June 3, 2006 | Science News



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    As waters part, polygons appear

    When rapidly swirled inside a stationary bucket, liquids can form whirlpools of surprising shapes, such as triangles and hexagons.
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    Blood, Iron, and Gray Hair

    Recent findings show that anemia is exceedingly common in elderly people and link the condition to severe health problems, including accelerated physical and mental decline and a shorter life span.
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    Quantum-Dot Leap

    Multiple electrons from photons in quantum dots could be a boon to solar cells and other technologies.