The End of Cosmology?An accelerating universe wipes out traces of its own origins
Space Wars - Coming to the Sky Near You?A recent shift in U.S. military strategy and provocative actions by china threaten to ignite a new arms race in space. But would placing weapons in space be in anyone's national interest?
White Matter MattersAlthough scientists have long regarded the brain's white matter as passive infrastructure, new work shows that it actively affects learning and mental illness
The Limits of Quantum ComputersQuantum computers would be exceptionally fast at a few specific tasks, but it appears that for most problems they would outclass today's computers only modestly. This realization may lead to a new fundamental physical principle
The Bluefin in PerilThe only way to save the bluefin tuna, one of the most marvelous and endangered fish in the ocean, may be to domesticate the species
Solving A Massive Worker Health PuzzleThe largest workplace health study ever conducted is applying cutting-edge techniques to investigating an apparent cancer cluster - and highlighting the reasons why science doesn't always protect us at work
Super Tuesday: Markets Predict Outcome Better Than PollsInternet-based financial markets appear to forecast elections better than polls do. They also probe how well the next George Clooney drama will do at the box office and how bad the next flu season will be.
New World, New Disease
Magnetic Control of Cells
Cleared for Takeoff
Choosiness for Cooperation
Better Ethanol through Grass
Voyagers to the End
Updates.... Whatever Happened To?
Stirling in Deep Space
Lovers, Not Fighters?
Here and There
Fiasco at Fermilab
Nothing to Sneeze At
NASA's Flimsy Argument for Nuclear Weapons
From the Editor
Looking Both Ways
Not Tonight, Dear, I Have to Reboot
Letters to the Editors
Environment and ALS The Genetic Code Vitamin D
Shields Up! The Whale Trial Antimatter
Adam's Maxim and Spinoza's Conjecture
Climate Change after Bali
The Switch Is On: Compact Fluorescents