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When the Universe Cooled

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New Life for Old Malaria Drug

Chloroquine could be given a new lease of life as an anti-malarial treatment simply by being administered differently.

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Fluorescent Biosensor Lights Up Cancer

Researchers from the Garvan Institute have developed a mouse that expresses a fluorescing biosensor in every cell of its body, allowing diseased cells and drugs to be tracked and evaluated in real time and in three dimensions.

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Penguins Retreat from Sea-Ice

By Stephen Luntz

For the first time, emperor penguins have been found nesting on ice shelves, sometimes 40 metres above the ocean rather than the much lower sea-ice they normally frequent.

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Small Crater Responsible for the Great Dying

By Stephen Luntz

An Australian scientist believes he has identified the crater responsible for the greatest extinction in our planet’s history.

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