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22-Oct-2004
Egg-citing fossil discovery
A 121-million-year-old fossil bird frozen in time in a scrunched up position tells the story of a bird that grew feathers but never had the chance to fly.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

8-Oct-2004
When a virus is a wasp's best friend
Caterpillars taste good -- if you're a growing wasp. New research shows how some mother wasps ensure that their babies get to feast on as many caterpillar meals as they like.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

1-Oct-2004
The mystery of the curious Crucian carp
Most animals can only live for minutes without oxygen -- just try holding your breath and see how long you can go.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

24-Sep-2004
New sea predator with a long neck
Scientists have discovered a long-necked sea reptile with small fangs that swam in shallow seas in present-day China more than 230 million years ago.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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