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  1. Crowdsourcing lets the masses compose song one note at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | New Scientist

    EVER fancied yourself as the next Paul McCartney? Now's your chance to practise, with a website that brings strangers together to write a song. CrowdSound is the brainchild of Brendon Ferris, a programmer living in the Dominican Republic.

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  2. Shock therapy and surgery saving California's threatened condorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | New Scientist

    IT SHOULD be hard to miss California condors - they are North America's largest birds, with wingspans of up to 3 metres. But lead poisoning from gun ammunition nearly drove them to extinction in the 1980s.

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  3. Shock therapy and surgery saving California's threatened condorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | New Scientist

    With wingspans of up to 3 metres, it should be hard to miss the largest bird in North America - but there aren't a lot of them. The California condor is only just hanging on in its home state, but thanks to a gargantuan conservation effort, the tide may finally be turning.

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  4. Transcribing tricks ushers in the golden age of jugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | New Scientist

    In a gigantic upside-down purple cow - a tent that houses Udderbelly , an annual 8-week festival of comedy, circus and family entertainment on London's Southbank - Jon Udry stands on stage, empty-handed and perfectly still, juggling nothing whatsoever. "This is very a useful technique," insists his partner-in-crime, Arron Sparks.

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  5. Corkscrew planets spiral back and forth between two starsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | New Scientist

    Helter skelter! It turns out that in some rare cases, a planet in a binary system may spiral around the axis that connects its two stars - although how such planets come to be is unclear. We normally think of planets orbiting sedately around their star, like Earth does.

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  6. Antarctica's Blood Falls are a sign of life below groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | New Scientist

    ANTARCTICA'S Blood Falls are well named. There, the white tongue of the Taylor glacier is stained crimson, as if the ice itself has been wounded.

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  7. Antarctica's Blood Falls are a sign of life below groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | New Scientist

    Antarctica's Blood Falls are well named. There, the white tongue of the Taylor Glacier is stained crimson, as if the ice itself has been wounded.

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  8. Wrecking ball Jupiter paved way for EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | New Scientist

    It came in like a wrecking ball. Jupiter may have ploughed through the early solar system, driving some of the first planets to a fiery death in the sun - and cleared room for planets like Earth.

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  9. Wrecking ball Jupiter paved way for EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | New Scientist

    It came in like a wrecking ball. Jupiter may have ploughed through the early solar system, driving some of the first planets to a fiery death in the sun and cleared room for planets like Earth.

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  10. Quasar backlighting gives weight to Andromeda galaxyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | New Scientist

    OUR galactic neighbour put on weight overnight. Faraway quasars have let us map the Andromeda galaxy's flimsy outskirts for the first time, revealing huge amounts of previously unseen gas.

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  11. Quasar backlighting gives weight to Andromeda galaxyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | New Scientist

    OUR galactic neighbour put on weight overnight. Faraway quasars have let us map the Andromeda galaxy's flimsy outskirts for the first time, revealing huge amounts of previously unseen gas.

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