An international conference dares to ask, 'Is it time for the world to slow down?'
States and terrorists alike have shown a growing interest in germ warfare. More stringent arms-control efforts are needed to discourage attacks
Can the Web become a smart partner in scientific research?
An unusual concentration of science fact graces the silver screen
A new service raises the question: How much is too much?
Researchers nudge closer to the goal of quantum computing
A cyberspace Renaissance man reveals his current thoughts on the World Wide Web, virtual reality, and other silicon dreams
Genetic analysis offers insights into the workings of a notorious virus
The controversy over Martian life is just beginning
Researchers go around in circles on mad cow disease
Associate Professor and co-director, Rockefeller University Laboratory of Human Behavior and Metabolism
The composer from MIT's Media Lab discusses his Brain Opera
Astronomers learn ringing truths about the sun
The fitful evolution of bacteria supports a controversial theory
The U.S. comes out in provisional favor of free speech on-line
A virtual tour of museums and exhibits on the Internet
Separating the facts from the hype
Although many widely publicized incidents have been staged or overblown, the dangers of even a single successful diversion are too great to ignore.