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Science at the Winter Olympics

There's more to figure skating than spandex and sequins, specifically physics. Learn more about the science behind curling, speed skating and other Olympic events

  • February 24, 2010

Genetic Doping Next Athletic Cheat

Researchers writing in the journal Science discuss the threat to athletic integrity posed by genetic doping--gene therapy to enhance performance--as well as efforts to test for it. Cynthia Graber reports

February 5, 2010

Winter Olympic medals made from recycled e-waste

When Olympic champions are crowned at this year's winter games in Vancouver, these elite athletes will be taking home more than just gold, silver or bronze medals—they will be playing a role in Canada's efforts to reduce electronic waste.

February 12, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier

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