Stump the Scientist Scenes from AAAS Science After Hours


Friday, February 16, 2001

Science as a Pathogenic Substance
How can scientists teach the laws of nature when the word of God is king?

The Search to Understand Dyslexia
Dr. Guinevere Eden offers some general advice for parents of young children.

Linguistics and the Law
You have the right to remain silent, don't you?

Saturday, February 17, 2001

Book of Life or Signpost to a New Biology?
Now that we see what genes we're made of, where do we go from here?

The Worm that Boasts Earth's Hottest Lifestyle
Marine scientist finds that a hydrothermal vent worm thrives in near-boiling waters

Nagging Math Mysteries Solved
How I flipped over multiplication by negatives

Sunday, February 18, 2001

Autoimmune Disease: Why Women?
Two explanations for why women get autoimmune diseases more often than men

Science Is Fun!
Wacky science demonstrations by Exploratorium staff (and others).

Complex Hearts
Chaos theory shows that order may be a disorder

Uncovering Life in the "Valley of the Dead"
Rugged Antarctic researchers unveil a complex ecosystem of microbes in the ice cover of an Antarctic lake, and discover how the organisms' survival may depend on -- of all things -- dirt and bubbles.

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