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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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28-Nov-2003
Fish go with the flow
Fish seem to have a special energy-saving method for maneuvering through turbulent waters, according to a new study.

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21-Nov-2003
A forest's appetite for carbon
While you're outside diving into piles of fallen leaves, imagine piles of dead roots underground.

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14-Nov-2003
Baboon babies on board
For wild baboons living in Africa, social moms make better moms, according to the authors of a new study.

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7-Nov-2003
Snails with boots of 'fool's gold'
Researchers have discovered a new type of snail living on the seafloor that makes quite a quirky fashion statement.

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31-Oct-2003
The man behind the mummy
At the end of every "Scooby Doo" cartoon, we get details about the person pretending to be the mummy - or the sea monster or whatever other scary monster is featured that day.

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24-Oct-2003
Green minerals on the red planet
Scientists have discovered clues that the green mineral olivine, which also takes the form of the gemstone peridot, exists on Mars. Olivine is an important ingredient in Earth's upper mantle, the region that lies beneath the planet's outer "crust" -- somewhat like the chocolate in a peanut M&M.

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17-Oct-2003
Flower power and wasp-imposters
Every day is Halloween for the Australian orchids that can put on a female wasp's costume. True, you might not see the costume, but a male wasp can.

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10-Oct-2003
Words hurt
Sticks and stones may break your bones -- and words can also hurt you, according to the authors of a new study. Scientists studied brain scans from people playing a special video game and report that, inside your brain, getting rejected can "hurt" in the same way that breaking a leg can hurt.

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