Magazine Issue Archive

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Spring 2012 Issue

STEM Outreach in Bloom
Also: A mystery diary · Competitive computer programming · Surveying international relations scholars · Is a seafood cooperative for you? · Science in video · A toolbox for religion

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Fall 2011 Issue

The magic of biomathematics
Also: Digging up history · Sacred divorce · The cuteness aethestic · Translating a 9th-century holy text · Red-cockaded woodpeckers · Vintage paints and pigments

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Spring 2011 Issue

Cold & Ultracold: Chilled atoms heat up research
Also: What was Jesus really like? · French films · Playing with real money in the Mason School’s “trading room”

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Fall 2010 Issue

NIAHD at 10: The 21st Century Looks at the 18th (and vice versa)
Also: Algae biofuel · Building better bomb sniffers · Saving Koasati · Video-game exercise · A look at some faculty books · Check out our eBay electron microscope

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Spring 2010 Issue

The power of geospatial analysis
Also: When Purgatory was a real place · Gaps in college access · Digital music · A new kind of fuel cell · Brain waves and stereotypes · Arab dialects

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Fall 2009 Issue

PIPS: Our “undergraduate think tank”
Also: Intracellular “rush hour” · Three cheers for post-docs · The grim story of lynching · Divas and other women of opera · Spanish Civil War memory map · Never trust a whimbrel · Heavy metal in Lake Matoaka

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Spring 2009 Issue

High achiever in high-ability
Also: Phase 2 of the Integrated Science Center · Ecofashionistas · Uncovering lost documents · New form of life from Crim Dell · Anthology appetizers · Rhythm of respiration · Virginia geology · WMCAR at 20

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Winter 2008-09 Issue

A Tour of the Integrated Science Center
Also: Curing cancer by studying yeast · Chemistry of neurodegenerative disease · Freshmen zero in on bacteriophages · Before AidData, there was PLAID · Middle Eastern music · Psychology of fear · Dintersmith Fellows · Cuban films

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Spring 2008 Issue

When money-savvy people make bad decisions
Also: Cameras to the Maasai · Rocket nets and other eagle-trapping techniques · The Higgs boson · Law and entrepreneurship · The museum is a lab · Whip counts · American Jews and Judaism

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Fall 2007 Issue

Studying in Spain, in Spanish
Also: Student playwrights go to New York · Optical illusions · Archaeology on camps · Global Inquiry Groups · Slave trade conference · Aristotle and other ancient scientists · A better way to compare graduation rates · Corsets and other staples of costume design · Faculty books