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Articles from Science News (November 8, 2008)

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A global food disaster. Leitner, Patricia Letter to the editor 102
A near-record arctic melting: sea-ice coverage increases, but remains below normal. Perkins, Sid Brief article 254
Biologists gone bad. Feldman, Drew Letter to the editor 97
Brain sensory region reactivated decades after hand amputation: transplant restores partial use of original neural pathway. Bower, Bruce 442
Chemistry's benefits go beyond 'better living'. Siegfried, Tom Editorial 401
Following the yawn. Dean, Gretchen; Milius, Susan Letter to the editor 161
Fossil find may reveal history's largest snake: serpent exceeded 1 ton, extended nearly 13 meters. Perkins, Sid Brief article 249
Gold mine houses community of one: DNA analysis reveals a self-sufficient species of bacteria. Saey, Tina Hesman 402
It's time for addiction science to supersede stigma. Volkow, Nora 725
Long live plastics: with plastics in museums decomposing, a new effort seeks to halt the demise of materials commonly thought to be unalterable. Perkins, Sid 1923
Mammals encounter tougher times, new assessment of species shows: latest report finds more than a fifth face extinction threat. Millus, Susan 426
Multistep reactions. Myers, John; Perkins, Sid Letter to the editor 147
NASA attempts to wake up Hubble: it's on-again, off-again for the veteran space telescope. Cowen, Ron; Sanders, Laura Brief article 301
Nash's math gets more beautiful: even with infinite choices, games may have stable strategies. Barry, Patrick 455
Nicotine's new appeal: mimicking the addictive compound's action in the brain could lead to new drugs for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and schizophrenia. Beil, Laura 2320
No dad needed. Maron, Dina Fine Brief article 137
Not your father's song: the next generation of birds chooses its music. Milius, Susan 2530
Other side of Mercury. Cowen, Ron Brief article 194
Poaching's long reach threatens elephants anew: killing surges, effects linger years after ivory trade banned. Ehrenberg, Rachel 974
Poisoned Profits: The Toxic Assault on Our Children. Maron, Dina Fine Book review 243
Primordial soup returns to life: vials from '50s hold hints of volcanic birth for amino acids. Sanders, Laura 357
Protecting newborns from flu. Seppa, Nathan Brief article 83
Rumors shaped veterans' view of Gulf War ills: syndrome was defined by informal communication. Bower, Bruce 321
Science past: November 8, 1958. Brief article 125
Scientific observations. Brief article 90
Scientists make bacteria that do basic logic steps: microbes can compute AND, OR, NAND and NOR. Barry, Patrick Brief article 275
Skeletons harbor ancient evidence for tuberculosis: DNA shows disease arose before cattle domestication. Bower, Bruce Brief article 280
Stalagmites tell earthquake history: caves could yield insight into timing of Midwestern temblors. Perkins, Sid Brief article 189
Sun In a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking. Castelvecchi, Davide Book review 273
Superstorms swirl at Saturn's poles: Cassini images offer closer look at ringed planet's cyclones. Cowen, Ron 341
Testosterone proxy. Kausel, Edward; Seppa, Nathan Letter to the editor 130
The numbers rarely add up for girls: culture may turn potentially high achievers away from math. Castelvecchi, Davide 290

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