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Science Beneath the Tree

Science Beneath the Tree

Our editors become Cyber Santas to locate the perfect gift on the 'Net

November 30, 1998 — THE EDITORS
Silicon Surgeons

Silicon Surgeons

Advanced computer technology will guide surgeons' eyes and steady their hands

November 2, 1998
Getting to the Bottom

Getting to the Bottom

The research ship Atlantis and her companion submersible, Alvin, explore the strange world of an undersea volcanic ridge

June 29, 1998 — Alan Hall
The Bird that Barks

The Bird that Barks

An ornithologist discovers a curious new species high in the Ecuadorian Andes

June 22, 1998 — Kristin Leutwyler
The Last Sturgeon

The Last Sturgeon

Can the economic forces driving the ancient source of caviar to extinction be stopped? It may already be too late

June 15, 1998 — Kristin Leutwyler
The Big Apple

The Big Apple

On April 29, 1998, astronauts aboard the space shuttle Columbia snapped this picture of the New York metropolitan area. This, and other, amazingly clear images were made as the shuttle Columbia swept around the Earth once every 90 minutes in an orbit that varied from 154 to 137 nautical miles in altitude

May 18, 1998 — Alan Hall
Going Wild

Going Wild

Golden Lion Tamarins released from zoo breeding efforts don't fare well--but their offspring do better

April 20, 1998 — Krista McKinsey
It's Not All in the Genes

It's Not All in the Genes

Biochemical systems can produce changes in an animal's shape that appear to be genetic

April 6, 1998 — Kristin Leutwyler
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Think Outside the Gift Box