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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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American Association for the Advancement of Science

16-Jul-2004
How does carbon dioxide affect ocean life?
As human activities like driving have pumped carbon dioxide into the air, the oceans have absorbed a large portion of this gas.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

9-Jul-2004
What happens when snails get sick?
Scientists used to think that the two major groups of animals, vertebrates and invertebrates, protected themselves from getting sick in very different ways.

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2-Jul-2004
An early human skull from Africa
The early humans that lived around 2 million to 500,000 years ago may have come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes.

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25-Jun-2004
Honeybee air conditioning
Anyone whose air conditioner has broken down on a sweltering summer day should find it easy to appreciate the honeybee's do-it-yourself approach to temperature control.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

18-Jun-2004
How close can you get to a comet?
In January 2004, the Stardust spacecraft came breathlessly close to a comet named Wild 2.

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11-Jun-2004
A dog's 'vocabulary'
Rico, a German family's Border collie, can learn the names of toys the first time he encounters them.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

4-Jun-2004
Making sense of scents
New research is helping scientists understand how our brains are able to tell the difference between the scent of a rose and the stink of a sweat sock.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

28-May-2004
Scientists' moon bounce
The moon bounce is always popular at carnivals. In a new study, scientists report that a different kind of moon bounce -- one involving bouncing light, not bouncing feet -- may be important for scientists who study how Earth's climate works.

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21-May-2004
Purebred pooch genetics
Which dog do you think is more genetically similar to a wolf: a tough German Shepherd or a wrinkly-faced Shar-Pei?

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

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