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Building the Ark

Zoos may have to choose between keeping the animals we most want to see and saving the ones we may never see again.

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Up All Night

The science of sleeplessness.

Mar 2013
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Spoiled Rotten

Why do kids rule the roost?

Jul 2012
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The Case against Kids

Is procreation immoral?

Apr 2012
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Can southern Louisiana be saved?

Feb 2006
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Where have all the bees gone?

Aug 2007
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Unconventional Crude

Canada’s synthetic-fuels boom.

Nov 2007
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The Sixth Extinction?

There have been five great die-offs in history. This time, the cataclysm is us.

May 2009
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Old Habits

How the Giuliani method may defeat him.

Jan 2008
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Mr. Green

Environmentalism’s most optimistic guru.

Jan 2007
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Crash Course

Can a seventeen-mile-long collider unlock the universe?

May 2007
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Indian Point Blank

How worried should we be about the nuclear plant up the river?

Mar 2003
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The Un-Communicator

The Mayor is doing a good job. Why don’t people like him?

Mar 2004
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The Calculator

How Kenneth Feinberg determines the value of three thousand lives.

Nov 2002
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The Student

How Hillary Clinton set out to master the Senate.

Oct 2003
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Stooping to Conquer

Why candidates need to make fun of themselves.

Apr 2004
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Tumult in the Newsroom

Why chronic insecurity is every Times reporter’s lot.

Jun 2003
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Beyond Tolerance

What did the Dutch see in Pim Fortuyn?

Sep 2002
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Accountants in the Sky

To make sense of Albany, you have to turn everything on its head.

May 2003
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The Car of Tomorrow

Why hydrogen-powered vehicles are attracting some unlikely supporters.

Aug 2003
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The Catastrophist

NASA’s climate expert delivers the news no one wants to hear.

Jun 2009
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Sleeping with the Enemy

What happened between the Neanderthals and us?

Aug 2011
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Ice Memory

Does a glacier hold the secret of how civilization began—and how it may end?

Jan 2002
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How Bob Dole’s Dream Was Dashed