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Analysing the blood of the world's oldest woman hints at the limits of our lifespan http://ow.ly/w5R5d
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Visit Solana - Arizona's game-changing concentrated solar power plant that lets us tap the sun's heat 24 hour a day http://ow.ly/w1wf7
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+Robert Hollingsworth Jr  They are mirrors to to collect thermal energy and run steam turbines.  not photovoltaics,  mirrors are cheap. :)  
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The Atlantic sailfish uses its sword-like bill to slash its sardine prey so fast the "blade" becomes invisible to the eye (with video) http://ow.ly/w55tn
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The threat of mutually assured destruction, military or economic, promotes peace in many places. If war has ultimately forged a safer world, what’s next? http://ow.ly/w1Agk
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These tiny robot doctors can explore your innerspace to heal you http://youtu.be/PIV1NIYwVK4 Read more: http://ow.ly/w4nUV
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Towards time zero, how society's fears shape OCD and much more: new issue online now http://ow.ly/w5N6X
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An online race to solve a mathematical puzzle involving primes has ended with a a ceasefire after the game became too difficult http://ow.ly/w55CM
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It's possible to build a stable wormhole - with the help of aliens made of exotic matter http://ow.ly/w55gI
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Depressed people's brains are often smaller - now we know how stress turns to shrinkage http://ow.ly/w4oi4
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In the Stone Age, you had a 10-20% chance of dying violently by another person's hands. Now it's more like 1%. Historian Ian Morris says the force that has made the world so much safer is shocking: war itself.
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+Jim W Tribes venturing onto others territory in the stone age rarely ends in trade.
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