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Trio of dead stars could take on Einstein

ByJacobAronWEHAVEfoundthefirsteverexampleofatriplestarsystemcontainingonlypulsarsandwhitedwarfs–theembersofordinarystarswhosetimehadrunout.What’smore

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Mantis shrimp's darting eyes ape the way primates see

ByAnilAnanthaswamyNEXTtimeyousnorkelnearacoralreef

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Breast cancer impersonates neurons to invade the brain

ByAlyssaBotelhoIT’Sadevioustrick.Breastcancercellscanspreadundetectedinthebrainbymasqueradingasneuronsandhijackingtheirenergysupply.Theresultingtumourscanbedevastating

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Elephant shark takes record for slowest evolution

ByBobHolmes(Image:KelvinAitken/VandW/ImageQuestMarine)It’salivingfossiltobeatallothers.Theelephantshark

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Huge cosmic voids could probe dark energy

ByAnilAnanthaswamyNOTHINGtoseehere?Despitebeingvastexpansesofnothingness

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Dark matter 'wind' may be warped by the sun

ByKatiaMoskvitchDark-matterhuntersmayneedtochecktheircalendars.Thesun’sgravitycouldchangethetimewhendarkmattersignalsaredetectedonEarth

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Lifelogging: Even your home appliances could do it

ByChrisBaraniukReadmore:“Lifelogging:Thisisyourlife

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What Colorado's cannabis experiment will teach us

ByAndyCoghlan(Image:AlphaPress)SKINUPfortheCentennialState.Colorado’scannabisexperimentbeganon1Januarywhenthestatebecamethefirstplaceintheworldtolegalisethesaleofmarijuanaforrecreationalpurposes.As

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Flower-like liquid crystal lens grows like a pearl

ByJessicaHamzelouFLOWERSgrowtofacethesun

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Lifelogging: Crowdsourcing + life logs = big insights

ByCatherinedeLange(Image:BebettoMatthews/AP/PA)Readmore:“Lifelogging:Thisisyourlife

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Lifelogging: Take a stroll down a virtual memory lane

ByPaulMarks(Image:AlanKwan)Readmore:“Lifelogging:Thisisyourlife

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Preparing students to meet their genes in the classroom

ByKatArneyDOYOUwantyourgenesunzipped?Decidingwhethertohaveyourgenomesequencedisnotstraightforward.In2010

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Thereshouldbealegalrequirementfordatafromallclinicaltrialstobepublished

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Hunting wormholes in a Soviet-era science city

ByKatiaMoskvitchinMoscowTHISisn’twhatyouwouldexpecta“sciencecity”tolooklike.Theyhuntformysteriouscosmicodditieslikewormholesandwhiteholeshere

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永利游戏登录:One Per Cent

(Image:JimSmith/AP/Getty)Readmore:“Lifelogging:Thisisyourlife

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Africa's road-building frenzy will transform continent

ByAndyCoghlan(Image:FelixPharand-Deschenes/Globaia)AFRICAisembarkingonaroad-buildingspree.Aheadofthepackareminingorganisations

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Second tiny asteroid spotted before it hit Earth

ByJeffHechtCELESTIALfireworksgreeted2014.Thefirstnewasteroididentifiedthisyear

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Obesity epidemic becomes a worldwide phenomenon

ByJackMillnerMUCHoftheworldshouldgoonadietin2014.Morethanathirdofadultsgloballywereestimatedtobeoverweightorobesein2008

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India's hefty 'naughty boy' rocket comes in from cold

ByJacobAron“THEnaughtyboyhasbecomeobedient.”SosaidK.SivanattheIndiaSpaceResearchOrganisation–andhewasreferringtohisnation’smostpowerfulrocket.After10yearsoffailures

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China steps up efforts to combat ivory smuggling

ITWASasmallbutimportantstep.Thisweek

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Ancient hunter-gatherers had rotten teeth

ByAlyssaBotelhoANCIENThunter-gatherersmayhavepaidahighpriceforeatinglotsofnutsandotherstarchyfoods:rottenteethfilledwithcavities.Anthropologistshavelongthoughtthattoothdecayonlybecamecommoninhumansa

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Elephant shark takes record for slowest evolution

ByBobHolmesIT’Salivingfossiltobeatallothers.Theelephantshark

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Sleepy sun spreads slow solar wind

ByStuartClarkEVENthesunneedsabreak.Aslowdowninsolaractivityhasgivenusthefirstrealclueaboutaperiodofdramaticsolarbehaviour350yearsago.In2008

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永利游戏登录:Synthetic gene helps HIV vaccine hit shape-shifting foe

ByLindaGeddesANHIVvaccinethatusesasyntheticgenetotriggeranimmuneresponsemightofferawaytoprotectagainsttheviruswhereothershavefailed.MostvaccinesworkbytrainingimmunecellscalledB-cellstoproduceantibodie

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High-fibre diet may protect against allergic asthma

ByNicFlemingEATINGahigh-fibredietcouldtriggerchangesintheimmunesystemthatprotectagainstallergen-triggeredasthma.BenjaminMarslandattheUniversityHospitalofLausanneinSwitzerlandfoundthatmicefedalow-fibre

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Fireball meteors emit unique radio wave signals

ByJessicaOrwig(Image:WallyPacholka/BarcroftMedia/GettyImages)After50yearsoftrying

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Learn a second language to slow ageing brain's decline

(Image:LibradoRomero/TheNewYorkTimes/Redux/Eyevine)ByCatherinedeLangeFeeltoooldortoostupidtolearnasecondlanguage?Itmaybeworthpersevering.AstudythattrackedhundredsofScottishpeoplefordecadesisthes

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Global warming may quintuple summer downpours in UK

ByAndyCoghlan(Image:BarryBatchelor/PA)By2100southernEnglandwillbedrenchedbyfivetimesasmanysuddensummerdelugesasitistoday

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High-tech origami folds itself when heat is on

ByAvivaRutkin(Image:MIT)Traybakeswillneverbethesameagain.AteamattheMassachusettsInstituteofTechnologyhascreatedflatcut-outsthatfoldthemselvesintorobot-likeshapeswhenheatedup.Withthisnewmethodtheyha

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A renewables revolution is afoot – but who will benefit?

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Nipah: the unknown virus that could be the next pandemic threat

Reuters/PAImagesByDeboraMacKenzieNipahvirushaskilled17peopleinthesouthernIndianstateofKerala.It’sarelativelysmalltoll

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Clouds of spinning diamonds around stars solve an old mystery

GettyByAndyCoghlanTheymaybetiny

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UK government tried 3D-printing guns to assess threat

ByJacobAron(Image:RobertMacPherson/AFP/GettyImages)Itpaystoknowyourenemy.TheUKgovernmenthas3D-printedatleastoneguntotrytounderstandhowmuchofathreatthetechnologypresents

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Three-parent babies inch closer to winning UK approval

ByJessicaGriggs(Image:GettyImages/AsiaSelects)“Notunsafe.”ThosearethecarefullychosenwordsthatthelatestpanelconvenedbytheUKHumanFertilisationandEmbryologyAuthority(HFEA)usedtodescribeanoveltechnique

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Trump v Kim: The mind games that led to the Korea summit

OlivierDouliery/PAByChristopherBoehmThetauntsovernuclearbuttonsbetweenNorthKorea’sKimJong-unandUSPresidentDonaldTrump galvanisedeffortstogetthetwoleaderstoagreetomeetinSingaporenextweek.Theyalsohadanu

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永利游戏登录:Impossibly heavy planet is the first 'mega-Earth'

ByJacobAron(Image:DavidA.Aguilar(CfA))SlyStallonehasnothingonthisrockyheavyweight.TwicethesizeofEarthandwith17timesourplanet’smass

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Unravelling taste genes could help us eat healthily

ByCatherinedeLange(Image:Plainpicture/fStop)Couldyouridealdietbewritteninyourgenes?That’sthepromiseofnutrigenomics

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The US plan to cut emissions: What you need to know

ByCatherineBrahic(Image:PaulSouders/WorldFoto/Corbis)TheUShasjusttakenitsfirstsignificantsteptowardscuttingitsgreenhousegasemissions.Ithassettargetstocutcarbonemissionfromexistingpowerplants.Forge

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American chestnut set for genetically modified revival

ByAndyCoghlan(Image:KlausLang/Corbis)Thenear-extinctAmericanchestnutlookssettomakeacomeback.Geneticallymodifiedtrees

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Overheated koalas show tree-hugging is cool, man

ByMichaelSlezakKoalasspendalotoftheirtimeasleep

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School food fight rages on in the US

ByPeterAldhous(Image:MelanieStetsonFreeman/TheChristianScienceMonitorviaGettyImages)Inthebluecorner:USfirstladyMichelleObama

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Sperm whales are tracking fishing boats and stealing their fish

NOAAByAdamPopescuSpermwhaleshaveturnedburglar.TheyhavelearnedtofollowcommercialfishingboatsoffthecoastofAlaska

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Africa's 2000-year-old trees of life are suddenly dying off

DeepEarthPhotography/AlamyStockPhotoByMichaelLePage500BC.InRome

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Your personal cloud of microbes can be used to identify you

AndreyPopov/GettyByChrisBaraniukThesneakiestburglarsslipbyunnoticed

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Watch real football matches in miniature played on your desk

KonstantinosRematasByChrisBaraniukThefootballWorldCupisalmostuponus.ManymillionswillwatchthetournamentunfoldonTVscreensaroundtheglobe.Butwhatifyoucouldenjoyaminivirtualreconstructionofeachmatchonyourd

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A self-balancing exoskeleton lets wheelchair users walk again

WandercraftByFrancesMarcellinAself-balancingexoskeletonisbeingtestedinFrancethatenablespeoplewithcompletelowerbodyparalysistowalk.Manyexoskeletonsrequirethewearertousecrutchesatthesametime

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Seals only sleep with half their brain when they're out at sea

HobermanCollection/UIGviaGettyBySamWongOnespeciesofsealsleepsinawaythathasneverbeenseeninanyotheranimal.Theiroddhabitsmayhelpexplainthefunctionof“REM”sleep

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3000-year-old trousers were cut like Justin Bieber's

ByColinBarras(Image:MaykeWagner/GermanArchaeologicalInstitute)Hipsterswantingtheultimateretrolook

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永利游戏登录:We can tweak immune cells to be much better at wiping out HIV

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Mars has complex organic material that may be from ancient life

NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSSByLeahCraneMarsisfulloftheorganicmoleculesthatlifeneedstothrive.TwostudiesfromtheCuriosityroverfoundmethanethatseepsupfromthegroundinsummer

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Selfish black holes may be killing host galaxies by stealing gas

GREEDYblackholesmaysuffocatetheirhostgalaxiesbyhoggingthegasneededtomakestars.Therearetwomaintypesofgalaxies:“blue”

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