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Study reveals why the leopard got its spots
Allergy risk linked to time of first trimester
Hubble reveals furthest galaxy yet
Scientists confirm water from lunar probe
Researchers power up tiny batteries
Plants clean air better than expected
Haiti fault capable of another big quake
Japanese man joins growing genome ranks
NASA releases report into balloon crash
Tree's ability to soak up CO2 has limits
Ground coffee helps robot get a grip
Assassin bugs lure arachnid snack
Research reveals spring in ostrich's step
Lizard gender bends at altitude
Study suggests early primates out of Asia
Flamingos boost their colour to find a mate
Globular clusters more than one-off event
Ancient Africans first to use sharp tools
Grass could turn toxic waste into energy
Earth-like planets may be common
Natural born cell killers
Fingers spot typo ahead of the brain
Ecofriendly styrofoam from milk and clay
Study proves exercise boosts immune system
Study reveals why the leopard got its spots
Rudyard Kipling was right - leopards and other big cats have had to change their spots in order to survive.

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Allergy risk linked to time of first trimester
A new study boosts suspicions that a child's risk of allergies could be linked to the season that coincides with the first three months of pregnancy.

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Hubble reveals furthest galaxy yet
A team of astronomers has discovered the most distant object in the universe - a galaxy 13 billion light years away.

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Scientists confirm water from lunar probe
A head-on collision by a NASA spacecraft last year has confirmed the presence of ice and other frozen compounds on the surface on the Moon, according to scientists.

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Researchers power up tiny batteries
They may be as small as grains of salt, but US researchers are developing batteries that pack the power of their larger kin.

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Plants clean air better than expected
Plants, especially some trees under stress, are even better than expected at scrubbing certain chemical pollutants out of the air, researchers report.

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Haiti fault capable of another big quake
The January earthquake in Haiti failed to release all the tension in a notorious seismic fault, leaving its capital exposed to the risk of another seismic disaster, according to US scientists.

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Japanese man joins growing genome ranks
A Japanese man has joined the elite club of humans whose genetic code has been fully sequenced, according to research unveiled today.

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NASA releases report into balloon crash
NASA has released its findings from an investigation into the crash of a multi-million dollar balloon in Alice Springs earlier this year.

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Tree's ability to soak up CO2 has limits
The ability of forests to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere has been overrated, according to a new study by US and Australian scientists.

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Ground coffee helps robot get a grip
A floppy robotic hand that stiffens when air is sucked out, much like a vacuum-packed brick of coffee, may form the basis of a new type of robotic gripping mechanism, U.S. researchers say.

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Researchers put spark into scramjets
Fish found making their own 'mozzie' nets
Japan confirms asteroid dust on outback probe
Genetech pioneer awarded science prize
Scientists capture anti-matter atoms
Study reveals Icelandic eruption build-up
Astronomers spot galactic intruder
Open-mouthed laughter appreciated most
Financial crisis causes dip in CO2 levels
Puberty genes linked to body fat
Face shields needed for combat: study
Organically-grown vegies not more nutritious
Bloodstains could give age away
Models show pterosaurs flew long, slow
Marsupial carnivores were underestimated
Massive black hole collision revealed
Jet-lag causes long term memory loss
Sunken tanks could detect secret nukes
Dino demise supersized the mammals
Binge drinking linked to heart disease
Cassini sniffs oxygen on Saturnian moon
Image shows echoes from before big bang
Research uncovers diamond's soft side
World warmer, but trends at odds: report
Humans caused megafauna demise: expert
The world: Four degrees warmer
Blood vessels show pollution, heart disease link
Young great whites don't have the bite
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Dolphin social network good for calves
Is fish-oil Alzheimer snake-oil?
Cosmic rays trace Sun's journey through space
Marsupial mole mystery solved
Scientists warn of new polio virus strain
Oldest known stone axe found in Arnhem Land
Fly-by captures first comet photos
Dead quasar's ghostly glow reignites debate
Mum and Dad tell us how to wear our genes
New images expand solar flare knowledge
Experts urge caution on Snowy cloud seeding
First little Big Bangs created at CERN
Tarantulas help map the fear factor
Neanderthal brains developed differently
Whales showing more sun damage
Bush cricket has the biggest balls of all
Giant gamma bubbles found in Milky Way
Complex life possible earlier than first thought
Happiness evades wandering minds?
Cat lapping defies gravity
Physics unravels wet dog shake
Hubble captures rare galactic view
Early wrinkles no sign of an early grave
World's forests suffer from 'leakage'