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Review: Humanity's evolution through time and space

ByROGERLEWINHumanBiologyandEvolution:AnewhallattheAmericanmuseumofNaturalHistory

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Review: Going Going . . .

ByDAVIDTOMLINSONThreatenedBirdsoftheAmericas:TheICBP/IUCNRedDataBook-byN.J.Collar

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永利游戏登录:Patents: Court battle joined over video patent

ByBARRYFOXAlegalbattleisbrewingbetweenEastmanKodakandothercompaniesthatmakevideorecorders.EastmanKodakissuingSonyfirst

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Forum: Death on our hands - Donald Gould considers the murderous ways of human animals

ByDONALDGOULDHowdoyoufeelwhenyou’vejustkilledtwosmallboys?SomewhereinBritain(unlessthey’vealreadyfledbyshiporplanetoelsewhere)therearetwoorthreeorfouralmostcertainlyyoungorfairlyyoungpeoplewhomind

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Cable TV company plans fibre-optic data network

ByVINCENTKIERNANinWASHINGTONDCAmerica’slargestcabletelevisioncompany

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TV games

Sega

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Patents: Play it again

ByBARRYFOXDigitaltechnologyanddatacompressionwillsoonprovidesubscriberstocableTVwithpossiblyhundredsofdifferentchannels.Arecentpatentapplication(WO92/11713)fromGTEintheUSsuggestsusingthiscapacitytodel

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Letters: Old Romans

BySHANEMAGE‘Itisdifficult’

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Technology: Gene cloning picks up something nasty on the beach

ByROSIEMESTELinLOSANGELESTomanySouthernCalifornianslifeis

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Letters: Stormy weather

ByJULIANWILLIAMSIwaspromptedtowritebytherecentseverestormsthatsweptNorthAmerica.Iamnotanenvironmentalscientistandhavenotmadeastatisticalanalysis

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Patents: Radio alarm

ByBARRYFOXBritishTechnologyGrouphasalreadywonapatentbattlewiththeUSgovernmentoverahovercraftmadeforthePentagon.Soonitmayhaveanotherdisputeonitshands:BTGandtheUSNavalResearchLaboratoryhavebothfiledpat

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Plutonium missing after Tomsk blast

ByDEBORAMacKENZIE

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Junk art all washed up

Cigarettebutts

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Quark sightings?

ThepainstakingsearchforthetopquarkhasleaptaheadwithtwomorepossiblesightingsattheTevatronacceleratornearChicago.Thetopquarkisthelastofthesixproposedquarksthatremainstobeidentified.Tevatron’sColliderDet

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Science: Antibodies crack down on cocaine

ByJOHNEMSLEYScientistsintheUShavecreatedcatalyticantibodieswhichcanbreakdowncocainemoleculesinthebloodstreamintofragmentswhichareinactiveinthebrain.Theysuggestthatinoculationwithsuchantibodiescouldbea

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Letters: Intelligence strikes

ByMARYMIDGLEYArtificialintelligencepunditsareoncemorejoyfullyprophesyingthatmachinescouldsoonbeconsciousoftheiractions(‘IprocessthereforeIam’

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Technology: Vaccine goes live on the fish farm

ByMARYMULVIHILLinDUBLINTheworld’sfirstlivevaccineforuseinfishfarminghasjustpasseditsinitialsafetytrialinthewestofIreland.Thevaccineprotectsagainstfurunculosis

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Patents: Souped up

ByBARRYFOXDriversofrun-of-the-millcarswillbeabletofoolpassengersandbystandersintothinkingthattheyaredrivingahigh-performance‘sporty’vehicle.LotusCarsofNorwichispatentinganelectronicsystem(UK2252657)wh

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Satellites join the hunt for the tiny vine slayer

ByROSIEMESTELinLOSANGELESFacedwithadevastatingplagueofpestsintheirvineyards

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Letters: Tilting at windmills

ByGERDASPENCEYourreaderRobertOrmiston-Chanthas‘beentoldthatDenmarkcurrentlyhasabout3500windturbinesinserviceandthattheycontributeabout2percentoftheelectricityrequirement’.Hesaysheisappalledbythedamage

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Technology: 'Gene gun' aims at Parkinson's

ByANDYCOGHLANProspectsfortreatingParkinson’sdiseasewithgenetherapylookbrighterthankstoimprovedmethodsforintroducingforeigngenesintobraintissue.Thetechniquescouldeliminatetheethicallyfraughtpracticeoft

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Forum: Soggy tomatoes and bumps on the head - Jeremy Burgess questions some effects of this century's most significant discovery

ByJEREMYBURGESSJust40yearsago

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永利游戏登录:Review: The uninhabitants speak out

ByMIKEHOLDERNESSAmericanGroundZero:byCaroleGallagher

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Scotland's HIV centre

Edinburgh

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Competition threatens British labs

ByWILLIAMBOWNDozensofBritain’sresearchlaboratoriescouldfaceextinctionfollowingaEuropeanCommunitydirectivedesignedtopromotecompetitioninpublicservices.Facilitiessuchaswindtunnelsandsupercomputerscouldb

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In my opinion, Mr Waldegrave ..

ByWILLIAMBOWNTherearenoprizesforguessingwhatwasonWilliamWaldegrave’sChristmasreadinglistthisyear.Thescienceministerhasspenttheholidayploughingthroughthe782documentssubmittedtohiminpreparationfortheWhi

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永利游戏登录:Will Britain turn its back on wave power?

ByJEREMYWEBBWaveenergyresearchinBritainisunderthreatagainfollowingareportwhicharguesthatpublicfundingforlargeoffshoreprojectsshouldberestrictedtoatokensum.Thereport

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Letters: Trolley junkies

ByIANJENKINSONJ.B.BradbeerobservesthatfewtrolleysareobservedinPortsmouthHarbour

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Science: Blood test guages heart attack risk

ByANNEDAVIESAgeneticdefectoftheheartthatcancausesuddendeathduringstrenuousexercisecannowbeidentifiedwithabloodtest.Thedefect

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Off the hook

France’sformerprimeministerandtwomembersofthecabinetwillnotbetriedinconnectionwiththecountry’scontaminatedbloodscandal.LastweekintheFrenchNationalAssembly

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Science: Hot dust threatens ozone above tropics

ByJOHNGRIBBINAsresearchersarecomingtogripswiththewayvolcaniceruptionshelptodestroyozoneoverthepoles

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Letters: Moving point

ByR.H.STOKESPhilipLewis(Letters

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Import controls of rare species scrapped

ByFREDPEARCECustomscontrolsonimportsofthousandsofendangeredspeciestoBritainwillbeabolishednextmonth.Ministerssaythatoncethe‘singlemarket’bringsdowncustomsbarrierswithintheEuropeanCommunityon1January

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Review: A lavish spread for nature lovers

BySTEPHENYOUNGTheMitchellBeazleyFamilyEncyclopediaofNatureMitchellBeazley

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Review: A glimpse of the future and past imperfect

ByANDREWCLIFFORDLivefromGolgothabyGoreVidal

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Salty taste from icy roads

ByJEFFHECHTHalfthesaltdumpedonicyroadsinwinterendsupingroundwater

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Letters: Trolley junkies

ByJ.M.SMITHItissuggestedthattheobservationofshoppingtrolleyschangestheirbehaviourinsomesubtleway.Thisisofcourseamanifestationofthequantum-mechanicalnatureofshoppingtrolleys.Thecontraptionshavenowbeenp

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Science: Drunkard's walk helps unfold secret of polymers

Aparticlehoppingaboutonaregulargrid

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Technology: Amsterdam's locks slide open on a water cushion

ByANDYCOGHLANHugelocksthatformthejawsofAmsterdamharbourwillsoonbeslidingopenandshutonacushionofwaterjustafractionofamillimetrethick.TheOranjelockswillbethefirstmajorcivilstructureintheworldtobefittedw

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Pay attention, Albert Einstein!

ByJOHNGRIBBINAlberyEinsteinfirstpresentedhisgeneraltheoryofrelativitytothePrussianAcademyofSciencesinBerlininNovember1915

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Potted plant riots

Thirtypotplantsinfectedwithatinyinsectjustamilli-metrelonghavecausedseriousdisruptiontolifearoundAalsmeer

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Science: When algal mats ruled the land

ByJEFFHECHTinBOSTONThedatewhenlifefirstarrivedonlandhasbeenpushedbacktoatleast1.2billionyearsagobythediscoveryofhollowfilamentaryfossils

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Forest fungus

AkillerfungusishauntingthetreesoftheBoisdeBoulogne

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Technology: Robot Dante's voyage to hell and back

ByJONATHANBEARDinNEWYORKFollowinginthefictionalfootstepsofthepoetDante

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Pandolfi to go

FilippoPandolfiwillleavehispositionastheEuropeanCommissionerforresearchinJanuary.ItalyhasnamedtwonewpeopletorepresentitontheEuropeanCommunity’s17-memberCommission

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Where's the beef?

MPsonthescienceandtechnologyselectcommitteehavevoiceddoubtsaboutwhethertheOfficeofScienceandTechnologyhasthecloutitneedsinitsroleasthecoordinatorofBritain’sresearchpolicy.Theirfirstreport*callsfortheo

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Late bloom for crystal garden

Afewgramsofcobaltnitratecrystalsareaddedtoasodiumsilicatesolutionandwithinminutesa‘chemicalgarden’beginstogrow.Thedifferenceisthatthischemicalgarden(colouredblue)isgrowinginspace.In1985fourteenagegirl

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Letters: Old sackbutt

ByROBERTELISCUJohnCornellwrites:‘Bachwrotenothingforthetrombone

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How to survive in Australia's bush war

ByIANANDERSONinMELBOURNENeversmileatacrocodile...ifattackedfightback.ThisadvicecomesfromtwoAustraliandoctorswhohavetreatedthereptiles’victims.Inthe10yearstoJune1991

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永利游戏登录:Hot ship

ThesecretvoyageoftheAkatsukiMaruanditscargoofplutoniumreachesitsclimaxthisweek

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Ancient jawbone suggests humans left Africa 50,000 years earlier

IsraelHershkovitz

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