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How Not to be Seen

Humans have long been fascinated by the concept of invisibility. From H.G. Wells' Invisible Man to Harry Potter's cl...
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Misbehaving Pituitaries

At the base of the human brain there lies a tiny organ called the pituitary gland. About the size of a pea, this dem...
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The Norwegian Puffin Dog

In order to run down and kill wolves, the people of Ireland bred the powerful and long-legged Irish Wolfhound. When t...
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Poland’s Biological Defensive

Biological warfare is nothing new to the human race. Attempts to use disease to bring down enemies date as far ba...
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The Stinkbird Enigma

In South America, in the swamps of the Amazon and Orinoco rivers, lives a very unusual bird. The hoatzin is a phea...
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Can You Hear the View?

Cybernetic senses have been the subject of science fiction for decades. The idea of using sophisticated technology to...
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Son of Krakatoa

Krakatoa may just be the most famous volcano of all time. More devastating than Mt. St. Helens, closer in time than V...
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Two Eggs – Hold the Sperm

One of the favorite topics of speculative fiction is a society composed entirely of women. From the Greek legends of...
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Measuring Great Hearts

Since the earliest days of horse racing enthusiasts have talked about horses with great hearts. Horses who have stood...
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New Sources for Stem Cells

Stem cell research is one of the most promising areas of current medical research. Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) have s...
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