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ZipCar is Magic

ZipCar is Magic

The locksmith of yesteryear can’t compete with the technology of tomorrow.

By | Posted January 31, 2007

Equality of Mathematicians

Equality of Mathematicians

Despite a recent vote, America’s largest mathematical society lacks individual recognition.

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What is the difference between a cold sore and a canker sore? Is it true that if you have a canker sore, you have herpes?

What is the difference between a cold sore and a canker sore? Is it true that if you have a canker sore, you have herpes?

– asks Katie from Colorado

By | Posted January 29, 2007

Tracing a Bullet Back to Its Gun

Tracing a Bullet Back to Its Gun

Researchers use acoustics to help soldiers better defend themselves from sniper fire.

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Where the Elephants Used to Roam

Where the Elephants Used to Roam

The struggle to repair lost connections between wildlife and humans in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley.

By | Posted January 26, 2007

Black Mayonnaise

Black Mayonnaise

For nearly 30 years, New York State agencies have known about a 17 million gallon oil spill under the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn. Now they’re finally starting to do something about it.

By | Posted January 24, 2007

No Rest for the Young and Weary

No Rest for the Young and Weary

A New York psychologist sheds light on the realities of terminal illness in American children.

By | Posted January 22, 2007

Scienceline, The Next Generation

Scienceline, The Next Generation

A message from the new editorial staff.

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Counting Coral

Counting Coral

Coral ecologist Lyndon DeVantier discusses ecological assessment and management of coral reef systems.

By | Posted January 19, 2007

What We Know about Cosmology

What We Know about Cosmology

And what we might hope to discover, according to the new book Brave New Universe.

By | Posted January 17, 2007

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