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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…
How animals predict earthquakes — Animals may sense chemical changes in groundwater that occur…
New Icelandic volcano eruption could have global impact — Hundreds of metres under one of Iceland's largest glaciers there…

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Archived news stories published in January 2011 [chronologically, reverse order]
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Hubble snaps sharp image of cosmic concoction
Hubble snaps sharp image of cosmic concoction — Strangely shaped dust clouds, resembling spilled liquids, are silhouetted against a colourful background of glowing gas in…
Origins of multicellularity: All in the family
Origins of multicellularity: All in the family — One of the most pivotal steps in evolution-the transition from unicellular to multicellular organisms-may not have required…
Black hole blows big bubble
Black hole blows big bubble — Combining observations made with ESO's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Chandra X-ray telescope, astronomers have uncovered…
R Coronae Australis: A cosmic water-colour
R Coronae Australis: A cosmic water-colour — The star R Coronae Australis lies in one of the nearest and most spectacular star-forming regions. This portrait was taken…

Malaria-infected cells stiffen, block blood flow

— 3 Jan 2011 | Health

Although the incidence of malaria has declined in all but a few countries worldwide, according to a World Health Organisation report earlier this month, malaria remains a global threat. Nearly 800,000 people succumbed to the mosquito-borne disease in 2009, nearly all of them in the developing world…

Human protein improves muscle function of muscular dystrophy mice

— 3 Jan 2011 | Health

A novel potential therapy based on a natural human protein significantly slows muscle damage and improves function in mice who have the same genetic mutation as boys with the most common form of muscular dystrophy, according to a paper published online Dec. 27 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…

Indonesia and Honduras tilapia swim into seafood guide upgrade

— 2 Jan 2011 | 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

— 2 Jan 2011 | 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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