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13-Feb-2004
The geometry of M&M's
If you had two containers, one filled with M&M's and the other filled with M&M-sized gumballs, which container would hold more objects?

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6-Feb-2004
Catapults -- popular science in ancient times
If you're ever caught launching a spoonful of mashed potatoes across the dining room table, you might argue that you're following in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks and Romans.

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30-Jan-2004
The not-so-big, bad Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus
If you were a bacterium, you wouldn't want to meet Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus in a dark alley.

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23-Jan-2004
Singing and dancing cowbird style
Cowbirds may be the ultimate Broadway performers - they synchronize their song and dance - and during certain moves, dancing makes the singing easier.

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16-Jan-2004
From plant genes to ice cream
If you've ever looked at the ingredients list on a carton of ice cream, you've probably spotted some weird items among the sugar, cream and eggs.

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9-Jan-2004
Inside a squid flashlight
The Hawaiian bobtail squid has a built-in flashlight on its underside which is beamed downward by stacks of silvery reflector plates which are made from an unusual family of proteins, according to new research.

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2-Jan-2004
Birds on treadmills
The roadrunner cartoon (Beep, Beep!) never seems to get tired, but real animals do get tired when they run.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

19-Dec-2003
Where are the young Brazil nut trees?
If the Brazil nut industry in many Amazonian forests continues "business as usual," there will not be enough younger trees to replace the old trees as they die, according to a new study.

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12-Dec-2003
Oldest marsupial discovered
Scientists recently found fossil bones of the oldest-known relatives of kangaroos, koalas, opossums and the other "marsupials" -- mammals that carry their tiny babies in pouches.

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5-Dec-2003
Nudging an asteroid
Scientists have made a discovery about an asteroid named "6489 Golevka" that may help them to better predict asteroids' travel routes through the solar system.

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