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Articles from Science News (August 25, 2012)

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Title Author Type Words
Back story: trip advisor. Drake, Nadia Brief article 194
Cave yields African culture's roots: artifacts much like those used by today's hunter-gatherers. Rosen, Meghan Brief article 309
Donor chains help neediest: big networks deliver more organs to the hard-to-match. Ehrenberg, Rachel 354
Elite controllers might thwart key viral protein. Seppa, Nathan Brief article 131
Fake jellyfish swims for real. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 177
Higgs affects inertia, not gravity. Steadman, Sherman S.; Henrie, Sam Letter to the editor 307
Himalaya rush: scientists scurry to figure out the status of glaciers on the roof of the world. Powell, Devin Cover story 2714
Identical twins diner in womb: DNA modifications at birth may influence adult health. Saey, Tina Hesman 348
Male circumcision lowers HIV rate: community programs changing public opinion of procedure. Seppa, Nathan 443
Mideast violence goes way back: head wounds common in region for last 6,000 years. Bower, Bruce Brief article 290
Moss odor draws sperm carriers: springtails boost primitive plants' reproductive success. Milius, Susan Brief article 212
Night lights may foster depression: hamster study also finds that the symptoms are reversible. Raloff, Janet Brief article 255
No Time to Lose. Seppa, Nathan Book review 301
Outside ills imperil tropical reserves: impacts beyond park boundaries pressure ecosystems. Witze, Alexandra Brief article 185
Polar bears have ancient origins: white version split from brown cousins millions of years ago. Powell, Devin 426
Record melt year for Greenland ice as heat waves sweep across Arctic: Globe's second-largest ice sheet may face slushy future. Witze, Alexandra 737
Safe on Mars, rover begins the search for signs of habitability Curiosity mission will probe planet's warmer, wetter past. Drake, Nadia 841
Safer sex through soap operas. Rosen, Meghan Brief article 115
Saving primates with a dog and scat. Bower, Bruce 317
Say what? Witze, Alexandra Brief article 103
Science past: August 25, 1962. Brief article 155
Sperm's genetic blueprint compiled: analysis uses sex cells to calculate human mutation rates. Saey, Tina Hesman 410
Stronger storms may eat ozone: extra water vapor aloft could trigger destructive reactions. Powell, Devin 439
Tangled roots: mingling among Stone Age peoples muddies humans' evolutionary story. Bower, Bruce 3037
Test decodes dolphins' sonar skill: nonlinear math may explain ability to 'see' through bubbles. Rosen, Meghan 344
The Marvelous Learning Animal. Bower, Bruce Book review 281
The scientific enterprise is a human-powered one. Emerson, Eva 423
Uncommon carriers: people have a surprising number of rare genetic variant. Saey, Tina Hesman 1276
Walking on water mystery solved: friction helps surface of cornstarch solution push back. Powell, Devin 363

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