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Scalable Vector Graphics
This new file format may make it easier and faster for researchers working with Web images.
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Window on a Small World
Atomic force microscopy provides eyes, noses, and fingers to explore the world from a molecule´s point of view.
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The Magic (and Science) of Massage
Research is finding real benefits from the ancient therapy of skillful touch.
Christen L. Brownlee
DuPont Marks Its Bicentennial
From a black powder company to a chemical conglomerate, the corporation has weathered generations of change.
John K. Borchardt
Humorous tales from readers and other sources . . . plus a cartoon.
Food and Folderol
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