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Edible Vaccines

By William H. R. Langridge

Who Were the First Americans?

By Sasha Nemecek

Searching for Shadows of Other Earths

Astronomers have found dozens of giant planets beyond our solar system, but they haven't been capable of bagging an Earth--until now

By Hans-Jrg Deeg, Laurance R. Doyle and Timothy M. Brown

The Plan to Save Fallingwater

This breathtaking house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright was in danger of collapse until an engineering firm found a way to stop it from falling down

By Robert Silman


  • Worrying about Wireless

  • Beyond the First Draft

  • Unlimited Light

  • Awash in Oil

  • Muscle, Genes and Athletic Performance

  • Ultrashort-Pulse Lasers: Big Payoffs in a Flash

  • Hex Marks the Spot

  • From the Editor


  • Letters

    The Mail

  • Erratum

  • Recommended

    A New Paradigm for Thomas Kuhn

  • Anti Gravity

    Name Recognition

  • 50, 100 & 150 Years Ago

    50, 100 & 150 Years Ago: Science Greats Look Back--and Ahead

  • Wonders

    From Prototools to Language

  • In Brief

    Data Points: No Fun in the Sun

  • Profile

    Save the Muntjacs

  • Amateur Scientist

    Using a Kite as an Experimental Platform

  • Science and the Citizen

    Drinking without Harm

  • Gully Gee Whiz

  • A Gripping Start

  • Got Statins?

  • Down with Dino Birds?

  • Not Slowing with Age

  • Miss-ile Defense

  • What's That Pinging in My Ear?

  • By the Numbers

    Hard Times in the Delta

  • Working Knowledge

    A Better Black Box

  • Connections

    The Last Word

  • Departments

    End Point

  • Cyber View

    Brace for Impact

  • Technology and Business

    Sonic Bust

  • Supersized

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September 2000

Think Outside the Gift Box