Who really discovered element 43?
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Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker plumbs the evolutionary origins of language and behavior while keeping his detractors at bay
DNA analysis to the rescue in figuring out where to repatriate Gal¿pagos Islands tortoises
The insect has spread, maiming animalsand shifting the ecological balance
The Internet can be a powerful tool for political dissidents and "hacktivists." But the medium has yet to reach the grassroots level
Does commercial software such as Windows NT compromise naval ship performance?
Will computers be ready for the euro and the year 2000?
Scientists look for a better way to search the Web
A radical solution for the Year 2000 problem
Researchers develop fuel cells for portable electronics
Artificial "crystals" now block near-optical frequencies
Carbon could boost the speed of silicon chips