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HAVE YOU HEARD'
Juicy gossip moves so quickly — He did what' She has pictures' — that few people have time to cover their ears, even if they wanted to. “I heard a lot in the hallway, on the way to class,” said Mady Miraglia, 35, a high school history teacher in Los Gatos, California, speaking about a previous job, where she got a running commentary from fellow teachers on the sexual peccadilloes and classroom struggles of her colleagues ...  | Read.. 
 
The cute factor
If the mere sight of Tai Shan, the roly-poly, goofily gamboling masked bandit of a panda cub now on view at the National Zoo, is not enough to make you melt, maybe the crush of human onlookers, the furious flashing of cameras and the heated gasps of their mass rapture will do the trick ...  | Read.. 
Distant talk
Tagged brain
Soccer superior
Legacy of fights
Vaccine disaster
A utopian experiment
Uneasily sharing space on the top ledge of my computer browser are two buttons I click almost daily for an information fix: Encyclopaedia Britannica, as old and steadfast as the ligature in its name, and a mercurial upstart called Wikipedia, in which ...  | Read.. 
Electronic nose
Dual-lens camera
Foody friends
Diet. Even the word makes me want to dive into a bath of chocolate and stud my stomach with macadamia nuts. Dieting goes ag-ainst everything I’ve ever believed in, a life of restriction, counting calories and a war on food. But last June, with ...  | Read.. 
 
A silent disease
A smart substitute
Not just a cosmetic problem
Neighbourhood link to heart attacks
Viral links to cerebral palsy
Non-prescription inhaler
Green your diet, not the car
QED: Box office formula'
Bollywood producers can now make a beeline for corporate advice from Ramesh Sharda, an information scientist at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, US. Sharda, apparently, knows what makes a film a hit. An expertise that astrologers, Hindi film d ...  | Read.. 
Recommended: Parasites’lovely survival tricks
The art of being a parasite
Claude Combes,
University of Chicago Press; $25.00
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