Goal to develop treatments for a refractory form of the disease.
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Algal enzyme can speed up rate at which plants make food.
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Discovery hints at twice as many supermassive black holes in the nearby Universe than previously thought.
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A shrinking sea off northern Africa triggered the desert's formation 7 million years ago, study suggest.
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Artificial sweetener seems to change gut microbiome.
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The week in science: Swiss scientists regain access to EU grants, Canadian archaeologists find long-lost ship, and Japanese regulators move to restart nuclear power.
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Obama pledges 3,000 personnel and roughly $750 million to stem outbreak in West Africa.
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Scientists must step up and secure meaningful objectives if they are to protect both people and planet, says Mark Stafford-Smith.
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United Nations meeting aims to spark enthusiasm for a 2015 emissions pact.
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Mangalyaan aims to be Asia’s first successful Martian mission.
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Researchers elsewhere can’t wait to test iPS cells in humans.
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Touchdown site for Rosetta probe chosen unanimously.
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Genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize.
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Experts say the possibility remains remote.
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The sciences can be a sanctuary for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, but biases may still discourage many from coming out.
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Incoming chief executive of the Association of Medical Research Charities lays out what the country needs.
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Brain scans from a man who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years show activity similar to that of healthy viewers.
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Philae probe will land on ‘head’ of rubber-duck-shaped comet.
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Device improves survival in rats after severe infections.
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Destructive lionfish are invading coral reefs in the Americas, but fishing competitions can help to keep the problem species in check.
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