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Science  07 Jan 2011:
Vol. 331, Issue 6013, pp. 19
DOI: 10.1126/science.331.6013.19-a

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ScienceNOW reported recently that young mollusks maturing in slightly warmer and more acidic seawater can't calcify their shells, the "placebo effect" may work even if patients know they are taking fake pills, people rely on the eyes to judge whether a face has a mind behind it, and DNA from an ancient finger bone has confirmed the discovery of a new type of human, among other stories.