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Articles from Science News (May 3, 2014)

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Title Author Type Words
A tale of touching tubes. Mackenzie, Dana Brief article 213
A Window on Eternity: A Biologist's Walkthrough Gorongosa National Park. Bohac, Allison Book review 331
Animated movies made by computer. Excerpt 186
Bank voles provide clue to prion disease susceptibility: mice engineered with rodent's brain protein develop other species' degenerative brain disorders. Saey, Tina Hesman 647
Brain areas solve moral dilemmas: regions balance competing interests in ethical judgments. Sanders, Laura 523
Cloud clarifications. Letter to the editor 347
Cosmology's winter warrior. Grant, Andrew 527
Dietary supplement eases Huntington's symptoms in mice. Sanders, Laura Brief article 168
Distant swirling galaxy overshadowed by violent star killer. Crockett, Christopher Brief article 194
Electronic cigarettes don't help smokers quit. Seppa, Nathan Brief article 168
Fastest-spinning molecules. Grant, Andrew Brief article 138
Filter lets light through from only one direction: angle-sensitive device could improve photography and solar energy harvesting. Grant, Andrew 582
First chromosome made synthetically from yeast: feat is major advance toward creating engineered eukaryotic life- forms in the lab. Saey, Tina Hesman 704
Fly me to the moon. Crockett, Christopher Brief article 171
Herders spread crops across Asia: pastoralists transported grain from two big farming centers. Bower, Bruce 446
How hummingbirds manage to fly the unfriendly skies. Milius, Susan Brief article 166
Icy planetoid found lurking at edge of solar system. Crockett, Christopher Brief article 194
Icy rings found around tiny space rock: solar system may be home to many more small, haloed objects. Crockett, Christopher 544
Neandertal legacy written in fat metabolism: DNA from interbreeding may have helped humans adjust to new environments in Europe. Rosen, Meghan 485
Neurons linked to specific behaviors: new view of larval fly brain reveals functions of particular cells. Sanders, Laura 740
New mechanism discovered for decades-old cancer drug. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 163
New tools reveal new truths about fungi, flies, antibiotics. Emerson, Eva Editorial 373
One giant leap for zit-causing microbes. Heist, Annette Brief article 179
Options for treating addiction. Letter to the editor 115
Relocated pythons find way home: invasive Burmese snakes show ability to return to territories. Milius, Susan 485
Retired athletes have big bones: health advantages of exercise persist for former ballplayers. Rosen, Meghan 501
Sea hides below Enceladus' ice: gravity maps of Saturn moon reveal ocean of liquid water. Crockett, Christopher 585
The clear killers. Letter to the editor 228
The name of the fungus: genetic advances spur mycologists to put their kingdom in order. Milius, Susan 2903
Unsolved drugs: a simmering controversy surrounds what's still unknown about how antibiotics kill. Mole, Beth 2738
What's behind rising autism rates. Brief article 113
You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves. Vacek, Marla Brief article 311
Youth programs lift adult health: preschool intervention offers benefits that last decades. Bower, Bruce 527
Zebra stripes may be antifly defense: fur pattern's function not tied to camouflage or cooling. Milius, Susan 535

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