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Articles from Science News (May 9, 2009)

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Acid reflux link to asthma in doubt: heartburn drugs may not help patients with severe attacks. Seppa, Nathan Brief article 242
Arthropods came ashore in shells: gear may have kept gills wet during transition onto land. Perkins, Sid 341
Back story: costs of invasives. Brief article 141
Bookshelf. Book review 90
Brash birds get nabbed more often: personality may affect which flycatchers end up in the lab. Milius, Susan 341
Charles Niederriter: at Nobel Conference, scientists and public converse. Sanders, Laura Interview 787
Darwin's Sacred Cause: How a Hatred of Slavery Shaped Darwin's Views on Human Evolution. Korenblat, Joshua Book review 337
Don't dismiss Lamarck. Powell, Robert; Turner, O. Frank Letter to the editor 316
Double-laser approach leads to one thin line: erasing, stenciling offer new nanolithography techniques. Ehrenberg, Rachel 538
Drop in oceanic nickel may have set stage for atmospheric oxygen: banded iron formations point to changes in early seawater. Barazesh, Solmaz 391
Hypoglycemia linked to dementia: severe low blood sugar episodes might heighten risk later. Seppa, Nathan 349
Introducing.... Brief article 96
Landscaper's darling hybridizes into an environmental nuisance: variation underlies the Callery pear tree's transformation. Milius, Susan 924
Less, thinner Arctic ice. Perkins, Sid Brief article 149
Living physics: from green leaves to bird brains, biological systems may exploit quantum phenomena. Gaidos, Susan 2559
Lizards bask for more than warmth. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 151
Nanoclusters battle second law: in simulations, collisions can increase velocity, reduce entropy. Sanders, Laura 433
Oddities in rod cells may help with night sight: nocturnal mammals invert retinal DNA arrangement. Saey, Tina Hesman 491
Other, friendly fat present in adult humans: brown fat could help keep people warm and slender. Saey, Tina Hesman 471
Science past: from the issue of May 9, 1959. Brief article 126
Scientific observations. Galef, Bennett G., Jr. Brief article 110
Solar flares now trackable in 3-D: craft positioning improves imaging of mass ejections. Perkins, Sid Brief article 274
Swarm savvy: how bees, ants and other animals avoid dumb collective decisions. Milius, Susan 3270
The genetic dimension of height and health: it may be no tall tale: a few inches taller or shorter could signal a risk for some diseases. Barazesh, Solmaz 2346
Undetectable sensor would still see: new cloaking method may allow signals to be sent, received. Sanders, Laura 392
With science at its best, answers raise questions. Siegfried, Tom Editorial 362

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