High-speed cameras reveal when insects become self-organizing.
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Egyptians used the same general formula to soak burial linens as early as 4200 bc.
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The week in science: Ebola declared an international public-health emergency; power-cut at UK’s Antarctic research station; and Rosetta space probe catches up with a comet.
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California’s current water crisis offers a preview of what climate change will bring.
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US government programme will examine 10,000 adolescents to document effects on developing brains.
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Researchers warn that a change of mosquito host could accelerate spread of chikungunya across the Americas.
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Maryam Mirzakhani is among four young researchers to win Fields Medals, awarded every four years.
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Film strives to balance demands of extreme ocean research with entertainment.
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Nature examines the risks and benefits of unproven Ebola treatments, as World Health Organization says it is ethical to use them in West African crisis.
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Identification of possible genetic markers supports trauma treatment with steroid hormone.
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Scattered light reveals composition of dangerous powders from up to a kilometre away.
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Keystone XL's greenhouse-gas emissions could be four times larger than US government predicts.
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World Health Organization announcement could shift focus to basic public health.
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Pharmaceutical pollutants in water seem to benefit at least one species — effects that could be missed by standard risk assessments.
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Thriving microbial communities found in tar lake suggest new approach to break down oil spills.
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Robot begins as a flat sheet and uses heat to get into shape.
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