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21 Aug 2014 Vol. 345 #6199
- Is Atlantic holding Earth's missing heat? New leads in the hunt to explain the global warming hiatus.
- A one-two punch against polio The once-sidelined injected vaccine could boost eradication.
- Wheels when you need them Can special algorithms help keep shared bicycles rolling?.
- Wolves cooperate but dogs submit, study suggests Breeding for dependence, not cooperation, may have driven initial dog domestication.
- The cancer drug that almost wasn't After years in drug development limbo, a compound that interrupts cell division has revitalized a troubled area of cancer research.
- Study exposes Chinese censors' deepest fears The power of the masses proves most unnerving.
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