World Science: Drug-resistant germs may help their brethren face the attack
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* Drug-resistant germs found to help their
brethren through the attack:
Confronting assault by antibiotics, some bacteria
help each other out, researchers say.
* World money meltdown can start in surprising
Researchers used concepts from "statistical physics"
to draw up a list of countries that could trigger a
global economic crisis.
* Evolution rewritten, over and over:
Scientists always seem to be saying some new fossil
is about to rewrite evolutionary history. But are
these big, frequent revisions really happening?
* First "clear evidence" of feasting:
Scientists are reporting what they call the earliest
clear signs of one of the most universal and
important social behaviors.
* Attacked, plant calls for its enemy's enemy:
When caterpillars chomp on wild tobacco plants, it
triggers a special SOS signal from the victims, a
study has found.
* Biggest black holes formed early, research
New simulations suggest the first "supermassive"
black holes arose shortly after the birth of the
* A moment on the lips, a year on the hips:
Just a few weeks of overeating may affect your
weight and fat storage years later -- even if you
lost the initial excess weight, scientists say.
* Designing the smells that sell household
Putting a smell that sells into consumer products is
much like composing a symphony, according to a top
* Moon may be slowly shrinking:
Our companion world has seen its crust sink inward
by up to a thousandth of a millimeter yearly,
* "Terror bird" jabbed like an agile boxer:
Researchers produced what they called the most
detailed study of the attack style of a fierce
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