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Running on Water

The secret of the basilisk lizard's strategy lies in its stroke

In Search of AIDS-Resistance Genes

A genetic trait that protects against AIDS has now been uncovered, and others are emerging. The findings open entirely new avenuesfor developing preventives and therapies

By Michael Dean and Stephen J. O'Brien

Creating False Memories

Researchers are showing how suggestion and imagination can create memories of events that did not actually occur

By Elizabeth F. Loftus

Building Doors into Cells

With the help of recombinant DNA technology, researchers have learned how to create artificial pores that might be used to deliver drugs or act as biosensors to detect toxic chemicals

Booming Sand

Though known for centuries, sound-producing sand remains one of nature's more puzzling phenomena


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