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15-Aug-2003
Second-hand smoke bad for coral reefs
While it's clear that second-hand smoke from cigarettes is unhealthy for kids, new research shows how second hand smoke from wildfires can hurt or kill nearby coral reefs.

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8-Aug-2003
It's a small world after all
An email message sent from one computer could reach almost any other computer in the world, after being forwarded about six times, according to a new study in the August 8 2003 issue of the journal Science.

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1-Aug-2003
To know when it will snow
Snow holidays may become a bit less of a surprise for kids in some parts of the world, if new research on weather prediction makes its way to weather stations.

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25-Jul-2003
Whale numbers, before hunting
When Europeans first came across the Atlantic to North America, more than 300 years ago, they marveled at the large numbers of whales they could see in the ocean.

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18-Jul-2003
Real-life 'aliens' in the ocean
Tiny one-celled parasites attack shrimplike creatures called krill in a way that's as creepy as any scary movie, say experts.

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11-Jul-2003
Do you know your own strength?
When two kids get in trouble for fighting, both of them often claim that the other hit them harder. It sounds like a lame excuse, but both kids might actually be telling what they think is the truth.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

4-Jul-2003
Can crabs get used to warmer water?
You know how bath water feels really hot in the beginning, but then you get used to it? Scientists want to know if ocean animals can adjust in a similar way.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

27-Jun-2003
The color of cheese
If milk is white, what makes cheddar cheese orange?

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

20-Jun-2003
Animal nannies and neighbors
For wild animals, selfishness is often the ticket to survival. But some animals help each other, even when it's not clear what the payoff is. Certain crows, for example, work as unpaid babysitters, helping to raise baby crows that aren't their own. Why bother?

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