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Water Vapor Almost Busts Dam
A strange phenomenon was shredding Glen Canyon Dam. Here's how it was saved.
You, Deep Sea Explorer
Robert Ballard's latest initiative puts a remote-control ROV at your fingertips -- and America's little-seen underwater national parks in full view.
Adventure Q&A: Snow, Spam & Space Rocks
They're all in a day's work for Paul Sipiera.
3 radical ideas, but any real science? We ask the experts.
Graphing the Voice of Terror
The Osama tapes highlight a technical challenge: verifying the voice of the enemy.
The Smart Paint Patrol
Materials science: Searching for coatings that change colors and touch themselves up.
The Quotable Einstein
Quotations from Einstein reveal that he was not only brilliant but fearless and self-effacing.
When Killer Bugs Bite Back
Infectious diseases: A rogues' gallery of the germs that laugh at the best drugs we've got.
Can Sen. Science Fix Our Tech Woes?
Q&A; with Sen. George Allen (R-Va.)
Happy Birthday Darwin!
The father of evolution turns 200 today. Help us fete him