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First observation of 2D tin can't confirm whether material can conduct electricity without heat loss.
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White House's latest action on climate change will cut greenhouse-gas output from the US electricity sector.
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Digital map is step towards reconstructing a whole human brain.
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Early magnetism could have helped create conditions to support life.
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Warning about the dangers of AI weapons; Nigeria free of polio; and a hazy halo around Pluto.
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Canadian observatory aims to chart cosmic expansion rate between 10 billion and 8 billion years ago.
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From skin disorders to the immune system, sex with archaic species changed Homo sapiens .
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Engineered ribosomes pave way for designer enzymes and synthetic cells.
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Wildlife conservationist David Macdonald studied Cecil the lion, whose killing made headlines around the world.
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Pope Francis has found a meeting place for those with extreme religious and environmentalist stances, says David M. Lodge.
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Ship and planes will probe water–ice interface in fjords.
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Lawmakers face looming deadline to reach a deal — or risk government shutdown.
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