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Crowdsourced online learning gives robots human skills

ByJimGilesTWOrobotsnamedRosieandJamesaremakingpancakes.It’satoughtaskthatrequirescoordination

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Most advanced genetic map may pinpoint diseases

ByFerrisJabrPeopleofwestAfricanancestryhavehotspotsofgenerecombinationthatarenotseeninpeopleofEuropeandescent.Suchhotspotsmaybelinkedtogeneticerrorsthatcontributetocongenitaldiseaseslikeanaemia

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Where did the Gulf's spilt oil and gas go?

THEpuzzleoverwhathappenedtotheoilandgasreleasedduringtheDeepwaterHorizonoilspillintheGulfofMexicolastyearhasbeenpartiallysolved.Oiliscomposedofmanythousandsofdifferentchemicals

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Cute cats the size of kittens are seeing their homes destroyed

CourtesyofNicolasGalvezByNikiRustOneoftheworld’ssmallestandcutestwildcatsisontheroadtoextinction

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Snowstorms on Mars may dwarf those on Earth

ByDavidShigaSNOWSTORMSmoreviolentthananyonEarthmayhavehitMars–andcouldoccasionallystrikeagain

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Close your eyes to win at rock, paper, scissors

TOWINatrock

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Spy balloons flying 40km up track drug smugglers on the ground

StevenMeckler/WorldViewByDavidHamblingUp

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永利注册:Sun's death rattle may hurl comets out of solar system

ADYINGstardeservesalasthurrah.Itisfittingthen

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永利注册:How to be in two places at the same time

ByMichaelBrooksANAMBITIOUSexperimenttomakeaglasssphereexistintwoplacesatoncecouldprovidethemostsensitivetestofquantumtheoryyet.Theplanistoplaceaspherecontainingmillionsofatoms–makingitlargerthanmanyvi

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Age no excuse for failing to learn a new language

ByCatherinedeLangeIT’Snevertoolatetolearnanotherlanguage.Surprisingly

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60 Seconds

Moon’snewmoonsApairofprobesdesignedtostudyEarth’saurorasarenowcirclingthemoon.MissioncontrollerssentthemthereaftertheyfinishedtheiroriginalmissioninEarthorbit.Oneenteredlunarorbiton27Juneandtheotherar

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Chaos radar uses messy signals to see through walls

ByDavidHamblingANEWtypeofradarwhichharnesseschaostheorycanseeclearlythroughwallsandcouldhelpfindsurvivorsindisasters.Thetechnologycouldalsomakeon-boardradarapracticalpropositionforcars.Ultra-wideband(

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Space telescope to create radio 'eye' larger than Earth

ARUSSIANplantocreatetheworld’sbiggesttelescopehasfinallygotofftheground.TheRadioAstronspacetelescope

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Shipping industry agrees CO2 emission standards

THEshippingindustryissailingagainstthetidebyintroducingglobalmandatorycarbondioxidestandards–anindustrialfirst.Butthedeal

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How to make quantum entanglement last

ENTANGLEMENT

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Chimp nest architecture has lasting foundations

ByMichaelMarshallWHENachimpanzeebuildsatreehouse

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Upstart Electron rocket has made it to orbit for the first time

RocketLabByLeahCraneForthefirsttime

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Probe's targets cloud 'crystal ball' for solar system

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Lack of testes gave castrato superstar headaches

THEREwasatleastonedownsidetoFarinelli’scastration.Theoperationmayhavepreservedthe18th-centurysinger’streblevoiceintoadulthood

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Fingerprint scanner to spot the living dead

ByPaulMarksIFANinvadingzombiearmyisstaggeringtowardsyourfrontdoor

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Stegobot steals passwords from your Facebook photos

ByJacobAronTHINKtwicebeforeuploadingyourholidaypicturestoFacebook–youcouldbehelpingsomeonetostealinformationfromyourcomputer.AbotnetcalledStegobotwascreatedtoshowhoweasyitwouldbeforacrooktohijackFaceb

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Will Li-Fi be the new Wi-Fi?

ByJamieCondliffeFLICKERINGlightsareannoyingbuttheymayhaveanupside.Visiblelightcommunication(VLC)usesrapidpulsesoflighttotransmitinformationwirelessly.NowitmaybereadytocompetewithconventionalWi-Fi.“Att

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Lax security makes it easy to hack News International

OFALLthethingswehavelearnedfromtheNewsInternational(NI)hackingscandal

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Ruptured Tibetan glaciers triggered massive speedy avalanches

NASAByMichaelMarshallIn2016

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Daily pill can end HIV epidemic

ByAndyCoghlanandDeboraMacKenzieITCOULDbetheendofAIDSasaglobalepidemic.AntiretroviraldrugsthatblockthespreadofHIVareabouttotransformthebattleagainstAIDSandintheorycouldeveneliminateHIVfromsomepartsofth

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永利注册:Quantum leap for code-cracking computers

ByMarkWardACOMPUTERthatexploitsthebizarrepropertiesofthequantumworldmayonedaybeabletocrackthecodesprotectingsensitivecommercialdataandotherconfidentialinformationinamatterofseconds.Thisfrighteningscen

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Dancing through the twelve days of Christmas

TIMEtoswitchoffTheSoundofMusicandgetdowntotheseriousfun.Thisyearweweren’tabletoputallofourbumperChristmasissueintoNewScientist’spagesbecause

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Stressed out

POST-TRAUMATICstressdisorderisfarmorecommonthandoctorsbelieve

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Migratory birds caught in political crossfire

ByTaraPatelATTEMPTSbyFrancetolengthenthehuntingseasonacrossEuropecannotbejustifiedscientificallyandconflictwithEuropeanlawsdesignedtoprotectmigratorybirds

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永利注册:Airborne elves caught in the act

ByBobHolmesSOBER

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South Africa's taxis lead drive for safe sex

BySueArmstrongMINIBUSdriverswhoferryblackcommutersbetweenthecities

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Orang-utan release sparks of TB row

ByJohnBonnerAPETorang-utan

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Comet cracks up

THEspectacularbreak-upofacomet’scoremayhavecausedthesuddenincreaseinitsbrightnesswhichledtoitunexpectedlybecomingvisibletothenakedeyeinSeptember.Thefaintperiodiccometknowntoastronomersas73P/Schwassman

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Old England's bitter harvest

ByPhilipCohenORGANICfarmingintheMiddleAgesstrippedthesoilofnutrients

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Dioxin authors stand firm against critics

ByKurtKleinerLOWdosesofdioxincancausecancerandinfertility

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Stop start TV

THErighttomonopoliseanentireapproachtointeractiveentertainmentisatstakeinBritishpatentapplication2288507fromTheMultimediaCorporation

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Do computers dream of cartoon toys?

WHENWaltDisneyreleasedSnowWhiteandtheSevenDwarfsbackin1937

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ENIGMA 854: Colourful Christmas

ByKeithAustinASChristmasapproachesandthewinterweathertakeshold

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Sweet flight

MINIATUREflyingsaucersmaylooklikemagicastheyhoverinmidair

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Cameras fail to beat street crime

ByMarkWardTHEgovernment’s£25millionprogrammetointroduceclosed-circuitTVcamerastocombatcrimecouldbeawasteofmoney

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Global heat breeds superaphids

ByPeterAldhousIFYOUthoughtthespreadofmalaria-carryingmosquitoeswastheonlyinsecthorrorinstoreforthehumanraceasglobalwarmingmarcheson

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Sewage slakes Israel's thirst for water

ByHaimWatzmanRECYCLEDsewagewaterwillbethemostimportantsourceofextrawaterinIsraelforthenextdecade

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Hurry, hurry, while stocks last

THENewYearfindsBritain’sPatentOfficeinanunenviableposition.TheGovernmenthastoldtheofficetocutitsrunningcostsby20percentoverfiveyears

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ENIGMA 855: Magic moment

BySusanDenhamWEhopetohaveafewmagicmomentsthisChristmas.I’mgivingmyparentsanunusualcalender.Threerulers(ofthesamethickness

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Bang! Bang! You're deaf …

ByVincentKiernanMOSTadultsknowthatitisunwisetogivechildrendrumsandtrumpetsforChristmas.Fewthingsaremorecalculatedtodisruptthepostprandialfamilysnoozethananuntutoredchildlaunchingintoadrumsolo.Butitisn

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Keep kissing to save British mistletoe

ByAndyCoghlanAMOROUSBritonsmuststepuptheirquotaofChristmaskissesorfaceswappingthembeneathFrenchmistletoeasdomesticsuppliesofViscumalbumdryup.Therootoftheproblemisthedisappearanceoftraditionalorchardsw

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Cut-off point

THEmostimportantpieceofinformationforanyoneanxioustoavoidinfringingapatentisitsexpirydate.Thisvariesfromcountrytocountry

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Alien fish thrive after culling

ByPhilipCohenKILLERfishillegallyintroducedintoBritain’sriversandcanalsinthe1970scontinuetodevastatestocksofnativespecies

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The perils of eating too much

ByPhilipCohenNEXTtimeyouputoutsomebreadforthebirds

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Radio hum may herald quakes

ByBobHolmesAMODERATEearthquakeinCalifornialastyearwasprecededbyamysteriouselectromagnetichum

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Patents : Speakers accord

ByBarryFoxINcontrasttotheDigitalVideoDiscsquabble

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