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Goodbye, electrodes; hello, bright lights.
Linda B. Buck, co-winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, retracts a 2001 Nature paper, citing irreproducible results.
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The craft touched down in New York over the weekend after zipping across the States, but not without some technical difficulties.
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Solar Impulse will attempt to fly across the United States using nothing but sunlight for fuel.