Here are some of the most interesting science news articles I read this week:
Virtual humans inspire patients to open up
Two "Goldilocks" planets that might support life are proven false
Neandertal trait in ancient skull raises new questions about human evolution
Discovery of a new means to erase pain
Engineered blood cells could cure diseases
Biological basis found for mushroom "mind expansion"
Whales as ecosystem engineers
Have a good weekend, and I'll see you Monday!