Earthquake in seismically active region was predicted — but not destruction on this scale.
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Digital scans will help researchers test whether she fell out of a tree.
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Omid Kokabee, who became seriously ill while serving time on controversial treason charges, will now allowed to leave the country.
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From birds to coastlines, drones take data collection to a whole new level.
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August’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature’s photo team.
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Evolution of mathematics traced using unusually comprehensive genealogy database.
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Over 1,200 sign open letter to President Jacob Zuma warning universities are at a tipping point.
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Planet orbiting Proxima Centauri is likely to be the focus of future interstellar voyages.
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Ditching conventional electronics and power sources, the pliable robot operates without rigid parts.
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The week in science: 19–25 August 2016
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Unlike 2009 tragedy, no seismic activity was recorded prior to the latest quake.
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A non-profit organization is proving that new drugs don't have to cost a fortune. Can its model work more broadly?
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The government must accompany its action plan on soil quality with effective laws and remediation measures, says Hong Yang.
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US agencies have adopted stronger policies but have not always followed them.
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President sidesteps Congress to curb US greenhouse-gas emissions.
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Climate change could be to blame for Tibetan tragedy.
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Ambitious bids to map the brain and cure cancer have not boosted overall research funding.
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A crewed trip to Mars is still decades away.
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Offshore capacity on the rise despite high costs of installation.
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Imaging technique reveals dopamine surges as mice learn to associate a sound with pleasure.
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