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Articles from Science News (October 20, 2012)

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Adding precision to uncertainty: Heisenberg's famous physics principle gets refinements. Witze, Alexandra 487
Are We Getting Smarter? Rising IQ in the Twenty-First Century. Bower, Bruce Brief article 257
Bees fast to find shortest route: foragers solve traveling salesman problem by trial and error. Ehrenberg, Rachel 350
Breast cancer gets gene profile: data reveal tumor origins and may improve treatment. Saey, Tina Hesman 383
Car-crazy kid wins science competition: thirty Broadcom MASTERS finalists visit nation's capital. Sanders, Laura 651
Consider numbers. Brewer, Joe R.; Boving, Brent G. Letter to the editor 263
Dengue vaccine trial disappoints: Shots protect against three virus subtypes, not fourth. Seppa, Nathan 353
DNA tags may dictate bee behavior: alterations affect genetic activity but not genes' content. Saey, Tina Hesman 324
E. coli caught in the act of evolving: long-term lab experiment traces a trait's reappearance. Saey, Tina Hesman 405
Facebook prompts people to vote: those whose pals went to polls were more likely to go. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 310
Gamblers go all-in on Ritalin: risk taking may rise when using stimulant for focus. Sanders, Laura 372
Hearing cells sprouted. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 151
Killer whale mama's boys live longer: females' long postmenopause years may benefit their sons. Milius, Susan 515
Light moves lab-made muscle: artificial tissue inspires dream of squirming robots. Rosen, Meghan 366
Mars clays may have volcanic past: chemistry suggests deposits didn't need flowing water. Wayman, Erin 401
New homes lift only happiness: housing vouchers did not bring families out of poverty. Bower, Bruce Brief article 283
New swine flu could infect humans: strain in Korean pigs potentially transmissible to people. Saey, Tina Hesman 387
No home for Homo sapiens: African DNA analysis fails to locate birthplace of species. Wayman, Erin 502
NSAIDs tied to cardiac risk: heart attack survivors on painkillers more likely to die. Seppa, Nathan Brief article 242
Oral MS drug performs well: medication similar to one now used against psoriasis. Seppa, Nathan 534
Peaceful prehistory. Tierney, Jim; Bower, Bruce Letter to the editor 127
Quakes signal Indo-Australian plate breakup: April temblors released energy west of Sumatra. Witze, Alexandra 1046
Say what? Bohac, Allison Brief article 115
Scent into action: Rodent responses to a whiff of predator may offer clues to instinct in the brain. Rosen, Meghan 2535
Social media sway: worries over political misinformation on Twitter attract scientists' attention. Ehrenberg, Rachel 3000
Spider man fell for jumpers. Raloff, Janet 339
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic. Milius, Susan Brief article 298
The good, great and ugly of the Twitterverse. Emerson, Eva Editorial 410
The-est: hard-bitten microbes. Engelhaupt, Erika Brief article 131
Too young for sex but not its scent: larvae follow pheromones. Milius, Susan 372
U.S. now has capability for twin space shot. Brief article 127
Voyager 1 still in solar system: scientists wait for craft to reach interstellar space. Drake, Nadia Brief article 301
White matter withers with neglect: mouse experiments illuminate plight of Romanian orphans. Sanders, Laura Brief article 287

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