Here are a few science news articles to start off the year:
New technology to study stem cells
How emotions are mapped in the body
Global temperatures to rise at least 4ºC by 2100
Hubble reveals cloudy weather on alien world
Animal cells can communicate by reaching out and touching
Molecule discovered that protects the brain from marijuana
Not much to report this week, but hopefully next week I'll be done with the January issue of Scientific American.
Have a good weekend, and stop by on Monday for the first Blog Ring of Power Interview for the year!