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Name that element! Which element on the periodic table helped land astronauts on the moon, keeps deep-sea divers safe, and is a staple at parades? Follow these five clues to find out. Then turn the page to test your chemistry IQ. Jan 23, 2012 1445
Deadly rays: how to protect yourself from the sun's high-energy waves. May 8, 2010 995
Living art. Brief article Apr 19, 2010 209
Floating junkyard: plastic pollution is turning parts of the ocean into a deadly dump. Apr 19, 2010 1552
An uphill climb: scientists discover that animals are moving up a mountain in Madagascar. Mar 15, 2010 966
Ocean of the future: an East African desert will one day become an ocean. Mar 15, 2010 1371
Talk to the arm. Brief article Jan 6, 2010 273
Revealing marsupials: a scientist discovers diversity in a group of South American animals. Dec 7, 2009 1511
Slimy blobs. Brief article Nov 9, 2009 264
Ghastly baked goods. Brief article Oct 26, 2009 279
Cures from the field: pro-athletes often go to medical extremes to get back on their feet fast after an injury. Find out whether their unusual treatments stand up to scientific scrutiny, and if they may someday be commonplace in a hospital or doctor's office near you. Cover story Oct 5, 2009 1354
Twisted trick. Brief article Oct 5, 2009 254
Squishy snack. Brief article Sep 7, 2009 266
Super slitherer. Brief article Apr 20, 2009 176
Rough waters: one of the world's most turbulent rivers is home to a wide array of fish species. Now, large dams are threatening their future. Apr 20, 2009 1097
Not so sweet potato. Apr 6, 2009 307
Wild-weather birds: a scientist braves brutal conditions to study an unusual group of flamingos. Jan 12, 2009 1026
TV goes digital. Brief article Dec 8, 2008 220
Under the big top: discover the science that helps circus performers survive daredevil stunts. May 12, 2008 1464
Down in the dumps: residents of a city in Italy find out what happens when the landfills fill up. Mar 31, 2008 1177
Battling a superbug: a teen athlete struggles to defeat killer germs. Jan 15, 2007 2406
Health habits. Dec 11, 2006 193
Far-out fashion: discover the latest trends in space style. Cover story Dec 11, 2006 1928
Sky-scraper. Brief article Nov 13, 2006 128
Braving the wild: a scientist gets up close to the world's fiercest predators. Nov 13, 2006 928
Into the abyss: an ocean scientist plunges to the seafloor in search of secret worlds. Nov 13, 2006 901
Scoring good grades. Brief article Oct 23, 2006 99
Erupting into song. Brief article Oct 23, 2006 192
Dropping by. Brief article Oct 23, 2006 130
Tales of the dead: everyone has a story to tell. Now, with the help of high-tech tools, even ancient mummies can share their secrets. Cover story Oct 23, 2006 2229
Big boom. Brief article Oct 9, 2006 173
Eat up! Brief article Sep 18, 2006 131
Green racer: a young race-car driver proves that environmentally friendly dragsters can crush the gas-guzzling competition. Sep 18, 2006 1305
Splintery snack. Brief article Sep 4, 2006 150
Adventures of the ant man: a biologist risks life and limb searching for ants. Cover story Sep 4, 2006 1675
Poo power. Brief article May 8, 2006 121
Fancy flight. Brief article May 8, 2006 85
Next-door neighbors. Brief article Apr 17, 2006 80
Twilight zone: follow a scientist as she searches the skies to investigate one of nighttime's fliers--bats. Mar 27, 2006 1555
Ant trails. Brief Article Mar 6, 2006 125
And, they're off! How champion racehorses are built to blast from the starting gate and gallop to the finish line. Mar 6, 2006 1728
Water hazard: how a teen saved a young boy from a potentially deadly beach danger. Feb 6, 2006 1309
Ben Franklin's workshop: celebrating a lifetime of invention. Jan 16, 2006 1135
Speed skating: a high-powered machine lets racers rest their legs while they soar on skates. Dec 12, 2005 1056
Meltdown. Brief Article Nov 28, 2005 163
Cool blast. Brief Article Nov 14, 2005 209
Ancient secrets: scientist use high-tech methods to search for ancient treasures. Nov 14, 2005 1120
Sunset delay. Brief Article Oct 24, 2005 223
Life in the fast lane: how scientists are making the world's fastest sport safer. Oct 24, 2005 1932
It's a wrap. Brief Article Oct 3, 2005 150
Windblown: huge clouds packed with desert dust churn across earth's skies. Are these gritty clouds dangerous? Oct 3, 2005 1590
Skeeter slayer: an award-winning teen uses charts and graphs to search for a natural mosquito killer. Cover Story Sep 19, 2005 862
Perfect pop! Brief Article Sep 5, 2005 94
Mouth music. Brief Article Sep 5, 2005 221
Taming the storm: a hurricane's violent winds can ravage coastlines. Can scientists find a way to stop these devastating storms? Sep 5, 2005 1102
Ocean keepers: California's sea otters are mysteriously dying in record numbers. How could their decline affect other ocean life? Cover Story Apr 18, 2005 1638
Dried up. Mar 28, 2005 239
Doomed. Brief Article Mar 7, 2005 212
Acid reflux. Feb 7, 2005 332
Dune tunes. Feb 7, 2005 414
Flush. Brief Article Feb 7, 2005 271
Beetle bait. Brief Article Jan 24, 2005 121
Baby boom: with scientists' help, pandas are now raising healthy cubs in captivity. These baby bears could keep the species from disappearing. Cover Story Jan 24, 2005 2533
Flower power. Jan 3, 2005 234
Sea notes: navy ships send sounds into the sea to hone in on underwater objects. Could the noise be harming ocean life? Dec 6, 2004 1035
Have a ball. Brief Article Nov 22, 2004 155
Extreme rollers: physics helps two adventurous skaters pull off amazing stunts. Nov 22, 2004 1158
Slime hunters: scientists brave deadly gases and flesh-burning acid to discover what's hidden in a cave in Mexico. Nov 1, 2004 1292
Tangled webs: one teen discovers the harmful health effects of tobacco smoke on spiders. Sep 20, 2004 1197
Stalking seals. Brief Article Sep 6, 2004 85
Ride of his life: BMX-bike superstar Mat Hoffman uses physics to break world records. Sep 6, 2004 1399
Killer habits. May 10, 2004 176
Gross out? Brief Article May 10, 2004 294
Eureka! Apr 26, 2004 252
Good vibrations: whether it's a croaking frog or a foot-stomping elephant, many animals use sound waves to keep in touch. Apr 26, 2004 1721
Gross out? Apr 5, 2004 281
Flesh-eating killers: assassin or ally? Scientists get the dirt on the relationship between predatory plants and their victims. Mar 22, 2004 1562
Gross out. Mar 22, 2004 243
Gross out? Mar 8, 2004 249
l learning disorders: life: dyslexia can make reading seem impossible. Find out how one teen overcame this learning disorder. Feb 2, 2004 1310
n NASCAR: physical. Feb 2, 2004 147
q quench: physical. Feb 2, 2004 125
r rainy days: earth. Feb 2, 2004 455
z zapped!: health. Feb 2, 2004 85
Five-second rule? Brief Article Jan 12, 2004 192
Couch-potato pets. Brief Article Dec 8, 2003 148
Coral crisis! Humans are killing off these bustling underwater cities. Can coral reefs be saved? Dec 8, 2003 1945
Name that element! this element may be a real lightweight, but it can lift more than 10,000 lbs. and make Darth Vadar sound like Minnie Mouse. What's the mystery element? Grab a periodic table and follow these eight clues to find out. Then turn the page to test your chemistry IQ. Nov 3, 2003 1458
Waiting for the big one: two new studies show that when it comes to a major earthquake, California could be a time bomb. Oct 13, 2003 1940
Planet shocker. Brief Article Sep 22, 2003 140
The littlest chameleon. Sep 1, 2003 172

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