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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

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

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

The Barefoot College

The Barefoot College

An innovative project uses solar power to empower the poor.

By | Posted November 9, 2006

Tubular Technology

Tubular Technology

Flexible electronic displays made on the cheap.

By | Posted November 8, 2006

Slippery Skull Flaps and Falling Fragments

Slippery Skull Flaps and Falling Fragments

Neurosurgeons may disinfect and replace bone flaps dropped on the floor during surgery.

By | Posted November 6, 2006

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