Experiment with amputated limbs shows how motion of the arms is independent of central brain's control.
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Genetic signature from cave remains matches that of modern Native Americans.
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Several groups are working to bring back long-dead species, but these efforts could undo some hard-learned lessons, argues Ben Minteer.
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The week in science: Britain pledges to be more open about animal research; Stanford University axes coal-company investments; and Vermont passes GM-labelling law.
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A wave of anti-gay laws and homophobia in Africa is hampering efforts to study and curb the spread of HIV.
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The left-over radiation from the Big Bang has given up what may be its last great secret about the early Universe, but astronomers are determined to mine more from this primordial prize.
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‘Gargantuan gametes’ are oldest on record and have visible nuclei.
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Creature is first one found to have sex determined by RNA rather than proteins.
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‘Concordat’ commits universities, industry and funders to greater transparency.
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Drug that treats damage to the gut could help people undergoing radiation therapy for cancer — or victims of a terrorist attack.
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Chemical supplement extends longevity by about 50%.
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Clean-energy agency axed and major funding cuts hit the government's science agency, while biomedical research celebrates gains.
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Cooperation with the United States will end in 2020 as fallout of Ukraine crisis reaches space.
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Wave of investment suggests drugs from body-dwelling bacteria are heading for the clinic.
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