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nautilus.jpg A flood of interesting science articles – must be Thursday. Is a jewel from Tutankhamun’s tomb fused sand from a meteorite impact? Viewers in the UK can find out on Horizon tonight. A new ocean is forming before our eyes in east Africa. In the journals, the mitochondrial genome of Nautilus macromphalus has some unusual features and bioinformatics has yielded 140 gene candidates for human deafness disorders.
Need more? Go check out some fantastic images at the Wellcome Trust Biomedical Images Awards, then sample Tangled Bank #58.