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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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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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6-Aug-2004
Share the nest, get more food
Sharing the nest helps some baby birds grow faster, according to new research. A team of scientists studied the babies of "brown-headed cowbirds" -- birds that lay eggs in the nests of other kinds of birds, such as flycatchers.

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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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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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