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Lamprey Go Home

Lamprey Go Home

A new book explores the science of species invasion

By | Posted November 29, 2006

The Fittest Language

The Fittest Language

A new book takes a look at how human language is formed, from its humble beginnings in the babbling child to its ultimate complexities of grammar and tense.

By | Posted November 27, 2006

Why does cold weather make me crave heavy food?

Why does cold weather make me crave heavy food?

–asks Jake from Gainesville, Florida.

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More Than Auditory Cheesecake

More Than Auditory Cheesecake

Daniel Levitin’s new book explores the science behind humanity’s love affair with music.

By | Posted November 22, 2006

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

In his new book Michael Pollan explores the origins of the American meal.

By | Posted November 20, 2006

Does playing violent video games really lead to violent behavior?

Does playing violent video games really lead to violent behavior?

–asks Sherman Quillwort from Milford, Utah.

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Medicines of the Sea

Medicines of the Sea

Scientists delve into the oceans to solve the problem of drug resistance.

By | Posted November 17, 2006

Identifying the SARS Pipeline

Identifying the SARS Pipeline

Shoddy bathroom plumbing provides an easy route for viruses to spread.

By | Posted November 15, 2006

The Poetry of Mathematics

The Poetry of Mathematics

A new book explores how the language of math is truer than words in describing the world

By | Posted November 13, 2006

I've heard about a gravity beam that can send people through space. Is that for real?

I’ve heard about a gravity beam that can send people through space. Is that for real?

— asks Ahren Lembke-Windler from Albuquerque, NM.

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