The week in science: Astronomers glimpse super-deep galaxies, India marks polio-free milestone, and Italian police investigate animal activism.
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Australian Antarctic Division says it did not approve research strategy of stricken mission.
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Stakes high as European Space Agency waits for Rosetta orbiter to come out of hibernation.
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But some biological resource centres face funding issues.
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Sixteen years into the mysterious ‘global-warming hiatus’, scientists are piecing together an explanation.
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The supermassive black holes that lie at the centre of every large galaxy are full of mysteries. But astronomers are finally getting a clear look.
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Theory shows logic in rearranging your preferences if the options may change.
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Genetic tree challenges fossil-based conclusion that placental mammals emerged only after mass extinction.
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Leaping beads get a push from the pot.
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Ultralight machine uses biologically inspired wing movements to achieve stable flight.
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With the release of the HiSeq X Ten, genetic-sequencing company Illumina attempts to cement market dominance.
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Idea debunked that young trees have the edge on their older siblings in carbon accumulation.
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Flocks accomplish a feat of coordination to save energy during migration.
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Single-electron flow measured in bid to overhaul SI base unit.
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Ten years ago, Woo Suk Hwang rose to the top of his field before fraud and dodgy bioethical practices derailed his career. Can a scientific pariah redeem himself?
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Two white dwarfs favoured as precursors of type Ia supernovae.
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US$1.1-trillion spending bill would end era of automatic cuts.
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H. pylori strains more likely to cause tumours when they did not co-evolve with their hosts.
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Maths model calculates whether it is worth waiting to hit enemies at their most vulnerable.
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GPS data from 2011 Icelandic eruption hint at new ways to forecast hazards.
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