March 2010 Issue: Aerobot Invasion

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Inside the wild kingdom of the world's newest and most spectacular species of unmanned aircraft, from swarming insect 'bots that can storm a burning building to a seven-ton weaponized spyplane invisible to radar By Eric Hagerman

The ability to reprogram the immune system is one of the most sought-after goals in medicine. Now researchers are closer than ever to pulling it off in patients with Type 1 diabetes, one of whom happens to be our correspondent** By Catherine Price**

Neuroscientists can reconstruct mental images—like the hamburger you're picturing—using a common brain scanner and complex math. Reading your thoughts may well be next. By Corey Binns

Your cellphone does not in itself cause cancer. But in the daily sea of radiation we all travel, there may be subtler dangers at work, and science is only just beginning to understand how they can come to affect people like Per Segerbäck so intensely** By James Geary**
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