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Articles from Science News (December 1, 2012)

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Title Author Type Words
An enlightened idea. Sanders, Laura Brief article 162
Anesthesia hits sleep neurons: results might lead to improved knockout drugs. Sanders, Laura 448
Bird family tree alters avian history: unexpected pattern of evolution found across hemispheres. Milius, Susan 340
Blood types have deep roots: ABO system may date back 20 million years or more. Ehrenberg, Rachel 453
Building robots that slither. Kwok, Roberta 479
Capturing dark matter with DNA: Physicists propose biobased detector for elusive particles. Lewis, Tanya 461
Digging deep into Martian soil. Drake, Nadia Brief article 102
Earliest primate gets ankle bones: a creature known from fossil teeth acquires more parts. Milius, Susan 329
Early arrival: premature puberty among girls poses scientific puzzle. Beil, Laura 2991
Fasting hormone boosts longevity: life span benefits in mice mimic those in caloric restriction. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 266
Fossil puts Lucy's kind up a tree: contested analysis of shoulder portrays hominid as climber. Bower, Bruce 600
Four-winged dino made tight turns: much-debated rear wings aided aerial maneuvers. Milius, Susan 375
From the issue of December 1,1962. Brief article 122
Gene controls aspirin benefit: mutation makes colorectal tumors vulnerable to drug. Seppa, Nathan 362
Goby fish react to corals' cue by helping keep algae at bay: defense pact shows how reefs adapt to invaders. Millus, Susan 755
Gulf stream may melt methane: warm waters threaten to release gas from seabed. Lewis, Tanya 654
Helpful algae. Milius, Susan Brief article 152
How Ancient Europeans Saw the World. Siegfried, Tom Brief article 298
In change, remembering science news traditions. Emerson, Eva Editorial 409
North American feathered dinos. Milius, Susan Brief article 120
Onward and sky: with new efforts aimed at the stars, China seeks to revive its astronomical reputation. Drake, Nadia 3472
Ozone hole hits smallest maximum. Wayman, Erin Brief article 163
Say what? Bohac, Allison Brief article 126
Smoking laws lower heart attacks: Minnesota county's restrictions linked with one-third decline. Seppa, Nathan 344
The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success. Bohac, Allison Brief article 240
Time to tweet. Elbert, Ron; Lawson, Carolyn Letter to the editor 195
To spot a planet. Drake, Nadia; Mumford, Bryan Brief article 156
Too little money leads to too much borrowing and bad financial choices: experimental findings challenged by other researchers. Bower, Bruce 710
Wells linked to Spanish earthquake: draining aquifers probably triggered deadly 2011 tremor. Witze, Alexandra 525

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