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Articles from Science News (February 22, 2014)

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'Packrat' is the new term for 'really organized'. Milius, Susan 398
A little acid can make a cell stemlike: mouse cells enter primordial state capable of making any tissue. Saey, Tina Hesman 732
Aging Mars rover finds signs of water: rocks reveal ancient aquatic environment hospitable to life. Rosen, Meghan 478
Big science for lean times. Emerson, Eva Editorial 398
Biggest climate warmers. Brief article 125
Brain shot: neuroscientists scramble to take on ambitious presidential challenge. Sanders, Laura 4073
Cataloging the connections: viewing the brain as a network may help scientists tackle its complexity. Siegfried, Tom 2645
Clouds on brown dwarf mapped. Popkin, Gabriel Brief article 164
Controlled hover. Grant, Andrew Brief article 198
Glass stops cracks in their tracks. Rosen, Meghan Brief article 168
How the zebrafish got its stripes: yellow and black pigment cells chase each other into patterns. Saey, Tina Hesman 446
Lamarckism not quite revived. Letter to the editor 141
Laser constructs mirror by pushing particles together technique may lead to giant, lightweight space telescopes. Grant, Andrew 533
Lend an ear to science. Sanders, Laura Brief article 220
Microbiome musings. Letter to the editor 250
Migraines respond to great expectations: meds and placebos both fight pain better when patients anticipate getting real drug. Bower, Bruce 506
Moon like blue cheese? Brief article 189
Naturalists at Sea: From Dampier to Darwin. Seppa, Nathan Book review 434
Pacemaker treats sleep apnea: experimental device works for many patients who can't use breathing machines. Seppa, Nathan 721
Planet hunter also found supernovas: now-defunct telescope captured five stellar explosions. Grant, Andrew 470
Small fetal size early on may bring health risks later. Seppa, Nathan Brief article 143
Star trio promises new test of gravity: analysis of unusual system could dethrone general relativity. Popkin, Gabriel 540
Stone Age Spaniard had blue eyes. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 112
Stone age spearpoint found on Asian island. Bower, Bruce Brief article 203
Swimming dolphins don't cheat. Milius, Susan Brief article 160
The number name game. Letter to the editor 374
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. Popkin, Gabriel Book review 356
Thinking hard weighs heavy on a person's brain: balance measures tiny changes in force due to blood flow during mental tasks. Sanders, Laura 696
Trees' growth keeps climbing with age: oldest specimens pack on weight fastest, making them excellent carbon collectors. Rosen, Meghan 468
Ways of seeing the brain inspire notions of how it works. Sanders, Laura 630

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