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1918 Flu - Nov. 2006A virus that killed up to 50 million people is brought back to life to decipher its deadliness.
Aging - Jan. 2007Will research into "longevity genes" help us live longer and healthier lives?
Anthrax Investigation - June 2009The new science of microbial forensics reveals the source of the anthrax used in the deadly attacks of 2001.
Art Authentication - Jul. 2008See how clever computer algorithms can distinguish a master fake from a masterpiece.
Artificial Life - Oct. 2005Are scientists on the verge of making living things from little more than dust?
Asteroid - Oct. 2006Will a doomsday rock the size of the Rose Bowl hit Earth in 2036?
Autism Genes - July 2009Researchers have begun to zero in on genes that might be responsible for autism.
Auto-Tune - June 2009Can't carry a tune? Andy Hildebrand's pitch-correction software can help you sing like a star.
Brain Trauma - July 2008Even so-called "mild" head injuries turn out to be anything but.
Bird Brains - July 2008Clues to the origins of human language are turning up in the brains of birds.
Booming Sands - Jan. 2005Scientists look into a generations-old conundrum: how and why do certain sand dunes produce mysterious noises?
Capturing Carbon - Jul. 2008An eighth-grader's science fair project prompts her scientist father to develop a new way to pull excess carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.
CERN - Jul. 2007Beneath the Alps, the mother of all particle accelerators nears completion.
Dark Matter - Jun. 2008Turns out most of the universe is held together by a mysterious, invisible substance.
Diamond Factory - June 2009Visit a laboratory where entrepreneurs are growing perfectly pure diamonds.
Dinosaur Plague - July 2009Insects caught in amber spark a controversial theory about what killed the dinosaurs.
Don't Ask the Expert: Neil deGrasse Tyson - Oct. 2005Neil deGrasse Tyson has a bone to pick with Hollywood aliens.
Emergence - Jul. 2007How does the "intelligence" of an ant colony or the stock market arise out of the simple actions of its members?
Epigenetics - Jul. 2007Our lifestyles and environment can change the way our genes are expressed, leading even identical twins to become distinct as they age.
Fastest Glacier - Jul. 2005A glacier moving way too fast reveals how unpredictable the effects of global warming can be.
First Primates - July 2008Our most distant primate ancestors, which took the stage shortly after the dinosaurs left it, were tree-dwellers the size of mice.
Fish Surgery - Oct. 2005Veterinary medicine has caught up with Americans' love for their number one choice of pet: the fish.
Frozen Frogs - Apr. 2005The common wood frog freezes solid every winter and then, come spring, defrosts and mates.
Fuel Cells - Jul. 2005Hydrogen fuel cell cars promise pollution-free driving, but will we see them anytime soon?
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