Personal DNA Testing: Several companies are now offering genetic testing to assess your risk of contracting a variety of serious illnesses.
Art Authentication: Computer algorithms are now helping to identify a fake from an original painting.
Capturing Carbon: An eighth grader's science fair project inspired her scientist father to develop a new way of sequestering atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Profile: Pardis Sabeti: A look at rocker and Harvard University geneticist and her efforts at tracing the evolution of the human genome.moreless
Dark Matter: Scientists are looking for the hypothetical substance of the universe from an abandoned mine half-mile underground.
Of Mice and Memory: New insights on mice memory loss and recovery may benefit Alzheimer research.
Profile: Hany Farid: A look at the Dartmouth College professor of computer science, and the computer program he developed to discover if a photograph has been faked
Wisdom of the Crowds: The combined estimates of a group of people yield a median amazingly close to the right answer.moreless