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'Whispering' gives bats the drop on prey

Fri, 08/20/2010 - 17:27
Quieter echolocation may catch more moths

Going viral takes a posse, not an army

Fri, 08/20/2010 - 15:32
Dedicated followers spread the word online

Most BP oil still pollutes the Gulf, scientists conclude

Thu, 08/19/2010 - 17:36
Breakdown is proving slower than expected

Moon shrinks

Thu, 08/19/2010 - 14:19
Newly discovered cliffs suggest slight waning over past billion years

Deleted Scenes: Math medallions awarded

Thu, 08/19/2010 - 14:17
Fields Medalists announced in India

Chlorophyll gets an ‘f’

Thu, 08/19/2010 - 13:11
New variety of photosynthetic pigment is the first discovered in 60 years

Worldwide slowdown in plant carbon uptake

Thu, 08/19/2010 - 13:10
Recent droughts stifled growth of terrestrial vegetation

Gene profiles may predict TB prognosis

Wed, 08/18/2010 - 12:18
Information could be used to guide treatment

Tsunami triggered by one-two punch

Wed, 08/18/2010 - 10:34
First recorded observation of unusual earthquake sequence

Science & the Public: Traffic may drive some people to diabetes

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 22:52
People with chronic inflammation may be especially vulnerable

Teen hearing loss rate worsens

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 17:29
Percentage of adolescents with some decline has increased since 1990s, study shows

Perforated blobs may be early sponges

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 17:16
Australian find could be oldest fossil evidence of multicellular animals

On the Scene: Genome of a chief

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 12:36
Ancient DNA experts say they are analyzing a lock of Sitting Bull's hair

Most prisoners come from few neighborhoods

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 11:24
‘Incarceration hot spots’ inculcate a vicious brand of hopelessness

Science & the Public: The high cost of diabetes

Mon, 08/16/2010 - 17:08
Almost one-in-four hospital dollars go to treat people with the metabolic disorder.

Muscles remember past glory

Mon, 08/16/2010 - 16:42
Extra nuclei produced by training survive disuse

Retirement at 62 boosts well-being

Mon, 08/16/2010 - 15:55
Physical and emotional benefits to retiring on the early side

Depressed teens not shunned

Mon, 08/16/2010 - 11:37
Students with depression find friendship among those with similar dispositions

Sociologists looking at risky behavior plunge into the gene pool

Sun, 08/15/2010 - 11:37
A new study of youths reveals that social scientists’ opinions still vary on the potential of studying how genes interact with social contexts

Issue for the week of August 28th, 2010

Fri, 08/13/2010 - 14:18
August 28, 2010 issue of Science News