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17-Sep-2004
Kids creating a new sign language are shaping it as they learn
At a school in Managua, Nicaragua, deaf children have been creating a sign language all their own over the last three decades.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

10-Sep-2004
Bacteria are like Popeye the sailor man
Popeye the sailor man and infection-causing bacteria have something in common -- they need to consume iron to perform their best.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

3-Sep-2004
Precious glass? Why life wouldn't be the same without it
Glass may not cost as much as gold, but considering how it has changed human history, it's as precious as any fancy metal.

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202-346-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

26-Aug-2004
Saltwater fishing reels in a surprise
In contrast to the common belief that recreational fishing is a tiny drop in the bucket compared to commercial fishing, people who go saltwater fishing for fun take a surprisingly large number of threatened fish from waters all around the United States, according to a new study.

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20-Aug-2004
Freight-carrying proteins vibrate walls of cells
Like passing freight trains that shake the walls of nearby houses, cargo-carrying proteins shake the cell walls of yeast.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

13-Aug-2004
Bacteria 'light bulbs' inside coral
Many coral glow, not in the dark, but in the blue light of the ocean. For example, some varieties of the Caribbean Great Star coral, Montastraea cavernosa, give off a sunny orange color.

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6-Aug-2004
Share the nest, get more food
Sharing the nest helps some baby birds grow faster, according to new research. A team of scientists studied the babies of "brown-headed cowbirds" -- birds that lay eggs in the nests of other kinds of birds, such as flycatchers.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

30-Jul-2004
A moon rock's biography
A study of a new meteorite from the moon has revealed that the rock endured four impact events and that the last one actually ejected the rock from the ground and launched it into space.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

30-Jul-2004
Science for Kids exclusive: 'Worm wizard,' Dr. Shana Goffredi
Deep beneath Monterey Bay, California, weird worms topped with bright red, feathery "hats" gorge themselves at a whalebone buffet.

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23-Jul-2004
The science of nosy neighbors
Where should a bird search for food? Would a bright-colored fish or dull-colored fish make the best father?

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