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    * Do sex cells hold the secret to long life?: The secret of longevity may lurk within the genetic activity of sperm and eggs, new research suggests.
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      * Do sex cells hold the secret to long life?:
      The secret of longevity may lurk within the genetic
      activity of sperm and eggs, new research suggests.

      http://www.world-science.net/exclusives/090607_germline


      * Ocean acidification to trigger job losses, 
      scientists warn
      :
      Ocean acidification, a consequence of human
      activity, is set to change marine ecosystems
      forever, researchers say.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/090601-acidification


      * "Warrior gene" found rife among young
      thugs
      :
      Boys with a particular variant of a gene are more
      likely to join gangs -- and to be among their most
      violent members, researchers say.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/090605-maoa


      * Sandcastle secrets could help revive ancient
      building technique
      :
      The secret of a successful sandcastle could aid the
      revival of an ancient, eco-friendly building method,
      according to some engineers.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/090604-sandcastle


      * When evolution isn't so slow and gradual:
      Guppies introduced into new habitats developed new
      and advantageous traits in just a few years, a study
      has found.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/090602-evolution



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