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Articles from Science News (March 10, 2012)

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'Nonstick' chemicals pose risk: pollutants dampen immune response after childhood. Raloff, Janet 323
Asbestos troubles not gone yet. Quill, Elizabeth Brief article 290
Back story: scraping by. Brief article 176
Big volcanoes can wake up fast: crystal chemistry indicates sudden pre-eruption changes. Witze, Alexandra 332
Bird flu leaves tracks in brain: virus might leave survivors vulnerable to Parkinson's. Sanders, Laura 454
Bookshelf. List 182
Cancer drug shows promise as treatment for Alzheimer's: in mice, medication clears plaque-forming protein. Sanders, Laura 736
Carbon dioxide erodes marine ecosystems: research suggests how sea life will react to acidification. Raloff, Janet 656
Centenarians distinguished by DNA signatures: on second try, study finds genetic basis for longevity. Saey, Tina Hesman 603
Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist. Sanders, Laura Book review 307
Earth-y orb found in habitable zone: size, position make planet promising prospect for life. Drake, Nadia Brief article 318
Elusive solar neutrinos spotted: detection reveals more about reaction that powers sun. Witze, Alexandra 348
Enriched with information: new theory doesn't limit consciousness to the brain. Sanders, Laura 2834
EPAmoves to phase out asbestos goods. Raloff, J. Brief article 220
Fracking isn't tainting groundwater, study finds. Raloff, Janet Brief article 123
Impulsive behavior partly heritable: drug users and their sober siblings share key brain features. Cheung, Rebecca Brief article 288
Indian Ocean set stage for humans: temperature shifts dried out East Africa 2 million years ago. Witze, Alexandra 487
Introducing. Milius, Susan Brief article 121
Little Ice Age began with bang: frozen moss suggests eruptions kicked off cold era. Powell, Devin 378
Massage may accelerate healing: benefits include tissue repair and reduced inflammation. Seppa, Nathan 334
Mix and match qubits: hybrid strategy may yield long-awaited quantum computers. Powell, Devin 2488
Nondefense R&D gets boost in White House budget proposal: in tough times, applied research would grow substantially. Raloff, Janet 733
On medical news reports, read the warning labels. Siegfried, Tom Editorial 389
Say what? Bohac, Allison Brief article 127
Scars from harsh early years linger: brain changes seen among kids from grim orphanage. Sanders, Laura 479
Science past: from the issue of March 10, 1962. Bohac, Allison Brief article 117
Scientists surf Web's dark side: mathematical tools collect information on extremists. Ehrenberg, Rachel 337
Seaweed fuels bioenergy optimism: Engineered E. coli convert cell wall component into ethanol. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 271
Sinking heavy ice. Chester, Robert Letter to the editor 153
Social media didn't spur Arab Spring. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 125
Test ranks best molecules for job: method refines drug searches by using numerical approach. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 310
The Science of Sin. Bascom, Nick Book review 257
Video games improve vision. Sanders, Laura Brief article 123
Warmer waters aid some corals: Western Australian reefs faring better than eastern. Powell, Devin 384
Wireless drug delivery achieved: implanted microchip releases medication on command. Cheung, Rebecca 348

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