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Australian ecologist goes home

FIVEmonthsaftermovingtoBritaintobecomechiefscientistwiththeNatureConservancyCouncil

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Patents: Canon to left and right

ByBARRYFOXTHEJAPANESEcompanyCanonisplanningtoestablishanaudiocompanyinBritaintoproduceanewhigh-fidelitysoundsystem.Theproductiscalled‘wide-imagingstereo’

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East German academy divides

THEEASTGermanAcademyofScienceshasagreedtodraftanewconstitutionthatwilldividetheorganisationintotwofunctions.Somepartsoftheacademywillbecomeascientificsocietyandotherswillbecomearesearchinstitution.Ame

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Technology: Shadows illuminate polar puzzle

ByCHRISTOPHERJOYCEinWASHINGTONDCFORENSICphotogrammetry

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Japan considers budgets

MILITARY

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. . . as Soviet Union develops its commercial image

THESOVIETUNIONlastweeksignedacontractinLondonwithSigma

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Science: Simple blood test reveals sex of fetus

ATESTonapregnantwoman’sbloodcannowshowwhatsexherchildwillbe.ThiswillhelpdoctorstocounselfamilieswhoareaffectedbygeneticdisorderscarriedontheY

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Let's get back to basics, says Thatcher

ByMICHAELKENWARDTHEPrimeMinisterespousedthecauseofbasicresearchlastweekinherlecturetotheParliamentaryandScientificCommitteetomarkits50thanniversary.‘Thegreatesteconomicbenefitsofscientificresearchhave

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Nuclear support

BRITAIN’sbiggestatomicpowerutilityistosponsormoreuniversitycoursesinnuclearengineeringtoredressshortagesinthenumbersofsuitablyqualifiedgraduatesenteringtheindustry.EricCarpenter

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Rethink on abortion pill

THEABORTIONpill

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Tumours in mice and rats spark warning over AIDS drug

BySHARONKINGMANZIDOVUDINE

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Fast French

FRANCEhaswonbackfromWestGermanythespeedrecordforatrain

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Technology: Canada brings in thin films to foil the counterfeiters

THEBANKofCanadahasissuedanew$50banknotethatcontainsauniqueopticalsecuritydevicebasedonthetechnologyofthinfilms.TheCanadiansbelievethattheyhaveproducedasturdierandcheaperbillthantheanti-counterfeitnote

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Technology: Astronomers dream large for the next generation of space telescopes

ATELESCOPEontheMoonthatcoulddetectplanetssimilartoEarthorbitingotherstarsisaleadingcandidatetosucceedNASA’scurrentproject

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Technology: Europe's supercomputer tackles real problems

BySUSANWATTSSOFTWAREspecialistsworkingonthepowerfulsupercomputerdevelopedunderEsprit

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Europe seeks softer sell on hard technology . . .

ByDAVIDDICKSONinPARISANALL-PARTYgroupofparliamentariansfromnineEuropeancountrieshascalledforradicalchangesintherulesgoverningtheexportofhightechnologytoSovietbloccountries

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Science: 'Blip' in background radiation hints at 'superstars'

TWOyearsago

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Science: Proteins grown in space reveal their detailed structure

ByJULIEJOHNSONEXPERIMENTSonboardNASA’sspaceshuttleshowthatthebestproteincrystalsdoindeedgrowinspace

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New head for HUGO

SIRWALTERBODMER

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Effect of global warming on sea levels 'overestimated'

ByHELENGAVAGHANinSANFRANCISCOAMERICANSCIENTISTSsaidlastweekthattheymayhaveconsiderablyoverestimatedtheextenttowhichsealevelswillrisebecauseofglobalwarming.MarkMeier

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More science for sale?

ANincreasedcommercialisationofresearchbyAustralia’sCommonwealthScientificandIndustrialResearchOrganizationislikelytoflowfromtheappointmentofJohnStockerastheorganisation’schiefexecutiveofficer.Stocker

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Challenge in US to law on HIV

THENATIONALCommissiononAIDSintheUShasurgedthegovernmenttoliftrestrictionsthatbarpeopleinfectedwithHIVfromenteringthecountryunlesstheyhaveaspecialwaiver.TheLeagueofRedCrossandRedCrescentSocieties,

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Star Wars physicist stumbles on cold fusion

ByJEFFHECHTONEoftheUS’sbrightestyoungphysicistscouldlosehischanceofatenuredpositionattheMassachusettsInstituteofTechnologybecauseofhisattemptstoexplainhow‘coldfusion’works.Mostphysicistsdenythatthepro

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Scientists 'penalised' for EC funding

ByANDYCOGHLANTHEBRITISHgovernmentcameunderfirethisweekforimposingprocedureswhich

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Technology: Making waves to seek out oily waters

ByRICKGOULDTwoBritishgroupshavedevelopedanautomaticdetectorforoilpollutionwhichusesmicrowavestospothydrocarbonsonthesurfaceofwater.Itissimpler

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Patents: On the nose

ByBARRYFOXBarryBrindleyofBrentfordinMiddlesexreckonsthatphysicalfitnessenthusiastsneedtoknowpreciselyhowmanypress-upstheyhavedoneandatwhatrate.Sohehasdevisedatouch-padwithapressure-sensitiveswitchwhic

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Science: Missing dinosaurs turn up in Australia

ByLEIGHDAYTONinSYDNEYAthree-fossilhuntinWesternAustraliahasunearthedteethfromthelargestsharkeverfoundfromtheMesozoicera–225to65millionyearsago–andthefirstevidenceofstegosaursontheAustraliancontinent.J

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Technology: Superconductors caught up in court challenges

Allthemajorinnovationsinhigh-temperaturesuperconductivityarenowboggeddowninpatentsdisputesintheUS.Thesituationisa‘completemess’

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Science: Dutch scientists plan new approach to gene therapy

ByJOOSTVANKASTERNinTHEHAGUEScientistsintheNetherlandsareplanninganewapproachtogenetherapyforarareimmune-deficiencydisease.Thetreatment

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Genes for trees

Wisconsin

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Fossil jaw fills gap in human story

ByROGERLEWINinWASHINGTONDCThefossilisedlowerjawofanearlymemberofthehumanfamilyhasbeenunearthedinnorthernMalawi–thefirstsuchspecimenfromthatpartofAfrica.Untilnowallearlyhumanfossils

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At the BA: Britain's festivel of science and technology rolled into Plymouth this week. New Scientist reports from the British Association for the Advancement of Science - Going green gives greater gains

ByANDYCOGHLANDavidPearce

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Power loss leaves Hubble's good eye blinded

ByCHRISTOPHERJOYCEinWASHINGTONDCOneofthefourscientificinstrumentsaboardtheHubbleSpaceTelescopeiscriticallyhandicappedandhasbeenshutoff.Engineerswillrestarttheinstrument

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Science: Energy of 'nothing' upsets cosmology

ByJOHNGRIBBINAccordingtoquantumtheory

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Technology: Disc change will leave data stranded

Thecheapandcheerfulwordprocessorthatformanypeoplewastheirfirstexperienceofcomputers

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Own goal

Britain’stechnologicalexpertiseishelpingforeigncompaniestooutsellBritishproductsandservices

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Technology: . . . and add runny realism to computer painting

WetandStickyisthenameofthecomputersystemwhichproducedthesepaintings.ItwasdevelopedbyDavidEnglandandTundeCockshottattheUniversityofGlasgow

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At the BA: Britain's festival of science and technology rolled into Plymouth this week. New Scientist reports from the British Association for the Advancement of Science - How yuccas neutralise nasty niffs

ByGAILVINESYuccaplants

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Birth of a nation seen from space

Earlierthismonth

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Geneticists told to sing for their supper

ByPHYLLIDABROWNGeneticistsmustnotpatroniselaypeopleabouttheethicsofresearchintothehumangenome

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Patents: Nobblers nobbled

ByBARRYFOXNobblingracehorsesbystunningthemwitha‘sonicgun’gainednotorietyintheautumnof1989.NowMichaelTaylorofSwindonhasdevisedawayoffoilingthecriminals(UKapplication2237876).Thenobblersstandbyaracetrac

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At the BA: Britain's festival of science and technology rolled into Plymouth this week. New Scientist reports from the British Association for the Advancement of Science - Nuclear physicist puts bomb under science establishment

ByWILLIAMBOWNAsthethreattotheNuclearStructureFacilityattheDaresburyLaboratoryinCheshiregrewthisyearsomephysicistsprotestedbywritingtotheirMPs.Sometriedquiet

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Beach bugs

IfyougotothebeachintheUS

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Patents: Patent information

Copiesofpatents

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Technology: 'Supercooker' leaves the competition steaming

ByANDYCOGHLANFrenchtechnologistshavedevisedauniquedomesticcookerthatusesinfraredradiationtoheatfood.Itsdevelopersclaimthatitcooksalmostanykindoffoodfasterandmoreefficientlythanmostotherkindsofcookers.

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Iraq admits growing deadly biological arsenal

ByDANCHARLESinWASHINGTONDCMicrobiologistsinBaghdadhaveadmittedgrowingculturesofsomeofthemostdeadlyorganismsonEarthformilitarypurposes.Theirstocksofbiologicalwarfareagentsincludedtheorganismsthatcausea

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Space junk mail

Atrialattempttousecommercialelectronic-mailnetworkstolinkastronautsaboardthespaceshuttlewithpeopleonEarthhasrevealedanunexpectedproblem.Itseemsthatsomanypeoplearekeentosendmessagesintospace

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Patents: Flashy fuses

ByBARRYFOXUsually

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At the BA: Britain's festival of science and technology rolled into Plymouth this week. New Scientist reports from the British Association for the Advancement of Science - Fighting fat's unhealthy image

Fatalmostinvariablygetsabadpress.Peoplerightlyseevitaminsasvitalandsomeproteinsas‘qualityproteins’

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Phenomenal fungus is biggest thing alive

Sometimesthegreatesthonoursgotothemosthumble.Soitseemstobewiththeclaimtothebiggestorganismalive

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Technology: Rapid test for polio reveals the strains

AquicktesttoidentifythepoliovirushasbeendevelopedinTheGambiaandBritain.Thetest

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