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As sanctions deepen, just how crucial is Russian gas?

ByJonExcell(Image:VincentMundy/BloombergviaGettyImages)RussiahaslongheldabargainingchipwhenitcomestonegotiatingwiththeEuropeanUnion:ourdependenceonitsgas.ButwithoppositionhardeningtoPresidentVlad

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Urban growth: bio-bricks offer a whiff of the future

ByBrendanByrneinNewYorkCityThebio-bricksusedinHy-Ficanbegrowninfivedays(Image:KrisGraves)Asweepingtowermadefromover10

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Nerve implant retrains your brain to stop tinnitus

ByClaudiaCaruana(Image:OliScarff/GettyImages)GOTthatringinginyourears?Tinnitus

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One Per Cent

(Image:HanwhaEagles)RobotfanshitthestandsLong-sufferingfansoftheHanwhaEagles

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Driverless cars could be on UK streets in six months

ByPaulMarksWithoutachangeinthelaw

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Iron supplements in nano form are gentler on gut

ByPhilippaSkettHere’ssomethingtochewover.Ironsupplementsinnanoparticleformmighthavefewersideeffectsthanthosecurrentlyavailable.Ironisfoundinfoodssuchasmeatandleafygreenvegetablesandisneededforredblood

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FBI errors throw forensic convictions into question

ByLindaGeddes(Image:TimBrakemeier/picture-alliance/dpa/APImages)Holdingyourhandsupandsaying“wegotthingswrong”isadifficultthingtodo.Butthat’sexactlywhattheFBIandUSDepartmentofJusticehavehadtodothis

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Twitter bots grow up and take on the world

ByAvivaRutkin(Image:EricThayer/Reuters)ON18July

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An easier way to turn plant scraps to plastics

ByJacobAron(Image:ItalianInstituteofTechnology)Savethosefoodscraps–theycouldbeyournextgrocerybag.Anewwayofturningvegetablewastedirectlyintobioplasticscouldmakesuchmaterialsevenmoreenvironmentallyfri

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Google launches new project to understand human health

THOUGHTGooglealreadyknewalotaboutyou?Thecompany’slatestprojectaimstodelveintobiologytouncoverwhatitmeanstobeahealthyperson.Thecompany’sexperimentalresearcharmGoogleX

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The new Google? Baidu's big plans to bust out of China

ByAvivaRutkin(Image:LiuJin/AFP/GettyImages)ISBAIDUabouttostepitupagear?RumourshavebeencirculatingthattheChinesesearchengineisdevelopingabikethatcoulddriveitselfthroughpackedcitystreets.Theproject

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Messaging app lets you leave secrets on street corners

ByPaulMarks(Image:LjudmillaSocci)It’syourbirthdayandamessagefromafriendsuggestsyougotoanearbystreetcorner.There

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Robotic suit gives shipyard workers super strength

ByHalHodson(Image:Daewoo)ATAsprawlingshipyardinSouthKorea

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Traffic light hackers could cause jams across the US

ByHalHodson(Image:APPhoto/JulioCortez)BRANDENGHENApullshiscarupunderatrafficlightinacityinMichigan.Heplugsaradiotransmitterintothecar’spoweradapter

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The secret system controlling your Facebook News Feed

ByHalHodson(Image:EdOu/GettyImages)WHOcontrolsyourFacebookNewsFeed?Wearefedaspeciallyselecteddietofjokes

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Caught on tape: cameras turn video into sound

ByHalHodsonVideo:InvisiblevibrationsrevealhiddensoundtrackNoweventhecamerashaveears.EngineersatMIThavediscoveredawaytolisteninonconversationssimplybyfilmingobjectsnearsomeonetalkingloudlyandmeasur

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Japanese paper cuts make graphene extra stretchy

ByRachelEhrenbergTheworld’sstrongestmaterialbecomesasoftiewhencutinjusttherightplaces.Computersimulationsshowthatmakingpatternedcutsinsuperstronggrapheneyieldsflexiblesheetsthatstretchtomorethan160per

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US government chatbot gets you to tell all

ByPaulMarksFORaccesstotheUSgovernment’ssecrets

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Space salad glows purple in a greenhouse made for Mars

ByPaulMarks(Image:DavidHecker/GettyImages)WOULD-BEMarscolonistandspace-flightentrepreneurElonMuskoftenjokesthathewants“todieonMars

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Video:AugmentedrealityhelpsyouupaclimbingwallFollowthelighttoscalethatwallCanacomputerhelpyouclimbarockface?PerttuHämäläinenofAaltoUniversityinFinlandthinksso.HeandRaineKajastilahavecombinedap

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Machine predicts heart attacks 4 hours before doctors

ByAvivaRutkin(Image:AuroraPhotos/Alamy)WHENsomeoneshouts“CodeBlue!”inahospital

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Iron supplements in nano form are gentler on your gut

HERE’Ssomethingtochewover.Ironsupplementsinnanoparticleformmighthavefewersideeffectsthanthosecurrentlyavailable.Anaemiaisthemostcommonnutritionaldisorderintheworld

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US government chatbot gets you to tell all

ByPaulMarks(Image:LarryDowning/Reuters/Corbis)WantaccesstotheUSgovernment’ssecrets?Talktotherobot.Some5.1millionAmericansholdfederalsecurityclearanceofoneleveloranother

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The spy who bugged me: spook kit from the 1960s

ByPaulMarks(Image:CIAMuseum)ANYONEwhoreadPeterWright’sbookSpycatcherwillbefamiliarwiththetricksheandhisMI5colleaguesusedasthey“buggedandburgled”theirwayaroundLondoninthe1950sand1960s

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Netropolitan – Net Nanny

PARENTSseldomrunshortofthingstoworryabout

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Heavy metal guzzlers relish dirty waters

ByLisaRajanMUSTARDplantsandsunflowerscouldsoonbeusedtocleanupstreamsandrivers.Untilnow

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Home is where the office is

ByAlanJabezFANCYlivinginthevillageofthefuture?Constructionofthefirsthomeinanew“televillage”shouldbecompletenexmonth

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Netropolitan – Ebola

WITHthedeathtollstillrising

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Banish smog with a lick of paint

ByAlsionGoddardAPAINT-ONcatalystcouldbeaneconomicalwayofmoppingupsmog

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Netropolitan – Hardcore Hard-disc Harlots

BYCONTRAST

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Video games play havoc with Channel 5

ByBarryFoxANUNPLEASANTsurpriseliesinstoreforoneofthefourconsortiawhosubmittedtheirbidsforthelicencetorunBritain’sfifthTVservicelastweek.AlthoughitiswellknownthatChannel5willinterferewithvideorecorders

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Netropolitan – Tank Girl

IFyou’reasensitivesoulwhocan’tstandbrashbadmanners

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Escape to sterility for designer fish

ByBertrandCharronGENETICengineeringmaysoonbehelpingtoprotectwildsalmonstocks

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Netropolitan – Virus

AGOODtimewashadbyall

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Netropolitan – Replies

[email protected]

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Netropolitan – Usenet

ANYONEwhohasspentmuchtimevisitingthefrontiertownthatistheUsenet–thesectionoftheNetthathoststhenewsgroups–willbeawarethatitsinhabitantsarepronetofitsofbadmanners.Butnowit’sofficial.AsurveybyNigelHamilt

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Smallest microscope in the world

ByRolandPeaseTHElatestinmicroscopesissosmall

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Cyberstudio puts Hollywood in the picture

ByBarryFoxTHEBritishfilmindustrymaynotmakemanymovies

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Second smear check could save lives

ByLisaRajanANEURALnetworkisbeingtestedatStMary’sHospitalinLondonaspartofasystemtotrytoreducethenumberofabnormalcervicalsmearsmissedduringscreening.Atleast5percentofnegativesmeartestsactuallycontainabn

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Netropolitan – Natural Disasters

NATURALdisasters

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Many pistons make clean work …

ByAndyCoghlanBYREPLACINGafewlargepistonswithmanysmallones

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Hullabaloo over all round sound

ByBarryFoxTHEJapaneseconsumerelectronicscompanyJVCclaimstohavedevelopedasystemthatfoolslistenersintohearingsoundsasiftheyaresurroundedbyloudspeakers

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From cold warriors to credit warriors

ByVincentKiernanLOOKINGforafreshoutletfortheirskills

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Netropolitan – Replies

[email protected]pc.co.uk.Put“Netropolitan”inthesubjectline.Sendsuggestions

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Smooth operators foil deadly flies

BySubhadraMenonASIMPLEplasterofmudandlimemayprovideacheapandsafemeansofcombatingkala-azar

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Surgical film resolves sticky situation

ByAndyCoghlanASIMPLEtransparentfilmcouldsparethousandsofsurgicalpatientsfrompainfulcomplicationsthatoftenmeanasecondoperation.Beforesewinguptheirpatients

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Preventing crashes with flashes

ByGrahamClaytonSOLARcellsworthjust£4formthebasisofasimpleanticollisiondevicewhichcouldbealife-saverintheskies.Manyairlinerscarrysophisticatedcollisionavoidancesystemscostingtensofthousandsofpounds

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Reaching the parts that inhalers cannot reach

ByMichelleKnottINHALEDdrugsarevitalinthetreatmentofrespiratorydiseasessuchasasthma.Butwithtoday’sinhalers

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Cancer pill on trial

ByAndyCoghlanTRIALShavebegunofadrugdesignedtokeepalmostanykindoffast-growingsolidtumourincheck

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Mystery radiation 'clouds' may pose risk to air travellers

KoraweeRatchapakdee/GettyByDavidHamblingDangerzonesintheairwhereradiationlevelssurgecouldposeanunrecognisedhealthhazard.Airlinersmayhavetoavoidtheseinfuture

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