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New Issue Alert March 24, 2011
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April 2011 Issue Highlights
Save 65% - Subscribe Buy This Issue Now Can the Dead Sea Live?Irrigation and mining are sucking the salt lake dry, but together Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority could save the sacred sea
By Eitan Haddok
The Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
On March 11, a powerful, magnitude 9.0 quake hit northeastern Japan, triggering a tsunami with 10-meter-high waves that reached the U.S. west coast. Here's the science behind the disaster
Strange but True
Coal Ash Is More Radioactive than Nuclear Waste
By burning away all the pesky carbon and other impurities, coal power plants produce heaps of radiation
Automaton, Know Thyself: Robots Become Self-Aware
Droids met the challenge of perceiving their self-image and reflecting on their own thoughts as part an effort to develop robots that are more adaptable in unpredictable situations
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Your Brain in Love
Cupid's arrows, laced with neurotransmitters, find their marks