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Caught in the act
Once a second or so, somewhere in the universe, a star blows itself to smithereens, blossoming momentarily to a brilliance greater than a billion suns. Nobody understands how these events, among the most violent in nature, actually happen. But, until recently, that didn't much matter unless you were a practitioner of the arcane and messy branch of science known as nuclear astrophysics. Lately, however, supernovas have become signal events in the life of the cosmos, as told by modern science...  | Read.. 
Statistics detect art forgery
Statistics, a branch of mathematics mostly used by economists, is now ready to r ...  | Read.. 
Honeymoon on moon
They call it the eighth unexplored continent, a piece of real estate in the solar system ...  | Read.. 
Caught in the act
Shielded dino
Perfect clock
Early arrival
Theory in practice
Clean power source
Excess vitamin E
Desktop wonders
Ten years ago, the personal computer was a sturdy yet expensive appliance with a few megabytes of memory that could be useful for making spreadsheets and browsing that newfangled thing called the World Wide Web. Today, the home computer has morphed i ...  | Read.. 
Flexible robot
Nano yarn
Delayed action
Active people know the feeling all too well: a stiff and achy sensation in the muscles that sneaks up on the body 24 hours or more after, say, a hard run, a challenging weight lifting session or the first day back on the ski slopes. ...  | Read.. 
 
In search of the trigger
Fear stalks research labs
Tab on flab
Chill-fever nexus uncovered
PC use leads to eye disease
Painkillers useless in arthritis
Ovary preserved in arms
QED: Vaccines' seamy side
Public opinion has been able to achieve in the US what we in India or other developing countries would not dare dream of. After Iowa, the state of California has passed a legislation to ban the use of toxic mercury in vaccines. Henceforth, chil ...  | Read.. 
Recommended: Juice that fuels human beings
FIVE QUARTS: NATURAL HISTORY OF BLOOD; BILL HAYES BALLANTINE; $23.95 ...  | Read.. 
 
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