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Arctic storms speed up release of methane plumes

ByFredPearceTHEoceanisbeingstirreduplikeafizzydrink.AstormierArcticcouldfast-trackmethanegasintotheatmosphere

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Threatwatch: Iran deal allows first total uranium count

ByDeboraMacKenzie(Image:DenisBalibouse/Reuters)Threatwatchisyourearlywarningsystemforglobaldangers

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Waiting for pain can cause more dread than pain itself

BySimonMakinANTICIPATIONofpaincanbeworsethanpainitself

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60 Seconds

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LED carpet turns the floor into a screen

ByPaulMarks(Image:Philips)BIG-SCREENTVnotinvolvingenough?HowaboutagiantLED-studdedcarpetthattransformsthefloorintoavividdisplay?ThedesigncouldletanimatedcharactersstepoutofyourTVandwhizzac

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Dwarf seahorses are stealth hunters of the oceans

ByChelseaWhyteTHEAlpinenewtmighthavearemarkablydiversearsenal

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Ambitious Mars joy-ride cannot succeed without NASA

ByLisaGrossmanADIOS

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Gut bacteria may help combat cancer

ByColinBarrasFRIENDLYgutbacteriacouldhelpbodiesbattlecancer.Themicrobesthatliveinourgutsinfluenceinflammationinthebodyaswellasbreakdownourfood.Someformsofinflammationhelpcancerstogrow–butithasbeenuncl

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Fire ants writhe to make unsinkable rafts

ByAlyssaBotelhoFIREantraftsholdtogetherbyconstantlybreakingapart.Swarmsoftheinsectslinkupinvastgroupstofloatacrosswater

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Iran deal allows first total uranium count

ByDeboraMacKenzie“WEHAVEreachedanagreement

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Are Alzheimer's and diabetes the same disease?

ByJessicaGriggs(Image:MedicalBodyScans/JessicaWilson/PhotoResearchers/SPL)Editorial:“IfdiabetescausesAlzheimer’s

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Inbreeding shaped the course of human evolution

ByMichaelMarshall(Image:JohnReader/SciencePhotoLibrary)TALKaboutaninauspiciousbeginning.Forthousandsofyearsourancestorslivedinsmall

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Bitcoin moves beyond mere money

ByHalHodsonBITCOINismoney–peoplecanuseittobuyanythingfrompizzatoplasticsurgery.ThemeteoricriseoftheonlinecurrencyhascausedeveryonefromfinancialregulatorstolawenforcementandtheUSSenatetositupandtakenot

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One Per Cent

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Quantum lab is dazzling vision of computer chip future

ByJacobAroninCentreforNanoscienceandQuantumInformation

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Earliest Buddhist shrine found at Buddha's birthplace

ByColinBarrasBENEATHatemplethoughttomarkthelocationoftheBuddha’sbirth

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High US methane emissions blamed on leaks

TALKaboutgassy.USemissionsofthegreenhousegasmethaneare1.5to1.7timeshigherthanthought.ScotMillerofHarvardUniversitystudied13

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Camera that sees through fog could make driving safer

ByChelseaWhyteVideo:Kinect-style3Dcameraseestranslucentobjects(Image:BryceVickmark

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First survey shows which grape bacteria improve wine

ByAndyCoghlan“HMM

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Who should pay for climate change disasters?

ByFredPearceTOAcasualobserverofthelatestroundofclimatetalksinWarsaw

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Lunar thyme lords: can NASA bloom the moon?

ByPaulMarksTURNIPS

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China poised to send Jade Rabbit rover to the moon

ByMaggieMcKeeIT’Sbeenawhilesincethemoonhashadhouseguests.Chinaisduetosendalanderandaroverasearlyasnextweektothelunarsurface–thefirstattempttolandtherein37years.TwopreviousChineseprobestookimagesofthem

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Beer brewing could help make better bricks

BySamWotipka(Image:LukeMacgregor/Reuters/Corbis)THERE’Smoretobrewingthanbeer.Aby-productoftheprocesscouldbeabouttogiveanupgradetoaworkhorsebuildingmaterial–redclaybricks.Byblendinginthegrainslefto

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Brightest cosmic burst has record-breaking stamina

THEbrightestexplosionwehaveeverseenjustcookedupacosmicriddle.Thedeathofaverymassivestargeneratedagamma-rayburst(GRB)thatlastedsolongitdefiesthemostwidelyacceptedexplanations.Theorysuggeststhatwhenmass

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Jurassic predator had surprisingly sensitive snout

PLIOSAURShadmassivejaws

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Insulin-making cells created by Dolly-cloning method

ByHelenThomsonTHEdreamofgeneratingabankofstemcellstotreatinjuryandillnessisastepcloser.Embryonicstemcellshavebeencustom-madefromadultcellswithoutmanipulatingthecell’sgenes

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Blood of world's oldest woman hints at limits of life

ByAndyCoghlanDEATHistheonecertaintyoflife

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Pharma megadeals do nothing for neglected medicines

BIGmaynotnecessarilymeanbetterifPfizer

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Sun 'smoke rings' give clue to solar wind mystery

WHAThasthesunbeensmoking?Patternsinthesun’satmospherethatresemblesmokeringsmayhelpunravelwhatdrivesthesolarwind

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The bacteria that chat back and tell you how they are

DOYOUspeakbacteria?Thefirstconversationswithmicrobesarealreadyunderway.ManuelPorcarattheUniversityofValenciainSpainandhiscolleaguesaredevelopingawayforbacteriaandhumanstotalktoeachother

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What can game theory tell us about Trump's threats of trade war?

AndrewBalcombe/AlamyStockPhotoByPetrosSekerisAreweonthebrinkofaglobaltradewar?TariffsimposedbytheUSonimportsofsteelandaluminiumfromtheEuropeanUnion

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Turbulent black holes grow fractal skins as they feed

ByLisaGrossmanBLACKholesgrowfractalswhentheyeat.Simulationsshowthatfractalpatternsemergeonthehorizonsofblackholesatmealtime

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US death penalty practices raise disturbing questions

AMERICANprisonsaredesperatetofindalternativewaystokilltheirdeathrowinmates.Ashortageofthedrugsthataretypicallyusedforcapitalpunishmenthassparkedafeveredsearchforalternatives

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Stone Age DNA shows hunter-gatherers shunned farming

JOINthemorbeatit.Hunter-gatherergroupsdidn’tadoptfarminginEurope

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60 Seconds

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Quantum computers are weirder and more powerful than we thought

GrahamCarlow/IBMByJacobAronOneofthebiggesttheoreticalproblemsinquantumcomputing–justhowmuchtheydifferfromordinarycomputers–hasnowbeensolved.Theresultssuggestthatthesemachinesarefarweirderthanwethought

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Supernova found aligned with galactic magnifying glass

ADISTANTgalaxyisinjusttherightspottoactasamagnifyingglassforanexplodingstar.Thatcouldshedlightontheuniverse’sexpansionanddarkmatter.Thesupernova–PS1-10afx–sparkedcontroversywhenitwasdiscoveredin2010.I

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The most elusive whales reveal their secrets in their wakes

ChrisNewbert/MindenPictures/GettyByMichaelLePageWeknownexttonothingaboutsomeofthelargestanimalsontheplanet:theincrediblyelusivebeakedwhales.Butwecouldsoonfindoutforthefirsttimejusthowmanyspeciesth

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Fibre sends appetite-suppressing molecule to the brain

ALITTLEfibregoesalongway.GaryFrostatImperialCollegeLondonhasfoundthatmiceonahigh-fatdietgainedweightlessrapidlyiffibrewasaddedtotheirfood.Theyusedscannerstotrackwhathappenstoacetate–afattyacidproduced

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SpaceX to sue US air force for rocket rights

SPACEXwantsabiggerpieceofthesatellitepie.ThecompanysaysitisfilingalawsuitagainsttheUSairforcefortherighttocompeteformilitarylaunchcontracts.MostoftherecentUSairforcecontractshavealreadybeenawardedonas

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Cosmic cooperation is just what space exploration needs

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Bizarre state of matter to treat wounds instead of antibiotics

MihajloMaricic/GettyByJuliannaPhotopoulosAplasmapatchcouldsoonbeusedtodresswounds.Plasmaisastateofmatter

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All-electric plane heralds future of green aviation

ByPaulMarksVideo:Electricplanecompletestestflight(Image:AirbusGroup/J.V.Reymondon)LASTweek

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Why did evolution stall during the 'boring billion'?

ByJeffHecht(Image:FransLanting/Corbis)LONGbeforeevolutiononEarthkickedinwithavengeance

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The New Horizons probe is awake and ready for its next flyby

NASA/JHUAPL/SwRIByLeahCraneHibernationseasonisoverforNASA’sNewHorizonsprobe.Forthelastsixmonths

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Astrophile: Dizzy exoplanet has a compact 8-hour day

ByJacobAron(Image:ESOL.Calçada/N.Risinger)Object:YounggasgiantRotationrate:25kilometresasecondDoyoufeelthereisneverenoughtimeinaday?Thendon’tmovetoBetaPictorisb.Adayonthisfast-pacedexoplanet

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Spark of life: Metabolism appears in lab without cells

ByLindaGeddesLIFEdoesn’thavetobecomplex.ThemetabolicprocessesthatunderpinlifeonEarthhavearisenspontaneouslyoutsidecells.Thecascadeofreactionsknownasmetabolismhappensinallcells

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Cyborg angst: 5 ways computers will perplex us in 2039

BRAINchipsmeanwestruggletodistinguishourownthoughtsfromideasimplantedbyadvertisers.Self-drivingcarsrestrictold-schoolhumandriverstospecialrecreationparks.Andtheoptimalnumberoffingersis12.5.Confused

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Induced hallucination turns doctors into pizza chefs

CALLitbraintravel.A22-year-oldmanhasbeentransportedtohisfamily’spizzeriajustbyhavinghisbrainstimulated.PierreMégevandattheFeinsteinInstituteforMedicalResearchinManhasset

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Mice's love songs go wrong when 'language gene' is messed up

ColinVarndell/SPLMOUSEsqueakshavemoreincommonwithourspeechthanyouthink.Tinkeringwithagenelinkedtohumanlanguageseemstomuckupmousematingcalls.Thegene

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UK government taken to court over failure to cut air pollution

THEUKgovernmentisbeinghauledbackintocourtoveritsfailuretotackleairpollution.AgroupcalledClientEarthisaskingtheHighCourttoorderministerstocomeupwithabetterplanforimprovingairquality.Thecaseconcernsleve

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