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Articles from Science News (August 30, 2008)

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A female benefit. Drew, Alice; Barry, Patrick Letter to the editor 136
A solar system like few others: conditions for formation were perfect, study says. Yeager, Ashley Brief article 237
Ancient gadget charts game time: antikythera mechanism kept a calendar of the Olympics. Cowen, Ron 460
Carbon tubes leave nano behind: colossal filaments could offer practical advantages. Castelvecchi, Davide 386
Cite your source. Ghiglieri, Michael Letter to the editor 84
Disaster goes global: the eruption in 1600 of a seemingly quiet volcano in Peru changed global climate and triggered famine as far away as Russia. Perkins, Sid Cover story 2155
Dreaming of a day with no need for sleep. Siegfried, Tom 427
Evolution's ear: recent changes in hearing-related genes may have influenced language development. Bower, Bruce 2110
Fingerprints go high-tech: new tests can reveal signs of explosives, drugs. Castelvecchi, Davide Brief article 239
Invisibility is almost within sight: two new materials show promise for cloaking devices. Castelvecchi, Davide 357
Life of a different sort. Vanhoenacker, Mark; Cowen, Ron Letter to the editor 209
Man yawns, best friend follows: contagious jaw-stretching jumps species barrier. Millus, Susan Brief article 187
Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer Among the American Romantics. Yeager, Ashley Book review 252
Mars lander confirms water ice: Phoenix also samples unexpected chemical compound. Yeager, Ashley 371
Maybe now isn't normal. Lapre, Ken; Raloff, Janet Letter to the editor 152
More hints of ocean on Enceladus. Cowen, Ron Brief article 152
Pop chirp bite crunch chew: the ultrasonic din of dying trees inspires a new kind of research to save forests from beetle attacks--and battle climate change. Yeager, Ashley 2204
Preserving digital data for the future of eScience. Szalay, Alex 821
Science past: 50 years ago: from Science News letter, August 30, 1958. Brief article 141
Scientific observations. Brief article 98
Shorter was better. Lederman, Sally Ann; Siegfried, Tom Letter to the editor 230
Smallest known snake. Milius, Susan Brief article 129
Spider eats trees, not bugs: small jumping species steals lunch from ants. Millus, Susan 334
T cells get tough against HIV: in mice, RNA 'scissors' keep the AIDS virus at bay. Barry, Patrick 380
Take two and run farther in the morning: drugs improve muscular endurance in lab mice. Barry, Patrick 379
Team toys with ions to simulate quantum world: manipulations could help design better materials. Castelvecchi, Davide 1111
Tissue found in dino fossil may be biofilm: new study questions analyses of T. rex remains. Perkins, Sid 520
To learn without sleep, fruit flies need a proper dose of dopamine: finding suggests pills could someday replace naps. Saey, Tina Hesman 845

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