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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Surgeons implanted retinal tissue created after reverting the patient's own cells to 'pluripotent' state.
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Apes' genes explain their flexibility — and why their chromosomes are so peculiar.
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Drug is one of thousands that may be produced by the human microbiome.
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Sail-backed reptile ruled an ancient river system.
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US$800 million OSIRIS-REx will head for asteroid that could collide with Earth in twenty-second century.
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The week in science: NIH finds forgotten ricin, scientists discover massive dinosaur, and greenhouse gases hit record highs.
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Machine will let astronauts create parts to order.
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Seismic activity started to rise just as two giant reservoirs on upper Yangtze were being filled with water.
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Using a wildlife version of fitness trackers, biologists can finally measure how much energy animals need to stay alive.
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Technologies are allowing doctors to do what was once unheard of: restore blind people's sight. Now the real challenges begin.
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Fossil is oldest known specimen of a mite attached to its victim.
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