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A Week in Science – 27 September 2013

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Media coverage of this week’s stories

Loss of digging mammals linked to ecosystem decline – Article from The Guardian

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions Could Prevent Premature Deaths, Study Finds – Article from Huffington Post

Astrophile: Early Earth was a hot young smoker – Article from New Scientist Space

Jaw-dropping discovery of 419-million-year-old fossil – Article from SBS World News

Sleep used to quell fearful memories – Article from ABC Science

Academic papers featured

Fleming, P et al., Is the loss of Australian digging mammals contributing to a deterioration in ecosystem function?, Mammal Review; 2013

West, J et al., Co-benefits of mitigating global greenhouse gas emissions for future air quality and human health, Nature Climate Change; 2013

Moore, W & Webb, A, Heat-Pipe Earth, Nature; 2013

Zhu, M et al., A Silurian placoderm with osteichthyan-like marginal jaw bones, Nature; 2013

Australian Synchotron, Rat heart 3D x-ray Australian Synchrotron IMBL, You Tube; 2013

Hauner, K et al., Stimulus-specific enhancement of fear extinction during slow-wave sleep, Nature Neuroscience; 2013

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