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Articles from Science News (May 23, 2009)

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A good look at mimi. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 146
Aerosols may have boosted carbon uptake: plant productivity could drop as skies continue to clear. Perkins, Sid 475
Back story: let's talk about sex roles, in theory. Brief article 189
Beyond Galileo's universe: astronomers grapple with cosmic puzzles both dark and light. Cowen, Ron 3230
Birds bust a move to musical beats: studies suggest vocal mimics have a flair for moving in time. Bower, Bruce 428
Celebrating astronomy's illumination of the mind. Siegfried, Tom 367
Contraceptives and muscle gains. Raloff, Janet Brief article 145
DNA comparison of Africa's ethnic groups quantifies genetic diversity: differences could reveal details of modern human origins. Barazesh, Solmaz 609
Enjoy the indelible experience of emulating Galileo. DeVorkin, David H. 841
Exoplanets keep getting smaller: object orbiting red dwarf may be as light as 2 Earths. Cowen, Ron Brief article 332
For daily use. Brief article 115
Gazing deeper still: four hundred years ago, Galileo and his telescope brought the heavens into focus, setting the stage for modern astronomy. Sobel, Dava 1591
Males, females swap sex-role stereotypes: analysis finds that mating strategies are not universal. Bower, Bruce Report 1010
Monster blob on a feeding frenzy: body may be early galaxy caught in the act of forming. Cowen, Ron Brief article 296
New eyes on the cosmos: the next constellation of telescopes will dramatically extend and sharpen scientists' view of the universe. Raloff, Janet 2390
New neurons don't heal. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 145
New weapon helps fight hepatitis C: experimental drug on its way to joining standard medications. Seppa, Nathan 696
Oops, botanists missed that tree: newly found acacia common in Ethiopia's Ogaden region. Milius, Susan Brief article 286
Science past: from the issue of MAY 23, 1959. Brief article 89
Scientific observations. Wolfe, Nathan Brief article 145
Seeing better: in 400 years, telescopes advance from rooftops to mountains to orbit. Chronology 618
Signals of impending violence. Bower, Bruce Brief article 117
The Day We Found the Universe. Quill, Elizabeth Book review 276
Walking seal had otterlike body. Barazesh, Solmaz Brief article 187
Yeast bred to bear artificial vanilla: scientists co-opt fungi to produce flavor more efficiently. Ehrenberg, Rachei 452

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