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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Fish Oil May Have Positive Effects on Mood, Alcohol Craving, New Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526091758.htm

Green and Lean: Secreting Bacteria Eliminate Cost Barriers for Renewable Biofuel Production

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526141511.htm

Spitzer Sees Crystal 'Rain' in Outer Clouds of Infant Star

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526142957.htm

Does Our Personality Affect Our Level of Attractiveness?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527123426.htm

New Procedure to Make Brain Surgery Safer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527100134.htm

Key Molecule for Stem Cell Pluripotency Discovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527101506.htm

Super-Sticky 'Ultra-Bad' Cholesterol Revealed in People at High Risk of Heart Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526204953.htm

All in Your Head? Substantial Recovery Rate With Placebo Effect in Headache Treatment, Analysis Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523075010.htm

Mapping Ocean Surface Currents: West Coast Radar Network Is World's Largest

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525112107.htm

Dangerous Side Effect of Common Drug Combination -- Paxil and Pravachol -- Discovered by Data Mining

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525120043.htm

Stars Help Researchers Track Space Junk

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527080322.htm

Common Test Could Help Predict Early Death in Diabetes, Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523075307.htm

Teasing Apart Galaxy Collisions: Spitzer Photo Atlas of Galactic 'Train Wrecks'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525164135.htm

Does Liposuction Get Rid of That Forever? More Like a Year, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110509122730.htm

New Software Tool Helps Evaluate Natural Cooling Options for Buildings

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525110818.htm

Combo Method Reveals Cells' Signal Systems

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525181409.htm

Reindeer See a Weird and Wonderful World of Ultraviolet Light

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526064627.htm

Iron-Ferrying Protein May Be 'Universal Achilles Heel' for Parasitic Worms

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526122909.htm

Biological Circuits for Synthetic Biology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526103006.htm

Social Life and Mobility Are Keys to Quality of Life in Old Age

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110528191542.htm

Method for Detecting Toxic Substances in Leather and Footwear Developed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523101739.htm

Translating Stem Cell Research Into Therapies

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525123954.htm

What Is a Laboratory Mouse?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110529184047.htm

Why Does Flu Trigger Asthma?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110529184039.htm

People With Body-Image Disorders Process 'Big Picture' Visual Information Abnormally

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526141509.htm

Sewage-Derived Nitrogen Increasingly Polluting Caribbean Ecosystems

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110517073946.htm

Eight Hours of Resistance: Why Do Cancer Cells Easily Give in to the Temptation to Divide?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525110149.htm

New Synchrotron Technique Could See Hidden Building Blocks of Life

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110529184034.htm

Researchers Show Aging Brain's Reduced Ability to Respond to Experience

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524171255.htm

Flexible Films for Photovoltaics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526091252.htm

Aging: Peroxisomes Have Two Independent Proliferation Mechanisms

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527080153.htm

Can You Hear Me Now? Songbirds Tweak Their Tunes in Different Ways to Cope With Clamor

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526114529.htm

Obesity Greater Risk for Fatty Liver Than Moderate Amounts of Alcohol, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110530080403.htm

Making Complex Composite Materials to Order

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526103004.htm

Break Up of New Orleans Households After Katrina

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523074952.htm

Graphene Can Polarize Light: Researchers Demonstrate World's Thinnest Polarizer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110530105202.htm

Mutated Muscle Protein Can Cause Deafness: Gene Mutations on X Chromosome Lead to Progressive Hearing Impairment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110530080401.htm

Scientists Discover the Largest Assembly of Whale Sharks Ever Recorded

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525164114.htm

Cover Crop Seeder Pulls Triple Duty for Small Farms

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523161205.htm

Simple New Bedside Screening Effectively Identifies Patients With Acute Aortic Dissection

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110516075937.htm

Mating Rivalry Among Furred and Feathered: Variety Is Spice of Life

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525110455.htm

Scientists Recreate Brain Cell Networks Providing View of Activity Behind Memory Formation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525141542.htm

Scientists Recreate Brain Cell Networks Providing View of Activity Behind Memory Formation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525141542.htm

Acupuncture of Benefit to Those With Unexplained Symptoms, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110530080513.htm

Exotic Behavior When Mechanical Devices Reach the Nanoscale

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110515145814.htm

Defect in Graphene May Present Bouquet of Possibilities

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525110816.htm

Dietary Inorganic Nitrate May Reduce Heart Dysfunction Caused by Powerful Anti-Cancer Drug

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110519122240.htm

Wooden 'SplinterBike' aims to set world speed record

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/TECH/innovation/05/30/eco.wooden.bike/index.html

Hawaiian hot spot fuels volcano debate Textbook picture of Earth beneath Hawaii may be wrong.

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110526/full/news.2011.327.html

Terrorist 'pre-crime' detector field tested in United States Screening system aims to pinpoint passengers with malicious intentions.

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110527/full/news.2011.323.html

Smart-REDD plan targets causes of deforestation

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110529/full/news.2011.331.html

A legacy of scepticism Edzard Ernst, the world's first professor of alternative medicine, is stepping down.

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110530/full/news.2011.322.html

Everything you've heard about fossil fuels may be wrong By Michael Lind

http://www.salon.com/news/politics/war_room/index.html?story=/politics/war_room/2011/05/31/linbd_fossil_fuels

What's Killing Your Wi-Fi?

http://mobile.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/30/1733231

US Nuclear Power Enters the Digital Age

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/30/0433251

Chinese Military Admits Existence of Cyberwarfare Unit

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/30/015253

Mobiles 'possibly carcinogenic' The World Health Organization's cancer research agency says mobile phones are "possibly carcinogenic".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13608444

Researchers solve decades-old molecular mystery linked to blood clotting

http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-decades-old-molecular-mystery-linked-blood.html

Materials: Out of This World

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/shuttlestation/station/misse.html

Students Struggling With Math May Have a Neurocognitive Disorder Called Dyscalculia: Disorder Affects Roughly as Many People as Dyslexia

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526141414.htm

Five New Hot Spots Where Medicine and Technology Will Converge

http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-210.php

Monday, May 30, 2011

Mind Reading: The Researchers Who Analyzed All the Porn on the Internet

http://healthland.time.com/2011/05/19/mind-reading-the-researchers-who-analyzed-all-the-porn-on-the-internet/

What Internet Searches Reveal About Human Desire

http://search.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/29/1934242

Martin Jetpack Climbs 5000 Feet Above Sea Level

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/29/1257212

How Your Mind Co-creates Reality Holographically (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DQ140F32Tw

Controversial call to add lithium to drinking water for mental health

http://www.thedaily.com/page/2011/05/22/052211-news-lithium-1-5/

Dangers of IE 'Cookiejacking': What You Need to Know

http://www.pcworld.com/article/228917/dangers_of_ie_cookiejacking_what_you_need_to_know.html

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Weight Gain Between First and Second Pregnancies Increases Woman's Gestational Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523180943.htm

Information Overload in Drug Side Effect Labeling

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523171058.htm

Supercapacitors: Cheaper, Greener, Alternative Energy Storage

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523101909.htm

Mushroom Compound Suppresses Prostate Tumors

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523091539.htm

Study of Stem Cell Diseases Advanced by New Technique

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523091535.htm

Particle Trap Paves Way for Personalized Medicine

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523152340.htm

Eggs, Butter, Milk: Memory Is Not Just a Shopping List

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523171109.htm

Scientists Find Odd Twist in Slow 'Earthquakes': Tremor Running Backwards

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110522141545.htm

Hubble Views the Star That Changed the Universe

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523171129.htm

Novel Artificial Material Could Facilitate Wireless Power

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523124218.htm

Violence Doesn't Add to Children's Enjoyment of TV Shows, Movies

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524070318.htm

Common Fire Retardant Harmful to Aquatic Life

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524111422.htm

New Way to Analyze a Bloody Crime Scene: Chicken Wing Sauce and Trigonometry Brought to Bear on CSI Enigma

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524070313.htm

Acetaminophen Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Risk in New Study

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523161203.htm

Nearby Supernova Factory Ramps Up

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524111347.htm

Theater-Goers, Volunteers Take Heart: Cultural Activities Are Good for Your Health, Norwegian Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523201050.htm

Mathematically Ranking Ranking Methods

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524153532.htm

Two Greenland Glaciers Lose Enough Ice to Fill Lake Erie

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524104701.htm

Mexico Social Distancing Reduced Flu Transmission: H1N1 Study Shows Closing Schools, Other Measures Effective

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524171253.htm

Rethinking Extinction Risk? Criteria for Assessing Risk of Extinction in Plants Should Be Reconsidered, Experts Argue

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524171249.htm

What Makes an Image Memorable?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524104653.htm

Brisk Walking May Help Men With Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524153416.htm

Population Genetics Reveals Shared Ancestries: DNA Links Modern Europeans, Middle Easterners to Sub-Saharan Africans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524153536.htm

Too Easy to Steal Cargo from Transport Networks: Research Points to Solutions

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524081148.htm

Beyond the Barn: Keeping Dairy Cows Outside Is Good for the Outdoors

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524111359.htm

How to Learn a Star's True Age

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524162022.htm

A New System Increases Network Communication Security and Anonymity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524070200.htm

Healing Power of Hydrogen Peroxide: How Injured Cells Regenerate During Wound Healing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524171251.htm

Heart Failure Risk Lower in Women Who Often Eat Baked/Broiled Fish

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524162005.htm

Human Lung Stem Cells Confirmed

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/05/human-lung-stem-cells-confirmed.html

Parkinson's Vulnerability Discovered

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/05/parkinsons-vulnerability-discovered.html

Liquid Smoke From Rice Hulls

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/05/liquid-smoke-from-rice-hulls.html

Conjoined Twins Share a Mind

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38646

The Brain's Subconscious Network

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38647

Our Empathetic Nature

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38648

Advertisements Create False Memories

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38649

Not All Citizens' Votes Created Equal, and Study Says It Shows in Funding

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526091802.htm

Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Receive Less Protection from Pandemic Influenza With H1N1 Vaccine, Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526064635.htm

Climate Change and Marine Mammals: Winners and Losers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527080151.htm

New Treatment Dissolves Blood Clots in Brain Tissue

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527123421.htm

Chameleon Magnets: Ability to Switch Magnets 'On' or 'Off' Could Revolutionize Computing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527162509.htm

More Money, Better Health?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527162502.htm

New Hope of Detecting Gravitational Waves: Final Piece of Einstein's Jigsaw Puzzle

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526205101.htm

New Drug Treatment Extends Lives of Men With Prostate Cancer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526091804.htm

Better Viewing Through Fluorescent Nanotubes When Peering Into Innards of a Mouse

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527123428.htm

Cystic Fibrosis-Associated Bacteria Could Help Fight Back Against Antibiotic Resistance

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110527101233.htm

Significant Role Played by Oceans in Ancient Global Cooling

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526141406.htm

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Young Adults' Beliefs About Their Health Clash With Risky Behaviors

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110502083432.htm

Biomedical Imaging: Ultrasound Guide Star and Time-Reversal Mirror Can Focus Light Deep Under the Skin

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/02/110211114327.htm

Long-Term Use of Antibiotic to Treat Acne Not Associated With Increased Bacterial Resistance, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110411163811.htm

Northern Abalone: Endangered Gourmet Sea Snail Could Be Doomed by Increasing Ocean Acidity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525131716.htm

Protein Drinks After Exercise Help Older People Build Stronger Muscles Than Those Who Drink Carbohydrate Beverages, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525164103.htm

Intuitions Regarding Geometry Are Universal, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525115902.htm

Moderate Sleep and Less Stress May Help With Weight Loss

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110329095440.htm

Teaching Algae to Make Fuel: New Process Could Lead to Production of Hydrogen Using Bioengineered Microorganisms

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524115144.htm

Losing More Than 15 Percent of Body Weight Significantly Boosts Vitamin D Levels in Overweight Women

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525164108.htm

Quantum Sensor Tracked in Human Cells Could Aid Drug Discovery

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525110440.htm

Polypill Halves Predicted Heart Disease and Stroke Risk, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525181418.htm

Unique Canine Tooth from 'Peking Man' Found in Swedish Museum Collection

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525214316.htm

Monkeys Can Play Monday Morning Quarterback, Too

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525123951.htm

Feuding Helium Dwarf Stars Exposed by Eclipse

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524111008.htm

Diabetics at Higher Risk of Tuberculosis Infection, Researchers Find

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524094511.htm

'Guide Vests': Robotic Navigation Aids for the Visually Impaired

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525181439.htm

Healthy Gut Flora Could Prevent Obesity, Rat Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525105836.htm

Scientists Debunk Theory on End of 'Snowball Earth' Ice Age

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525141540.htm

Fungi Reduce Need for Fertilizer in Agriculture

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523101907.htm

'I Can Hear a Building Over There:' Blind Echolocation Experts Use 'Visual' Part of Their Brain to Process the Clicks and Echoes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525181420.htm

Immune System Release Valve: Scientists Reveal a New Mechanism for Keeping Inflammation in Check

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525110153.htm

Scientists Detect Earth-Equivalent Amount of Water Within the Moon

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526141400.htm

Scans Show It's Not Only Sight That Helps Us Get Our Bearings

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526122905.htm

Two Gene Classes Linked to New Prion Formation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526122911.htm

The Quantum Computer Is Growing Up: Repetitive Error Correction in a Quantum Processor

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526141501.htm

Folic Acid Given to Mother Rats Protects Offspring from Colon Cancer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526152557.htm

Fossil of Giant Ancient Sea Predator Discovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525131709.htm

Testing Material Hardness and Strength: Butter Up the Old 'Scratch Test' to Make It Tough

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526152551.htm

Multitasking Meds: Scientists Discover How Drug for Leukemia, Psoriasis, May Tackle Vascular Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526114537.htm

NASA's WISE Mission Offers a Taste of Galaxies to Come

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525144718.htm

Master Gene May Shed New Light on Lysosomal and Neurodegenerative Disorders

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526141408.htm

High Risk of Parkinson's Disease for People Exposed to Pesticides Near Workplace: Pesticide Ziram Implicated as Possible Cause for Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526152555.htm

World-Wide Assessment Determines Differences in Cultures

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526161235.htm

Medicines from Plants

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526102759.htm

Orphan Chimpanzees Successfully Released Into the Wild Using Advanced GPS Technology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110407121638.htm

Aging, Obsolete Cells Prime the Lungs for Pneumonia

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526131242.htm

Autism Changes Molecular Structure of the Brain: Discovery Points to a Common Cause for Multifaceted Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525131701.htm

Inability to Cry in Patients With Sjogren's Syndrome Affect Emotional and Mental Well-Being

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526064757.htm

Superior Sound for Telephones, Mobile and Related Devices

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526091254.htm

Gestational Diabetes Can Be Predicted Seven Years Before Pregnancy With Blood Sugar and Body Weight, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526064633.htm

Structure Formed by Strep Protein Can Trigger Toxic Shock

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110406131800.htm

Omega-3 May Cut Risk of Artery Disease, Heart Attacks for Patients With Stents

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526161233.htm

NASA's Hubble Finds Rare 'Blue Straggler' Stars in the Milky Way's Hub

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525144301.htm

Mysterious markings discovered at Great Pyramid of Giza

http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/05/28/pyramid.markings/index.html

What’s the Cure for a Real-Life “Hangover”? Austin Allen

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38607

The Physics of Immortality

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38641

Genetic Clues to Autism's Origin

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38639

WHO OWNS YOUR GENES? HINT: NOT YOU.

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38637

Dinner Plate to Replace Food Pyramid

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38638

Skin cells 'turned into neurons' by US scientists

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13567321

Star burst was at edge of cosmos

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/may/26/star-burst-was-at-edge-of-cosmos/

DoD Paper Proposes National Security Through a Culture of Restraint (and Stigma)

http://yro.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/27/2324227

War Over Arsenic Based Life

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/27/1910221

Lockheed Martin Purchases First Commercial Quantum Computer

http://hardware.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/27/1931247

What Makes Parallel Programming Difficult?

http://developers.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/27/1831251

Book Review: Scribus Beginners Guide

http://books.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/27/1253250

Seismologists Tried For Manslaughter For Not Predicting Earthquake

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/27/1315212

Student Finds Universe's Missing Mass

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/27/1242223

New Book Reports Soviets Behind Roswell UFO Scare

http://idle.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/27/138241

A Map of the Universe, 10 Years In the Making

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/26/2319244

Friday, May 27, 2011

Birch Mouse Ancestor Discovered in Inner Mongolia Is New Species of Rare 'Living Fossil'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524153420.htm

Your Culture May Influence Your Perception of Death

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524153530.htm

T. Rex Leech, Titanic-Eating Bacterium, Batfish That Hops and Glow-in-the-Dark Fungi: Scientists List Top 10 New Species

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523121324.htm

Increasing Daily Calcium Will Not Reduce the Risk of Fractures in Later Life, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524191649.htm

Simple Method of Dealing With Harmful Radioactive Iodine Discovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524104657.htm

Hips Take Walking in Stride, Ankles Put Best Foot Forward in Run

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524191651.htm

Why People With Schizophrenia May Have Trouble Reading Social Cues

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524153540.htm

Do Bacteria Play Role in Weather Events? High Concentration of Bacteria in Center of Hailstones, Researchers Report

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110524111345.htm

Long-Distance Commuters Get Divorced More Often, Swedish Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525085920.htm

NASA's TRMM Satellite Saw Heavy Rainfall in Supercell That Spawned Joplin, Missouri Tornado

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525112115.htm

Chlorine and Childhood Cancer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525083735.htm

Enzyme Prevents Fatal Heart Condition Associated With Athletes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525083856.htm

Brilliant but Solitary Superstar Discovered in Nearby Galaxy

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525084022.htm

Women Who Start Prenatal Vitamins Early Are Less Likely to Have Children With Autism, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525112109.htm

New Bandwidth Management Techniques Boost Operating Efficiency in Multi-Core Chips

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525120048.htm

Nearly One in Five Young Adults Has High Blood Pressure, Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525123949.htm

NASA's Spirit Rover Completes Mission on Mars

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525122156.htm

Lecithin Component May Reduce Fatty Liver, Improve Insulin Sensitivity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525131703.htm

Using Microbes to Generate Electricity?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110523152337.htm

Sustainable 'Bio-Derived' Jet Fuel Industry Is Achievable

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525110147.htm

Smallest Insect Filmed in Flight

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525105832.htm

Vitamin D Increases Speed of Sperm Cells, Researchers Discover

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525110157.htm

Female Drunk-Drivers Tend to Be Older, Better-Educated, and No Longer Married

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525105834.htm

Electron Is Surprisingly Spherical, Say Scientists Following 10-Year Study

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525131707.htm

Personal Music Selections Change When They Can Be Viewed by the Public

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110318091137.htm

'Sweet Wheat' for Tastier and More Healthful Baking

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525110444.htm

Pelvic Widening Continues Throughout a Person's Lifetime

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525110453.htm

Violent Video Games Reduce Brain Response to Violence and Increase Aggressive Behavior, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525151059.htm

Thirty Percent of Women Would Trade at Least One Year of Their Life to Achieve Their Ideal Body Weight and Shape, UK Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110404110812.htm

Carrying Humans Into Deep Space: NASA Announces Key Decision for Next Deep Space Transportation System

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110526013833.htm

Babies Born Earlier in Areas Near Busy Road Junctions

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110404093153.htm

Substance in Tangerines Fights Obesity and Protects Against Heart Disease, Research Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110406161030.htm

Unique Nerve-Stimulation Treatment Proves Effective Against Drug-Resistant Epilepsy, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525164105.htm

Scientists Trick the Brain Into Experiencing Barbie-Doll Size

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110525181416.htm

Computer De-Evolution: Awesome Features We've Lost

http://hardware.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/26/1539213

PayPal Co-Founder Gives Out $100,000 To Not Go To College

http://news.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/26/1322248

Tunny Code-Breaker Rebuilt At Bletchley Park

http://it.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/26/1735215

Does Quantum Theory Explain Consciousness?

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/05/26/2128231

The Future of Solar Power — By Kevin Drum

http://motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2011/05/future-solar-power

Oh No! China Has Our Super-Secret Osama-Getting Helicopter!

http://battleland.blogs.time.com/2011/05/27/oh-no-china-has-our-super-secret-osama-getting-helicopter/