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Form from Fire

Self-propagating heat waves can engender new and improved materials, but only recently have researchers found ways to monitor these ultraquick chemical reactions

By Arvind Varma

Birth of the Modern Diet

Ever wonder why dessert is served after dinner? The origins of modern Western cooking can be traced to ideas about diet and nutrition that arose during the 17th century

By Rachel Laudan

Is Global Warming Harmful to Health?

Computer models indicate that many diseases will surge as the earth¿s atmosphere heats up. Signs of the predicted troubles have begun to appear.

By Paul R. Epstein

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