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Something Funny Down on the Pharm
The battle over genetically modified food is over: Supercrops won. Now crops designed to yield drugs and vaccines have come close to slipping into our food supply. No one knows...
See-Through Security: Now Rated PG
A 3-D holographic body scanner uses ultrahigh-frequency radiowaves to illuminate non-metal weapons concealed beneath clothing.
Will Terror Laws Give Science a Chill?
Post-9/11 laws protect Americans from the mishandling of potential bioterror agents. They could also slow down some vital medical research.
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The DOE’s Gadget Guru
At a secretive government facility, one inventor is given free rein.
Soldier Meds: Are They Safe?
The FDA sidesteps human safety trials to clear a risky anti-nerve-gas pill.
Rigel and the Rapist
How an algorithm ended an 11-year crime spree.
The Hound of the Data Points
Geographic profiling pioneer Kim Rossmo has been likened to Sherlock Holmes; his Watson in the hunt for serial killers is a digital sidekick -- an algorithm he calls Rigel.
Exposing The Core’s Soft Center
The new film's science is even more confused than the plot.