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Africa no 'basket case', says soil scientist
Bursting bubbles give birth to daughters
Tracking apps could 'undermine trust'
Roaches prefer dinner parties to eating alone
Astronomers catch exoplanet on the move
New evidence supports Mars ocean theory
Champion of safe whale rescue honoured
Moon has more water than first thought
Zap of UV light may have triggered life
Clearing leads to rise in malaria in Brazil
Researchers light up optical processing
Females as good as males with directions
Oil dispersant effects remain murky
New theory on how to see inside black holes
Whales closer to us than thought
Researchers unravel missing height riddle
Tree frog tantrums keep rivals at bay
Scientists sequence human louse genome
Humans have a 'mighty bite'
Urban areas 'getting hotter faster'
Bilingualism key to language survival
No link between infant cancer, phone masts: study
Quantum crystal stops light in its tracks
Raging storm detected on faraway world
Africa no 'basket case', says soil scientist
Africa has good soils and could easily feed itself if more money was spent on fertiliser and seed rather than food aid, says one soil scientist.

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Bursting bubbles give birth to daughters
Bubbles don't just disappear when they pop but deflate in a rapid cascade of ever-smaller 'daughter' bubbles, report scientists.

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Tracking apps could 'undermine trust'
New social networking technologies that enable people to track each other's location are challenging everyday notions of trust, says one information technology researcher.

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Roaches prefer dinner parties to eating alone
New research has shown the more crowded and roach-infested the food, the more roaches can't resist joining the gluttonous spree.

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Astronomers catch exoplanet on the move
Astronomers observing a planet orbiting a nearby star for the first, say it must have formed very quickly.

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New evidence supports Mars ocean theory
Scientists have come up with fresh evidence supporting the theory that a vast ocean covered much of the Martian northern hemisphere 3.5 billion years ago.

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Champion of safe whale rescue honoured
A government wildlife officer who has dedicated his life to the safe rescue of whales at sea has been honoured on the Queen's Birthday.

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Moon has more water than first thought
There is far more water on the Moon than previously thought and it is likely widespread deep under its surface, according to a new report.

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Zap of UV light may have triggered life
A blast of ultraviolet light may have helped create an important molecular building block for life, say scientists.

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Clearing leads to rise in malaria in Brazil
Clearing forests in the Amazon helps mosquitoes thrive and can send malaria rates soaring, US researchers report.

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Researchers light up optical processing
Scientists have achieved a major breakthrough in high speed computing with the development of a lightwave capacitor.

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Rising CO2 may lead Nemo to danger
Crocodiles dive less in warmer waters
Looming La Nina to bring more rain
Debate over industry impact on WA rock art
Your hair reveals where you've been
Proton's measure comes up short
Dig unearths tiny Australian carnivore
Umbraphiles head to South Pacific
Longevity gene may also boost memory
Mobile invention could be desert lifeline
Jumping spider vision not so clear cut
Belly button key to success in sport
Scientists create cloth that can listen
Long odds of finding ET, say researchers
Gorillas learn by playing 'tag'
Study shows outback soaking up CO2
China's wars, rebellions driven by climate
Ancient trap captures marsupial secrets
Big baby star spotted in dusty womb
Scientists think chicken came first
New theory on why some mountains crumble
Messenger unlocks Mercurian secrets
Scientists uncover creatures of the deep
Shrinking sky has scientists baffled
Powerful cosmic blast blinds telescope
Why wearing heels can be a pain
Rockmelons came out of Asia, not Africa
Screening speech may aid autism diagnosis
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Scientists herald decade of human genome
Scientists create 'artificial' lungs
Touch affects how people feel
Malaria accompanied humans out of Africa
Concerns raised over carbon capture
Blood test predicts menopause date
Extracted teeth yield stem cells
Galactic monster mystery solved
Climate change amplified in Arctic
Study finds new potential flu defence
Mystery of AIDS-resistant monkeys revealed
Nano-lasers to light homes of the future
Clock ticking on growing toxic waste pile
Bigger bang for our biodiversity buck
Monster Moby Dick chomped on whales
First pics of faraway planet confirmed
Penalty kicks may be predictable: study
Gene pattern predicts who live the longest
Japanese probe yields insights into Moon
Plastic bags may become new energy source
New tool to accurately map earthquake risk
Planck captures 'embers' of Big Bang
Scientists find protein link to Alzheimer's
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