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Was the Big Bang Really a Big Bounce?

Was the Big Bang Really a Big Bounce?

Scientists propose an alternative theory of how our universe came to be.
A prescription for pollution

A prescription for pollution

Discarded pharmaceuticals pose a new environmental threat to waterways.
World’s smallest tape recorder built from microbes

World’s smallest tape recorder built from microbes

A modified bacterial strain of E. coli may prove useful in studying human digestion.

Yelp if you’ve got food poisoning

Yelp if you’ve got food poisoning

A new system that scans Yelp for complaints of food poisoning is helping New York City health inspectors identify and record food-borne illness.
 Sticking up for science

Sticking up for science

A new website documents the government's efforts to suppress the work of scientists.
The next trend in eco fashion

The next trend in eco fashion

Algae-based biodegradable clothing could be the next big thing.
Study Hall Research Briefs

Study Hall Research Briefs

Weekend ceasefire; Risky waters; The science of fear; Tragic reactions; Smog-day blues; Time is ticking away

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