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Stories by John Horgan

Word Games

Word Games

Another attempt to create a universal parsing machine

October 1, 1991 — John Horgan
Caribbean Killer

Caribbean Killer

Did an impact off Mexico kill the dinosaurs?

August 1, 1991 — John Horgan
Exporting Misery

Exporting Misery

A U.S. abortion ruling affects women's health worldwide

August 1, 1991 — John Horgan
Burning Questions

Burning Questions

Scientists launch studies of Kuwait's oil fires

July 1, 1991 — John Horgan
From the Ashes

From the Ashes

Will the Gulf War boost the fortunes of Star Wars?

June 1, 1991 — John Horgan
Up in Flames

Up in Flames

Kuwait's burning oil wells are a sad test of theories

May 1, 1991 — John Horgan
History Lessons

History Lessons

Warfare analysts offer some disturbing-and hopeful-news

April 1, 1991 — John Horgan
Death with Dignity

Death with Dignity

The Dutch explore the limits of a patient's right to die

March 1, 1991 — John Horgan
Postal Mortem

Postal Mortem

Drug test results may point to racial discrimination

February 1, 1991 — John Horgan
In the Beginning…

In the Beginning…

Scientists are having a hard time agreeing on when, where and—most important—how life first emerged on the earth

February 1, 1991 — John Horgan
Going to Pot

Going to Pot

A grassroots movement touts hemp's environmental virtues

December 1, 1990 — John Horgan
Stories by John Horgan

Scientific American Space & Physics