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For more information related to this issue's news stories, check out the following Web sites:

Ski Hunt

See more images of Halley VI, and read a Q&A with its architect at: www.usnews.com/usnews/culture/articles/050721/ 21antarctica.htm

Before construction of Halley VI is complete, scientists will be living and working in the current Antarctic research station. Take a tour here: www.antarctica.ac.uk/Living_and_Working/Stations/Halley/

Winging It

Discover more about Kimberly Bostwick's research on manakins at: www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/deepjungle/ episode1_bostwick.html#

"Wing Ding: Bird rubs feathers for cricketlike song," by Susan Milius, Science News, July 30, 2005.

Who's the Fake?

Visit professor Hiroshi Ishiguro's Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at this Osaka University Web site: www.ed.ams.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp

The Museum of Science in Boston, Massachusetts, has an online activity on building robots. Check out: www.tcm.org/exhibits/robot/index.html

Sunset Delay

Seize the Daylight: The Curious and Contentious Story of Daylight Saving Time, by David Prerau, Thunder's Mouth Press, 2005. This Web site has facts about daylight saving time, including interesting anecdotes: http://webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/

Great Pumpkin

Learn about pumpkin genetics at this Big Pumpkins Web site: www.bigpum pkins.com/ViewArticle,asp?id=51

Not spooked by the traditional jack-o'-lanterns? Take a look at these Extreme Pumpkins: www.extremepumpkins.com/

Sweet Sorrow

This Web site offers a teen-friendly explanation of how human taste buds work. http://kidshealth.org/kid/talk/qa/taste_buds.html

"Cats' Sweet Tooth Long Gone," by Rick Weiss, The Washington Post, July 25, 2005.
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