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New stars of innovative sustainable design

Slumreshaping

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Weeds acquire genes from engineered crops

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'Haircuts' identified as a cause of financial crisis

ByAndyCoghlanEditorial:“Ecologycouldteacheconomistsathingortwo“Withtheworld’sfinancialsystemseeminglyunderthreatthisweek

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Water-scouting probe to take off for Jupiter

ByJeffHechtUpdate:Junolaunchedsuccessfullyat1625GMTon5AugustfromCapeCanaveralAirForceStationinFloridaJupiteris

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The year's best astronomy photos

Withjudgingunderwayforthe2011AstronomyPhotographeroftheYearcompetition

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Mental abacus does away with words

ByFerrisJabrWhen11-year-oldPriyanshiSomanimultipliesstringsof10-digitnumbersorfindsthesquarerootofasix-digitnumber

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Stone Age toe could redraw human family tree

ByColinBarrasONTHEwesternfringesofSiberia

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Cool technologies for hot subways

Withtemperaturesrising,

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US internet providers hijacking users' search queries

ByJimGilesEditorial:“Hijackingwebsearchesforcashthreatensnetsuccess“Update:Sincethepracticeofredirectingusers’searcheswasfirstexposedbyNewScientistlastweek

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Multicellular yeast shrug off freeloading mutants

ByAndrewPurcellLifeonEarthisalmost4billionyearsold

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Dark streaks on Mars bolster case for liquid water

NASAByDavidShigaMars’sdustbowlimagemayneedamakeover.Darkstreaksseenforminginsummerandfadinginwintermightbesignsofwaterflowingjustbeneaththesurface.Thesuddenappearanceofstreaksonslopinggroundhavebeenat

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Rare genetic mutation explains lack of fingerprints

ByAndrewPurcellThankstoararegeneticmutation

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Monkeys did not gain big brains by shrinking guts

DIDshrinkinggutsandhigh-energyfoodhelpusevolveenormous

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China arrests thousands to improve food safety

ByWendyZukermanAround2000peoplehavebeenarrested

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Home-made drone to help phone and Wi-Fi hackers

ByJesseEmspakInvisibletoradar

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NASA bets on metallic hydrogen and cosmic gas stations

METALLIChydrogenfuelandgasstationsfloatinginspacesoundimpossiblyfuturistic

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Sex on the brain: What turns women on, mapped out

ByLindaGeddesIt’swhatwomenhavebeentellingmenfordecades:stimulatingthevaginaisnotthesameasstimulatingtheclitoris.Nowbrainscandatahasaddedweighttotheirargument.Thepreciselocationsthatcorrespondtothe

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养肝四部曲!大动肝火,说的就是这时候!

US internet providers hijacking users' search queries

ByJimGilesEditorial:“Hijackingwebsearchesforcashthreatensnetsuccess“MILLIONSofwebusers’searchesarebeinghijackedandredirectedbyinternetserviceprovidersintheUS.PatentsfiledbyPaxfire

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Exploring the dimensions with sculpture

ArtistTonyCragg’ssculpturesareanexplorationofspace,

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Mars rover reaches rim of vast, ancient crater

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/ASU)(Image:NASA)(Image:NASA)THREEyearsoftrundlingacrosstreacherousduneshasbroughtNASA’sOpportunityrovertoitsmostsignificanttargetyet–ahugecratercalledE

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NASA bets on metal hydrogen and cosmic gas stations

ByDavidShigaMetallichydrogenfuelandgasstationsfloatinginspacesoundimpossiblyfuturistic

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London unrest: UK's first networked riots

ByAndyCoghlanandMichaelBondTheyarebeingcalledtheUK’sfirstnetworkedriots.ThebehaviourofriotersinLondonandotherUKcitiesoverthepastfewdayshasbeenfacilitatedbysocialmediasuchasTwitter

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Zoologger: The most athletic ape in the canopy

ByMichaelMarshallSpecies:HylobateslarHabitat:tropicalforestsofsouth-eastAsiaandIndonesia

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July photo competition winners: Technology

Lastmonthweaskedforyourbestphotosonthethemeoftechnology.Fromcellphonestomechanicalwarchests,

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Oh Lucky Day!

BySusanDenhamENIGMA859Ihavealuckynumber.WhenthenumbersofadateadduptothesquareofmylucknumderIcallthata“luckyday”.(Forexample

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Explorers blaze trail for the builders

ByVincentKiernanTWOdecadesaftertheUSstoppedtakingsuppliestotheSouthPoleoverland

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Redundant stars

THEPentagonisclosinganastronomicalobservatoryinNewZealandwhichwasdesignedtohelpaimsea-launchednuclearmissiles.Theobservatory

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AIDS slip-up

CLAIMSthatthefirstrecordedcaseofAIDSwasasailorfromManchesterwhodiedin1959havefinallybeendismissed.Doubtswerefirstraisedin1992

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Something nasty in the steak tartare

ByTaraPatelANGRYFrenchconsumersaresuingaParisianbutcheraftercontractingtrichinosis

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Where have all the neutrons gone?

ByDeboraMackenzieEUROPEisrunningoutofneutrons–justwhenthey’reneededmost.Researchersareusingpowerfulbeamsofneutronsmoreandmorefrequentlytoexplorethestructureofmolecules

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Ancient plants mark climate blip

ByDouglasPalmerFOSSILplantsareprovidinganingeniouswayof“breathalysing”theEarth’sprehistoricatmosphere.Bycountingthenumberofpores

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Russia's uranium too tempting to resist

ByRobEdwardsFIVEEuropeancountriesareplanningtodefytheUSbybuyingbomb-gradeuraniumfromRussia.Theplan

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The high cost of saving life on Earth

ByBobHolmesSAVINGendangeredspeciescouldbeabiggerandmoreexpensivejobthananyonethought

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Safe grazing

THOUSANDSofsheeprearedinareasofBritaincontaminatedbyradioactivefalloutaftertheChernobylnuclearaccidentin1986werelastweekclearedforsale.Aftermonitoringthelevelsofradioactivityinanimals

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Live rock is hardest on the ears

ByTaraPatelROCKconcertsaremorelikelytodamageyourhearingthanlisteningtoapersonalstereoorgoingclubbing

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South African army behind ivory trade

BySueArmstrongBETWEEN1978and1986

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Light fantastic

ApatentfromMarcelloDragoofEncino

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Drivers see red

DRIVERSshouldbeabletoseepedestriansinthedark

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Murdoch brings off TV patent coup

ByBarryFoxRUPERTMurdoch’sglobalmediacompany

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South America buckles under the pressure

ByLauraJeanPenvenneTHEAndesshouldbeacollectionofmolehills

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Hot on the trail of the Sun's bow wave

ByJeffHechtASITrushesthroughspace

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Meet Brer Rabbit and Sister Hare

ByLauraSpinneyRABBITSandharesaremorecloselyrelatedtoprimatesthantheyaretoratsandmice

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Alien worlds boost search for life

ByGabrielleWalkerLESSthansixmonthsago

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How immune cells know the enemy

ByPhilipCohenTHEimmunesystempicksitsfightscarefully.Itmayignoreaninnocuousglobofprotein

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Tomato teaser

THEprospectofgeneticallyengineeredtomatoesappearingonsupermarketshelveshasforcedtheBritishgovernmenttorethinkitsguidelinesonfoodlabelling.DevelopedbyCalgeneofDavis

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Woodlouse wins beauty contest

Apsychedelicpatternwascreatedbytinkeringwithamagnifiedimageofthemicroscopicpatterns

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BBC catches TV firms on the hop

THEBBChasslappeddemandsforlicencefeesonallthecompaniessellingNicamdigitalstereoTVinBritain.TheprinciplesbehindNicamdigitalcodearepublic

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Stowaway wrecks island's crops

ByFredPearceAPINKbugneverbeforeseeninthewesternhemisphereisdestroyingthevegetationandcropsofGrenada

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Two noses are better than one

ByPeterAldhousTOBEequallyathomeonlandandinwateramphibiansdoubleupsomeoftheirfaculties

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Science : Home-grown sea shells reveal nature's trick

ByDavidBradleyTHEworld’ssmallestbeachisinalaboratoryinCanada.ChemistsattheUniversityofTorontohavefoundawaytocreatetinyshellswithdimensionsaboutthethicknessofahumanhair.Theseshellmimicscouldhelptoexpla

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Science : Tibetan ice forces climate rethink

ByJeffHechtDURINGthelasticeage

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