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Articles from Science News (March 21, 2015)

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A hormone that suppresses insulin. Saey, Tina Hesman Brief article 187
Age, experience rewire adult brains: environment shapes how new, old nerve cells link up in mice. Yeager, Ashley 523
Aggression avenue: tracing how the brain is wired for violence. Gaidos, Susan 2665
Alien oceanography. Crockett, Christopher Brief article 239
Animal proteins provide a study of evolution. Brief article 184
Bluebird moms fuel interspecies war: extra hormones delivered to sons promote aggressive invasions. Milius, Susan 397
Brain at rest offers clues to Parkinson's, Alzheimer's: PET scans of patients pick up clear signals indicating deterioration of neural network. Saey, Tina Hesman 647
Cage free may not be good enough. Mole, Beth Book review 392
Chemical marks on DNA cataloged: clues to Alzheimer's, cancer emerge from epigenetic data. Saey, Tina Hesman 796
Closest star approach to the sun. Crockett, Christopher Brief article 191
Crowded systems not safe for planets: many worlds discovered by Kepler telescope survived culling. Crockett, Christopher 407
DNA foretells success in intervention: at-risk kids with stress-gene variant responded best to program. Bower, Bruce 562
Dogs can sort people's faces: canines pick out happy and mad expressions in photo test. Milius, Susan 466
East Coast sea levels dip to the North: satellites resolve slope direction, end decades-long dispute. Sumner, Thomas 523
Enceladus ocean highly alkaline: subsurface water on Saturn moon could support alien life. Crockett, Christopher Brief article 261
Eyes on the invisible prize: Sam Ting won't be rushed to solve the mystery of dark matter. Grant, Andrew 3297
For penguins, it's a matter of no taste: birds lack genes to savor some flavors of fish they consume. Saey, Tina Hesman 334
Genetic tweaks built bigger brains: experiments in mice show how to grow a wrinkled cortex. Saey, Tina Hesman 756
Hippo history extracted from fossil teeth. Yeager, Ashley Brief article 223
In era of collaboration, individual initiative can still pay off. Emerson, Eva 376
Lemurs' lamentable land losses. Brief article 130
Peanut exposure prevents allergy: for many at-risk infants, early avoidance not a good strategy. Seppa, Nathan 567
Playing the machine. Letter to the editor 114
Send in the drones. Letter to the editor 231
Steam carries gold, sulfur to surface: bubble mechanism explains how metals rise up in magma. Sumner, Thomas 427
Stellar nursery gives birth to quadruplets. Crockett, Christopher 185
Stem cells help mend brain damage: technique may someday ease radiation-related side effects. Baggaley, Kate 347
Tails of luna moths deflect bat attacks. Milius, Susan Brief article 254
Teens have higher anaphylaxis risk than younger kids. Seppa, Nathan Brief article 260
The great exoplanet hunt. Letter to the editor 239
The past according to Planck: cosmologists got a lot right: new analysis confirms basic ideas about universe's properties, but some unsolved puzzles linger. Grant, Andrew 762
The running of the quolls. Milius, Susan 400
Two steps forward for teleportation: quantum method transfers pair of particle properties. Grant, Andrew 367
Wheat reached England before farming. Bower, Bruce 222
When animals invade human spaces. Seppa, Nathan Book review 487

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