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Oxytocin surge before a fight helps chimps bond with their group

SteveBloomImages/AlamyStockPhotoByAndyCoghlanIsthefabled“cuddlehormone”reallya“warmone”?Oxytocinlevelssurgeintroopsofchimpanzeespreparingforconflictwithrivalgroupstodefendorexpandtheirterritory.Thef

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永利皇宫手机版:Physicists can't agree on what the quantum world looks like

DerejeBelachew/AlamyStockPhotoBySophiaChenIFYOUfindthequantumworldconfusingyou’renotalone.Arecentsurveyshowsthatphysicistsdisagreeoverthepictureofrealitythatquantummechanicsdescribes–andthatmanyofthem

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永利皇宫手机版:Roll-up digital displays move closer to market

ByBarryFoxTHElong-promisedroll-updisplaysthatcanbepeeledoutlikearollerblindfromhand-heldgadgetswillbearrivingintheshopsinMarch2007

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NASA sends Columbia wreckage for external study

IT’Sback-to-schooltimeforNASA.TheagencyissendingdebrisfromtheFebruary2003ColumbiashuttledisastertoLehighUniversityinBethlehem

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Migraine herb may help fight cancer

BETTERtreatmentsforleukaemiacouldbeonthehorizonthankstothefeverfew

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Soundbites

“Donotresuscitate.”Tattooonthechestof80-year-oldAustraliandoctor

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Worst effects of toxic mould are 'in the mind'

THEnumberoflawsuitsoverthetoxiceffectsof“indoormould”continuestoskyrocketintheUS.ButtwoCaliforniandoctorsnowsuggestthat

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Twitter is being used in classes to help students learn Arabic

KacperPempel/ReutersByNicoleKobieTwittercansometimesfeellikealanguageofitsown

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Invention

ByBarryFoxFEEL-GOODPHONESMotorolahasfoundawaytomakethekeypadonacellphonegivetactilefeedbackwithoutwastingspaceonbulkyvibrationmotors(patentapplicationEP1503272).Thecompany’sansweristocoatthephone’sbut

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Milky Way's core could be spewing out planet-sized star chunks

MarkA.GarlickByLeahCraneTheMilkyWay’ssupermassiveblackholecouldbechewingupstarsandspittingchunksbackoutatus.Ifso

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Arctic ozone wiped out by solar storms

GIGANTICsolarstormsdestroyednearly60percentoftheozoneabovetheArcticduringthespringof2004.Theozone

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London road has broken annual legal pollution limits already

VictoriaJones/PAByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationLegalairpollutionlimitsforthewholeyearhavebeenbrokenjustfivedaysinto2017inLondon

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Videotape reaches the end of the reel

ByBarryFoxHOWEVERfancythecamcorderyoubuy

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Your walk could be a password that connects devices on your body

LuisAlvarez/GettyWEARABLEgadgetssuchassmartwatchesorfitnesstrackerscouldusethecharacteristicwayyoumovetosecurelypairwithotherdevicesonyourperson.“Theauthenticationkeyisinyourgait

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Peckish pilferers caught out by snack attack

ByAnnaGoslineinNewOrleansABURGLAR’Shungerpangscouldgoalongwaytowardsputtinghimbehindbars.Greedyfelonsfrequentlyleavebehindvitalcluesaftersnackingonfoodfromtheirvictim’sfridge.Tracesofsalivaleftonanyth

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Evidence of dark energy missed 30 years ago

ByStuartClarkTHEdiscoveryinthe1990sthattherecouldbesomekindofmysteriousdarkenergythatisacceleratingtheexpansionoftheuniversecamefromstudiesofsupernovaebillionsoflightyearsaway.Now

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Monarch butterfly in sudden trouble

Itissoabundantthatbiologistsmeasureitspopulationintermsoftheareaitcovers

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US Congress just made it easier to ditch science for politics

JimWatson/GettyTheUSCongressisbackinsession

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Transistor stretchier than skin for ultra-flexible wearable tech

AmirFoudehByTimothyRevellWearabletechisgettingflexible.Anewtransistorcanbestretchedtotwiceitslengthwithoutlosingconductivity.Thismakesitidealforuseinsmalldeviceswornonthebody

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Ecstasy may trigger gene-linked depression

IFYOUhaveafamilyhistoryofdepression

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Sea life's long-term highs and lows

THEdiversityofanimalslivingintheoceansrisesandfallsin62-million-yearcycles.Butwhetherthefluctuationsrepresentsomethingintrinsictobiologicalevolutionorareanaspectoffossilisationremainsamystery.RobertRo

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Online database reveals normal gene expression

ANONLINEdatabaseshouldhelprevealtheunderlyingcausesofsomediseasesbyshowingwhichgenesareswitchedonoroffinhealthyhumantissue.Toworkoutwhichgenesareinvolvedinaparticulardisorder

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Forest policy in the dock as court battle ignites

ByKurtKleinerTHElong-runningrowoverhowbesttomanageAmerica’sforestsjustgotmoreheated.EnvironmentalistsandtheCaliforniaattorney-generalhavefiledlawsuitscounteringafederalplanforthemanagementofforestfire

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Paperwork stops space privateers building lunar lander

THEnextlunarlanderwon’tbedesignedbythenewgenerationofpluckyspaceprivateersafterall

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Breakthrough in premature ageing

SKINcellstakenfromchildrenwiththeprematureageingsyndromeHutchinson-Gilfordprogeriahavebeenrestoredtonormal.Theworkprovesitispossibletocompensateforthegeneticdefectthatcausesthiscrueldisease

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Robots taught to work alongside humans by giving high fives

TransferringHumanInteractionstoHuman-RobotInteractionsTianminShu

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The DNA so dangerous it does not exist

ByLindaGeddesCouldtherebeforbiddensequencesinthegenome–onessoharmfulthattheyarenotcompatiblewithlife?Onegroupofresearchersthinksso.Unlikemostgenomesequencingprojectswhichsetouttosearchforgenesthat

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Science may gain in new Congress

ByMichaelReillyandPeterAldhousNANCYPELOSI

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Trouble ahead in TB's birthplace?

Aglobalkiller’soriginsmayhavebeentracedbacktoIndia.Mycobacteriumtuberculosis

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永利皇宫手机版:Arctic melt soaks up carbon dioxide

Thecloudsofglobalwarmingdon’texactlyboastasilverlining,

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Gizmo

Avibratingvestforsoldierscouldputanendtocrypticbattlefieldhandsignals.Thespandexvest

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Earthquake shakes the internet

THANKFULLYtheearthquakeoffthecoastofTaiwanon26Decemberdidnottriggeratsunami

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Web firms tackle China effect

InternetcompaniesarepoisedtolaunchacodeofconductgoverningtheiroperationsinChina.WebfirmshavefacedsustainedcriticismfortheiractivitiesinChina

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Could 'mirror matter' give us limitless energy?

ByMarcusChownOnlythefoolhardytendtoproposeideastogeneratenear-limitlessenergy.Yetthat’swhatoneRussianphysicisthasdone

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First Americans may have been Neanderthals 130,000 years ago

shaunl/GettyByColinBarrasAnextraordinarychapterhasjustbeenaddedtothestoryoftheFirstAmericans.FindsatasiteinCaliforniasuggestthattheNewWorldmighthavefirstbeenreachedatleast130

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永利皇宫手机版:This week 50 years ago

SeatbeltscouldpreventinjuryNOBODYwouldthinkofsendingafragilearticlethroughthepostpackedlooselyinarigidcontainer.Yetthisisafairdescriptionofthewayhumanbeingstravelaboutinmotorcars.Itissmallwonderthatac

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Insight: Out of the trans-fat frying pan…

ByPhilMcKennainBostonTHEoriginalfastfoodnationisstrugglingtosheditsaddictiontounhealthyeating.InabidtopreventAmericansdroppingdeadofheartattacks

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Tipplers tend to be the topplers

Watchyourstepafteranightonthetown:themajorityofpeoplewhodieafterfallingdownthestairshavebeenhittingthebooze.RomanBuxoftheGoetheUniversityinFrankfurt

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Celebrities should watch what they say

CELEBRITIEStakenote:ifyou’reusingyourinfluentialstatustopeddlemisleadingorunscientificinformationyouwillberootedoutandexposed.Atleastthat’sthewarningofacampaignlaunchedon3JanuarybySenseAboutScience(

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Intestinal worms may not be totally bad news

INTESTINALwormsmaynotbetotallybadnews.Astudyof1600childreninVietnamsuggeststhatthoseinfectedwithhookwormareonly60percentaslikelyasuninfectedchildrentobeallergictodustmites(JournalofAllergyandClinicalI

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60 Seconds

ReturnofariverAfteralmost100dryyears

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Search for Earth-like worlds hots up

THEsearchforEarth-likeworldshotteduplastweekwiththelaunchofanewtelescopethatwillscoutforsmall

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First black hole found in globular star cluster

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/ESA/HRicher/UBC)Ablackholehasbeenfoundslowlydevouringacompanionstarattheheartofadensestarcluster–providingthefirstclearsignthatblackholesinhabitthedensestellarcitiesknownasgl

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New molecules are most light-sensitive ever

ByTomSimoniteAnewgenerationofsuper-light-sensitivecompoundscouldmaketheinternetandotheropticalnetworksfaster

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Peak progress hampered by ozone from katabatic wind

MOUNTAINEERSclimbingMountEverestwillhavetobattlewithacloakofozonethatdescendsoverthepeakasthedaywearson.DuringexpeditionstoEverestinthesummerof2001and2002

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Katydids hit the highest notes

NIGHT-TIMEinatropicalrainforest

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Large families linked to reduced parents' lifespan

ByRoxanneKhamsiParentsoflargefamiliesfaceamodestincreaseintheriskofdeathcomparedtothosewithonlyafewchildren

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'Brainy' chickpeas conquered the world

Couldthehumblechickpeahavechangedthecourseofhistory?AsoneofthefoundercropscultivatedinthefertilecrescentofMesopotamia

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Psychedelic drugs push the brain to a state never seen before

Beckley/ImperialResearchFoundationByAndyCoghlanMeasuringneuronactivityhasrevealedthatpsychedelicdrugsreallydoalterthestateofthebrain

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Bag a trophy, save a species

ByBobHolmesIMAGINEconservationasathree-leggedstool.Youneedthewildlife

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Venom found to be widespread in lizards

ByEmmaYounginSydneyPEOPLEbittenbytheirpetlizardcansufferapainfulswellingandprolongedbleeding.Infectionbybacteriainthelizard’smouthwasalwaysassumedtobethecause

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