Congrats to Alex J. Cavanaugh for winning a free eBook from guest blogger LJ Cohen! Alex, I've asked her to comment on your blog.
Here are some of the most interesting stories I read this week:
Tailored DNA shifts electrons into the "fast lane"
Mother mongooses may risk death to protect unborn children (they can shield themselves from oxidative damage, but this may have long-term health risks)
Will science find a way to save Earth's top predators?
Teaching machines to predict the future
(not future future, but what happens when two people meet)
Dose of nature is just what the doctor ordered
Warning from the past: future global warming could be even warmer
Russian physicists create a high-precision quantum ruler
Have a good weekend, everyone, and I'll see you on Monday!