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There is increased evidence that the Arctic could face seasonally ice-free conditions.
Researchers have been able to increase the oil content in tobacco plant leaves.
Honed measurements show age overshot by amount significant to earliest stage of formation.
Rare tortoises seem to have found themselves in the way of a huge solar-energy project.
A fast-killing cancer has decimated the animal's numbers by 70 percent since 1996.
Full-body scanner machines are designed to find explosives and nonmetallic weapons.
The overuse of antibiotics has lead to drug resistant strains of curable diseases.
The codebook details how to curtail the encryption used on more than 3 billion mobile phones.
The Russian space agency will hold a meeting to asses a possible mission to intercept Apophis.
Experts say the cameras could help catch officers behaving badly, and clear those falsely accused.