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New Scientist - news - Mon, 2014-10-13 17:30
All the latest on newscientist.com: good life vs good death, desktop black hole's Hawking radiation, volcanoes on the moon, anti-ageing exercise and more






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New species of snail named in celebration of same-sex marriage

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-10-13 14:07

Scientist says Aegista diversifamilia, a hermaphrodite snail, reflects diversity of sexual orientation in the animal kingdom

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Jean Tirole wins Nobel prize for economics 2014

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-10-13 13:52
French economics professor wins for his work on market power and regulation, and his work taming powerful firms

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Amazing animal migrations

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-10-13 13:00

As the year turns, millions of birds and animals cross oceans and continents in search of food. But climate change may have unpredictable consequences for what is a healthy ecosystem

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Atul Gawande: Aim for a good life, not a good death

New Scientist - news - Mon, 2014-10-13 12:00
We tend to view the end of life as a medical problem, but too often neglect the life we have left, says the surgeon and New Yorker writer (full text available to subscribers)






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Cave art discovery is rewriting human prehistory

New Scientist - news - Mon, 2014-10-13 09:00
The discovery of the oldest hand stencils in Indonesia strike a death blow for a Eurocentric and chauvinistic view of human evolution
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When tumours meet fashion

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-10-13 07:01

When a scientist and a fashion designer get together, they make cancer research tangible. Scientist Esther Baena and fashion designer Arielle Gogh from team Transmutation, Descience, talk about their experience

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Wonder stuff: Things that repair themselves

New Scientist - news - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:00
Scratch-free cars and chip-free nail varnish are only the start of dreams for "Terminator" materials that can regenerate themselves (full text available to subscribers)






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The week ahead – 1st Week preview - Cherwell Online

Marcus du Sautoy news - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:06

Cherwell Online

The week ahead – 1st Week preview
Cherwell Online
... 17th October- a panel of speakers composed of Melvyn Bragg, the host of the In Our Time discussion series, Nobel prize winner Sir Paul Nurse, astrophysicist Joanna Dunkley and mathematician Marcus du Sautoy will gather in the Sheldonian to give ...

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Lunar volcanoes suggest the moon may still be warm

New Scientist - news - Sun, 2014-10-12 18:00
Newly found patches on the moon suggest lunar volcanism lasted far longer than thought - and that radioactive elements may keep the interior warm today






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Desktop sonic black hole emits Hawking radiation

New Scientist - news - Sun, 2014-10-12 18:00
A model black hole that traps sound instead of light has been caught emitting quantum particles - it could be the first time theoretical Hawking radiation has been seen






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The week ahead – 1st Week preview - Cherwell Online

Marcus du Sautoy news - Sun, 2014-10-12 17:06

Cherwell Online

The week ahead – 1st Week preview
Cherwell Online
... 17th October- a panel of speakers composed of Melvyn Bragg, the host of the In Our Time discussion series, Nobel prize winner Sir Paul Nurse, astrophysicist Joanna Dunkley and mathematician Marcus du Sautoy will gather in the Sheldonian to give ...

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The week ahead – 1st Week preview - Cherwell Online

Marcus du Sautoy news - Sun, 2014-10-12 17:06

Cherwell Online

The week ahead – 1st Week preview
Cherwell Online
... 17th October- a panel of speakers composed of Melvyn Bragg, the host of the In Our Time discussion series, Nobel prize winner Sir Paul Nurse, astrophysicist Joanna Dunkley and mathematician Marcus du Sautoy will gather in the Sheldonian to give ...

and more »
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Colouring by letters: the life of Dorothy Hodgkin

Guardian Science - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:05

BBC Radio 4s An Eye for Pattern: the Letters of Dorothy Hodgkin provides a vivid insight into the life of one of Britains greatest scientists

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Virtual reality throws you in at the deep end

New Scientist - news - Sun, 2014-10-12 13:00
The latest prototype of virtual reality headset Oculus Rift allows you to step right into the movies you watch and the games you play






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Make your own memories: one day youll be able to replace the bad ones with good ones

Guardian Science - Sun, 2014-10-12 09:59

Science fiction fantasies such as Total Recall, Blade Runner and Eternal Sunshine could become reality

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Win tickets to Brainsex at Dundee Science Festival

Guardian Science - Sun, 2014-10-12 09:30
Festival, in its fifth year, is packed with events from talks on the role of optimism in athletes to hands on tinkering with Raspberry Pi computers Continue reading...






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The index card. Looking at how we see

Guardian Science - Sun, 2014-10-12 08:30
Dr Nicola Logan looks at some popular misconceptions about eyesight Continue reading...






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Nowhere to hide: the danger of satellite spies

New Scientist - news - Sun, 2014-10-12 08:00
The next generation of surveillance is already here and will redefine what we mean by public space






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