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Both black boxes from the Cypriot airliner which crashed near Athens have been recovered as Greece investigates its worst air disaster. All 121 passengers and crew aboard Flight 522 died when it hit a hill after an apparent drop in cabin pressure knocked out both pilots. Tests on the bodies appear to confirm that most of the victims froze to death before the actual crash.

2005-08-15

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Heart surgeons are using extreme cooling to allow them to stop a patient's heart long enough to carry out surgery and then revive them...

2010-09-27

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A study of hailstones has found large numbers of bacteria at their cores. The find lends credence to the "bio-precipitation" idea, which suggests that bacteria are actively involved in stimulating precipitation. The bacteria have protein coatings that cause water to freeze at relatively warm temperatures...

2011-05-25

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A Japanese man has survived for 24 days in cold weather and without food and water by falling into a state of "hibernation"...

2006-12-21

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The Cassini spacecraft has made its lowest pass yet over the south pole of Enceladus, an active moon of Saturn which may harbour a liquid water ocean. The flyby, at an altitude of 74km, allowed Cassini to "taste" the jets of ice and water vapour that gush from the moon's polar region. Several lines of evidence suggest these jets are fed by a liquid water ocean beneath Enceladus' outer icy shell...

2012-03-27

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Scientists in Russia have grown plants from fruit stored away in permafrost by squirrels over 30,000 years ago.

2012-02-20

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