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McDonald's recalls Shrek glasses due to potential cadmium risk — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced…
Hogchoker - the new Internet star — A small flatfish living along the coast of North America is the…
Cancer deaths are projected to double by 2030 — Cancer deaths are projected to double in the next two decades.…

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Wasps clock faces like humans — Face recognition in golden paper wasps may be an adaptation to…
Entangled diamonds vibrate together — Objects big enough for the eye to see have been placed in a weirdly…
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News | Archive (2 January 2011)

Archived news stories published on 2 January 2011 [chronologically, reverse order]
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Researchers control the assembly of nanobristles into helical clusters
Researchers control the assembly of nanobristles into helical clusters — From the structure of DNA to nautical rope to distant spiral galaxies, helical forms are as abundant as they are useful in…
Hubble finds stars that go 'ballistic'
Hubble finds stars that go 'ballistic' — Even some stars go ballistic, racing through interstellar space like bullets and tearing through clouds of gas. Images from…
Half-baked asteroids have Earth-like crust
Half-baked asteroids have Earth-like crust — Asteroids are hunks of rock that orbit in the outer reaches of space, and scientists have generally assumed that their small…
Protein's essential role in repairing damaged cells revealed
Protein's essential role in repairing damaged cells revealed — University of Michigan researchers have discovered that a key protein in cells plays a critical role in not one, but two…

Indonesia and Honduras tilapia swim into seafood guide upgrade

— 18:26 GMT | Environment

Tilapia produced in Indonesia and Honduras is to join the new WWF seafood guide category of 'moving towards certification'…

Malaysia expedition yields rich marine gift basket

— 18:26 GMT | Environment

Preliminary results from an expedition in the seas off Sabah, Malaysia have uncovered a huge diversity of marine life, says WWF. The three-week study also found that this part of the Coral Triangle might be the most biologically diverse area of our planet…

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