Would-be Mars pilgrims must count on living, and dying, some 140 million miles from Earth. Nevertheless, there is demand for one-way tickets.
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Antibiotic-resistant germs, dangerous viruses, cancer: unsolved medical problems require new and better drugs. Nature can provide the inspiration
Not long after the Sept. 11 attacks, a Newsweek cover story famously purported to explain "why they hate us," they being militant Muslim extremists. But there might be a problem with that thinking. According to a new study, it's not hatred of outsiders that motivates opposing sides in a conflict. To some extent, it's love for each other.
Psychologists have known for quite a while now that we interpret others' actions rather differently than our own, even if they're the very same actions. There's a simple reason for that difference, variously called the fundamental attribution error and correspondence...More
From a mechanical perspective, granular materials are stuck between a rock and a fluid place, with behavior resembling
As the installation of photovoltaic solar cells continues to accelerate, scientists are looking for inexpensive materials beyond the
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