Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
Contents Introduction HEADLINE NEWS (WORLD NEWS) Cats Get Their Own Genome! Star Wars 2.0: Death Ray Is Wasting Nearby Galaxy! Brain Pays Price for Torture Missed Your Flight? Blame the Vanishing Leap Second Religious Believers Say ¿God Told Us to Kill!¿ Building in the Path of Disaster Why the Failed Response to Genocide? METRO Enemies of Fire Ants Make a Home on the Range Flight of the Pigeon Shows Off Organic GPS More Swimmers = More Disease? Conservation NewsFlash: Unique Program Puts Money Where Mouth Is! Economics Beat: [set as deck] Some Bright Ideas for Greener Transportation A Concentration of Disadvantage: Poverty Is a Neighborhood Thing Fat City: Could Urban Planning Aid Obesity In Deadly Heat Waves, Who Dies? Don¿t Know Much Biology. Neither Do My Kids. Vegas Nightmare: Could Poker Make You Sick? BUSINESS LIFE Ibiz: Brave New Marketing: Are the Eyes the Window to Your Wallet? Retaining Workers: Why Do Wage Slaves Come Back for More Punishment? Entrepreneur¿s Roundup: Make a Watt, Make a Million! Inventors Flock to the Challenge of Green Electricity Solar Cells with a 3D Attitude! Sound Source of Electricity: Waste Heat Hydrogen: Electricity¿s Best Friend Smiley-Face Breakthrough: Stop Presses! Misery Is Miserable, but Smiles Sell! Nanoworld: Big Profits Beckon in Tiny World Seize the Nanotweeze! Shrimpy but Beefy! Nanotubes Reach the Market Patenting Life: How Wise? A Conversation with a Medical Ethicist SPORTS Racehorses: Butt Is Big, but Big Butt Is Good Butt Straight Talk on the Curveball Overexercising: Worked Up Over Working Out? Teams Without Coaches? Honeybees Set the Pace! Move Over, Dog Paddle: Time for the Dino Paddle! ¿The Sport Cheat¿s Bible¿ (Book Review) ARTS & LEISURE Beachy: The Science of Sand Castles Grab Your Hanky. Tearjerker Ahoy! The Ghost with the Most: Spooks from Greek and Roman Times Word Order Orders Words Can You Hear Me Now? Understanding the Perfect Auditorium Linking Music and Literature Scribble, Scrabble: How Was Writing Invented? The Telltale Sounds of Silence This Is Your Brain on Jazz FOOD Got a Beef with Grilled Beef? Herbs Cut Cancer-Causing Compounds Organic Farm: Garden of Plenty? Fat: The Good and the Ugly The Eyes: Gateway to Gluttony? Crabs Found Hoarding Seafood! Brains: Good for Everything¿Except Getting Rich? Dog Trains the Trainers! Are Diamonds Forever, or Is Something the Matter with Matter? The Mammoth¿s Mane: Haut Couture on Ice The Rodent and Its Pals: The Genes of the Gregarious Mouse Videophilia: Nature Substitute Is¿No Substitute! HEALTH The Fruit Fly Prescription for a Healthy Snooze Mending This Broken Heart: Could a Companion Help? Malaria: Could the Mosquito Be Our Best Friend? Urine: Oldest Fount of Science? The Plastic Fantastic Brain Embryonic Stem Cell Breakthrough Skips the Embryo! Obesity Vaccine on the Horizon Gut Instinct: Bacteria in Your Guts Are Your Best Friend SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Miracle Carpet Cleaner Has Ancient Heritage: Meet the Dino-Vac (TM) Hello, Network, Farewell Privacy: Leaving Evidence in All the Wrong Places Marriage Provides Shelter from the (Electrical) Storm Is Cure Worse Than Disease? Oil Dispersant Toxic to Coral Reef Avian Flu Threat: A Medicine in Mushrooms? TRAVEL Hang Glider Solution: How Did the World¿s Largest Bird Get Aloft? Back to the Moon! But What Is the Real Goal? Walk Like a Man? Robots Inspired by Biology Going, Going, Gone: No Snows of Kilimanjaro WEATHER Ultimate Leaf Blower: Meet the Hurricane-on-a-Truck One-More-Worry Department: Global Warming: Boon to Poison Ivy? Warming in the West = Fire in the West? Squeezing Water from Thin Air! Hurricanes Getting Hot, Getting Horrid? Learning About Lightning What Do Ice Cores Say About Climates Past and Future? If You Whine About Weather, Steer Clear of THIS Planet! Ice-Fishing: Survival of the Anti-Freezest HOME & GARDEN Zap-No-More: Designing a Better Bug Trap Building in the Fire Zone: How Safe Is Your Home? Shelter from the Killer Waves: Can Trees Protect Against Tsunamis? Original American Cuisine? First Farming Found Doomsday Vault Stores Seeds Against Culinary Calamity; Provides Eater¿s Insurance Defanging Doggone Pig Perfume Vacuum Cleaner a Futuristic Flea Flicker? Ultimate Klutter-Killer Found in Space! AUTO NEWS Auto Show Update: Incredible Shrinking Car Stretches Material Supply! Million-Year Cleanup Begins After Monster Pileup! Crashing While Blabbing: Is Cell-Yak-Driving Safe? Where Does the Energy in Gasoline Come From, and Where Does It Go? Why Can¿t Asphalt Roads Last Forever? Can Engineers Pimp Our Ride and Fix Our Climate? Meet the Plug-In Hybrid LIFE, LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS This Is Your Brain on Sarcasm In Newborns, Does Familiarity Breed Contentment? Do the Eyes Have It? Culture of the Face Constant Kvetching Not All It¿s Cracked Up to Be Matching Mates: Evolutionary Lessons from Speed Dating The Mating Game: Advice for the Lovelorn from the Animal Kingdom Marital Money Shocker: Your Attitude or Your Money! OPINION PAGES Curiosity and Science Go Together Like Stars and Stripes? AIDS Numbers Prove Public Health Works Warning: Devolution at Work Nano-questions or Nano-nonsense? Needed Now: A Manhattan Energy Project! Stem Cell Advance: Victory for Science, or for ¿Ethics¿ Overregulation? Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Science -- Miscellanea.