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Save the flowers: would-be scent engineers aim to resurrect lost floral fragrance. Sep 24, 2005 1980
Supervision: A New View of Nature. Book Review Dec 13, 2003 143
One researcher's DNA is another's unicorn. Feb 16, 1991 466
Scorpion toxin tells an evolutionary tale. Feb 9, 1991 595
Stretching conceptions of chemical bonds. Feb 2, 1991 469
Unworldy pressures: scientists put the supersqueeze on gases, metals and minerals. Feb 2, 1991 1176
C60: definitely a beauty, maybe a beast. Jan 26, 1991 427
Cold fusion still hasn't given up the ghost. Jan 19, 1991 823
Study spin-off: a molecular 'ferric wheel.' (molecule that resembles a Ferris wheel) Jan 12, 1991 246
Gearing down: engineers fabricate metal parts the size of dust specks. Jan 12, 1991 1027
Lab-grown shells mimic seashore version. Jan 5, 1991 396
Stuck on mussels: a mollusk's natural grasp of adhesive science captivates biochemists. Jan 5, 1991 1843
Exploring ceramic vaccines, drug carriers. Dec 22, 1990 448
Crystal growers seek bacterial know-how.... Dec 15, 1990 331
... And bigger crystals in space. Dec 15, 1990 237
Buckeyballs get their first major physical. Dec 8, 1990 526
Liquids that tiptoe on the edge of solidity. Dec 1, 1990 443
Polymer lung clears diesel engine smoke. Nov 24, 1990 400
Designing polymers for structural jobs. Nov 24, 1990 263
The smaller path to material hardness. Nov 24, 1990 291
The art of making insubstantial things: whipping up ultralight solids that resemble frozen mist. Cover Story Nov 17, 1990 958
Trekking in the molecular forest: entering a new league, scientists create enormous tree-like molecules. Nov 10, 1990 2357
Nobel prize goes to molecule marker. Oct 27, 1990 371
A shady strategy for photosynthesis. Oct 20, 1990 355
Hot fusion research reaches a milestone. Oct 13, 1990 378
Unraveling the biochemistry of spider silk. Oct 6, 1990 527
A hard step toward diamond circuitry. Sep 29, 1990 388
Singing the cadmium blues; artists fear that a Senate bill could wipe the brightest colors from their palettes. Sep 15, 1990 1416
Wiring enzymes to sense biochemicals. Sep 15, 1990 251
Hint of a biological role for silicon. Sep 15, 1990 295
Chemists learn to knot their molecules. Sep 8, 1990 399
Armpit odor gets a chemical face. Sep 8, 1990 277
Oily end to leaf cuticle and algal walls. Sep 8, 1990 273
Growth-hormone levels plummet in space. Sep 1, 1990 384
Solutions to crystal-growth mysteries. Aug 25, 1990 470
'Quasicrystals' made from 'optical matter.' (using lasers to manipulate particles) Aug 18, 1990 448
Glass shows 'memory' under severe pressure. Aug 11, 1990 363
Stretching liquid to its physical limit. Aug 11, 1990 414
Polka-dot chemistry and zebra stripes: scientists claim first sighting of elusive Turing structures in chemical landscapes. Aug 11, 1990 1430
Kidnapped plankton shares its defenses. Aug 4, 1990 255
Diamond fever: new ways of coating just about anything with diamond may spawn a sparkling new industry. Aug 4, 1990 2570
Self-made molecules do the double twist. Jul 28, 1990 317
Visionary arms: the less a robot knows at first, the better it may fare in uncertain settings. Jul 28, 1990 1835
Synthetic superdiamonds beat nature's best. Jul 21, 1990 576
Inching closer to molecular electronics. Jul 14, 1990 549
Simulated liquids point to new solutions. Jul 7, 1990 463
New enzyme synthesized from scratch. Jun 23, 1990 530
Cold fusion saga: trials and tribulations. Jun 16, 1990 722
Insect inscriptions: hunting for human symbols in gently fluttering wings. Jun 16, 1990 1746
Bombardier beetles: nature's 'buzz bombs.' Jun 9, 1990 397
Coiling a ceramic superconductor. Jun 2, 1990 316
Inventing life: to explore life-as-we-know-it, scientists simulate life-as-it-could-be. May 19, 1990 2245
'First lab' attributed to ancient Greeks. May 12, 1990 566
Striving to make almost nothing at all. May 5, 1990 315
Better ceramics through biology. May 5, 1990 223
Cutting curves in samurai swords. Apr 28, 1990 308
A woody path to biodegradable plastics. Apr 28, 1990 269
Getting a feel for atoms: 'magic wrist' takes scientists into a new sensory realm. Apr 7, 1990 1928
Saving history through science. Mar 17, 1990 329
Eastern medicine meets Western science. Mar 17, 1990 262
Smart as a brick: scientists strive to make inanimate objects smart. Mar 10, 1990 1921
Dramatizing life's chemical prelude. Feb 17, 1990 347
Tracking an intracellular computer. Feb 17, 1990 213
Expanding the genetic alphabet: new symbols added to genetic molecules form unknown messages. Feb 10, 1990 2308
Taking proteins for a walk: mathematical mountains offer sweeping views of evolution. Jan 13, 1990 2114
The natural roots of fiber optics: you needn't go far to find them. Dec 23, 1989 1330
Sweet semiconductor snags bacteria. Dec 16, 1989 250
Lab-made proteins stretch like life. Dec 16, 1989 290
Mollusk teaches ceramics to scientists. Dec 9, 1989 298
Getting the creeps out of superconductors. Dec 9, 1989 248
Fantastic plastic: it talks, listens and knows if you're there. Nov 18, 1989 1968
Left in space; after circling Earth for nearly six years, an unmanned laboratory is coming home. Nov 11, 1989 1770
Teaching antibodies new tricks; antibodies that act like enzymes are filling chemists' heads with new visions. Sep 2, 1989 2046
Making the right stuff. Aug 12, 1989 2299
Small things considered: scientists craft machines that seem impossibly tiny. Jul 1, 1989 2059
New catalysts scavenge nitrogen oxides emissions.... Apr 29, 1989 405
...and toxic chemicals from the blood. Apr 29, 1989 216
Neural networks predict reactions. Apr 29, 1989 490
Fusion claims multiply, strengthen. Apr 8, 1989 821
Fusion claim electrifies scientists. Apr 1, 1989 1162
Muscle melodies and brain refrains: turning bioelectric signals into music. Apr 1, 1989 1398
Making 'movies' of biological molecules. Mar 25, 1989 658
Making new materials molecule by molecule. Mar 18, 1989 648
Identifying cells' chemical personalities. Mar 11, 1989 426
Big rigs ease down a long and windy road. Mar 4, 1989 430
Cell-like biosensor opens ionic floodgates. Feb 25, 1989 570
The curling crystal club. Feb 25, 1989 1691
Semiconductor devices transfer like decals. Feb 18, 1989 500
The finishing touch: robots may lend a hand in the making of Steinway pianos. Feb 18, 1989 1074
Imaging ionic tides and soft surfaces. Feb 11, 1989 413
Laying-on of atoms: quantum-well wires. Feb 4, 1989 709
Kynar and gentler streets. Feb 4, 1989 398
Making waves that travel like beams. Jan 21, 1989 586
Catalytic antibodies do greasy work. Jan 14, 1989 541
New polymers harvest light to do chemistry. Jan 7, 1989 772
Biotrodes: food for thought. Feb 7, 1987 1041
Tics in the tocks of molecular clocks; comparing the DNA, RNA and proteins of different species may reveal the entire tree of life, but obstacles are emerging. Jan 31, 1987 1207
Growing 'brains' in a computer; computer models of the brain's 'wetware' are beginning to boost our understanding of how a tangled mass of cells and fibers can see. Jan 24, 1987 1401
Making antibodies act like enzymes. Dec 20, 1986 675
How plants say 'no' to fungus. Dec 6, 1986 459

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