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When the underwater Axial volcano erupted on 24 April, scientists were watching. Monitoring instruments on the sea floor off Oregon captured the action in real time, in an unprecedented look at a deep-sea eruption — the most common type of volcanic activity on Earth.
Event at Axial Seamount tests new deep-sea observing network.
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“This is one of the strangest animals that I’ve seen in the fossil record in years.” Unearthed in China, a small, feathered dinosaur that probably sported bat-like wings might have been able to fly short distances. [With video]
Tiny creature has forelimb bones thought to support aerofoil membranes.
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EXCLUSIVE: Chinese scientists have reported editing the genomes of human embryos.
Rumours of germline modification prove true — and look set to reignite an ethical debate.
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Dawson says that she does it for the victims, such as the girls in the World's End murders — a case she would return to several times in her career. “Getting some sort of closure for the victims' families, it's a really rewarding thing to be able to do,” she says. “That's what drives you on into the hard hours.” http://ow.ly/LUBIW
Forensic geologist Lorna Dawson has pioneered methods to help convict criminals using the dirt from their shoes.
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Comet 67P has no magnetic field, say Rosetta mission scientists. The discovery may lead to a rethink about how comets and other small bodies form.
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 The latest images of the bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres suggest that at least two of them look different from one another when seen in infrared.
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The results from an ambitious effort to replicate 100 research findings in psychology are in, and the results are....mixed. #reproducibility
Crowd-sourced effort raises nuanced questions about what counts as replication.
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Wait a second - so if they replicate this study, it is about 61% likely not to be reporting the same finding as well?
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Assuming the #NepalEarthquake  was the largest that will come, the region can expect more than 30 aftershocks greater than magnitude 5 over the next month.
Scientists have long warned that mounting seismic stress put region near Kathmandu at risk for a severe tremor.
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An experimental antibody drug aimed at protecting nerves from the ravages of multiple sclerosis offers hope for a new way to combat the neurological disease — if researchers can definitively show that it works.
Trialled antibody treatment thought to work by renewing the protective coating of neurons.
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“We were shocked”: Leading scientists prefer female candidates for tenure-track jobs in science and engineering — by a ratio of two to one, according to a new study. 
US science and engineering professors preferred female job candidates by two to one.
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Cosmologists have produced an enormous map of the dark matter in our Universe, tracing the invisible substance by monitoring its gravitational effects on light.
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With almost 20,000 votes in our poll on how to fix the broken postdoc system, here's how you've voted. But could research labs afford to create a few more staff-scientist positions? http://ow.ly/LrSsq
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