Testing the limits of vocal ingenuity, throat-singers can create sounds unlike anything in ordinary speech and song--carrying two musical lines simultaneously, say, or harmonizing with a waterfall
Within a decade or two, scientists will create a genetic vaccine that increases muscle mass--without exercise.
Did the solar system always look the way it does now? New evidence indicates that the outer planets may have migrated to their present orbits
The accelerating pace of technological progress means that our intelligent creations will soon eclipse us--and that their creations will eventually eclipse them.
By analyzing previously overlooked fossils and by taking a second look at some old finds, paleontologists are providing the first glimpses of the actual behavior of the tyrannosaurs
Their teeth reveal aspects of their hunting and feeding habits
The brute--it was a tyrannosaur-- got me by the leg. He shook me loose, tearing off the leg at the knee, and he didn't see where the rest of me fell. I tied up the stump and crawled away.
Once little more than a futile hope, some restoration of the injured spinal cord is beginning to seem feasible
The U.S. Department of Energy's high-tech plan to replace nuclear testing with elaborate 3-D computer simulations is seriously flawed
Science and religion are engaging in more active dialogue and debate, but a survey suggests that scientists' beliefs have changed little since the 1930s, and top scientists are more atheistic than ever before
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