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From X-Plane to Next Plane
January 31, 2003

As the U.S. military gears up for possible war with Iraq there is one thing it doesn't have in its arsenal that it almost certainly would like to have: the "Joint Strike Fighter."


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Bio Detector (video)
January 29, 2003

Next time you’re struggling with computer cables, consider this: according to a report in the journal Nano Letters, scientists are working on a way to connect a computer to living things.

Why? As this ScienCentral News video reports, the effort could help protect us from bioterror.
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Modified Mosquitoes (video)
January 28, 2003
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One of the world's biggest killers, malaria takes millions of lives each year and that number is on the rise. But genetic engineers are working on modifying mosquitoes so they can't transmit deadly diseases.

As this ScienCentral News video reports, malaria is their first priority.

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Maternal Separation (video)
January 28, 2003
image: Brookhaven National Laboratory

There's no substitute for a mother's love.

As this ScienCentral News video reports, neuroscientists have found that when kids are deprived of this love, it could affect the way their brains are wired and make them more prone to abuse drugs as adults.

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Deep Sea Daycare (video)
January 23, 2003
image: Monterey Bay Aquarium

How do you take care of something that practically no one has ever even seen alive before?

As this ScienCentral News video reports, ocean scientists are finding it’s not easy, but it can be done.
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Watching Living Brains (video)
January 21, 2003
image: Karel Svoboda

For the first time, scientists can watch individual brain cells in living animals for long periods of time.

But as this ScienCentral News video reports, they've come to differenent conclusions about what it tells us about our brains.
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