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  1. Department of Obvious? Restaurants seat good-looking patrons at the best tables. (HT: Cyril Morong)
  2. Tel Aviv University discovers a bacteria-killing protein that could replace antibiotics.
  3. The Gates Foundation condom-design contest winners: beef tendon and a “wrapping” condom.
  4. Mass killers want the spotlight: how to stop them.
  5. For lab rats, Oreos are as addictive as cocaine. (HT: V. Brenner)
  6. New research says “intrasexual competition” intensifies female aggression.