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    Can you hear me now?

    The Earth is going silent. Digital television signals delivered by cable and satellite are quickly replacing analog broadcasts and reducing the number and power of radio waves leaking into space. For viewers at home, it means more channels and pictures of unsurpassed clarity. But for scientists seeking signs of advanced civilizations beyond the solar system, this sudden radio silence makes...

    04/09/2010 - 16:30 Astronomy
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    Darwin's Evolution

    Charles Darwin was born into a world that today’s scientists wouldn’t recognize.

    When baby Darwin arrived on February 12, 1809, modern science was also in its infancy. Dalton had just recently articulated the modern theory of the chemical atom, but nobody had any idea what atoms were really like. Physicists had not yet heard of the conservation of energy or any other...

    01/16/2009 - 21:20 Evolution, Animals
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    Nurturing Our Microbes

    Each of us is a metropolis. Bustling about in everyone's body are tens of trillions of microbes. Some are descended from starter populations provided by mom during birth. Additional bacteria, yeasts, and other life forms hitchhike in with foods. By age 3, everyone's gut hosts a fairly stable, yet diverse, ecosystem.

    Most of the tiny stowaways hide out in the...

    02/26/2008 - 12:45 Biomedicine
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    Animal Whodunit, Medical Mystery

    12/11/1999 - 00:00
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    Law and Disorders

    01/07/1995 - 00:00
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    From Tough Ruffe to Quagga

    07/25/1992 - 00:00
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    Front Matter

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    Front Matter

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    Front Matter

    03/26/1983 - 00:00
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    In Science Fields

    12/15/1962 - 00:00