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Stories by Alden M. Hayashi

WINDS OF CHANGE

WINDS OF CHANGE

Can skyscrapers withstand stronger hurricanes?

January 22, 2000 — Alden M. Hayashi
Pinker and the Brain

Pinker and the Brain

Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker plumbs the evolutionary origins of language and behavior while keeping his detractors at bay

July 19, 1999 — Alden M. Hayashi
On the Origins of Subspecies

On the Origins of Subspecies

DNA analysis to the rescue in figuring out where to repatriate Gal¿pagos Islands tortoises

March 17, 1999 — Alden M. Hayashi
Attack of the Fire Ants

Attack of the Fire Ants

The insect has spread, maiming animals and shifting the ecological balance

February 15, 1999 — Alden M. Hayashi
THE NET EFFECT

THE NET EFFECT

The Internet can be a powerful tool for political dissidents and "hacktivists." But the medium has yet to reach the grassroots level

January 13, 1999 — Alden M. Hayashi
Lost in Cyberspace

Lost in Cyberspace

Scientists look for a better way to search the Web

July 1, 1998 — Alden M. Hayashi
Let there be no Light

Let there be no Light

Artificial "crystals" now block near-optical frequencies

February 1, 1998 — Alden M. Hayashi
New Silicon Tricks

New Silicon Tricks

Carbon could boost the speed of silicon chips

January 1, 1998 — Alden M. Hayashi
Stories by Alden M. Hayashi

Complex Causes. Alternative Solutions.