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Gas mask panic buying is an "over-reaction"

ByIanSamplePeoplepanicbuyinggasmasks

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Drug to overcome Prozac's sexual side effects

ByAndyCoghlanAUKcompanyisdevelopingadrugtohelpovercomethesexualsideeffectsofProzac.Atleastathirdofpeopletakingsuchantidepressantshavedifficultyattainingorgasmorsufferalossoflibido.AlthoughadruglikeVia

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Mini microscope views brain in action

ByEmmaYoungAminiaturehead-mountedmicroscope

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Deep Space 1 reveals lopsided comet

ByCatherineZandonellaDeepSpace1’sfly-byofcometBorrellyonSaturdaygaveresearchersadetailedglimpseoftherockycomet’score

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Double DNA analysis to identify New York dead

ByEmmaYoungTwoweeksaftertheterroristatrocitiesintheUS

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Freeze-drying offers green burial

ByClaudeMorganandGregMillerHavingyourbodyfreeze-driedandthenshatteredtomakeasoil-enrichingpowdercouldprovideanecologically-friendlyalternativetocremationorburial.ASwedishecologistisproposingtheideaasa

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Urine extract slashes diesel fumes

ByMaxGlaskinAchemicaloriginallyobtainedfromurinemightbeabletoreduceemissionsofnitrogenoxidesfromdieselenginesbyupto80percent.AdieseltruckhassetofffromalabintheNetherlandstotesttheideaasittrundlesaroun

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Girls giggle and guys grunt

ByBenLongstaffFatherChristmashasprobablynevergone“hohoho!”inhislife.Morelikely

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Grim legacy of asbestos revealed

ByJamesRandersonMorethanthreepercentofmeninEuropewilldieofasbestos-relateddiseases

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Airborne biological weapon attacks are serious concern

ByIanSampleFearsthatterroristsmayhaveplannedtousecrop-dustingaeroplanestosprayUScitieswithbiologicalwarfareagentsneedtobetakenseriously

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MMR vaccination figures fall well short of target

ByEmmaYoungThenumberofUKtoddlersvaccinatedwiththetriple-actionmeasles

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New safety fear over raising the Kursk

ByDuncanGraham-RoweAnewsafetyfearhasbeenraisedovertheriskyoperationtoretrievetheKursk.ThesalvageoperationintheBarentsSeamaybeginassoonasFriday.RussianNavyofficialsareconcernedthereisnocertaintythatthe

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Roman waterworks unearthed in London

ByMaggieMacDonaldUniqueandstunninglypreservedfindsbeneathLondonhaverevealedhowthecity’sRomaninhabitantsusesophisticatedengineeringtoextractvastquantitiesofwater.AnironwaterwheelwasuncoveredinearlySept

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Amphetamine-like chemical linked to exercise mood boosts

ByEmmaYoungTheanti-depressanteffectsofexercisecouldbedowntoafeel-goodchemicalalsofoundinchocolate

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Snow and lofty terrain will hamper war on terrorists

ByIanSampleMiserablewinterweatherandloftyterraincouldseverelyhamperawaronterroristsinAfghanistan.Cloudcoverandsnowwillincreasinglymakelaser-guidedbombingimpossibleandfewaircraftcanworkefficientlyatthe

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Tiny fossil skulls illuminate dinosaur giant

ByJeffHechtPalaeontologistshavefinallyfoundtwointactskullsofamassivedinosaurcalledatitanosaur.However

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Digital satellite radio goes live

ByWillKnightTheworld’sfirstsatellitedigitalradioservicehaslaunchedintheUS

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China shuts out net news again

ByIanSampleAccesstoforeignnewswebsitesfromChinahasbeenblockedagain

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Massive search reveals no secret code in web images

ByWillKnightNewresearchindicatesthatterroristsarenotusingadvancedcomputertoolstohidemessagesininnocuous-lookingwebimages.InFebruary2001

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Armed guards get go-ahead on US flights

ByWillKnightMost

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Bubbling seas can sink ships

ByJoannaMarchantLabtestshaveprovedthatbubblescansinkfloatingobjects.Thefindingsaddweighttosuggestionsthatmethanebubblesescapingfrommethanereservesintheseabedmighthavebeentoblameforvesselsdisappearingi

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Sony locks CDs to stop internet copying

ByWillKnightAmusicCDdesignedtobeunplayableinacomputer’sCD-ROMdrivehasbeendistributedintheUK–theaimistoconfoundthosewhopiratemusicontheinternet.PromotionalcopiesofMichaelJackson’sforthcomingsingle“YouR

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Weekly swimming linked to lung damage

ByEmmaYoungChildrenwhoswiminachlorinatedpoolonceaweekscorethesameononemeasureoflungdamageasadultsmokers

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Virtual identity card to rival Microsoft's Passport

ByWillKnightSomeoftheworld’slargesttechnologycompaniesplantocreatearivaltoMicrosoft’sPassportsystem.Passportstoresauser’sname

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Entangled clouds raise hope of teleportation

ByRobertMatthewsCloudsoftrillionsofatomshaveforthefirsttimebeenlinkedbyquantum“entanglement”–thatspooky

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Gift of life

BREASTmilkfrommothersinfectedwithHIVcanhelpprotecttheirinfantsfrominfection.IntheWest

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Decline of wild bee species in England linked to pesticide use

GettyImagesByNatashaKhaleeqandPressAssociationThedeclineofEngland’swildbeeshasbeenlinkedforthefirsttimetotheuseofcontroversialneonicotinoidpesticidesonoilseedrapefarms.Neonicotinoidsareappliedtothesee

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Mystery of déjà vu explained – it’s how we check our memories

DanielHögberg/plainpictureByJessicaHamzelouFeellikeyou’vereadthisbefore?Mostofushaveexperiencedtheeeriefamiliarityofdéjàvu

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NASA urged to rejoin the hunt for gravitational waves

Nasa/GSFCByLisaGrossmanGetbackonthegravitational-wavehuntinghorse.That’spartofthemessageofanewreportfromtheUSNationalAcademiesofSciences

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Middle-eastern farmers 'civilised' Europe

ByNicolaJonesFarmersfromtheMiddleEastliterallycarriedcivilisationwiththemintoEurope

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'Blank' display hides computer data

ByWillKnightAcomputerscreenthatlooksblanktoanyonenotwearingapairofspecialpolarisingglasseshasbeendevelopedbyaTokyo-basedelectronicscompany

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Plunging deep beneath the sea in a tiny sub to map the ocean

NEKTONByAvivaRutkinACREWmemberpointstoaspotonthespeedboat’sGPSscreen

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Row over in-car alerts for emergency vehicles

ByDavidWindleANINVENTIONintendedtohelpemergencyvehiclescutthroughtraffichasrunintotrouble.CalledtheWarn-Tone

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Are you a nice person? Brain scans can tell how generous you are

ArielSkelley/GettyByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationAreyouagiverorataker?Brainscanshaveidentifiedaregionofthecerebralcortexresponsibleforgenerosity–andsomeofusarekinderthanothers.Theareawasidenti

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Triple-action drug battles botulism

ByEmmaYoungAdrugthatcouldbemass-producedtotreatbotulismhasbeencreatedbyUSresearchers.ThebotulinumneurotoxinisclassifiedbytheUSCentersforDiseaseControlasoneofthesixhighest-riskbioterrorweapons.Thetoxin

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Fusion reactor breaks duration record

ByJeffHechtApowerfulplasmadischargehasoperatedforaworldrecord210secondsinanexperimentalFrenchfusionreactor.Thedemonstrationisasignificantsteptowardthelongplasmaconfinementtimesneededinapracticalfusion

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Guessing game

ByBaryFoxThethingspeopleareclaimingpatentrightstogetmoreandmorebizarre.Quitewherethecrucial“inventivestep”ishere

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Giant galaxy means model success

ByHazelMuir(Image:LisaWright)Acomputersimulationhasforthefirsttimecreatedahugespiralgalaxy

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Rainstorms could trigger killer eruptions

ByJamesRandersonThemostdangeroustypeofvolcaniceruptioncanbetriggeredbyheavyrain

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Armageddon postponed…until 2060

ByJeffHechtinBostonTHEchancethatasteroid2002NT7willhittheEarthon1February2019hasnowbeenruledout.ButhereisNewScientist’sownasteroidprediction:expectcontinuedwarningsofdoom

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Without oxygen from ancient moss you wouldn't be alive today

EricChan/GettyByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationEarth’sairisonlybreathabletodaybecauseofmoss-likeplantsthatcolonisedtheland470millionyearsago.Themossenrichedtheatmospherewithoxygenandtriggeredacyc

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Emergency vehicle alert cuts car stereos

ByDavidWindleAninventionintendedtohelpemergencyvehiclescutthroughtraffichasrunintotrouble.Thedevice

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Scorchio! Earth's surface is the hottest it has been in history

MetOfficeByMichaelLePageIt’sofficial:inJuly

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'Clean' human stem cells grown

ByRachelNowak

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vCJD risk from blood transfusion "appreciable"

ByEmmaYoungPeoplearemorelikelytocontractthehumanformofmadcowdiseasethroughbloodtransfusionsthanscientiststhought

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Herpes infections are worse if contracted at the end of the day

PeterGinter/GettyByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationHowlikelyareyoutogetill?Checktheclock.Astudyofcircadianrhythmshasrevealedthatmicearemoresusceptibletoinfectionsatcertaintimesofday.AkhileshReddy

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China launches world's first quantum communications satellite

JinLiwang/Xinhua/EyevineByJacobAronChinahasjustlaunchedtheworld’sfirstquantumcommunicationssatellite.The600kgspacecraftblastedofffromtheJiuquanSatelliteCenterintheGobiDesertat0140localtime.Thesatellit

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Plan to kill alien carp with herpes could suck life out of river

RussellShakespeare/NewspixByAliceKleinTroubledwaters?TheAustraliangovernment’sproposaltocontrolaliencarpwithalethalherpesviruswillleadtoamassbuild-upofrottingcarcassesthatcouldharmnativefish

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More haste, less speed: Don't rush to publish premature theory

TOMANGLEametaphor

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Red tide microbe's killer appetite revealed

ByPhilipCohenOneofmicrobialsuspectsfor“redtides”–thebloomsoftoxicalgaethatcanmassacrevastnumbersoffish–maynotinfactbeapoisoner.Newresearchsuggestsitkillsfishsimplybymunchingonthem.Dinoflagellatesandre

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GPS may provide early earthquake warning

ByBetsyMason

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