Cross-breeding boosted Homo sapiens ' ability to cope with cool climates, but the hybrids may have had trouble breeding.
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South Korean researcher reveals the fallout he faced from his tip-offs about former cloning fraudster Woo Suk Hwang.
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West Virginia radio observatory seeks money from partners to fend off closure by the National Science Foundation.
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Critics fear that Europe’s proposed energy goals and emissions cuts are too soft.
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Researchers rally as government shuns international ties.
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Scientists are beginning to assess impact on fisheries.
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Patient H.M. was missing part of the hippocampus, which is involved in creating memories.
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Newly discovered mutations help tuberculosis to stay infectious while evolving resistance to multiple drugs.
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Parts of famous chasm are tens of millions of years old, but integration happened more recently.
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Financial woes threaten Advanced Cell Technology.
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The Square Kilometer Array will be the world's biggest radio observatory and promises to spur science and economic development in Africa.
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Notion of an 'event horizon', from which nothing can escape, is incompatible with quantum theory, physicist claims.
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Ten years on, Opportunity pushes back the date of habitable environments on the red planet.
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One of the animal kingdom’s most complex eyes is really quite simple.
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Sexually transmitted canine cancer has acquired almost 2 million mutations and is still going strong.
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US budget woes cripple a key mooring array in the tropical Pacific Ocean.
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Pinning down the coupling constant in Newton's law of gravity is challenging, but with ultra-stable labs it can be done, says Terry Quinn.
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The week in science: H7N9 flu makes a resurgence in China, comet-hunting Rosetta spacecraft wakes from hibernation, and Illumina claims $1,000 genome.
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But survey finds other concerns vary from country to country.
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Ultra-pure synthetic diamonds offer advances in fields from quantum computing to cancer diagnostics.
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