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16 Apr 2015 Vol. 348 #6232
- Dawn of the dog An unprecedented collaboration may solve one of the greatest mysteries of domestication.
- How the wolf became the dog Scientists are coming to a consensus about how canines evolved.
- Meager snows spell trouble ahead for salmon Without snowmelt, streams in the western U.S. could reach lethal temperatures.
- Women best men in study of tenure-track hiring Female candidates twice as likely to get top rating.
- U.S. lays out its ambitions for leadership in the Arctic Climate, marine conservation, and renewable energy priorities as U.S. ascends to chair of Arctic Council.
- Moon-forming impact left scars in distant asteroids Planetary collision dated through analysis of meteorites.
- For toilets, money matters New work suggests that subsidies to the poor to buy latrines could help end open defecation.
- Japan accelerator poised to go fully operational Closure after radiation leak ended up hampering some teams more than others.
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