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Technology: Japan puts neural computers to work in their own write

ByMICHAELCROSSinTOKYOONEOFthemainbarrierstocomputinginJapanesemaysoonbeovercome.ResearchersattheJapanesecompanyToshibahavedevelopeda‘neural’wordprocessorwhichthecompanysaysmaybeonthemarketinlessthanth

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Pluto's strange family of moons are locked in a mysterious waltz

ByRebeccaBoylePluto’smoonshaveadarkside.Kerberos

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Pluto's strange family of moons are locked in a mysterious waltz

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Full reboot allows Large Hadron Collider to hunt new particles

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Japan drags its feet on project to map the human genome

ByMICHAELCROSSinTOKYOTHEJAPANESEgovernmenthasdashedhopesthatitwillrespondtoAmericanpressureandmakeanearlycontributiontotheinternationalefforttosequencethehumangenome.YoshiroMiki

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Hiroshima study shows higher risks of low-level radiation

ByCHRISVAUGHANinWASHINGTONTHERISKofdevelopingcancerfromexposuretolowlevelsofradiationfromX-raysorgamma-raysisthreetofourtimesashighaspreviouslythought.Andfetusesexposedtolowlevelsofradiationareatgreat

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Science: Shower power

THEoldseafarers’talethatrainknocksdownwaveshassomescientifictruthinit

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60 Seconds

Getup!Peoplewhospendmostoftheirtimeintheofficesittingdownshouldaimtostandfor2hoursaday.SosaysthefirstUKguidanceonhowtoavoidthehealthimpactsofprolongedsitting.Thegroupbehindthereporthopetoeventuallyinc

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Giant telescope in Hawaii gets go-ahead, if others shut down

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永利皇宫娱乐场:Artificial DNA can evolve to expertly pick out cancer cells

ADDINGletterstothegeneticalphabetcouldhelpchasedowncancercells.ItseemsthatDNAthatincludestwoartificialbasescanbecoaxedtoselectivelypickoutcancercells.Severalgroupsofsyntheticbiologistshavecreatedartif

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German environment minister quits

ByVERARICHEASTGERMANY’SMinisterofNatureProtection

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CSI Stone Age: was 430,000-year-old hominin murdered?

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Cosmic explorer finds the Universe is all too smooth

ByCHRISTOPHERJOYCEinWASHINGTONDCCOSMOLOGISTSarepuzzledbytheannouncementlastweekthattheUniverseisevensmootherandmoreuniformthantheyhadpredicted.Thefirstdatatobereceivedfromtherecently-launchedCosmicBac

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Science: One big family

ONEoftheoutstandingquestionsconcerningArchaeopteryx

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Government rejects plea for single research council

ByMICKHAMERTHEBRITISHgovernmentwasexpectedtoannouncethisweekthatithadrejectedaproposaltomergethefivecurrentresearchcouncilsintoasingleNationalResearchCouncil.Theproposalwasmadelastyearbyacommitteehead

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Listening to meteorites hitting Mars will tell us what's inside

(Image:NASA)PLANETSarejustlikepeople:whattheyrevealontheoutsidecanhelpyoureadwhat’sgoingoninside.SpacerocksbombardingMars’ssurfacecouldsoonbetellingusaboutseismicactivitydeeperdown.Sometimeinthepas

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Find out how likely you are to die in the next five years

ByAndyCoghlan(Image:LucyLambriex/Getty)Howfastyouwalkandhowmanycarsyouownarebetterpredictorsofwhetheryouwilldieearlythanyourbodyfatpercentageorbloodpressure.Thequeriesarepartofaquestionnaire

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BSB faces setback over business data service

ByBARRYFOXBRITISHSatelliteBroadcasting’splantoofferbusinessuserslow-costdatareceptionbuiltintodomesticTVreceiversisfallingapartbecauseoftechnicalandeconomicdifficulties.Thepriceofthedomesticreceiversl

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Britain 'could wreck' Europe's fast reactor plans

EUROPE’Sefforttodevelopafast-breederreactorwillcomeapartattheseamsifBritainpullsout

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MPs attack health plans

THREELabourMPshavetabledamendmentstothegovernment’sNHSbillthatwouldkeeptheresponsibilityformedicalresearchandteachingwithhealthauthorities.IftheNationalHealthServiceandCommunityCareBillbecomeslawasits

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Sawfish is first vertebrate known to clone itself in the wild

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Nuclear weapons industry 'swept health risks under the carpet'

AMERICA’Snuclearbombmakers

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Empathetic budgies yawn when they see their peers do the same

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永利皇宫娱乐场:One Per Cent

(Image:RyanMcVay/Getty)Icehockeyistrickytomaster.SoMichaelHardeggerattheETHinZurich

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Science: 'Near-miss' asteroid revealed as two bodies

ANEWLYdiscoveredasteroidconsistsoftwobodiesthathavenestledtogether

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Technology: Rapid recharge for batteries in Nissan's electric car

TheJapanesecarmakerNissanjoinedothermanufacturersgearingupforfutureantipollutionlegislationbylaunchingaprototypeelectriccarlastweek.Nissan’sfutureelectricvehicle

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At the BA: Blooming algae warm the world

Algaethatbloomintheoceansareasourceofcarbondioxideandwillprobablyspeedtheprocessofglobalwarmingratherthanslowitdown.Althoughthemicroscopicplantsconsumecarbondioxideduringphotosynthesis

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At the BA: Why a nation's Health is patently obvious - Science came to life in the southwest last week when the British Association for the Advancement of Science returned to Plymouth. New Scientist concludes its coverage of the annual science festival

Patentsareasuresignofwealth.Thatisthemessagefromastudythatlinksthewealthofanationtothenumberofpatentsacountrygenerates.JacquelineNeedle

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At the BA: Dinosaur detectives - Science came to life in the southwest last week when the British Association for the Advancement of Science returned to Plymouth. New Scientist concludes its coverage of the annual science festival

ByJULIEJOHNSONFinelinesandporesinadinosaur’seggshellcanidentifythetypeofdinosaurthatlaidtheegg

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Inside the barrel of Iraq's next supergun

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At the BA: How practice makes the perfect genius

Mostpeoplecouldbegeniusesiftheypractisedhardenough

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At the BA: Patent problem

ManysmallcompaniesandinventorswillbeforcedtoabandoninnovativeideasiftheEuropeanPatentOfficesucceedsinitsplanstohavenationalpatentofficescloseddownbythetimethesingleEuropeanmarketisborn.Thewarningcamef

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永利皇宫娱乐场:At the BA: No way up for young scientists - Science came to life in the southwest last week when the British Association for the Advancement of Science returned to Plymouth. New Scientist concludes its coverage of the annual science festival

ByDAVIDDICKSONResearchassistantsinBritishuniversitiesaregrowingincreasinglyfrustratedbytheirlackoflong-termcareerprospects

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Technology: Meter measures oil flow at the bottom of the sea

ByJEFFCROOKOneofthegreatestproblemsfacingoilcompaniesinexploitingremoteunder-seareservesismeasuringthequantityofoilinthefizzingmixtureofhydrocarbongases

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Genome funds 'wasted' on patents

ByANDYCOGHLANAmericanresearcherstakingpartintheinternationalprojecttomapthehumangenomearesquanderinghundredsofthousandsofdollarsinfutileattemptstopatentsequencesofhumangeneticmaterial.Europeanpartners

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Technology: Airbus safety claim 'cannot be proved'

ByROBERTMATTHEWSAircraftmanufacturersaremakingmisleadingclaimsforthedesignsafetyofthenewgenerationofcomputer-controlledairliners

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Stalemate in battle between man and machine?

ByLEIGHDAYTONHuman1

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永利皇宫娱乐场:Technology: Japan's thinking computer goes on show

ByLEIGHDAYTONinSYDNEYJapanesecomputerscientistsdemonstratedlastweek

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Technology: Europe puts its money where its MAC is

ByBARRYFOXDespiteoppositionfromEuropeanbroadcasters

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Beet and wheat to fuel Dutch buses

ByPETERSPINKSinAMSTERDAMAfleetofDutchbuseswillsoonberunningonfuelmadefromhome-grownwheatandsugarbeet.GadoNV

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Technology: Baby translator masters 400 words

Thedreamofanyonewhohasstruggledwithaforeignlanguageduringaninternationaltelephonecallwouldbeaninterpretationsystemthatautomaticallytranslatesconversationsindifferentlanguages.Japanesescientistsdescrib

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Will Gaddafi's great river run dry?

ByFREDPEARCECamelswalkingtheancientcaravanroutefromthedesertoasesofwesternLibyatothecoastalcityofBenghazihaveanewlandmarktoguidethem.Theyareaccompaniedformorethanathousandkilometresbyawaterpipebigenou

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At the BA: Two-tier physics?

Four-yearphysicsdegreesarefineforsomeuniversitiesandpolytechnics

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Dolphin epidemic spreads to Greece

ByJEREMYWEBBDeadanddyingdolphinswhichwashedupontheGreekislandofZakinthoslastweekcouldheraldthearrivalofavirusthatkilledhundredsofdolphinsinthewesternMediterraneanlastyear.Thereportsofafreshoutbreakhav

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At the BA: Designs on diabetes

Thelesssevereformofdiabetes

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Calls for tougher pact on biological weapons

ByDANCHARLESinWASHINGTONDCNationsthathavepledgednottodevelopbiologicalweaponsareunderpressuretoprovethattheyarekeepingtheirpromises.AtthethirdreviewconferenceoftheBiologicalWeaponsConvention

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Science: Antarctic gold dust

ByJEFFHECHTinBOSTONMountErebus

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Science: Wormholes open a gateway to other worlds

Blackholesmightreallyprovideagatewaytootheruniversesthroughtunnelsinspace-time

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At the BA: Lean times

MeatonsaleinBritainisnowleanerthaneverbecausethatiswhatconsumersdemand

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At the BA: Cool cauliflower faces the frost

Thiscauliflowerisnotlisteningtoapersonalstereo.ItisundergoingtestswhichhelpedMichaelFullerofPolytechnicSouthWestinPlymouthtodiscoverhowfrostdamagescauliflowers.Hetracedtheproblemtobacteriawhichsettleo

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Satellite club

Europe’ssatelliteoperatorhassetwheelsinmotiontoallowfourformerEasternblocstatesintoitsmembership

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