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Articles from Science News (May 17, 2014)

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Activity in bone-growth genes may set humans apart from Neandertals: methylation differs between people and extinct hominids. Saey, Tina Hesman 674
Anti-leukemia vaccine reported hope of future. Brief article 163
Blender whips up graphene. Mole, Beth 175
Brain's growth, networks unveiled in new maps. Sanders, Laura Brief article 176
Carbon dioxide makes fish act drunk: wild animals in acid-rich water lose fear of predators' scent. Rosen, Meghan 591
Celiac disease linked to cardiovascular problems. Seppa, Nathan Brief article 148
Clocking the universe's expansion. 238
Earth-sized planet may host water: alien world is smallest yet found in a star's habitable zone. Crockett, Christopher 704
Exciton \EHK-seh-tahn\n. Yeager, Ashley Brief article 180
Exotic particle packs a foursome of quarks: tetraquarks could help physicists understand the universe's first generations of matter. Grant, Andrew 456
Five mutations could make bird flu spread easily through the air. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 163
Galaxy's gamma-ray glow may expose elusive dark matter. Grant, Andrew Brief article 201
Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog: Scientific Discovery and Social Analysis in the Twenty-First Century. Crockett, Christopher Book review 379
How to milk a naked mole-rat. Milius, Susan 431
Huge space rock rattled Earth 3 billion years ago. Yeager, Ashley Brief article 131
Illuminating a dark universe: space show brings the unseen to light. Popkin, Gabriel Brief article 225
In a crisis, fruit flies do stunt turns: sophisticated tracking equipment reveals insects' deft moves. Milius, Susan 389
Light helps move paralyzed legs: blue flash activates neurons in damaged mouse muscles. Sanders, Laura 606
Loblolly sets record for biggest genome. Yeager, Ashley Brief article 167
Mountains on Saturn moon may have come from space. Rosen, Meghan Brief article 143
Poor slumber is bad for young fruit flies' brains: if same holds true in humans, children's sleep deprivation could alter adult behavior. Sanders, Laura 534
Potential measles drug tests well: enzyme-blocking compound saves ferrets from related virus. Seppa, Nathan 507
Prying tales from ancient DNA and a far-away moon. Emerson, Eva Editorial 369
See the sky in a different light: an interactive map lets you explore the galaxy with infrared light. Crockett, Christopher Brief article 205
Space neutrinos lack a single source: many high-energy particles may come from beyond the galaxy. Grant, Andrew 470
Strangest tooth in the sea. Milius, Susan Brief article 315
Tar pits yield Ice Age bee nest. Milius, Susan Brief article 180
Temperature highs and lows. 219
The ice of a distant moon: piercing Europa's frigid shell to search for life below. Rosen, Meghan 3311
The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day. Popkin, Gabriel Brief article 310
To screen or not to screen. Letter to the editor 236
Triclosan aids nasal invasions by staph: antimicrobial compound may help bacteria stick around. Mole, Beth Brief article 295
Wee minerals may have shaped plates: damaged rock may explain origin of Earth's tectonics. Lubick, Naomi 498
Written in bone: genetic data from ancient Europeans are rewriting the prehistory of the continent. Saey, Tina Hesman 3228

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