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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."

Bio Detector (video) - January 29, 2003
Scientists are working on a way to connect a computer to living things, and the effort could help protect us from bioterror.

Modified Mosquitoes (video) - January 28, 2003
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.

Maternal Separation (video) - January 28, 2003
Neuroscientists have found that when kids are deprived of a mother’s love, it could affect the way their brains are wired and make them more prone to abuse drugs as adults.

Deep Sea Daycare (video) - January 23, 2003
How do you take care of something that practically no one has ever even seen alive before?

Watching Living Brains (video) - January 21, 2003
For the first time, scientists can watch individual brain cells in living animals for long periods of time.

Building Brain Bridges (video) - January 21, 2003
Neurologists may have found a way to use stem cells to bridge the gaps in the brains of those affected by brain injuries like cerebral palsy.

Nano Designer (video) - January 16, 2003
Silicon chips have made everything electronic smaller, faster, and cheaper. Now scientists are working to make circuits so small, we won’t see them at all.

Worm Fat (video) - January 15, 2003
Geneticists report they’ve identified hundreds of genes that appear to make worms either fat or slim. And this may lead to big new anti-fat drugs.

Eye Spy (video) - January 14, 2003
Infants are more likely to view an object when another person looks with open, not closed, eyes.

Infector Detector (video) - January 09, 2003
Tiny gold particles could help speed the diagnosis of diseases.

Satellite Steering (video) - January 07, 2003
Engineers have built a car that uses satellites to help you steer.

Catching Up On Sleep (video) - January 07, 2003
Why it’s important to catch up on your sleep.

Dying To Be Thin (video) - January 02, 2003
Doctors are searching for a genetic cause for eating disorders.

Barflies (video) - December 31, 2002
Drunk flies are helping geneticists understand alcoholism

Cloned Child (video) - December 27, 2002
With the reported birth of the first human clone comes a renewed campaign to outlaw reproductive cloning.

Virtually Vulnerable (video) - December 26, 2002
Researchers say your everyday Internet communications can be tapped to perform calculations.

Lift to the Heavens (video) - December 24, 2002
Could an incredibly tiny, uniquely strong structure could make a space elevator?

Sinking City (video) - December 19, 2002
Low-lying, coastal cities around the world are in a battle with nature that threatens to wash them away.

How to Talk to Kids (video) - December 17, 2002
New research shows that the way we speak to children has a huge effect on their language comprehension.

Killer’s Brain (video) - December 17, 2002
For years police and psychologists have been trying to get inside voilent minds.Now they’re getting closer than ever.

Stem Cell Shakes (video) - December 12, 2002
Brain scientists have found a solution for how to turn stem cells into the kind of nerve cells they want.

Taste the Difference (video) - December 10, 2002
Studies indicate that overweight people may get more pleasure from eating.

Stress and Socializing (video) - December 10, 2002
Do you eat or need to be around people when you’re stressed? Scientists are studying the nerve cells of tiny worms to find out why.

Of Mouse and Man (video) - December 04, 2002
Why is the publishing of the mouse genome so exciting? Just about all medical advances that benefit human patients are first studied in mice.




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