Two recent record hot spells traced to feedback loop between dry soils and trapped air.
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Troubled project sought to observe tremors from deep within the San Andreas fault.
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Rapid imaging technique adapted from medical applications shows promise in detection of nuclear materials.
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An experiment measuring gravity's effects at the quantum scale finds no deviations from Newton's laws.
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Epigenetic maps help to explain how archaic humans differed from modern ones despite having very similar DNA sequences.
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New-found world orbits a cool, dim star, and might even contain water.
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Planet-hunting telescope sees long-predicted gravitational lensing of star in binary system by its companion.
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Brazilian cave creatures's marathon sex sessions extract nourishment along with sperm from reluctant male.
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Newly discovered molecule plays crucial role in conception.
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When toxicologists warned that the plastics ingredient BPA might be harmful, consumers clamoured for something new. But problems persist.
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The term 'sound science' has become Orwellian double-speak for various forms of pro-business spin, says Colin Macilwain.
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The week in science: Japan reapproves use of nuclear power, second sighting of an exotic tetraquark, and biotech stocks plunge.
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Proliferation of ‘CubeSats’ offers fresh and fast way to gather space data.
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Treatment guidelines for virus highlight challenge of paying for expensive drugs in low-income countries.
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Cherenkov Telescope Array will track high-energy photons to probe black holes, dark matter and relativity.
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Critics attack panel’s lack of specific guidance on how countries should lower emissions.
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Japanese author of controversial papers denies wrongdoing and stands by results as testing of her protocol begins.
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After years in the doldrums, the quest to harvest energy from the oceans is gathering speed.
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