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23-Aug-2007
Dark side of Uranus' rings provides new view
The first images of the rings of the planet Uranus from a ground telescope show a system of rings that have changed since the first pictures were taken 20 years ago, a new report states.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

20-Aug-2007
Team USA takes the prize at the International Linguistics Olympiad in St. Petersburg, Russia
Six American high-school students took the top honors in the 2007 International Linguistics Olympiad in St. Petersburg, Russia earlier this month. This year was the first time a delegation represented the United States at the annual competition. Their victory brings a new focus on computational linguistics.

Contact: Dana W. Cruikshank
dcruiksh@nsf.gov
703-292-8070
National Science Foundation

16-Aug-2007
Mama bird benefits from help
When mother fairy wrens have helpers that share baby-feeding duties, they save their own strength and lay smaller eggs, researchers report.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

9-Aug-2007
Successful conservation stories from across the globe
A trio of new studies published in Science this week provides examples of successful conservation efforts on three continents.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

2-Aug-2007
Toddler talk
If you know any toddlers, you've probably wondered what is going on in their heads as they put their (full) bowls on their head at mealtime or run around in circles, shrieking for no apparent reason.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

26-Jul-2007
Who's watching you?
Research shows that humans switch from selfish to unselfish behavior when they are watched. Do you?

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

25-Jul-2007
N.J., Calif., Utah students win 4 medals for US Chemistry Olympiad team
The US Chemistry Olympiad team won three silver medals and one bronze in the just-concluded 39th annual International Chemistry Olympiad in Moscow, July 15-24. A student from China won the top gold medal.

Contact: Michael Bernetein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-4400
American Chemical Society

19-Jul-2007
Slow rise for the dinosaurs
The Jurassic period, about 200 to 150 million years ago, was the heyday for the dinosaurs, which were the most common land animals during this time. (Does the movie title Jurassic Park ring a bell?)

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

12-Jul-2007
Male butterflies bounce back
About five years ago, on the islands of Samoa, most of the male Hypolimnas bolina butterflies, also known as the Eggfly or Blue Moon butterfly, disappeared. Now, scientists report that the males have made a comeback and are almost as common as females.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

10-Jul-2007
Field Museum conducts hands-on Archaeological Field School
Field Museum scientists will help a group of students literally uncover part of their past by conducting an archaeological field school at the frontier homestead of Joseph "Pap" Tetter, a former slave who resettled from North Carolina to Hopkins Park, Ill. in 1862.

Contact: Danielle Barrera
dbarrera@fieldmuseum.org
708-277-3742
Field Museum

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