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Hey, Who Switched Off the Universe?
Just in case you didn't have enough to worry about, think about this: A random fluctuation of the vacuum of space anywhere in the universe could flip the cosmic light switch to "off."
Health: Perspiration, however odiferous and uncomfortable, is good.
Chemistry: And you thought 'Six Feet Under' was morbid.
The Science of Silence
Winter brings the noise of clanking heaters, and other racket and yawp. But a class of experimental materials may lower the decibel level.
Stress wrecks your head -- and, sometimes, the truth.
Shy Sponges in the Coral
Oceanography: Scientists get 'em close-up with CaveCam.
The Universe, Abridged
Stephen Hawking's new book strives to explain how everything works.
Underwater Hotels: Overnighting under the sea prepares astronauts for space.
Like a cup of arsenic? Oh, you’ve already got some.
Arsenic levels vary widely, but they are dangerously high in much of the country.
Wearable Warning System
Chemical Engineering: A high-tech snout sniffs out toxic trouble.