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7 September 2011

Molecular biologists around the world are currently creating a high-resolution genetic map with the 1000 Genomes Project, which they hope will contain all the common gene variations in the major populations. 

But now, increasingly, the bottleneck is becoming data transfer between centers.

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Real-time analysis allows astronomers to capture a supernova in the act of exploding, an unprecedented opportunity to study the phenomenom.

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Student researchers aim to improve solar energy by searching for organic materials that will make better solar cells.

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