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Why sleep?

By | April 1, 2009

Many ask, but few answer. We present two of science's most intriguing theories.

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The People's Lab

By | March 1, 2009

Amateurs have the freedom to experiment and innovate – watch out for their impact.

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Back in Black

By | February 1, 2009

Here's how microorganisms may be the power plants of the future.

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Innovation Imperiled

By | January 1, 2009

US healthcare needs radical revision, but we can't wipe out innovation in the process.

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Finding Meaning in Politics, Science

By | December 1, 2008

Without ideological struggles that test our values and beliefs, how can we know what is "truth"?

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National Character and Scientific Enterprise

By | November 1, 2008

Is there something in our cultural heritage that makes us better or worse at biotech?

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Why the Philosophy of Science Matters

By | October 1, 2008

The central tenets of science enhance communication and our influence on society.

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Science and Politics

By | September 1, 2008

The call for a presidential science debate went unheeded, but it was worthwhile.

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Biotech: Solid to Spectacular?

By | August 1, 2008

What the industry can learn from the $2,500 'Nano' car.

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Africa needs basic science

By | July 1, 2008

Why science can save the future - not just the people - of these impoverished nations.

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