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Articles from Science News (December 28, 2013)

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1 Your body is mostly microbes: microbiome results argue for new view of animals as superorganisms. Saey, Tina Hesman 867
10 C[O.sub.2] levels pass milestone: Panel affirms humans' role in warming. Wayman, Erin 342
11 Putting kids at risk: parents lax on vaccinations. Seppa, Nathan Brief article 326
12 Voyager 1 reaches interstellar space: planetary probe is first to pass beyond heliosphere. Grant, Andrew Brief article 243
13 Death of a planet hunter: Kepler ends successful mission. Grant, Andrew Brief article 301
14 Below absolute zero, but hot lab trickery achieves negative temperature. Grant, Andrew 373
15 DSM-5's controversial debut: diagnostic manual updates disorder criteria. Bower, Bruce 344
16 Obama unveils brain initiative: project to seek secrets of thinking, learning. Sanders, Laura Brief article 273
17 Methane shortage on Mars: trace of gas not enough to be sign of life. Wayman, Erin 361
18 Canine genealogy: competing clues confuse story of dog domestication. Rosen, Meghan Brief article 301
19 Dark energy gets more confusing: new data raise prospect of 'Big Rip' destroying cosmos. Popkin, Gabriel 326
2 Bioengineers make headway on human body parts: new techniques produce mimics of brain, liver, heart, kidney, retina. Rosen, Meghan 689
20 Slain king's bones dug up: Richard III's skeleton reveals fatal wounds. Ehrenberg, Rachel Brief article 296
21 Progress made toward twin prime proof: surprising advance sparks flurry of work on mathematical conjecture. Mackenzie, Dana Brief article 341
22 Visitor from the Oort cloud: Comet ISON meets demise in solar flyby. Popkin, Gabriel Brief article 316
23 Odd cicada history emerges: brood II returns better understood. Milius, Susan 437
24 Gift of steroids keeps on giving: mouse muscles stay juiced long after doping ends. Saey, Tina Hesman 365
25 Meteorite makes an impact: space rock fires a warning shot. Grant, Andrew Brief article 302
3 Planck refines cosmic history: satellite hints at slower expansion rate for universe. Grant, Andrew 580
4 New discoveries reshape debate over human ancestry: relationships among early hominids disputed. Bower, Bruce 658
5 A double dose of virus scares: MERS, H7N9 join list of potential pandemics. Saey, Tina Hesman 710
6 Sleep clears the cluttered brain: Gunk between cells is cleansed during slumber. Saey, Tina Hesman 340
7 High court rules against gene patents: justices open way for choices in DNA testing. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 233
8 Language learning starts before birth: babies seem familiar with vowels, words heard while in womb. Sanders, Laura 547
9 Caffeine triggers cloning advance: Human embryonic stem cells copied successfully. Rosen, Meghan Brief article 314
Alien high-energy neutrinos detected: speedy particles may expose unknown cosmic phenomena. Grant, Andrew 659
Ancient DNA exposes Native Americans' Eurasian roots. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 203
Antibiotics hinder chemotherapy. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 157
Cancer vaccine in near future foreseen. Brief article 162
Chemicals kill all stages of malaria: experimental drugs could treat active and dormant infections. Mole, Beth 333
Dengue-thwarting mosquitoes fight to take over island in Southeast Asia: field trial tests insects that could stop spread of viral disease. Mole, Beth 831
Dietary supplements slow HIV progression. Seppa, Nathan Brief article 162
Eating nuts may extend life span: benefits may be tied to cholesterol, inflammation drop. Seppa, Nathan 354
Higgs boson tale wins book prize. Engelhaupt, Erika Brief article 139
How butterflies stay dry. Rosen, Meghan Brief article 128
Longevity of Jupiter's Great Red Spot explained. Popkin, Gabriel Brief article 144
Material inspired by dragonfly wings bursts bacteria: prickly synthetic surface could serve as antimicrobial coating on medical implants. Mole, Beth 312
Meteorite preserves chunks of Mars' earliest crust: rock could reveal what the Red Planet's environment was like billions of years ago. Grant, Andrew 639
Microbiome emerges as a clear breakthrough. Emerson, Eva Editorial 432
Microbiome insights add up. Crenson, Matt 322
Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason and the Gap Between Us and Them. Bower, Bruce Brief article 310
Newfound organ gives male koalas their low-pitched voice. Mole, Beth Brief article 128
Oldest hominid DNA muddles family tree: evolutionary questions emerge about links between European, Asian forerunners to humans. Bower, Bruce 620
Reader favorites of 2013. 537
The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art. Bello, Bryan Brief article 304
The year in genomes. Mole, Beth Brief article 228
Top exoplanet discoveries of 2013. Yeager, Ashley Brief article 193
Unusual head shape makes the dwarf seahorse a stealthy predator: top of snout prevents turbulence from tipping off prey. Milius, Susan 394
Unusual new species names of 2013. Brief article 125

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