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New frog discovered in New York City
Why the 'Man in the Moon' faces Earth
Jilted fruit flies turn to alcohol
Fertilisers behind increase in N2O levels
Early Earth hazy one day, clear the next
Could air pollution be making us fat?
Frog skin protein may help fight superbugs
Electrotherapy dampens brain connections
Satellite images spot early settlements
Chemistry helps sperm find the right egg
Social butterflies find safety in numbers
Ibuprofen reduces altitude sickness: study
Mercury findings raise new questions
Megafauna collapse led to mega changes
New device invisible to magnetic fields
Travelling gnome answers weighty question
Study throws Moon theory up in the air
James Cameron reaches bottom of Pacific
Link builds between extremes and warming
Some chocolate-eaters have lower BMI
Dingoes, devils may be angels in disguise
Barefoot running less energy efficient
Dolphin males share human social network
Recycled spectacles twice that of new: study
New frog discovered in New York City
Amazed biologists have uncovered a new species of frog in the concrete jungle of New York.

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Why the 'Man in the Moon' faces Earth
The reason why the near side of the Moon always faces the Earth may be the result of it being a 'loaded dice', according to a team of researchers.

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Jilted fruit flies turn to alcohol
Frustrated male fruit flies, whose sexual advances are rejected by females, turn to alcohol to drown their sorrows, a new study reveals.

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Fertilisers behind increase in N2O levels
The increasing amount of nitrous oxide in the atmosphere over the last 65 years is due to nitrogen-based fertilisers, according to a new study.

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Early Earth hazy one day, clear the next
A new study of ancient South African rocks indicates Earth may have experienced huge swings in the composition of its early atmosphere.

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Could air pollution be making us fat?
Steadily rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may be affecting brain chemistry and contributing to the obesity epidemic, according to a new hypothesis, which still awaits rigorous testing and debate.

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Frog skin protein may help fight superbugs
Proteins secreted by frog skin could one day help in the design of new antibiotics to fight superbugs, say researchers.

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Electrotherapy dampens brain connections
Scientists have discovered how electroconvulsive therapy acts on the brains of severely depressed people, and say the finding could help improve diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.

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Satellite images spot early settlements
Archaeologists have used satellite images and a computer program to uncover thousands of ancient human settlements in Syria.

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Chemistry helps sperm find the right egg
Eggs released into the water by mussels for fertilisation send out a chemical message that tells sperm they are a compatible mate, say researchers.

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Social butterflies find safety in numbers
Some butterflies find it safer to hang out in a gang, collectively creating a big visual 'stop sign' to keep predatory birds at bay, say researchers.

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Astronomers uncover stardust origins
Guns make people seem bigger
Traditional Chinese medicines under scrutiny
Baboons leave scientists spell-bound
Mars Viking robots 'found life'
Nothing helps create pure randomness
Jet lagged bees may help patient recovery
Study calls for regulating salt in fast foods
NASA clears SpaceX for space supply run
Egg size was dinos ultimate undoing
Peripheral vision snaps brain 'video' power
Study raises hopes of cure for baldness
Cosmic rays leave scientists in the dark
Bone-protecting protein discovered
Thylacine DNA reveals lacks of diversity
Aspirin's fat burning mechanism found
Polar bears are no new kids on the block
Calls back evolutionary gender theory
Asteroid impact pushes life underground
Arctic Ocean could be source of methane
Statins don't reduce melanoma risk
Facebook beauty is more than screen deep
Your brain could become your password
One hit of ecstasy 'resets body clock'
Antacid armour key to tetrapod survival
Fathers just as likely to get baby blues
Maths explains left-handed boxer success
Scientist claims to have found G-spot
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Sprawling cities pressure environment
Fossil raindrops reveal early atmosphere
Fossil find reveals steps back in time
Report suggests new formula for Earth
Handprints may give away your height, gender
Monster solar tornadoes discovered
Study reveals why some soccer players dive
Teen brains undergo neural pruning
Martian dark spots reveal heart of glass
Cave holds earliest sign of fire-use
Stress may alter body's immune response
Japanese bees cook enemy in 'bee ball'
Tired locusts hold breath to rest their brains
X-rays shed new light on lung function
Mutant bird flu 'much less lethal'
T-rex had a giant feathered ancestor
Carbon dioxide ended last Ice Age: study
Saving ships from Titanic's fate
Dental x-rays linked to brain tumours
Fire-free farming in pre-Columbian Amazon
Teamwork made humans brainier: study
Drug data should be made public: report
Omega-3 pills may not help heart disease
Pigeons' sixth sense eludes scientists