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Mapping the Universe

Using techniques drawn from the analysis of music, astronomers have been studying how galaxies form into progressively larger groupings

By Stephen D. Landy

Hypersearching the Web

With the volume of on-line information in cyberspace growing at a breakneck pace, more effective search tools are desperately needed. A new technique analyzes how Web pages are linked together

By Members of the Clever Project

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How the Body Tells Left from Right

The precise orientation of our internal organs- and those of all other animals with a backbone -is controlled in part by proteins that are produced on only one side of an embryo

By Juan Carlos Izpisa Belmonte

Biological Warfare against Crops

Intentionally unleashing organisms that kill an enemy's food crops is a potentially devastating weapon of warfare and terrorism

By Malcolm Dando, Paul Rogers and Simon Whitby

Gödel and the Limits of Logic

Mathematical genius Kurt Gödel was devoted to rationality in his work but struggled with it in his personal life

By John W. Dawson

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  • GETTING WIRED

  • EXPLOSIVE REACTIONS

  • Seeing the Breath of Life

  • Image-Guided Surgery

  • From the Editor

    The Editors Recommend

  • The Adventures of Bat Men

  • Letters

    Letters

  • Recommended

    Of Flies and Men

  • Anti Gravity

    Semper Fly

  • 50, 100 & 150 Years Ago

    50, 100 and 150 Years Ago

  • Wonders

    First Comes the Thunder

  • In Brief

    IN BRIEF

  • Profile

    When Good Health is Good Business

  • Mathematical Recreation

    Crossed Lines in the Brick Factory

  • Science and the Citizen

    A DIABETES SWITCH?

  • IT CAME FROM THE DEEP

  • The Little Spacecraft that Could

  • By the Numbers

    INCOME INEQUALITY IN THE U.S.

  • Working Knowledge

    INSTANT GLUE

  • Connections

    Room with (Half) a View

  • Departments

    Chasing the Ghost Bat

  • Cyber View

    Your 0.002 Cent's Worth

  • Technology and Business

    TURTLE TRAGEDY

  • THE REAL STAR WARS

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June 1999

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