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Southern species 'older than northern'
Exploding moss launch system revealed
Saturn's ring gives birth to new moons
NASA unveils 'most detailed' map of Mars
Dinosaurs dug for mammalian prey
Scientists inch towards Higgs boson
Soil crucial to public health: experts
Chance find leads to vision insight
Doubts over South American marsupial study
Shark skin harbours deadly bacteria
Exoplanet bonanza fuels excitement
Climate 'check-up' finds world is warming
Greenland ice drilling hits rock bottom
Maths solves sperm movement mystery
Calcium linked to higher heart attack risk
Theory suggests universe without Big Bang
Seven hours the magic number for sleep
Scientists decipher bacteria motor
Orangutans most energy efficient primate
Western diet changing gut biota
Australian oceans most biologically diverse
Bugs in soil key to decomposition
Plants 'cry wolf' to fool aphids
Cat-like croc fossil discovered in Africa
Southern species 'older than northern'
Species in the Northern Hemisphere are younger than those in the Southern Hemisphere, say Australian researchers.

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Exploding moss launch system revealed
Sphagnum moss uses the power of vortices, or rings of rolling air, to launch their spores to extraordinary heights, according to a new study.

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Saturn's ring gives birth to new moons
Scientists have captured what they believe are the first images of moons forming in the rings of Saturn.

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NASA unveils 'most detailed' map of Mars
A camera aboard NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has helped develop the most accurate global Martian map ever produced.

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Dinosaurs dug for mammalian prey
Fossilised mammal burrows that appear to have been clawed out by a predator suggests dinosaurs dug into mammal dens to get furry morsels.

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Scientists inch towards Higgs boson
Scientists working with particle accelerators in Europe and the United States say they may be closing in on the elusive Higgs boson believed crucial to forming the cosmos after the Big Bang.

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Soil crucial to public health: experts
Soil should be safeguarded as a "saviour" of public health, despite being the source of potentially dangerous bugs, say US experts.

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Chance find leads to vision insight
An impromptu late night experiment has led Australian scientists to a discovery that changes our view of how our vision works.

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Doubts over South American marsupial study
A new study that suggests all living marsupials originated in South America and share a common ancestor has been disputed by an Australian palaeontologist as "simplistic".

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Shark skin harbours deadly bacteria
As if rows of serrated teeth and an uncanny ability to smell blood weren't deadly enough, sharks have a new way to harm unsuspecting swimmers: drug-resistance bacteria.

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Exoplanet bonanza fuels excitement
Are we alone in the Universe? It's a question many of us have asked at some point in our lives, and for centuries the question has remained unanswered.

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'Hot Jupiter' moons unlikely to exist
Ancient sponges found in Aussie outback
Samoan tsunami caused by 'double-whammy'
'Healthy bacon' patents raise questions
Coalition to refocus science programs
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Hopeful step in fight against Ebola virus
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Spinning asteroids split in two
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Dying star in hot water
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