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The Artic Oil & Wildlife Refuge

By W. Wayt Gibbs
The Semantic Web
Tech

The Semantic Web

A new form of Web content that is meaningful to computers will unleash a revolution of new possibilities

By Tim Berners-Lee, James Hendler and Ora Lassila

Behind Enemy Lines

A close look at the inner workings of microbes in this era of escalating antibiotic resistance is offering new strategies for designing drugs

By Christopher N. C. Boddy and K. C. Nicolaou
Warp Drive Underwater
The Sciences

Warp Drive Underwater

By traveling inside drag-cutting gas pockets, new subsea systems can move much faster underwater than their conventional counterparts on the same amount of energy

By Steven Ashley

Assessment Results: Abstract

Economic Analysis: Abstract

Rip Van Twinkle

THE OLDEST STARS HAVE BEEN GROWING YOUNGER

By Brian C. Chaboyer

Departments

  • From the Editor

    From the Editors

  • Letters

    Letters to the Editors, May 2001

  • Clarifications

  • Advances

    Mad Cow's Human Toll

  • Bright Sky, Dirty City?

  • Shape Shifters

  • Troubles at the Edge

  • Deeper Impact

  • Taken to Heart

  • Hack Job

  • Fat into Cartilage

  • Holier Than Thou

  • Microscopic Maelstrom

  • Otherworldly Ocean

  • Fetal Cell Setback

  • Recommended

    A Case Study for Global Warming

  • Skeptic

    The Erotic-Fierce People

  • Anti Gravity

    Drink and Be Merry

  • 50, 100 & 150 Years Ago

    50, 100 and 150 Years Ago

  • In Brief

    Data Points "The Not so Sheltering Sky", May 2001

  • Brief Bits, May 2001

  • Puzzling Adventures

    Something Fishy

  • Voyages

    War and Peace among the Pinnipeds

  • Profile

    A Host with Infectious Ideas

  • Staking Claims

    Antimicrobe Marinade

  • Innovations

    Project Skyhook

  • Working Knowledge

    Quick Scan

  • Departments

    End Points, May 2001

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May 2001

Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.