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Patents : Speakers accord

ByBarryFoxINcontrasttotheDigitalVideoDiscsquabble

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Research: in the field : Primary problems

ParentswantmorescienceandtechnologytaughtinAustralianprimaryschoolsbutlessthan10percentofstaffhaveaspecialistinterestineithersubjectandlessthanonehouraweekisspentteachingthesubjectsinmostschools

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Technology : Rounding up the protein suspects

ByAndyCoghlanAproteinidentityparadeisopeningupfasterroutestothediagnosisandtreatmentofnearlyeveryhumandisease.ScientistsfromOxfordGlycosciencesinAbingdon

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Patents : Video discs stumble into legal minefield

ByBarryFoxONLYlawyerswillbemakingmoneyoutofDigitalVideoDiscs(DVD).Thecompaniesthatdevelopedthetechnologyhavefallenoutoverplanstocreateaone-stoplicenceshop.Potentialmanufacturersfacealegalminefieldaswe

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Radio shows off star's magnetic qualities

FORthefirsttime

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Technology : How to spot the foreign body lurking deep within

ByJonathanBeardFOREIGNobjectsinthebodycanbehardtofindiftheyaremadeofmaterialsthatdonotshowuponX-rays.Theseincludemedicalimplantssuchasartificialjointsandstents.ButapolymerinventedbyMarc-AntonKruft

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Don't it make my brown eyes blue...

ByVincentKiernanWashingtonDCAlthoughitwasknownthattheeyesofinfantscanchangecolour

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Ancient nuclear dump has lessons for the future

ByCharleneCrabbParisAGROUPofEuropeanscientistsistryingtostopaminingcompanyfromexcavatingtheworld’slastuntouchednaturalnuclearfission“reactor”.Thereactorwasformed2billionyearsagowhenpocketsofhigh-grade

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Two legs bad…

ETHICSadvisersinboththeUSandEuropehaverejectedhumancloning.InMarch

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Food bug detectives look beyond the usual suspects

ByMichaelDayTHEbacteriumEscherichiacoliO157isbeingwronglyblamedformanycasesoffoodpoisoningthatarecausedbyfiveofitsequallydeadlyrelatives

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Technology : Introducing the model office worker

ByPaulGuinnessyIFyourbosstellsyouatall

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Did lemmings push soldiers over the edge?

ALEMMINGpopulationexplosionmayhavecausedanepidemicthatlaidlowathousandGermantroopsinFinlandin1942.AFinnishvirologistwarnsthatasimilarepidemicmayliearoundthecorner.AnttiVaheri

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Science : Lightning sharpens acid rain's bite

ByVincentKiernanWashingtonDCIT’Snotjustmilkthatturnssourwhenlightningstrikes.AgeologistinAthens

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If you want a grant, give your friends a call

ByAlisonMotlukSCIENTISTSwhowantmoneyfromBritain’sMedicalResearchCouncilinfuturehadbetterlearnhowtoworktogether.Inthebiggestshake-upintheMRC’sfundingprocessforthreedecades

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永利注册:Technology : Promoters lure rock fans onto the Net

ByTraceySnellFANSoftherockgroupRadioheadwhohaveaccesstotheInternetwillsoonbeabletoheartracksfromtheband’sforthcomingalbumbycallingup“secretsites”ontheWeb.ThesiteswillbesetupoverthenextfewweeksbyParlop

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Patents : Rejuvenating mask

ByBarryFoxTHEpriceofavoidingsunburnusingtheantiphotoageingfacemaskpatentedbyIsabelBanuchiofPuertoRico(WO97/08968)couldbeachatwiththepolice.Banuchihascomeupwithaflexibleplasticwrapthatattachestoapairof

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永利注册:Size is all for the massive meat-eater from Argentina

DWARFINGthehumanskullinitsjaws

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Stalking the diseases with no name

ByMichaelDayLausanneTHOUSANDSofpeopleintheUSsufferpotentiallyfatalinfectionsthatcannotbelinkedtoanyknownbacteriumorvirus.Twoyearsofsurveillanceinjustfourregionshaveturnedupmorethanahundredcasesoflife-

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Beet gene beats worm pests

ByDeboraMacKenzieEVERYyeartheworldloses$100billionofcropstotiny

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Cult's bizarre vision rekindles cloning debate

ByPhilipCohenSanFranciscoANINTERNATIONALreligiouscultissettingupacompanytosponsorresearchinhumancloning.Whilemanybiologistsdismissthecult’splansasfantasy

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Science : Why the wind is always against you

ByRobertMatthewsWHATcountlesscyclistshavealwayssuspectedhasbeenconfirmed:evenroundtripstakelongerifthere’sawindblowing.Atfirstsight

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Science : Cheating budgies do it out of sight

ByAlisonMotlukAMALEbudgerigarisfarmorelikelytobetemptedintoanillicitaffairwhenoutofsightofhisvengefulmate

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Changing places :

JOHNHALL—anexpertinmineralprocessinginvolvingfineparticlesandindustsuppression—hasleftCSIROMineralsafter20yearstobecomeprincipalscientistandassociatedirectorofGeo2

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Pollution may lead to a life of crime

ByAlisonMotlukENVIRONMENTALpollutionmakesabigcontributiontoviolentcrimeandantisocialbehaviour

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Research: in the field : Seen but not heard

Atsciencecentres

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Technology: Computers take a bite out of census drudgery

ByANDYCOGHLANThisiscensusyearinBritain

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Technology: A sticky way to numb the gums

ByJONATHANBEARDThefearandpainofinjectinganaestheticintothegumsfordentaltreatmentmaysooncometoanend

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Sterile screw worms fly in to save Africa's livestock

ThefirstplaneloadofsterilemalescrewwormfliesisscheduledtoarriveinLibyanextweek.ScientistshopethesterileflieswillwipeouttheinfestationofNewWorldscrewwormsthatthreatensAfricanlivestock.Theoutbreakbegani

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An end to chemical fertilisers?

ByIANANDERSONinMelbourneTheHolyGrailofagriculturalresearch–acerealcropthatfixesitsownnitrogen–seemedonlyawhiskerawaylastweek.AgroupofscientistsfromChinaandAustraliaclaimtohavefoundawaytomakewheatseedl

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Science: Can monkeys read each others' minds?

ByGEORGIAMASONWeoftentrytoimagineanotherperson’sstateofmind

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The beetles, the frogs and the French Legionnaires

ByCHRISTOPHERJOYCEinWASHINGTONDCSpanishfly

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Third World AIDS programme short on funds

AidsresearchinpoorcountriesfaceslargecutsnextyearbecauseofashortfallintheWorldHealthOrganization’sfunds.TherichnationsthatpayfortheWHO’sGlobalProgrammeonAIDShavesofarprovidedonly35millionPoundsofthe50

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Science: Deadly toxin calms excited muscles

ByNANCYHENESONinWASHINGTONDCBotulinumtoxinispossiblythemostpoisonoussubstanceknown.Butithasakinder

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Technology: Metal gears shift down a size

ByDANCHARLESinWASHINGTONDCTinymetalgears

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Science: A white Christmas on Mars

ByJEFFHECHTinBOSTONMars

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Computer cops needed to police networks

TheUSshouldestablishanInformationSecurityFoundationtoimprovethesecurityofcomputerrecordsandnetworks

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Science: Aspirin helps the garden grow

ByPAULSIMONSPoppinganaspirinintoavaseofwaterreputedlykeepscutflowersfresh.Nowthereisscientificsupportfortheidea.Twoteamsofscientistsworkingindependentlyhavefoundthatsalicylicacid–theactivecomponentofa

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Technology: Oven-baked chips strike oil

NaturaluraniumtrappedinundergroundoilandnaturalgasreservesishelpinganAmericangeologisttosurveylargeareascheaplyforpromisingoilfields.FredericSiegelofGeorgeWashingtonUniversityinWashingtonDCusespassive

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Green money

TheWorldBankhasagreedtosetupanewfundtohelpdevelopingcountriesprotecttheenvironment.Atameetingatthebank’sEuropeanheadquartersinParis

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Pollutants on tap for Berlin's growing population

ByTARYNTOROBerlinerscouldsoonhavetroublefindingwatertodrink.Muchofthewaterthatsuppliesthecityiscontaminatedwithpollutants

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Technology: Growing vanilla down on the factory farm

ByCOLLEENSHANNONACalifornianbiotechnologycompanyhasdevelopedanewmethodforproducingvanillaincommercialquantitiesbygrowingcellsfromvanillaplantinculture.Thecompany

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Astro loses its sense of direction

AnunpredictablemechanismforaimingthetelescopesaboardthespaceshuttleColumbia

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永利注册:Europe's car makers unite to face Japan

ByDEBORAMACKENZIEinBRUSSELSThousandsofnegotiatorsdescendedonBrusselsthisweekforthefinalassaultoninternationaltradebarriersundertheUruguayRoundoftheGeneralAgreementonTariffsandTrade(GATT).Europe’sbarri

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RNA test pinpoints carriers of muscular dystrophy

ByPHYLLIDABROWNBritishresearchershavedevisedanewtesttodetectcarriersofmusculardystrophy

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'Time-bomb' town planned for Thames refinery

Mobil

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A safer future for birds on South Pacific islands

ByLIZGLASGOWinAUCKLANDOrnithologistshaveagreedaconservationstrategyfortheentireSouthPacific.Theregionisendowedwithmanyuniquespecies

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Controversial cancer therapy discredited

Neutrontherapy

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Technology: Radioactive beads combat liver cancer

ByANNEDAVIESDoctorsintheUSclaimtohaveimprovedsurvivalratesforpatientswithinoperablelivercancersbyapplyingradiotherapyfromtheinside.JamesAndrewsandcolleaguesattheUniversityofMichigan’shospitalinAnnArbo

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Making a meal of extinction

AnextinctbirdhasbeenturninguponthedinnerplatesofVietnamesefarmers.TheVietnamesepheasant

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永利注册:Japan breaks its own rules on science policy

ByMICHAELCROSSinTOKYOAnewsurveyofJapan’sspendingonR&Dshowsthatthebalancetowardsdevelopmentisstillgrowingattheexpenseofresearch

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塔吉克斯坦收获的棉花超过1.285万吨

塔吉克斯坦共和国农业部作物管理局表示

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