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McCain Freeze Would Chill Science

Next year’s federal budget may not contain a penny more for research and education if Republican Senator John McCain (AZ) is elected U.S. president and has his way with Congress. That fiscal message that was…


How Movement Lubricates Bone Joints

Taking a cue from machines that gently flex patients’ knees to assist them recover quicker from operation that was joint, bioengineering researchers at UC San Diego have shown that sliding forces used to cartilage surfaces…


Terror Birds: Bigger and Faster

Think of a ostrich on steroids, then put in an eagle’s hunting skills. That the image of South American birds called terror birds, that dwelt from 60 million to 2 million, or phorusrhacids. This week…