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The science and history of the lake Thoreau made famous.
When logic fails, stories and superstitions prevail.
The philosophy and science of standing up straight.
The inside story of the New Horizons probe.
From a childhood hallucination to the halls of theoretical physics.
The old tale about science versus the church is wide of the mark.
A dispatch from the front lines of the war against antibiotic resistance.
How sanitation is following the cell phone model.
The surprising anthropology of group identity.
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