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Furious waves
In one sense, the catastrophic earthquake off the coast of Sumatra on December 26 morning was no surprise. After decades of dissecting seismic fault zones, including the long seam between tectonic p...  | Read.. 
Mobile phones can sniff bombs
Cellphones can double as bomb detectors, say the engineers at the Lawrence Liver ...  | Read.. 
Thinking unwelcome
It's not mere hard work. Not sincerity. Not even the depth of knowledge. What m ...  | Read.. 
Only persistence begets prize
What is the basic requirement for learning science' You just need to have a curi ...  | Read.. 
String proof
Whale song
Ant sense
Startling strings
Trial and error
When more is less
In February last year, Apple followed up its wildly popular iPod music player with the iPod Mini. This smaller, sleeker $250 player could hold 1,000 songs and came in five brushed-aluminum colours. But for only $50 more, you could buy a regular iPod ...  | Read.. 
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Sudden attack
Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is an extremely common infection in children, second only to the common cold. Yet few parents have ever heard of it, at least not until someone in the family develops a serious infection from it. ...  | Read.. 
 
There are risks, but...
Disease with no fixed address
Soft trouble
Youths too shy to buy condoms
High sugar can hit your head
Antibiotics useless for acne
Ultrasound for perfect cooking
QED: Forgotten harvest
The commercialisation of high-risk technologies in India has been hampered by lack of funds. The Technology Development Board (TDB), under the Department of Science and Technology, has been providing soft loans to 'technopreneurs' wishing to commercia ...  | Read.. 
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