Planet’s atmosphere was too thin to keep its surface consistently warm, analysis suggests.
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Naturally occurring coating helps to fend off microbial invasion.
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Medical panel suggests bulk purchase of influenza drug was a waste of money, but others caution against dropping anti-pandemic strategy.
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IceCube detected three neutrinos that could have radiated from titanic explosions in the depths of space.
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Researchers are well placed to explain concepts, but journalists will bring the critical scrutiny needed to integrate science in society, says Susan Watts.
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The week in science: Chile hit by magnitude-8.2 quake; US unveils most accurate atomic clock; and European Parliament votes for clinical-trial transparency.
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Early clinical-trial results show promise for targeting cancer-related biochemical pathways.
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Agencies withhold grant money from researchers who do not make publications openly available.
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With the Ganges–Brahmaputra delta sinking, the race is on to protect millions of people from future flooding.
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Wellcome Trust's Robert Kiley discusses sanctions to ensure that grants lead to freely available papers.
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Survey finds beehives died off at higher rates in north of continent.
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Stress alters the expression of small RNAs in male mice and leads to depressive behaviours in later generations.
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Scientist who features in an exhibition opening today in London, talks about Gaia, climate change and whether peer review is necessary.
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Director resigns as just one clinical-trial award is made.
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Questions raised over health effects of devices.
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Expectations high as first European Sentinel satellite launches.
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