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France refuses to grant kids immunity

ByMichaelDayTHEFrenchhealthministryishaltingitsprogrammeofimmunisingadolescentsagainsthepatitisBfollowingascarethatthevaccinecouldcausemultiplesclerosis(MS).ButtheWHOsaysthemovesetsadangerousprecedent

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Cookies won't crumble

Thelegalstatusofcookies—filesleftonacomputer’sharddiscbysomewebsites—remainsunclearintheUSfollowingtherulingonapioneeringlawsuit.GeoffreyDavidian

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澳门金沙平台开户网址是多少:Split in the ranks

TheBSEInquiryhasuncoveredariftbetweentwoseniorofficialswhoadvisedtheBritishgovernmentontheepidemic.KennethCalman

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One at a time

ByNellBoyceWOMENundergoingIVFmaynolongerhavetoruntheriskofhavingtripletsorquadruplets

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Double whammy

DIFFERENTstrainsofHIVdevelopindifferentpartsofthebody

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Sea signals

ByJonCopleyNOWGlobalPositioningSystem(GPS)satellitescannotonlytellyouwhereyouare

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The price of arrogance

ByRobEdwardsEARLYonemorninginJuly

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Stink bomb

Smellytoiletsmaysoonbeathingofthepast.MitsubishiofJapanhasdevelopedahigh-energyplasmadeviceforneutralisingnastyodours.ItclaimsitsAirCleanercanpurify99.97percentofairpassingthroughitatarateoffourcubicm

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Whose porker is this?

MostBritishfarmanimalsaretaggedtoprovideanaudittrailfortheirmeat.Butsomelabelsarelostatslaughter,

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Follow that human

ByDuncanGraham-RoweBIGBrothermaynotonlybewatchingyou

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Knock on wood

ByAndyYorkANELECTRONICwoodpeckerthatcanidentifytreeswithhiddenrotcouldsavehealthytreesfrombeingdamagedorfelled.Foresterslookingforrotnormallyhavetodrillaholeinthetrunkandtakeacoresample.Thisdamagesthe

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Safe havens

ByCharlesSeifeDOCTORSarewatchinghelplesslyasHIV

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In the nick of time

ByDeboraMacKenzieASWISScowinfectedwithBSEhasbeenremovedfromthehumanfoodchainaftertestingpositiveforthediseaseatanabattoir.Thisisthefirstconfirmedcaseofinfectioninanapparentlyhealthyanimaldestinedforth

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澳门金沙平台开户网址是多少:Making complex magnets the easy way

COMPLEXmagnetssimilartothoseusedtobuildcomputerdiscdrivescanbemadeinaflashandatafractionofthenormalcostsimplybysettinglighttoamixtureofpowders.Conventionalmethodsformakingtheceramic-likemagneticmateri

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Lies, damned lies...

Officialstatisticsoncauseofdeathmayunderestimatethetollfromcancer

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Invisible danger

Doctorsrarelymanagetoidentifyneurologicaldamagecausedbychronicexposuretocarbonmonoxide

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Dusty damage

ByRobEdwardsTHEwhitebloodcellsofworkersattheSellafieldnuclearplantwhohaveinhaledplutoniumdusthavedamagedchromosomes.That’stheconclusionofastudyfundedbyBritishNuclearFuels(BNFL)

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Camera in the can

Ifyouforgettotakeyourvideocameraonholidaywithyou

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Holocaust

ByFredPearceJUSTfiveyearsago

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Green paint

Fromnextspring

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Back from the dead

ByAndrewWatsonCOOLINGdamagedparticledetectorstoultralowtemperaturescouldgivethemanewleaseoflife

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Facing down Medusa

ByAndyCoghlanTHEgeneticrootsofararediseasethattransfixesitsvictimsassurelyasthegazeofthemythicalMedusamaysoonbeuncovered.Aswellasraisinghopesfortreatingthecondition

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Seeds of dissent

USAgricultureSecretaryDanGlickmanhasbeenbombardedwithover1000e-mailsintendaysprotestingaboutageneticengineeringtechniquethatpreventscropsproducingviableseed(ThisWeek

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Booby-trap drug

AMODIFIEDformofpenicillincouldpavethewayforanewrangeofantibiotics.Bacteriahavebuiltupresistancetopenicillinbyproducingadefenceenzymecalled&bgr;-lactamase.Thischopsuptheactivepartofthepenicillinmolecul

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Just add water

ByAndyCoghlanITMIGHTnotyetbewaterintowinebutbeerdrinkerscannowperformtheirownminormiracle.Byaddingordinarytapwatertotheworld’sfirstpowderedbeer—andthenwaitingfortwoweeks—theycanmake10pintsofale.Thebee

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No quick fix

LakesandstreamsinEurope’shighlandsmaynotbecomeacid-freeinthenearfutureeventhoughpowerstationsarecuttingtheirsulphurdioxideemissionsbyupto90percentunderaEurope-wideagreement.AreportbytheInstituteofHydr

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Is it or isn't it?

ByRobEdwardsinEdinburghTHEargumentoverthesafetyofgeneticallymodifiedfoodwasstokedupthisweekasanOECDconferenceonthetopicinEdinburghheardconflictingevidenceonwhetheritharmsrats.AbigunpublishedstudyfromC

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Prowling the skies

ByDuncanGraham-RoweCRUISEmissilesareabouttogetawholelotscarier.Existingflyingbombsaretoldexactlywheretogo.ButtheUSAirForceisnowdevelopingacheapcruisemissilethatchoosesitsowntargets.Oncelaunched

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Full feeling

ADRUGusedtocombatnauseaduringchemotherapycanalsohelpbulimicsstopvomitingandresumenormaleating.Thedrug

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Bags of room

ByBarryFoxIt’ssuchabore:yougoallthewaytotheMoon…andforgetthebrickstobuildyourmoonbase.Butneverfear—EbrahimKhaliliofCaliforniareckonsthatMoondustwilldothejobnicely(WO99/42667).Hissandbagbuildingswil

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No way out

ByAndyCoghlanIT’Shardtokeeptabsonyourbugswhenyouusethemtomunchuppollutantsinthesoil—atechniqueknownasbioremediation.NowresearchersintheUShaveconductedthefirstsuccessfulfieldtrialofgeneticallymodifiedb

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澳门金沙平台开户网址是多少:A pinch of power

SIZEisnotthatimportant—atleastforfightingshorecrabs(Carcinusmaenas).ResearchersattheRoslinInstitutenearEdinburghwatchedcrabsfightingandfoundthatthestrengthoftheirclawsismoreimportantthantheirsize.This

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All too human

GreenpeaceactivistsbesiegedtheEuropeanPatentOfficeinMunichlastweekafterdiscoveringtheEPOhadapparentlygrantedapatentonatechniqueforcloningpeople.AwardedtoAustinSmithoftheUniversityofEdinburgh

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Mosquito toast

Mosquitoesoftenfindusbyhominginonthecarbondioxideandthealcoholoctenolinourbreath

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A little light healing

ByJoannaMarchantWHYdodeep-seabacteriaglow?ScientistsinPolandsaythey’vecrackedthislong-standingbiologicalmystery:thebacteriashine

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Linesmen just can't help getting it wrong

ByFrankvanKolfschooteninAmsterdamSOCCERfansandplayersshouldstoptellinglinesmentogettheireyesexamined.Theycan’thelpmakingerrorswhenjudgingoffside.Aplayerisoffsideif

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Mind numbing

ByHelenPearsonAgoodpairofdenturesmayfendoffdementia.That’sthemessagefromJapaneseresearchers

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Satellite reprieved

NASA’sailingComptonGamma-RayObservatoryhaswonastayofexecution.Afteroneofthreegyroscopesonthe17-tonnesatellitefailedlatelastyear

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Into the abyss

TheInternethastakenarmchairadventuringtonewfrontiersbyofferingtravellersthemeanstosendoutnearlyinstantreportsandphotosfromfar-flungdestinations.Thankfully

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Oops!

BoeinglentanewmeaningtothetermspacejunklastmonthwhenitthrewawaytwoairtanksdestinedfortheInternationalSpaceStation.BoeingemployeesinHuntsville

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Damage limitation

ByAlisonMotlukTHEdevastatingeffectsofstrokesandepilepticseizurescouldsoonbeminimisedbyanoralvaccine.Justaschildrenareroutinelyimmunisedagainstpolioanddiphtheria

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No great shakes

ByIanSampleASTEADYhandisvitalforsurgeonsperformingintricateoperationsonfragiletissues.Tominimisetremors

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Bug breath

ANoxygen-richatmosphereallowedgiganticinsectstogrow300millionyearsago.Dragonflieswithwingspansofupto70centimetresflourishedintheCarboniferousperiod.Researchershadlongsuspectedthatthegiantinsectsandlus

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Charges dropped

FourUkrainianmarinebiologistswhowereunderinvestigationbytheircountry’ssecurityservicesforsharinginformationwithWesternscientistshadthechargesagainstthemdroppedthisweek.SergeiPiontkovskyandhiscolleague

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It's a steal

ByDuncanGraham-RoweASPATEofonlineattacksinthepastmonthonwell-knownwebsitessuchasYahooandCNNhaslefttheInternetcommunityreeling.ButastheFBIcontinuestohuntfortheculprits

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Bursting bubbles inspire curvaceous clothes

ByJeffHechtWHENbubblesburstonthesurfaceofthickliquidstheydon’tcollapseintoapuddle

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Billboard in orbit

ByJeffHechtinBostonWHATiftheInternationalSpaceStationendedupplasteredwithcompanylogoslikeaFormulaOneracingcar?Itmaynotcometothat

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Follow that stink

TOMOSTpeoplethewhiffofsulphur-richcompoundsisrepulsive.Buttosomebats

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澳门金沙平台开户网址是多少:Nature's assassin

ByKurtKleinerORGANICfarmerscouldsoonbeusingtheirfirstbroad-spectrumherbicideintheshapeofafungus-derivedproteinthatattacksbroadleavedweeds.Theprotein

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Alcohol free

ByBarryFoxSuntoryofOsaka

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