Web edition: August 12, 2011
Print edition: August 27, 2011; Vol.180 #5 (p. 4)
SCIENCE & THE PUBLIC BLOG
Smoke-exposed kids are more likely to have neuro-behavioral disorders. See "Young minds at risk from secondhand smoke."
BODY & BRAIN
At-risk newborns may avoid death and disability by cooling off. See "News in Brief: Body & Brain."
Active neurons trigger changes that speed up signaling. Read "How exercise benefits nerve cells."
ATOM & COSMOS
The Milky Way may be in a midlife crisis. Read this story and others in "News in Brief: Atom & Cosmos."