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Triple-threat method sparks hope for fusion

“The secrets to its success are lasers, magnets and a big pinch.”

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Underwater archaeology: Hunt for the ancient mariner

“Armed with high-tech methods, researchers are scouring the Aegean Sea for the world’s oldest shipwrecks.“

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The role of nature and nurture in human aggression

When females have better life situations while pregnant and while children are young, their children, especially males, are less aggressive. “To solve the aggression problems, which are mainly a male problem, we need to focus on females….If you ameliorate the … Continue reading

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Water risk as world warms

“First comprehensive global-impact project shows that water scarcity is a major worry.”

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Feathers were the exception rather than the rule for dinosaurs

Feathers were the exception rather than the rule for dinosaurs.  Using databases, modern technology, and exhaustive meticulousness, paleontologists are rewriting what we know of dinosaurs.

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Global cereal crop reaching maximum yields?

“Around 30% of the main global cereal crops, including rice and wheat, may have reached their maximum possible crop yield potential in farmer’s fields, reports research published…in Nature Communications.” http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2013/131217/ncomms3918/full/ncomms3918.html

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Shrub genome reveals secrets of flower power

“Amborella sequence might help to explain why flowering plants conquered Earth.” http://www.nature.com/news/shrub-genome-reveals-secrets-of-flower-power-1.14426

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