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Articles from Science News (October 8, 2011)

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Ancient Rome forbade downtown traffic in day. Brief article 280
Belly bacteria can boss the brain: gut microbes lower stress hormones and anxiety in mice. Saey, Tina Hesman 515
Bookshelf. List 179
Brain stents don't decrease strokes: rates of death, repeat events higher after implant procedure. Seppa, Nathan 467
Chase continues for a lighter Higgs: latest estimates narrow target for mass of elusive particle. Powell, Devin Brief article 228
Congestion in ancient city isn't a thing of the past. Quill, Elizabeth Brief article 257
Data mining finds new disease links: migraines and hair loss among unexpected connections. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 290
Die-off fueled by acidifying oceans: mass extinction may trace partly to changes in water's pH. Witze, Alexandra 461
Dinosaur-era feathers trapped in ancient amber: preserved plumage reveals pigment and fine details. Millus, Susan 792
Earthly riches may be heaven-sent: meteorites possibly peppered planet with precious metals. Powell, Devin Brief article 259
El Ninos may fuel civil uprisings: food prices, unemployment may link climate to unrest. Raloff, Janet 328
Endangered stem cells. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 111
Epigenetics: The Ultimate Mystery of Inheritance. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 265
Feathers rock. Milius, Susan Brief article 201
Fertile frontiers: alien-life hunters focus on moons in outer solar system. Drake, Nadia 2994
For making better bets, brains depend on Bayes. Siegfried, Tom Editorial 372
From the issue of October 7, 1961. Brief article 118
Humans benefited by interbreeding: important immune system DNA came from Neandertals. Ehrenberg, Rachel 490
Introducing ... Raloff, Janet Brief article 105
Lowdown on Earth's heat. McCarthy, Don Letter to the editor 132
Oldest hand axes discovered: African finds offer glimpse of early toolmaking complexity. Bower, Bruce Brief article 249
Rambunctious Garden. Raloff, Janet Book review 272
Saffron fights liver cancer: yellow spice inhibits key cell-proliferation proteins. Seppa, Nathan 488
Singled out: how to study cells, one by one. Gaidos, Susan 2723
Sole evidence. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 112
Super-Earths--dense or fluffy: exoplanets of a certain size apparently come in two types. Drake, Nadia 499
The probabilistic mind: human brains evolved to deal with doubt. Sanders, Laura 2665
Virus gene turns gypsy moth caterpillars into climbers. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 113
Willpower may be a lifelong trait: tots' capacity to postpone gratification lasts decades. Sanders, Laura 338
Woolly rhinos ready for big chill. Milius, Susan Brief article 183

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