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Londoners, look out for these giant digital eyes

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-07-18 17:28
Gaze deep into the shop windows to the digital soul and discover something about your media-age emotions






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Exosuit aims to open up hidden undersea world to researchers

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-07-18 17:08

Scientists test 'superhero-style' suit that will enable underwater exploration and biological study at depths of up to 1,000ft

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Australia will pay dearly for repealing its carbon tax

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-07-18 16:00
Axing Australia's landmark carbon tax will probably lead to higher greenhouse gas emissions, and a loss of confidence in carbon trading schemes elsewhere






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Extra 5 million people in UK should take statins

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:10
Despite the long row over anti-cholesterol drugs, the UK's health-advice body now recommends them for people with a relatively low risk of cardiovascular disease






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Ethical 3D printing begins with plastic waste pickers

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-07-18 13:00
Pick the right plastic off a refuse tip, then shred, melt and convert it into feedstock for 3D printers – it's a living for some of India's poorest people






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Feedback: These are prescient vintners

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-07-18 12:00
Hiding news under a bushel, subtle diplomatic language, celebrate pi approximately! and more (full text available to subscribers)






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Panning for dark matter in an Australian gold mine

New Scientist - news - Fri, 2014-07-18 10:52
Michael Slezak goes deep under the outback to find a home for the southern hemisphere's first WIMP detector, which could confirm our best direct signal yet






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Matthew Flinders bicentenary: statue unveiled to the most famous navigator youve probably never heard of

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:47

Its a story that has it all: skill, heroic endeavour, capture by the French and a cat. Familiar to Australians, a new statue to Matthew Flinders at Euston aims to bring his reputation home

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Meteorites, monkeys and mental health - blogs roundup

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:00

Posts on our network this week included a report on a new study into pornography addiction, the healing powers of flatulence, and a look at what particle physics and medical screening have in common

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Aids deaths tumble but rising resistance to HIV drugs threatens gains

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:00
Warning over growing resistance to antiretrovirals dampens hopes that Aids can be eliminated by 2030 Continue reading...
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NHS medicines watchdog lowers bar for statins prescriptions

Guardian Science - Fri, 2014-07-18 00:05
An estimated 4.5 million more people will be eligible for statins under new guidance, in addition to 13 million already eligible Continue reading...
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What was the Malaysian jet doing over a war zone?

New Scientist - news - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:57
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine. But why was it flying in such a dangerous area?






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Bubble wrap used for cheap blood and bacteria tests

New Scientist - news - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:14
Cheap, lightweight and sterile, the common packing material can replace pricey chemistry gear when budgets are tight






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Sensor-laden smart bandages to monitor vital signs

New Scientist - news - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:00
A project called Bioscope is building a type of bandage that senses a hospital patient's heart rate, temperature, internal body noises and physical movement






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Sorry, tiger: Why we should save weird species first

New Scientist - news - Thu, 2014-07-17 20:00
With more than 4000 species on the brink of extinction and limited resources to help them, conservation needs to move beyond the cuteness factor (full text available to subscribers)






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Books out, 3D printers in for reinvented US libraries

New Scientist - news - Thu, 2014-07-17 19:30
Across the US, libraries are setting up maker labs as they turn themselves into hubs for high-tech innovation and training






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Fix farms in a few countries and feed 3 billion people

New Scientist - news - Thu, 2014-07-17 19:00
A handful of countries and crops account for most of our issues with food production – if we sort them out, we could feed far more mouths






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World's fastest humanoid robot learns sign language

New Scientist - news - Thu, 2014-07-17 18:32
The latest evolution of Honda's iconic white android, Asimo, combines athletic running with a delicate and dextrous touch






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Today on New Scientist

New Scientist - news - Thu, 2014-07-17 17:30
All the latest on newscientist.com: computers that go beyond logic, arthritis drug could stall Alzheimer's, cosmic light crisis, diamonds squeezed and more






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