January 2014 Advances: Additional Resources

Additional resources for Advances articles in the January 2014 issue

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Cosmic Dragnet
The first results from the Large Underground Xenon (LUX) dark matter detector were reported in arXiv. Find out more about LUX in this related article.

Taking the Hit
The referenced study, which examined traumatic brain injuries in fruit flies, was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Drinking from the Cool Cosmic Stream
This new research on how young galaxies in the early universe grew in size was reported in The Astrophysical Journal Letters.

The Real Bigfoot
Results from this study on how the massive dinosaur Argentinosaurus huinculensis managed to move can be found online in PLoS One.

Under Obamacare, a Rollback of Abortion Coverage
This article cites data compiled by the Guttmacher Institute, a research organization focused on sexual and reproductive health and rights. Full results of the survey can be found online.

Making Dolfriends
The referenced study on interspecies pairings between false killer whales and bottlenose dolphins was published online in Marine Mammal Science.

By the Numbers
These facts on champagne safety come from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The role of temperature in determining popped cork speed was reported in the Journal of Food Engineering.

A Botulism Bind
You can read the full version of this story on the mysterious Clostridium botulinum on our Web site. The discovery of the toxin was documented in two papers in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Pick Your Poison
This article can be read in its entirety online. The full results of the Blacksmith Institute’s report on the top 10 toxic threats on Earth are available online as well.

Over Easy, Hold the Eggs
Egg-replacing start-up Hampton Creek cites a 2003 study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutritionto support the sustainability of plant-based products. Check out Hampton Creek’s Web site for more information on their research.

Big Data, Big Energy
A full version of this article on fuel-cell integration in data centers is available online. Research on the subject has been published by Microsoft.

Good Dads Help Rare Haitian Frogs Thrive in Captivity
You can read the full version of this article online.

Mercury Lockdown
Research on the use of activated carbon to trap toxic pollutants was reported online in Environmental Science & Technology.

Put Up the Earth Shield
This article appears in its full length on our Web site.

What Is It?
This image, which shows the telescoping, barbed structures on a tick’s mouthparts, is part of a study on the arachnid’s eating behavior, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

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