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1 Novel microscopy pencils patterns in polymers at the nanoscale
2 Team opens new frontier of vast chemical 'space,' makes dozens of new chemical entities
3 A renewable bioplastic made from squid proteins
4 New technique moves researchers closer to new range of GaN biosensors
5 Computational clues into the structure of a promising energy conversion catalyst
6 Study identifies metal organic framework candidates for methane storage, fuels hope for natural gas cars
7 'Global positioning' for molecules
8 New method to reduce the optical band gap of strontium titantate thin films
9 Researchers use new technique to quantify the electrostatic contribution to the transition state of enzymatic reactions
10 Researchers open possible avenue to better electrolyte for lithium ion batteries
11 New technique reveals immune cell motion through variety of tissues
12 Research pair devise a way to make nylon precursor that is less harmful to the ozone layer
13 A step toward reduced nitrogen-oxide emissions in vehicles
14 Iridium nanoparticles resist deactivation in biofuel production
15 Researchers discover new method to convert CO2 to a valuable organic compound
16 Scientists sweep cells apart for use in medical research
17 Breakthrough in predictions of pressure-dependent combustion chemical reactions
18 Scientists develop first effective and affordable bedbug bait and trap
19 Ionic liquids open door to better rare-earth materials processing
20 Christmas colors disguise gliding lizards in the rainforest
21 Activating hair growth with a little help from the skin
22 Researchers shed light on how 'microbial dark matter' might cause disease
23 In war on coyotes, some argue for learning to live with them
24 Ants show left bias when exploring new spaces
25 Study shows rising ocean acidification likely to cause shrimp to taste bad
26 Extracting bioactive compounds from marine microalgae
27 The economics of newly graduated veterinarians
28 Wildlife groups seek help for California owl
29 Scrapie could breach the species barrier
30 Fall pest has many South Central Texans seeing spots before their eyes
31 Zimbabwe to export elephants in population curb
32 The ants that conquered the world
33 What the 'fecal prints' of microbes can tell us about Earth's evolution
34 Study suggests virus impacts caterpillar's phototactic response causing them to climb
35 Research sheds light on what causes cells to divide
36 Locking mechanism found for 'scissors' that cut DNA
37 Egg and sperm race: Scientists create precursors to human egg and sperm in the lab
38 Feline fame in cyberspace gives species a boost
39 Climate change threat to mussels' shells
40 Researchers find incest in one mammal species appears to be the safest approach
41 Scientists target mess from Christmas tree needles
42 Top Japan lab dismisses ground-breaking stem cell study
43 Keep dogs and cats safe during winter
44 Prized sea snail not at risk of extinction, federal officials say
45 Disadvantaged men more likely to do 'women's work' reveals new study
46 Decision cascades in social networks
47 Industrial clusters fuel economies, according to study
48 Study sheds new light on the diet of extinct animals
49 Financial decisions: Older adults' lifetime of acquired expertise offsets declining ability to process information
50 Sex marks the spot--treasure trove of images reveal life in 1960s red light district
51 Archeologists worry planned tunnel could ruin chance to understand history before Stonehenge
52 Best of Last Week--Quantum physics got less complicated, the pseudogap and ibuprofen as an anti-aging drug
53 Lightweight skeletons of modern humans have recent origin
54 Ecosystems need maths not random nature to survive
55 Spanish TV during Franco educated children to be good citizens
56 Store remodelling benefits bottom line
57 We're simply having an analogue Christmas time
58 Study finds Facebook popularity hampers fundraising efforts
59 Fish eye sheds light on color vision
60 'Text overlap' clutters scientific papers, arXiv analysis finds
61 Marital problems remain stable, even as satisfaction declines, study finds
62 Scientists discover oldest stone tool ever found in Turkey
63 First scientific report shows police body-worn-cameras can prevent unacceptable use-of-force
64 The 'Breaking Bad' Syndrome? UCLA anthropologist exposes the moral side of violence
65 Peer review could reject breakthrough manuscripts, study shows
66 All together now--three evolutionary perks of singing
67 What happened to savings for the future?
68 110-million-year-old crustacean holds essential piece to evolutionary puzzle
69 Dutch scientists use smell to recreate JFK, Diana and other famous deaths
70 Study: Extra income boosts health of elderly in poor countries
71 Team finds drug that helps Huntington's disease-afflicted mice--and their offspring
72 Team finds new genetic anomalies in lung cancer
73 Immune system may play role in obesity
74 Flashes of light help researchers to both 'read' and 'write' brain signals
75 Echolocation acts as substitute sense for blind people
76 Researchers map paths to cancer drug resistance
77 Suppressing a protein reduces cancer spread in mice
78 Blocking Notch pathway leads to new route to hair cell regeneration to restore hearing
79 Fear of terrorism increases resting heart rate and risk of death
80 Could playing Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker' and other music improve kids' brains?
81 New technology makes tissues, someday maybe organs
82 New non-invasive method can detect Alzheimer's disease early
83 Smartphone thumb skills alter our brains
84 Scientists uncover new, fundamental mechanism for how resveratrol provides health benefits
85 Scientists identify rare cancer's genetic pathways
86 High-fat diet, obesity during pregnancy harms stem cells in developing fetus
87 Scientists zero in on how lung cancer spreads
88 Project pinpoints 12 new genetic causes of developmental disorders
89 Japan first nation to approve Novartis psoriasis drug
90 Optogenetics captures neuronal transmission in live mammalian brain
91 Abuse in childhood tied to migraines in adulthood
92 Fast-food consumption linked to lower test score gains in 8th graders
93 Fragile bones of modern humans result from reduced physical activity
94 Light-emitting e-readers detrimentally shift circadian clock, study shows
95 Molecular mechanism behind health benefits of dietary restriction identified
96 New research suggests an existing drug, riluzole, may prevent foggy 'old age' brain
97 Diverse autism mutations lead to different disease outcomes
98 Researchers take 'first baby step' toward anti-aging drug
99 A case for treating both mind and body
100 Prehistoric platypus-like reptile uncovered
101 Melting ice, rising temps seen in Arctic
102 Drug pollution risk 'a global responsibility'
103 Some people really do 'feel your pain'
104 Feelings key to junk food temptation
105 Blue fairy lights brighten up a stellar city
106 'Microplastic' threat to Australian waters
107 Missing ocean plastics 'eaten by animals'
108 Water tractor beam created by Australian scientists in world first
109 Ocean map points to garbage patch polluters
110 Unconscious mind influences accuracy of decisions
111 Chronic pain could change your personality
112 Antioxidants: the 21st century snake oil?
113 Coconut claims don't hold water
114 Coconut water as blood plasma alternative?