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This week:
GOCE satellite ‘hears’ 2011 Japanese earthquake
Russian scientists claim discovery of new bacterial species, but others are doubtful
Neanderthal brains were wired differently
Birds used to have 4 wings
Aspirin reduces melanoma risk
Curiosity finds evidence life could have been supported on Mars
Why it’s hard to ignore someone talking on a mobile phone

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