe

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Sony sets up online shop for gaming-goodies

IFYOUcan’tbeatthem

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Climate change warning over food production

ByFredPearceClimatechangeissettodofarworsedamagetoglobalfoodproductionthaneventhegloomiestofpreviousforecasts

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Antimalarial drug combo cures 99% of children

ByShaoniBhattacharyaUsingacombinationoftwomalariadrugscouldstaveoffan“impendingmalariatreatmentcrisis”inAfrica

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'Info-mania' dents IQ more than marijuana

ByWillKnightTherelentlessinfluxofemails

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World's largest passenger aircraft takes off

ByJustinMullins(Image:Airbus)Theworld’slargestpassengeraircraft

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Space tourism industry to run 'like fast-food franchises'

ByKellyYoungSpacepioneerBurtRutanforeseesspacetourismcompaniesrunninglikeafast-foodfranchises

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Poisoned web poses risk to security

ByCelesteBieverCOMPUTERcriminalsarecomingupwitheverstealthierwaystomakemoney.RatherthanattackPCsoremailinboxes

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Mind-reading machine knows what you see

Itispossibletoreadsomeone’smindbyremotelymeasuringtheirbrainactivity

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Gene mutation slashes need for sleep

ByAlisonMotlukSomemutantfliescangetbyon30%lesssleepthantheirnormalcounterparts

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Remote-controlled rats to sniff out explosives

ByWillKnightAnelitesquadofrealbutremote-controlledratscouldsoonbescouringenemybasesandsniffingoutexplosivesfortheUSmilitary.Therodentsaredirectedusingaseriesofbrainimplants

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Cassini scoops complex organics in Titan flyby

ByStephenBattersbyTheCassinispacecrafthasflownthroughtheupperatmosphereofSaturn’sgiantmoon

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Stardust samples reveal comet's fiery past

“REMARKABLYenough

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Small heat rise may offer big boost for malaria

ByRoxanneKhamsiEvensmallchangesintemperaturemaycontributetothespreadofmalariaintheEastAfricanhighlands

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Tracing the origins of Chile's ancient hill art

ByEmmaYoungMYSTERIOUSpatternsadornthehillsofChile’sAtacamadesert.Watchingovertheplainsbelowaregiantfiguresofpeopleandanimalscarvedoutofthelandbyprehistoricartists.Somesaytheyaresignposts

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Australia bears onslaught of huge cyclone

ByEmmaYoung

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Best ever map of the early universe revealed

ByStephenBattersby(Image:NASA/WMAPScienceTeam)(Image:NASA/WMAPScienceTeam)Theuniversewentthroughatraumaticgrowthspurtbeforeitwasabillionthofabillionthofasecondold

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Shark oil keeps seabirds alive

FISHERMENcouldsaveseabirdsfrombecomingtangledinfishinglinesbydribblingsharkliveroilintothewatertoscarethemaway.Long-linefishing

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Doubts cast on superstar woodpecker's return

ByBobHolmes(Image:JohnARuthven)Thestoryconcerningtherediscoveryoftheivory-billedwoodpecker(seebelow)tookanotherturnonThursdaywiththepublicationoftwonewpapersinScience.MichaelPatten

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Abortion: Science, politics and morality collide

ByAlisonMotlukWhatcansciencesayaboutthemorallycontentiousissuessurroundingabortion?LastweekthegovernorofSouthDakotaenactedalawbanningallabortioninthestate

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Stardust Part II: Deep Impact comet revisited?

ByMaggieMcKeeNASA’sStardustspacecraft

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Planet hunters eye Andromeda

ByHazelMuirTHEstrikingsuccessofanewplanet-huntingtechniquethathasfoundachilly“super-Earth”nearly9000lightyearsawayisnotonlysuggestingthatsuchplanetsarecommon

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New data reveals mysteries of asteroid Itokawa

ByMaggieMcKee

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'Love darts' double snail's chance of offspring

ByRoxanneKhamsi(Image:RonaldChase/ProcRoySocB)Love’sarrowmayhavehelpedCupid’smatch-making

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Earth rocks could have taken life to Titan

ByMaggieMcKee

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Mystery of Saturn's vanishing 'spokes' illuminated

ByKimmGroshongThemysteryofthedisappearing“spokes”inSaturn’sringsmaynotbebecausetheyarehardtosee.NewresearchsuggeststheymaynotbethereatallwhentheSunisatacertainangle.NASA’sVoyagermissionsin1980and1981c

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Big new reservoir of water ice suspected under Mars

ByMaggieMcKee

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Warnings issued over cats with bird flu

NAILdownyourcatflaps.DomesticcatsareathigherriskofcatchingtheH5N1birdfluvirusthanpreviouslythought.Austrianhealthauthoritieslastweekannouncedthatthreeoutof40catstestedpositiveforthevirusonsalivatestsa

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Satellite's backflip reveals intense cosmic radiation

ByKimmGroshong(Image:CESRandSPIteam)Theuniversecontainsabout20%morehigh-energyradiationthanpreviouslythought

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Dawn asteroid mission could rise again

ByKimmGroshong(Image:NASA)NASAhaspriedupwhatappearedtobethefinalnailinthecoffinofitsDawnmissiontovisitthetwolargestmain-beltasteroids

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Mars rover's wheel breaks as winter beckons

ByKimmGroshongThefrontrightwheelofNASA’sSpiritroverhasstoppedworking–justastheapproachingMartianwintermeansitisincreasinglyurgentthatitgetstoanortherlyfacingslope

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Chatbot George gets a makeover

ATLAST

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Ultra-fierce DoS computer attacks on the rise

ByWillKnightAshatteringnewformofthe“denial-of-service”computerattackcouldbeontherise

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Methanol-powered artificial muscles start to flex

ByZeeyaMeraliMethanol-poweredartificialmuscleshavebeencreatedbyresearchersaimingtocreatebattery-freeroboticlimbsandprosthetics.“Onedayyoucouldfindyourselfsittinginabarnexttoahumanoidrobot

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Catastrophic immune response may have caused drug trial horror

ByShaoniBhattacharyaandAndyCoghlanAcatastrophicover-stimulationoftheimmunesystemmayhavecausedthehorrificreactionssufferedbysixmentakingpartinthefirsthumanclinicaltrialofanexperimentaldrug.Aninvestigat

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New analysis says global warming boosts hurricanes

ByFredPearceRenewedclaimsthatglobalwarmingisdrivingtheincreasednumberofhigh-intensityhurricanesacrosstheworldwerepublishedonThursday.ThenewstudycomesfromresearchersattheGeorgiaInstituteofTechnologyinA

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Invention: Remote-controlled implants

ByBarryFoxForover30years

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Tropical storm Zeta stretches record

ByJeffHecht(Image:JesseAllen/MODISRapidResponseteam/NASA)Alltheyear-endwrap-upswhichcitedarecord26tropicalstormsintheNorthAtlantichurricaneseasongotitwrong.OnDecember30

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