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Dept. of Geek Tax Breaks
The gifts that keep giving back
Sheep Dragging and Famous Robots
That's scientific entertainment.
My name's Pat, and I'm 133 years old
Face-Off: Titans of Cloning
In this corner: Gregory Stock, director of the program on Medicine, Technology and Society at UCLA. and in this corner: Panos Zavos, professor emeritus of reproductive physiology at the University of Kentucky.
Journey to the 10th Dimension
Physics can't find the biggest thing in the known universe, so it's looking beyond our paltry three dimensions. Michael Moyer enters the zone of insanely hard mathematics, translates what he finds into plain English, and makes it back alive.
From Darpa Grand Challenge 2004Clash of the Headless Humvees
Behind the scenes in the race to develop a military vehicle that can drive itself.
Tainted Beef, By the Numbers
One mad cow rattles America. An index of facts and fears.
Needles that don't hurt.
Fresh Fears Over Cellphones
Neuroscience: A Swedish study links mobile phones to brain damage. In rats, anyway.
Futuristic Metal Cutting for the Masses
Plasma-arc torches are sci-fi made real. And they slice through steel so easily, anyone can use them.