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White roofs could cool cities: study
Enzyme crystal helps crack HIV puzzle
Sugar sweetens decision making
Twilight zone secrets revealed
Astronomers spot asteroid collision
Algae master quantum mechanics
Protein 'ushers' key to beating malaria
Researchers spin artificial bee silk
New view of Pluto increases mystery
Cell's power packs came from within
Antarctic snow linked to WA dry
Termites inspire hydrophobic materials
Study shows why it's scary to lose money
Soil impact underestimated: climate study
Lack of oxygen forced fish's first breath
Harder Sudoku puzzles on the way?
Weed genes could help feed the world
Logging makes forests more flammable: study
Food crisis looms warn scientists
Tiny sensors track 'lost' objects
'Climategate' university orders review
'Plumbing' key to flowering success
New twist on solar cell design
Scientists set new temperature record
White roofs could cool cities: study
Painting all the world's city rooftops white could significantly cool urban areas and perhaps ease the impact of global warming, according to a new study.

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Enzyme crystal helps crack HIV puzzle
Scientists say they have solved a crucial puzzle about the AIDS virus after 20 years of research and that their findings could lead to better treatments for HIV.

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Sugar sweetens decision making
If you're about to negotiate a pay rise or make a big purchase, it might be a good idea to have a sugary drink beforehand, according to a study.

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Twilight zone secrets revealed
New Australian research suggests some animals carefully measure the intensity of light during twilight to know when it's safe to come out and forage.

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Astronomers spot asteroid collision
Astronomers have found a comet-like object they believe was created by the collision of two asteroids, and may be linked to the rogue rock blamed for wiping out the dinosaurs.

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Algae master quantum mechanics
Some algae rely on quantum mechanics to rapidly and efficiently convert sunlight into energy they can use, scientists have found.

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Protein 'ushers' key to beating malaria
Australian researchers have discovered how the malaria parasite is able to invade human cells, which could lead to a new range of anti-malarial drugs.

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Researchers spin artificial bee silk
Move over silk worms: Australian researchers have for the first time created artificially produced honey bee silk using genetically modified bacteria.

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New view of Pluto increases mystery
New detailed images of the distant frozen world of Pluto, have for the first time shown a white, dark-orange and charcoal-black coloured terrain undergoing seasonal changes.

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Cell's power packs came from within
A team of Australian scientists has recreated the first formation of mitochondria, which led to the evolution of the complex cells that made up life.

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Antarctic snow linked to WA dry
Scientists have discovered a link between the ongoing drought in the south western corner of Australia and increased snowfall in parts of Antarctica.

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Horny mother beetles fight for dung
Light-speed computing one step closer
Small asteroids 'just lumps of gravel'
Gene study reveals diverse gut zoo
Dinosaur extinction caused by asteroid: study
Study finds methane bubbling from Arctic
New view reveals Mars' icy history
Some nano-sunscreens 'come at a cost'
Dust bunnies could harbour toxic load
Aphid genome reveals its 'Achilles heel'
Tailored diet may slow down DNA damage
Scientist probe ballistic chameleon tongue
Moa eggshells yield ancient DNA
Toothbrush tech helps buses go green
Gene protects some Tassie devils from tumour
Smaller fish cope better with acidic water
Lunar mirror mystery solved
Parents give fewer bad genes than thought
Women on pill may live longer
Antarctic winds affect key ocean layer
Researchers uncover thalidomide mystery
Boost for evidence of early ocean
Ocean geoengineering may prove lethal
People leave unique 'germ print'
Rogue star on collision course
Butterflies 'fly early as planet warms'
Glaucoma may start in the brain
Tools push back dates for humans on Flores
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Stem cell capsules to target broken bones
Ecstasy damages complex memory: study
Earliest animals flexed their muscles
Insomnia may shrink the brain: study
Experts call for 'resilience thinking'
Tutu's DNA could point to medical cures
Humble algae key to whale evolution
Happiness linked to healthy heart
Fewer cyclones, but more intense: study
Cosmic candles result of colliding stars
Flightless mosquitoes may curb dengue
Childhood poverty may leave its mark
Cautious response to technology strategy
Nanowire RAM to make ever-ready computers
Are non-smokers smarter than smokers?
There's iron in them thar Martian hills
'Shell Crusher' shark swam ancient oceans
Nanotechnology may tap into your mind
Small dogs originated in the Middle East
Brain 'hears' sound of silence
Swimmers 'may not understand' tsunami risk
Altruism surfaces on slow-sinking ship
Chile quake tops Haiti, but less deadly
Weedkiller 'makes boy frogs lay eggs'