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      Science briefing: Grey matter to keep us ahead in the game

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      Father of green revolution saved millions of lives

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      What smart truckers tell us about the road to success

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      Science briefing: Stalagmite’s monsoon guide

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    35. January 14, 2008

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      Artificial beating heart is created in the lab

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    38. September 14, 2007

      Amino acid to help gamblers

      Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered that a common amino acid, available as a health food supplement,...

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