The Lasker Awards are called the “American Nobels”, and one of the new winners says curiosity is his driving force.
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Study of more than 100,000 people finds three genetic variants for IQ — but their effects are maddeningly small.
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Discovery buoys bid for mission to Jovian moon.
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Research questions impact of ship strikes on population recovery.
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Therapy uses serum from disease survivors, but data on effectiveness is scarce.
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Genome of the robusta variety reveals that caffeine-making evolved more than once.
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59-tonne behemoth was probably one of the largest land animals ever.
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But the European navigation craft launched into wrong orbit are of little help to commercial users.
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The fish control the range of their potent water pistols by adjusting their mouths.
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The week in science: Regulation on e-cigarettes, tracking space debris in Australia, and an Icelandic volcano erupts.
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