23 Dec '11, 12am

Landmark clinical trial's HIV drug discovery tops list of 2011's top scientific breakthroughs

Landmark clinical trial's HIV drug discovery tops list of 2011's top scientific breakthroughs

The nine other leading advances of 2011: - Japan's Hayabusa spacecraft survived a host of technical failures but returned to Earth, albeit three years late, with a dusting of particles from the Itokawa asteroid. An analysis showed that solar wind discolours asteroids. - Following 2010 studies that showed Europeans and Asians inherited two to six per cent of their DNA from Neanderthals, new analyses showed that breeding with cavemen gave modern humans an immune boost, and raised new questions about whether the dextrous tool-maker Australopithecus sediba is our direct ancestor. - Japanese researchers mapped Photosystem II, a protein that plants use to split water into hydrogen and oxygen atoms, a structure that could lead to powerful advances in clean energy. - Astronomers detected pristine clouds of hydrogen gas much like that from the first few hundred million years after ...

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