A Biochemical Way to Reduce Drug Side Effects?An emerging class of medicines works its magic by targeting unusual sites on biological molecules
An Iron Key to High-Temperature Superconductivity?The discovery that compounds known as iron pnictides can superconduct at 50 degrees above absolute zero has reignited physicists' quest for better high-temperature superconductors, and may offer clues to unlocking a 20-year mystery
Is There a Place for Nuclear Waste?Yucca Mountain was supposed to be the answer to the U.S.'s nuclear waste problem, but after 22 years and $9 billion, that vision is dead. Now, some say that doing nothing in the near term may be the smartest solution
Celiac Disease Insights: Clues to Solving AutoimmunityStudy of a potentially fatal food-triggered disease has uncovered a process that may contribute to many autoimmune disorders
Surprises from General Relativity: "Swimming" in SpacetimeThe possibility of "swimming" and "gliding" in curved, empty space shows that even after nine decades, Einstein's theory of general relativity continues to amaze
The Mysterious Downfall of the NeandertalsPaleoanthropologists know more about Neandertals than any other extinct human. But their demise remains a mystery, one that gets curiouser and curiouser
Night Stalker: White-Nose Fungus in Bats--Why It's Our Problem, Too
Salvia on Schedule: Law, Medicine and a Hallucinogen
Whatever Happened to the Mars Rovers?
High Hopes for High-Speed Rail
Cloaking Made Simpler
Cancer Clue from Down Syndrome
Stumbling Over Data: Mistakes Fuel Climate-Warming Skeptics
Hypersphere Exotica: Kervaire Invariant Problem Has a Solution!
Weak Link: Fossil Darwinius Has Its 15 Minutes
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Species and Spaces
News Scan Briefs: Killer Smile
Gallons per Mile
Letters to the Editors
PTSD Expanding Universe Motion Sickness
Do Seed Companies Control GM Crop Research?
Celestial Views Bigfoot Pursuits Scientific Twitterers
Skeptic's Take on the Life and Argued Works of Shakespeare