The Face behind the Skull
—Tara Haelle
Researchers can now use CT scans to predict physical characteristics from a skull, as reported in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.

Twitter Opens Its Cage
—Melinda Wenner Moyer
Twitter announced in February that it will make all tweets available to researchers for study.

What Is It? Kidney Stone
—Annie Sneed
This kidney stone can be found at Wellcome ImagesK. The new lens design for kidney stone removal was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

By the Numbers—Mach 7
The U.S. Office of Naval Research publicized this superspeedy innovation in marine warfare weaponry.

Surf’s Up on Titan
—Clara Moskowitz
The news about Titan’s methane seas made waves at the 45th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference.

Sugar Gut
—Erin Biba
Craving more information on the sweet-receptor drug NewMet? Check out Elcelyx Therapeutics.

Particle Tweezers
—Rachel Nuwer
Check out the study in Nature Nanotechnology. (Scientific American is part of Nature Publishing Group)

By the Numbers—50 & 80 AUs
Nature reported this astronomical finding.

Meeting of the Puzzlers
—Dana Richards
Read a profile of Martin Gardner from the December 1995 issue of Scientific American here.

Data Mask
—Jesse Emspak
Computer scientist Karl-Johan Karlsson presented his hacking technology at the Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences.

Turtle Baby’s First Steps
—Beth Skwarecki
Read a longer version of this story on our Web site. You can explore the tracking study yourself in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

DIY Yeast
—David Biello
The full story on Johns Hopkins University’s synthesized yeast chromosome can be found here.

Bee Resourceful
—Jason G. Goldman
The surprising finding on urban-dwelling bees was published in  Ecosphere, by the Ecological Society of America.

A Milestone on the Long and Winding Road to Fusion
—David Biello
You can access a longer version of this fusion energy breakthrough story here.