Early data from Dawn spacecraft could clear up mystery about dwarf planet.
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US planetary scientists dream up voyages of discovery, from Venus mappers to asteroid tours.
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In its final weeks, the MESSENGER mission reveals fresh details about the planet's scorched surface.
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Altering the timing of a decision on the basis of gaze manipulates choices.
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Shift in farming techniques reduces number of households eating one or no meals each day.
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Nature 's favourite finalists in the 2015 competition run by the biomedical charity in London.
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Experts call for halt in research to work out safety and ethics issues.
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Near-complete tally lists more than 220,000 species and deletes 190,400 duplicates.
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Automated clipping together of modular building blocks shows promise for drug discovery.
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Government backs down on threat to infrastructure funding.
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The week in science: NASA’s Dawn probe orbits dwarf planet Ceres; ivory burns in Kenya; and the first round-the-world trip by a solar plane begins.
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But surveillance of avian influenza viruses is patchy and slow.
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As the Large Hadron Collider switches on again, a graphical guide to what it might find.
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Commercial hunting wiped out almost three million animals last century.
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Momentum is building to establish a new geological epoch that recognizes humanity's impact on the planet. But there is fierce debate behind the scenes.
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The world is full of bloody conflicts that can drag on for decades. Some researchers are trying to find resolutions through complexity science.
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Particles streaming from Enceladus strengthen push to hunt for extraterrestrial life.
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130,000-year-old claws show tell-tale signs of ornamental decoration.
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Scientists everywhere must champion a set of US education standards that promote Earth sciences, argues Nicole D. LaDue.
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National Science Foundation under pressure from lawmakers to revise its agenda.
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