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Subatomic Logic

Subatomic Logic

Researchers nudge closer to the goal of quantum computing

September 16, 1996 — Corey S. Powell
Interview with Jaron Lanier

Interview with Jaron Lanier

A cyberspace Renaissance man reveals his current thoughts on the World Wide Web, virtual reality, and other silicon dreams

September 15, 1996 — Corey S. Powell
Shaking the Ebola Tree

Shaking the Ebola Tree

Genetic analysis offers insights into the workings of a notorious virus

August 26, 1996 — Corey S. Powell
Bugs In The Data?

Bugs In The Data?

The controversy over Martian life is just beginning

August 19, 1996 — Corey S. Powell and W. Wayt Gibbs
Tempest in a T-Bone?

Tempest in a T-Bone?

Researchers go around in circles on mad cow disease

August 12, 1996 — Paul Wallich
Interview with Rudolph L. Leibel

Interview with Rudolph L. Leibel

Associate Professor and co-director, Rockefeller University Laboratory of Human Behavior and Metabolism

August 8, 1996 — W. Wayt Gibbs
The GONG Show

The GONG Show

Astronomers learn ringing truths about the sun

July 28, 1996 — Corey S. Powell
Score One
for Punk Eek

Score One for Punk Eek

The fitful evolution of bacteria supports a controversial theory

July 21, 1996 — John Horgan
Turf Wars in Cyberspace

Turf Wars in Cyberspace

The U.S. comes out in provisional favor of free speech on-line

June 24, 1996 — Paul Wallich
Melatonin Mania

Melatonin Mania

Separating the facts from the hype

April 1, 1996 — Tim Beardsley
The Real Threat of Nuclear Smuggling

The Real Threat of Nuclear Smuggling

Although many widely publicized incidents have been staged or overblown, the dangers of even a single successful diversion are too great to ignore.

January 1, 1996 — Paul N. Woessner and Phil Williams
The Prion Diseases

The Prion Diseases

Prions, once dismissed as an impossibility, have now gained wide recognition as extraordinary agents that cause anumber of infectious, genetic and spontaneous disorders

January 1, 1995 — Stanley B. Prusiner
Ending the Controversy over Climate Change

Ending the Controversy over Climate Change

On the heels of publishing his latest study, renowned atmospheric scientist, Dr. James Hansen from Columbia’s Earth Institute, explains the real—and rising—risks of climate change and how to turn talk into action.

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