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Many environmentally friendly buildings use solar panels to generate power and large windows for natural light. However, these reflective or transparent materials are deadly to migrating birds which crash into them and die. In Georgia, professor John Wegner has convinced Emory University to cover its new math and science center with netting during the migrating season to protect the birds.

Researchers have created a mutant mouse that lives 30 per cent longer despite eating more and weighing less — all thanks to the loss of a single protein called type 5 adenylyl cyclase (AC5). [email protected]