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10:33am, June 3, 2011

ATOM & COSMOS
A fireball over Indonesia sent sound waves around the world. Read “News in Brief: Atom & Cosmos.”

MOLECULES
Chemists create a possible pain reliever from crepe jasmine (flowers shown). See “Natural pain-killing chemical synthesized.”

BODY & BRAIN
Bacteria can linger on woodwinds for days. Read “Don’t share that clarinet.”

EARTH
A hot pocket, not a plume, may have formed Hawaii’s island chain. See “Hawaii heat source debated.”

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