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Science  16 Oct 2009:
Vol. 326, Issue 5951, pp. 349
DOI: 10.1126/science.326_349b

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ScienceNOW reported this week that rooks comprehend basic principles of physics at the same level as a 6-month-old infant, monkey moms have Madonna moments, famous royals suffered from hemophilia, and humans lost much of their genetic diversity in two dramatic bottlenecks between 60,000 and 50,000 years ago, among other stories.