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    * Obesity spreads socially, study finds: Your chances of becoming obese almost triple if a close friend is that way, research suggests.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 25, 2007
      * Obesity spreads socially, study finds:
      Your chances of becoming obese almost triple if a
      close friend is that way, research suggests.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/070725_obesity.htm


      *
      "Itch gene" discovered:
      Relief may soon be at hand for chronic scratchers,
      scientists predict.
      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/070725_itch.htm


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      Surprising chemicals found among stars:
      Discoveries are adding to the known ways in which
      life's ingredients could form, astronomers say.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/070723_anion.htm


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      Renewable energy wrecks environment, 
      scientist claims
      :
      "Renewable" energy isn't green, says a researcher
      who played an early role in publicizing the issue of
      global warming.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/070724_renewable.htm


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      "Clear signs" of water on foreign solar system:
      Researchers say they have the best evidence to date
      that planets outside our solar system have water.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/070711_water.htm


      More stories:
      *
      Climate change behind U.K. floods?
      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/070723_flood.htm
      *
      Computers can play "perfect" checkers game:
      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/070723_checkers.htm
      *
      Species hiding in plain sight:
      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/070719_hidden.htm
      *
      Little protection from cold seen in Vitamin C:
      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/070717_vitamin-c.htm
      *
      How fear memories take hold:
      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/070715_fear.htm


      *
      SCIENCE IN IMAGES:
      Scientists are studying what they call the
      best-preserved specimen of a baby mammoth, found in
      May in the frozen ground of northwest Siberia.

      http://www.world-science.net


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