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21-Sep-2006
Why sleep? Flies tell us why
Sleep is a mystery. Scientists do not know why we need sleep. But, adults know they need sleep and parents know children need sleep. Other living beings need sleep.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

14-Sep-2006
Oldest writing in the new world
While digging in a gravel quarry in Mexico, workers found a stone block that researchers believe has the oldest writing in the New World carved into it.

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scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

7-Sep-2006
Opportunity Rover on Mars keeps going and going
Imagine having a robot with a transformer-like tool that you can send to a distant planet. It could send back photos so you could see that planet's landscape and provide you information about the rocks it finds because the transformer can open up rocks and test what is inside.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

31-Aug-2006
Race, stereotypes and school performance
A 15-minute writing exercise at the beginning of the seventh-grade school year improved African-American students' grades at the end of the semester, researchers report.

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scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

31-Aug-2006
Teen researcher seeks a better way to treat tuberculosis
While still a senior in high school, a Baltimore teenager worked 10 hours a week in a Johns Hopkins University engineering lab, helping to develop a new drug delivery system that could someday reduce tuberculosis deaths in impoverished nations.

Contact: Phil Sneiderman
prs@jhu.edu
443-287-9960
Johns Hopkins University

24-Aug-2006
Johns Hopkins astronomers react to Pluto's planetary 'demotion'
Several Johns Hopkins University astronomers describe the decision to strip Pluto of its planetary status as a "muddled" ruling that is unlikely to settle ongoing debates over how to define a planet and whether the term should apply to Pluto. In an informal poll, only one astronomer was pleased to hear about Pluto's new status.

Contact: Dennis O'Shea
dro@jhu.edu
443-287-9960
Johns Hopkins University

24-Aug-2006
Nibbled leaf fossils and prehistoric bugs
If you give the same kind of pizza to a group of kids, some kids might just eat the cheese, some might pick off the pepperoni, others might leave the crusts. Afterward, the plates of leftovers would look pretty different from each other.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

18-Aug-2006
Is Pluto a planet? Astronomers vote, JHU takes straw poll
As the International Astronomical Union prepares to vote on a definition of "planet," we've taken a straw poll among astronomers at Johns Hopkins. Here's what they think and why.

Contact: Lisa De Nike
Lde@jhu.edu
443-287-9900
Johns Hopkins University

17-Aug-2006
The Hubble Telescope lets astronomers see deeply into stars
Summer is a great time to sit outside and watch the heavens. The sky is full of stars. You can see planets and constellations if you know when and where to look.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

16-Aug-2006
Young Einsteins at NYAS summer program tackle energy crisis, terrorism and security issues
Bioterrorism and the energy crisis are just some of the topics being tackled by 55 students in the Academy's Science Research Training Program. Now in its 30th year, the eight-week summer program has prepared thousands of high school students for careers in the sciences by training them to do hands-on, scientific research with leading investigators.

Contact: Jennifer Tang
jtang@nyas.org
212-838-0230
New York Academy of Sciences

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