World Science: Quake moved whole city, & How monkeys fend off 'monkey AIDS'
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* Quake moved whole city:
The massive earthquake that struck Chile last month
moved an entire city at least 10 feet (3 meters) to
the west, scientists say.
* Scientists learning how monkeys fend off
The findings could be useful in the quest to design
a vaccine for people, according to biologists.
* Exposure to letters A or F may affect test
Seeing the letter "A" before a test can improve a
student's score, while noticing an "F" may reduce
it, a study has found.
* At sentencing, some murder victims "matter"
more than others:
A defendant is much more likely to get a death
sentence if he or she kills a "high-status" victim
than if not, new research claims.
* Exotic antimatter detection may clarify cosmic
Physicists say they have detected the heaviest
"anti-nucleus" to date, a rare specimen of a sort of
mirror-image form of ordinary matter.
* Cricket babies "warned" about spiders before
Just because cricket moms abandon their eggs before
they hatch doesn't mean they can't pass wisdom along
to their babies.
* Darkness promotes dishonesty, researchers
* Snakes preyed on dino hatchlings, study
* Gene therapy may reverse deadly muscle
* Laser surgery method gets new life in art
* Can promiscuity save a species?:
* The science of Hollywood blockbusters:
* Happiness may protect against heart
* Do oil and gas "boomtowns" attract sex
* UV color a hidden signal for butterflies:
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