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Science News is an award-winning weekly newsmagazine covering the most important research in all fields of science. Its 16 pages each week are packed with short, accurate articles that appeal to both general readers and scientists. Published since 1922, the magazine now reaches about 150,000 subscribers and more than 1 million readers. These are the latest Features, Blog Entries, Column Entries, Issues, Articles and Book Reviews from Science News .
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Revving up particles in the cosmos

Wed, 11/18/2009 - 14:48
Gamma rays from microquasar found to precede radio-wave blast

Mummies reveal heart disease plagued ancient Egyptians

Wed, 11/18/2009 - 12:46
CT scans of preserved individuals show hardening of arteries similar to that seen in people today

Killer bees aren't so smart

Wed, 11/18/2009 - 10:02
When it comes to learning and remembering, these invaders don’t do as well as the bees they displace

Science & the Public: PCBs hike blood pressure

Tue, 11/17/2009 - 17:43
No one would choose to eat polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs

Penguin DNA evolving faster than thought

Tue, 11/17/2009 - 14:35
Comparing the DNA in modern birds to that in ancient generations shows molecular evolution can happen at varying rates

Heart attack patients get high radiation dose

Mon, 11/16/2009 - 18:02
Medical imaging can add up to exposure similar to what nuclear power plant workers experience

Plastics ingredients could make a boy's play less masculine

Mon, 11/16/2009 - 17:19
Study links boys' fetal phthalate exposure to tendency toward gender-neutral play later on

Plastics ingredients may make boy's play less masculine

Mon, 11/16/2009 - 17:19
Study links boys' fetal phthalate exposure to tendency toward gender-neutral play later on

B vitamin outperforms another drug in keeping arteries clear

Mon, 11/16/2009 - 13:34
The findings led to an early halt of a small study comparing Niaspan and Zetia, two compounds commonly used along with statins to reduce heart attack risk

On the Scene: Changing the paradigm around Alzheimer's disease

Mon, 11/16/2009 - 11:38
Prevention could begin with lifestyle in younger years, one researcher says during the American Public Health Association meeting.

Chill-out device may protect brain during heart attacks

Sun, 11/15/2009 - 21:08
RhinoChill, already approved for use in Europe, passes safety tests, but more study is needed to determine the extent of its benefits

Moon crash reveals crater held water

Fri, 11/13/2009 - 17:08
Plume of lunar material contained roughly 25 gallons of vapor and ice

New device can use noise to store one bit

Fri, 11/13/2009 - 16:42
Data storage system employs a resonance effect to do work

New electronics could harness computer noise for work

Fri, 11/13/2009 - 16:42
Data storage device employs a resonance effect

For Hadza, build and brawn don't matter for choosing mates

Fri, 11/13/2009 - 15:23
Study of hunter-gatherer community in Tanzania shows that, across human groups, mating criteria vary

For Hadza, build and brawn don’t matter for choosing mates

Fri, 11/13/2009 - 15:23
Study of hunter-gatherer community in Tanzania shows that, across human groups, mating criteria vary

Science & the Public: Record chills are falling, but in number only

Thu, 11/12/2009 - 19:30
Weather-monitoring stations in the Lower 48 have been logging record daily highs in temperature at twice the pace of record lows. Yet more evidence of climate warming. Many people have pointed to colder than normal winters

Science & the Public: Record chills are falling, but only in number

Thu, 11/12/2009 - 19:30
Weather-monitoring stations in the Lower 48 have been logging record daily highs in temperature at twice the pace of record lows. Yet more evidence of climate warming. Many people have point...

Unsticking Spirit

Thu, 11/12/2009 - 17:59
Efforts to extract the Mars rover from a sandpit will start next week, but success is uncertain

Impatiens plants are more patient with siblings

Thu, 11/12/2009 - 17:43
Jewelweeds crowd out the competition but make room for their kin

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