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Articles from Science News (September 8, 2012)

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Title Author Type Words
Anthropomor-phobic scientists. O'Connor, Leah Letter to the editor 108
As told by the egg: the story of fertilization, from the female point of view. Gaidos, Susan 2855
Back story: the snake lady's letter. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 270
Brain takes note when others err: some neurons light up only upon seeing a peer's mistake. Sanders, Laura 444
Creating small wonders. Wayman, Erin 498
Crowdsourcing looks to heavens: collected online snaps of Comet Holmes determine orbit. Drake, Nadia 344
DNA hints at African cousin: profiles suggest existence of now-extinct human relative. Saey, Tina Hesman 428
Drilling into the fracas over natural gas fracking. Emerson, Eva Editorial 372
Ecstasy causes memory loss: new drug users do worse than nonusers on recall test. Sanders, Laura 480
Extreme heat rising worldwide: temperature records reveal increased odds of swelter. Raloff, Janet 420
Groundwater use outpaces supply. Rosen, Meghan Brief article 182
How elephants call long-distance: air rushing through larynx produces infrasonic tones. Milius, Susan Brief article 302
Jewish Diaspora written in DNA: genetic analysis supports history of ancient migrations. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 241
Lithium mystery could get deeper: black holes may make a tough problem even tougher. Drake, Nadia Brief article 298
Maiden died with TB-like illness: analysis captures data on Incan mummy's immune system. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 247
Making data work: researchers pursue analogy between statistical evidence and thermodynamics. Siegfried, Tom Essay 2072
More to learn from Science News. Fisher, Ed Letter to the editor 118
New fossils hint at ancestral split: African jawbone suggests two early species in human genus. Bower, Bruce 463
Rabies resistance arises. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 181
RNA research may solve sick snake mystery: previously unknown viruses could date to dinosaur days. Saey, Tina Hesman 787
Say what? Bohac, Allison Brief article 116
Science past: from the issue of September 8, 1962. Brief article 115
Select cell types spawn tumors: studies support theory that cancers arise from stem cells. Saey, Tina Hesman 371
Sun's speed unclear. Knost, Tom Letter to the editor 180
The facts behind the frack: scientists weigh in on the hydraulic fracturing debate. Ehrenberg, Rachel 3184
The-est: mightiest laser. Witze, Alexandra Brief article 134
Thin isn't always better in diabetes: obese have lower mortality rate than normal-weight people. Rosen, Meghan Brief article 245
Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe. Siegfried, Tom Book review 313
Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale. Ehrenberg, Rachel Book review 260

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