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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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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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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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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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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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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